How to Handle Packages During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Our friends at Refund Retriever have shared some great information on how to handle shipments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a PDF that you may download and share in your communities:
An Urgent Update From FedEx for All FASCs
Any stores that are closed during this time or have reduced hours, it is most imperative that you update your hours on FASCnet.com and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org regarding the temporary closure request. You should include your account number and “Temporary Store Closure Request” in the subject line of the email.
There is a wealth of information, guidance, and resources available from the Small Business Administration
Check with your local Chamber of Commerce for their list of resources available in your local municipality. An example of a Chamber with some wonderful outreach / resources is Tompkins Chamber and likely your local Chamber also has a similar comprehensive list for your area.
Updating Your Google My Business Page with Any Modified Hours
Please make sure to update your Google My Business listing because it’s the first thing people see in Google when they search for your business.
We Are an Essential Business and Continue to Remain Open During the Pandemic to Serve Your Emergency Needs
A blog post that Seema and Fahim wrote and emailed to all their clients recently. It contains a link to the Department of Homeland Security document that classifies all “Shipping and Mailing Services” as essential businesses and allows us to remain open, even during “Stay at Home” orders from the government.
We’re Open … and Sanitized
A link to a blog post Marty shared with his clients recently
You’ve Got Mail. Will You Get the Coronavirus?
A great New York Times Article about safety of mail and packages
As always, please keep checking ambc4me.org for all updates during this time and follow us on Facebook for real time updates. Here’s the link to our latest blog for our industry’s stores: https://ambc4me.org/we-are-essential-businesses/