March 16th was the first day when Freightera shipments started to plummet in sync with the whole Canadian economy. COVID-19 disruption of most of our customers’ businesses due to their own suppliers and customers shutting down, traveled downstream to us. We had to think on our feet: what can we do in this situation, how else can we help our customers? We realized that just like us, our customers needed help with sales to keep the doors open, and immediately started work on an internal community where our members could see what products and supplies were still shipping, indicating the company is still in business and has the product for sale.
Read the story about how our Local Sourcing Community was created on logisticsmanager.com.