60 Funny Supply Chain Jokes to Crack Up the Warehouse

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Jessica Amlee

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In the bustling world of business, the term ‘Supply Chain’ often takes center stage, but not everyone knows what it’s like backstage. Picture a complex dance of products, materials, and information shimmying and shaking their way from suppliers to customers. It’s like a high-stakes game of “Pass the Parcel”, where every player is frantically moving goods along, hoping not to be the one left holding the box when the music stops. But unlike the game, in supply chain management, the music never really stops; it just changes tempo!

Now, let’s cha-cha into the realm of Supply Chain Jokes. You might wonder, “Can supply chain even be funny?” Oh, absolutely! In fact, there’s an unspoken rule in the industry: if you can’t track it, laugh at it! The humor in supply chains is like finding a misplaced shipment – unexpected but delightfully surprising. It’s all about the lighter side of logistics, where delayed shipments turn into tales of adventure and inventory mishaps become the punchlines of the warehouse party. So buckle up, as we take a detour through the whimsical world of Supply Chain Jokes, where the only thing that gets lost is your seriousness.

Best Supply Chain Jokes

Why did the supply chain manager wake up in the middle of the night with a cold sweat?
He was having a logistical nightmare.

What’s the most frustrating part about being a sheep farmer?
Every time you try to take inventory, you fall asleep.

Is having a job in logistics fun?
It certainly has its UPS and downs.

What happened when the cargo ship full of books sank?
It caused a title wave!

A planner says to the Demand Manager, “What do you like the most, my new forecast or my inventory projections?”
The Demand Manager looks at all the Excel spreadsheets and replies, “I like your sense of humor.”

Did you hear about the man who got fired from his new job as a supply chain manager?
His boss just said, “That’s LIFO.”

What did the house turn into on the night of the full moon?
A Warehouse.

Did you hear that supply chain issues have driven Santa into bankruptcy?
He’s now referred to as Saint Nickel-less.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(Cargo who?)
Nope. Owl go who. Car go beep beep.

What do you call a factory that makes OK products?

What do salesmen at the chapstick factory say whenever a shipment goes out?
“Balms away!”

Where does IKEA keep all of its inventory?

What did they use to set off the Amazon warehouse fire?
Amazon kindle.

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Why are deliveries by ship called cargo and deliveries by car called shipments?
Because Car Go ship.

A zookeeper lost a pair of mongooses to a storm and needed to replace them. He began writing an email to his supplier.
“Dear sir, please send me two mongooses at once.”
That didn’t sound right, so he tried again.
“Dear sir, please send me two mongeese at once.”
That still didn’t sound right, so he gave it one last attempt, “Dear sir, please send me one mongoose. And while you’re at it- send me another mongoose.”

What do you call a building you can’t locate?
A warehouse.

What results from reversing a country song about supply chains?
You get your revenue back, you get your margin back, and you get your on-time delivery back.

Did you hear the local concrete plant was flooded last week?
They’re having a hard time moving inventory now.

Yo mama so fat, she ran around in the Suez Canal.

Did you hear the joke about the Late Shipment?
Most didn’t get it.

What type of pants do you need to start a car?
Cargo pants.

What’s a warehouse worker’s favorite dance?

What country has abundant food supply?

How many planners does it take to change a light bulb?
None, the light bulbs are late.

What do you call a shipping container full of snails?

Did you hear about the fire at the Designer Shoe Warehouse?
Countless soles were lost.

Who’s the king of all school supplies?
The ruler.

What do you do with a drunken sailor? What do you do with a drunken sailor? What do you do with a drunken sailor early in the morning?
Don’t let him drive that cargo freighter,
don’t let him steer that cargo freighter,
don’t let him near that cargo freighter,
early in the morning.

It must be tough working in the shipping and receiving department of a zoo.
No one ever addresses the elephant in the room.

How do warehouse workers fight?

Did you hear about the two guys who broke into an oversized kitchen supply store?
One of them said to the other “Be careful, we’re taking a really big whisk.”

Why did the cargo ship carrying vegetables sink?
It had too many leeks.

Why can’t the guy who does inventory for Lipton go out and have a beer after work?
Because he is a tea totaller.

A band of unscrupulous thieves broke into a warehouse and stole $600,000 worth of Red Bull.
Don’t know how they sleep at night.

What do you call someone obsessed with procuring free pedicures?
A clip-toe-maniac.

A shipment of Sildenafil was hijacked on its way to the depot.
The police are warning citizens to be on the lookout for a gang of hardened criminals.

A cargo airplane is transporting patients from a mental hospital.
The patients are going all crazy in the cargo playing soccer with an invisible ball. The pilot has had enough of it, tells the copilot to guide the plane, and goes in the back to make them stop the noise. They stop, and the pilot returns to the cabin, but after 5 minutes, it starts all over again.
The pilot asks the co-pilot to give it a shot at calming the patients down. The co-pilot goes in the back, the noise stops, and he returns to the cabin.
Half an hour later, the plane is quiet. The pilot is impressed and asks the copilot how he did it. The copilot replies: “I told them: soccer is not allowed indoors. You have to take it outside.”

Did you hear that the ice company lost power at their warehouse?
They had to liquidate their entire inventory.

What do you call a shipment full of military-issued t-rexes?
Small arms.

What is the greatest fear of a supply chain matador?
The Bullwhip effect.

The pessimist sees a dark tunnel. The optimist sees a light at the end of the tunnel. The realist sees a freight train.
The train driver sees three idiots standing on the tracks.

Two businessmen meet up. One says to the other, “So sorry to hear about the warehouse fire.”
He replies, “Shush! That’s tomorrow.”

Why should you think twice about having a logistics manager over for dinner?
They might overanalyze who should pass the salt the quickest.

How do locomotives get in shape to haul freight?
They train.

What do you call the guy who takes inventory of all the kitchen tops?

What do you call a shipment of chips?
A chipment.

There was a massive explosion at that cheese warehouse in France.
De Brie everywhere.

How are Demand forecasters like Slinkies?
Not really good for anything, but you still can’t help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.

Why did the locomotive scream when it looked back?
It was a freight of cargo.

Why did Quasimodo use the freight elevator at Macy’s?
He wanted to get a leg up on holiday shopping, but couldn’t deal with the escalating stares.

What do you call it when you receive a shipment of iron?
Fe mail.

Did you hear about the Ramen warehouse that burned down?
Dozens of dollars worth of Ramen was lost.

What do you call humorous inventory?
A Laughing Stock.

What do you call a really bad freight delivery service?

What do you call a sub-par warehouse?

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What do you call a Jewish freight train service?

What do you call a snail’s luggage?
Its cargo.

What type of dog is best suited to work in a warehouse?
A boxer.

Why is it so hard to do inventory in Afghanistan?
Because of the tally-ban.

Are you a supplier who thinks nobody cares if you’re alive?
Try missing a couple of delivery dates.

On the freeway, a truck spilled its cargo of strawberries, which were then crushed by the cars followed behind.
Caused a traffic jam.

Have you heard about the train with too much freight?
It bit off more than it could Choo-choo.

We have more supply chain jokes,
But you might not get it for a while.

Do you have a new and funny joke about Supply Chain? Write down the funny puns in the comment section below!

Jessica Amlee, born in 1996 in Laughlin, Nevada, is a delightful humorist and joke writer with a penchant for puns. She studied at Emerson College, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedy. Jessica's comedic style combines snappy one-liners and observational humor, making her a rising star in the world of comedy.

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