Shipping During COVID …Have We Turned the Corner Back to Normal?
It’s an understatement to say that the shipping industry has been overwhelmed during the past four months. Being in quarantine and working remotely meant that more families and businesses were ordering everything they could online. Items that you would never normally have shipped to your home like soap, hand sanitizer, and groceries were coming off shelves and being put into cardboard boxes. Let’s look at some shipping numbers during the second quarter - the peak of quarantine (April 1 to June 31) followed by what appears to be a return to normal.