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Shortage of goods, supply chain issues


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Having not been able to buy any wrapping paper or Christmas crackers for the kids anywhere in a 5 mile radius today I thought I’d start a thread for evidence of disruption to supply chains.

Yes it’s Dec 23rd (I’m a bloke) but normally I can’t move around the malls here without knocking over boxes of xmas tat til we’ll into Jan - it’s literally all sold out here, or they were under supplied.

For all the hysteria about the world shutting Team GB out this week has anyone actually been denied the purchase of an iceberg lettuce or fromage frais?

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If you want to know why the world is fucked it is because humanity grow a food crop that is 96% water and has virtually no nutritional value then transport it hundreds of miles by lorry across interna

I’ve certainly noticed a chronic and worsening shortage of patience and I’ve been completely unable to obtain any fucks all year.

Worse still, there is a Fizzy Pop shortage in France.  I had the last Tango in Paris.

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13 minutes ago, Virgil Caine said:

If you want to know why the world is fucked it is because humanity grow a food crop that is 96% water and has virtually no nutritional value then transport it hundreds of miles by lorry across international borders to shops that sell it to people who put it in the fridge and then throw it away after a couple of days because no one really likes it and it’s now past its best by date.

Bread, lurpak, chicken, iceberg lettuce, salad cream, bread.

Heaven 😄

 

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If you are a retailer with a mountain of unsellable junk that you have not been able to unload for love nor money now is your opportunity to get shot of it. Just get the media to run stories that crappy product X or Y is going to be unobtainable shortly due to Covid/Brexit and just wait for lemming like consumers to rush to clear it off the shelves. 

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20 minutes ago, eight said:

Mrs. E couldn't get any ginger for my whiskey and ginger. Mind, she only tried one shop.

Ginger...? Fucking ginger...!!!

Ginger is for........wait for it.......it's coming........on the vinegar stroke......POOFS...!!!!!!!!!!

Fucking sacrilege putting that shite in whisky mind....

 

XYY

 

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1 minute ago, onlyme said:

Redland roof tiles, always out of stock, when you can get them ordered in they are not cured (they need to stand for a while out of the oven to harden up), then when they are transported a whole load of them broken.

Christ, what dare I ask do you spoilt them with for their birthday?

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52 minutes ago, Sugarlips said:

Having not been able to buy any wrapping paper or Christmas crackers for the kids anywhere in a 5 mile radius today I thought I’d start a thread for evidence of disruption to supply chains.

Yes it’s Dec 23rd (I’m a bloke) but normally I can’t move around the malls here without knocking over boxes of xmas tat til we’ll into Jan - it’s literally all sold out here, or they were under supplied.

For all the hysteria about the world shutting Team GB out this week has anyone actually been denied the purchase of an iceberg lettuce or fromage frais?

Plenty of food in south London. Prices marked down at least since yesterday. Don't know about wrapping paper, as I have enough to last next year at least, but it is all printed in this country on great big machines that can do 600 metres per minute on double width paper. They'll be working on next year's by now. I'd guess smaller Christmases mean less is needed too.

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Just now, Yadda yadda yadda said:

Plenty of food in south London. Prices marked down at least since yesterday. Don't know about wrapping paper, as I have enough to last next year at least, but it is all printed in this country on great big machines that can do 600 metres per minute on double width paper. They'll be working on next year's by now. I'd guess smaller Christmases mean less is needed too.

And online shopping means the gifter/giftee (?) doesn’t get to see the present before it is gifted. 9 times out of 10 I’m guessing people don’t bother paying extra at the virtual checkout for wrapping.

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1 hour ago, Sugarlips said:

Having not been able to buy any wrapping paper or Christmas crackers for the kids anywhere in a 5 mile radius today I thought I’d start a thread for evidence of disruption to supply chains.

Yes it’s Dec 23rd (I’m a bloke) but normally I can’t move around the malls here without knocking over boxes of xmas tat til we’ll into Jan - it’s literally all sold out here, or they were under supplied.

For all the hysteria about the world shutting Team GB out this week has anyone actually been denied the purchase of an iceberg lettuce or fromage frais?

I’ve just been asked if I’ve got any spare but I’m assuming the person is to tight to buy any just sent them this pic and I got back not sure if that’s enough im thinking wtf u wrapping a transit van there’s 4 rolls and off cuts there 

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1 hour ago, eight said:

Mrs. E couldn't get any ginger for my whiskey and ginger. Mind, she only tried one shop.

Barley wine was the tough one for my mum this year it was babycham last year which reminds me I’ve still got bottles of bucks fizz to drink my dick mate says don’t worry I will get you some there’s loads in leek Sainsbury’s 

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2 hours ago, The XYY Man said:

Ginger...? Fucking ginger...!!!

Ginger is for........wait for it.......it's coming........on the vinegar stroke......POOFS...!!!!!!!!!!

Fucking sacrilege putting that shite in whisky mind....

 

XYY

 

Some of us have to dilute it. We're not all YOU, you know.

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I can see that there might be some panic buying of Christmas stuff due to the last minute changes in plans forced by the government's latest diktat.

But I find it incredible that any other kind of panic buying should be taking place. Didn't anyone learn about the need to have a good stock of food laid in, back in March?

Obviously not. Guvvament's job to look after us, innit.

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10 minutes ago, Austin Allegro said:

I can see that there might be some panic buying of Christmas stuff due to the last minute changes in plans forced by the government's latest diktat.

But I find it incredible that any other kind of panic buying should be taking place. Didn't anyone learn about the need to have a good stock of food laid in, back in March?

Obviously not. Guvvament's job to look after us, innit.

Depends on finances, storage space, size of household (number of people and/or fatty over-eaters), etc.

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