Chief's Supply Chain Status | Order Status


In the current market conditions, Chief, alongside the entire industry, is experiencing unprecedented material shortages that are affecting our supply chain. In order to keep you as informed as possible, Chief continues to stay in close contact with our key vendors. Please check below for the latest information. If you have questions or concerns regarding specific purchase orders or quotes, please contact us.

Because this situation is beyond our reasonable control, Chief has declared Force Majeure on 5/6/21. Customers will likely see increases in quoted lead times, longer shipment times and/or rescheduled orders for the affected products below. These shortages affect both our USA and Mexico locations.

View Chief's Official Force Majeure Statement

In regards to the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Chief releases the following statement:

We are very well aware of the situation in Ukraine and are monitoring it closely. We currently do not expect any impact, as we do not have any direct suppliers located in Russia or Ukraine. As soon as we receive relevant updates, we will inform you accordingly.

*The list below does not represent our entire supply chain


Key Supplier Status


As of

SUPPLIERCURRENT LEAD TIMESFORCE MAJEUREMOST RECENT COMMUNICATION
Amphenol Sine SystemsIncreased - now up to 21 weeks
Custom Connector CorporationPlease contact us 5/10/21 - Supply Chain Status
HongFa America, Inc.10-24 weeks depending on product line + up to 10 weeks transit time
Industrial Electric Wire & CableNo reported increases
BRIC12-14 weeks
Mechanical ProductsIncreased - now up to 36 weeks (China products), up to 14 weeks (US products)Lead Time Update July 2021
OptifuseUp to 30 weeks
Robert Bosch GmbH (Connectors)Increases unknown at this timeDeclared5/4/21 - Force Majeure
Robert Bosch RBTY (Connectors)Increases unknown at this timeDeclared5/4/21 - Force Majeure
Robert Bosch LLC FHNo reported increases
Robert Bosch LLC BVPlease contact usDeclared5/7/21 - Force Majeure
Seger A.SStandard 12-16 Weeks
Standard Motor ProductsNo reported increases
TE Connectivity CorporationIncreased - now up to 20 weeksDeclared5/5/21 - Force Majeure
VTE, Inc.Standard 8 Weeks


*Lead times vary by part number, please contact us for exact lead times