Flexibility is an absolutely crucial asset for any business, especially one that relies on a supply chain of any sort. If this was ever in any doubt, it has now been made starkly apparent in the wake of COVID-19. This virus has been destructive to countless businesses. Moreover, the ones that have been able to survive (and in some cases thrive) are those that have been able to remain adaptable with a more flexible supply chain.
We don’t know precisely how the Covid-19 crisis is going to affect the economy in the long term. This is unprecedented: even though we have had pandemics before, there has been nothing to this global scale since the new economy.
But there is one thing we do know: the economy is not going to be the same again.
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.
Good cyber security in logistics is all about viewing the complete system. Let’s say that you are trying to ensure maximum security in an office. You might, therefore, be sure to run lots of red teams/blue team simulations, to hire pen-testers, to keep your software all up-to-date, and to train your staff in identifying potential security risks.