The COVID-19 Shipping Update: Week Ending March 20, 2020

 In Industry News

To help keep shippers like you up to date, Transportation Impact has compiled a summary of the week’s logistics news related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We’ll continue to provide weekly updates as the situation warrants, with more frequent updates through social media on our company LinkedIn page and Twitter (@smallpksavings).

At the moment, there have been no reports of wide-spread service disruptions or anything that might affect service agreements. This is something we should all be watching closely, however.

Below are links to the latest statements from UPS, FedEx, and USPS posted on their websites.

  • UPS Supports The Administration To Serve The Economic And Healthcare Interests Of The Nation: Read Here
  • FedEx Announcement on Coronavirus: Read Here
  • USPS Statement on Coronavirus: Read Here

The virus is impacting FedEx’s regular schedule of financial reporting.

  • FedEx Withdrawals Fiscal Guidance Due to Coronavirus: Read Here

Here are three articles written to provide guidance and relevant information for shippers for dealing with the coronavirus.

  • How to Handle Packages Through The Coronavirus Pandemic: Read Here
  • COVID-19 and Small Parcel Shipping: Three Areas Every Shipper Should Focus on Right Now: Read Here
  • Emergency HOS Waiver Expanded to Include Raw Materials: Read Here
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