How Coronavirus Impacted Global Supply Chains

with Robert Khachatryan, Founder of Freight Right

Global supply chains are in panic due to COVID-19 restrictions. Here at AMZ Advisers, we know that adapting your eCommerce business in these trying times is a main concern for you.

That’s one of the main points we discuss with Robert Khachatryan Founder and CEO of Freight Right Global Logistics. This logistics company specializes in forwarding for Amazon and eCommerce companies.

65% of their business ends up on Amazon or eCommerce fulfillment. Robert started Freight Right 13 years ago in his apartment, so lean business has always been part of their philosophy.

In this interview, we discuss:

  • How coronavirus affects international freight and global supply chains 
  • Freight companies’ reaction to the pandemic 
  • COVID consequences on ocean and air freights
  • Main issues about ocean and air freights 
  • Additional challenges in the US
  • Air freight restrictions that disrupt global supply chains 
  • What sellers should know about Customs 
  • The consequences in logistics due to China’s shutdown 
  • Recent changes on the cost of freight forwarding
  • How these challenges affect the retailers and brands that are importing from China 
  • Why product categories are so important to plan your inventory and calculate your budget 
  • Product restrictions and limitations continue to change Tips on how sellers can adjust
  • Logistics insights and trends
  • What Freight Right is doing to provide the best service to their clients 
  • Why communication is key for sellers and logistics companies to keep a seamless supply chain 
  • What alternatives sellers have when they are unable to deliver to Amazon 
  • How Freight Right works to create logistics strategies that can mitigate the challenges of their customers 
  • What obstacles should Amazon sellers expect in the future of shipping? 
  • What is considered an essential product and why is that important?
  • Permanent and temporary changes in consumers and the way people buy
  • Freight rates and fees 

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