How are others dealing with the present component shortages? Some manufacturers are quoting lead times into late 2022 for specialist ICs.
Are you redesigning products to accomodate components that are available? It seems that common microcontrollers are in short supply. Are you switching to another series or manufacturer entirely?
Will you be stockpiling or placing a lifetime buy of components?
It seems there is a real danger of purchasing counterfeit components due to need. Do people frequently use counterfeit component testing labs when purchasing from non-standard distributors?