How Coronavirus Is Effecting Drop Shipping

Information given in this article should be taken as facts. For advice on how to deal with Coronavirus, please be sure to contact relevant authorities. 

Overall Situation?

Coronavirus started catching the worlds eye at the end of 2019.

As of 20th February 2020 the death toll has passed 2000 and infected over 75,000 people.

However the impact it has on the markets will be short lived according to CNBC.

Fears?

Fears of contracting Coronavirus are at an all time high, however there is no evidence of the virus being contracted through packages.

The virus can be transmitted through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus has poor survival on surfaces.

What Does It Mean For Drop Shippers?

There has been disruptions to all operations meaning, factories have been on shutdown.

Guardian have warned that Apple have had Iphone shortages due to the outbreak.

Meaning there will be delays on transporting any orders from China, this includes drop shipping orders.  

How To Deal With The Disruptions?

Communicating with your customers should be your number 1 priority.

Being honest and having transparency will help solve any problems with delayed shipping.

Having Empathy, patience and consistency while communicating clearly.

 

This article will be updated regularly with any new information we find out. To stay updated be sure to check out Dropship-Spy Blogs.