In a world shaped by the unexpected, adapting to change has become an organizational survival skill. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for one such significant change: the global shift toward remote hiring & remote work. While this transition was initially viewed as a necessary response to a global health crisis, it has since emerged as an invaluable strategy for unlocking global excellence.
As a crucial service sector, logistics operations must have the ability to continue uninterrupted despite any disruptions or even unprecedented situations. Apart from the physical journey itself, there is an extensive trail of paperwork that needs to be verified, processed and delivered on time to execute a successful logistics run.
As the world faces the biggest health crisis since the 2009 Swine Flu outbreak, we need to stay strong and come together as a community to combat COVID-19 and keep our loved ones safe. This means practising social distancing and opting for work from home as required.
The first and most important thing to do is to not give in to the panic and mass hysteria and to follow the official WHO Guidelines for prevention and safety. Another thing to keep in mind during these trying times is to trust information only from reliable sources and to not credit every piece of information circulating on social media.
While the outbreak of COVID-19 has created many challenges, a major problem being faced by many across the world is the challenge of how to conduct essential business processes as they work from home.