Hickory, NC, March 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hickory, NC (March 12, 2020) While most consumers probably don’t notice much difference in their ability to purchase products and receive shipments from online or brick-and-mortar suppliers, they should be aware the logistics industry is working hard to maintain business as usual in light of the COVID-19 spread. Both the logistics industry and consumers need to be aware of positive steps that still need to be taken, according to Rick Brumett, Transportation Insight Vice President of Client Solutions and expert on global logistics and trade compliance.
“When the Coronavirus started to hit epidemic proportions, the Chinese New Year was in full swing. Logistics companies always factor in this anticipated shutdown which lasts until February 14. Everything was close to normal,” said Brumett.
“Now, international supply and demand is at work,” Brumett continued. “Recently, the European continent has also been…