The Coronavirus pandemic has affected eCommerce businesses and the logistics industry alike. Across the logistics industry, carriers are feeling extreme pressure of the outbreak and shipping products has become quite a task.
Add to that the whole range of safety issues and the risk of transmitting the virus through packages, parcel shipping isn’t the same as before.
Here are some things to consider when shipping your products to customers during these COVID-19 times.
Inform Customers about Delays in Shipping Time
During the early months of the outbreak, with people staying at home due to the lockdown, online orders increased, and more small packages were reaching consumers directly.
Online orders have rapidly increased since March and businesses across the UK are scrambling to meet the increased demand.
Be sure to notify your customers that there might be delays in shipping. Announce this on your website, in order