COVID-19 has taken its toll on the United States and the entire world. The response to this emergency is rapidly changing the day to day realities of fleet businesses in the United States. The majority of states have issued a stay at home orders. Meanwhile, fleet-based businesses have been deemed essential and continue to operate. Because of the COVID-19 impact on freight, the landscape of freight operations now is vastly different than just a month ago.
Being in the freight broker business isn’t easy, and with the market in a state of constant change, there are a few more challenges facing freight brokers weren’t around about ten years ago. If you want to keep your business afloat, there are a few more things that you have to consider to keep your venture going successfully.
As with shopping for most business services, the stakes for selecting an outsourced fulfillment services vendor are extremely high. The selected fulfillment company will store all of your product, pick and pack shipments to customers, and generally serve as the entire back end of your company. This is an enormous responsibility, not to mention that if things end up going wrong, changing providers is beyond difficult. So choosing the best fulfillment Center for your specific needs that will perform high quality work is critical to not only the success of your business but also the minimization of any potential disasters or headaches with logistics.
In the logistics and supply chain industry, freight and transportation are not interchangeable terms.