COVID-19 Coping Tips for Small Business Owners #5
Prepare for supply chain issues and public shortages
It is best to not wait for supply chain or inventory issues to arise, but to preemptively start looking at alternative methods for your business to run smoothly. Stay in contact with your suppliers and practice open, transparent communication when asking them to alert you to problems immediately. As with the safety and health guidelines, always have an alternative plan and stay flexible where your business can afford it.
Allowance need to made for longer than usual delivery dates both with incoming supplies as well as delivery to your customers due to the current demands on transport.