Electronics Distributors Outlook for 2021 (.PDF Download)

May 26, 2021
Business is brisk in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic—but challenges persist.

Business is booming for electronics distributors as industries worldwide emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and get back to business. And while supply chain interruptions, extended order lead times, labor shortages and lingering pandemic impacts continue to affect the way organizations do business, the electronics distributors we interviewed for this article concur on at least one thing: Business is brisk right now, and there’s no sign of a slowdown in sight.

“We’ve had record-breaking bookings and sales in Q1, along with a sustained flow of activity that has extended into the second quarter of the year,” says Frank Flynn, president at Sager Electronics. “This has put significant of demands on our teams, and they are responding very well.” Going into the second quarter of the year, Flynn says he was pleased to see the momentum continuing. “First quarter was great, and we were wondering if things might begin to plateau, but for now it’s just continuing to move along at a similar pace.”

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