E-Commerce Shipping Services In Demand
The spread of the Coronavirus pandemic and shutdown have seen small businesses suffer financial losses, whilst many others have been forced to close their doors. Companies with brick-and-mortar operations have seen reduced visitor numbers because of lockdowns, new health rules and reluctancy on the part of consumers.
Other businesses have managed to survive by re-evaluating the way they do business and how they sell their products.
HUGE GROWTH IN E-COMMERCE SERVICES
For many businesses, surviving in the new Covid landscape has meant offering customers services via e-commerce. Shopify, the popular Canadian e-commerce software has reported a 71% increase in the creation of new stores on their platform from April to June of this year.
Warehouses have also seen a huge spike in demand as companies with growing e-commerce operations look for facilities to operate from.
The increase in demand for e-commerce services has inevitably lead to shipping companies racing to fulfil orders and contracts. Some small logistics firms have reported struggling to cope with the rise, or have been forced to turn down potential work.
UPS & E-Commerce
Companies that emerge in the post Covid-19 world, strong and profitable, will have done so by providing excellent e-commerce services and by maintaining high levels of customer retention. A central factor in this will be the carrier a company has chosen to deliver it's e-commerce orders.
UPS and it's vast domestic and international, parcel, package and document delivery services stands as an obvious choice for companies looking for an e-commerce delivery provider. Companies looking to save money by choosing a smaller company to fulfil its orders could be risking their future and may have to field calls from disappointed customers, due to delivery holdups or issues.
UPS with it's 113 years of experience, 269 aircraft, 119,000 delivery vehicles and 481,000 employees offer companies looking to enter the world of e-commerce shipping and to surface post Covid financially stable, a safe and trusted delivery partner.