Eric and Philip get updated on the material supply chain from TTI’s President of Americas Don Akery, and the Electronic Component Industry Association (ECIA)’s Chief Analyst Dale Ford. The two are deeply immersed in the components supply chain. Beginning with a tribute to TTI’s late founder and CEO Paul Andrews, and then a look at TTI’s unique approach to inventory, the discussion provides depth and context to current component shortages. They say the supply chain is not set up to manage a surge in demand, and people are frustrated. Listen in to get essential intelligence for understanding the impact of this developing crisis.