Keeping you informed on OEM production delays

Need to know: OEM production delay impacts

November 5, 2021

Element is committed to providing you with up-to-date resources, valuable information, and transparent updates to help you manage challenges associated with the ongoing OEM production delays. Here is this month’s round up of things you need to know:


OEM Parts Shortage
Updated in real-time, this resource is maintained to keep you better informed, providing current, up-to-date OEM impacts related to the microchip shortage and supply chain delays.

BLOG: The hidden costs behind the microchip shortage
To help you plan, check our blog about how delayed vehicle replacement cycles can negatively impact your fleet budget. Steven Jastrow, VP, Strategic Consulting and Analytics, shares what you can do to control costs.

Tips to help create a smooth ordering process
Stay in queue by getting your orders in quickly. Element is here to help you navigate a swift ordering process with these tips.

COVID-19 information
Supply chain interruptions are a residual effect of the pandemic. Access this page for the most up to date details about operational impacts, featured resources and the latest electronic communications.

Build-out and Start-up Dates
As OEMs announce early model year cut-offs, this page is updated in real time to provide the latest information about the manufacturers' build-out and start-up dates plus Element cut-off dates to submit your order based on OEM production information.

Please continue to look for updates from Element and reach out to your account representative should you have questions.