Make sure you’re well-stocked and well equipped
If your business has been closed for an extended period, chances are your supply chain has come to a grinding halt. As businesses start reopening, it’s likely there will be increased demand for supplies, and even potential shortages.
Depending on your industry, it could be wise to start stocking up on non-perishable supplies. Remember that it might take time for your sales to pick up – so keep orders conservative until you have a better picture of customer demand.
Also, stock up on supplies you’ll need to protect your employees and customers, such as soap and cleaning products, face masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE).
Phase back into business
Think of reopening your business as a dimmer rather than a light switch. It can be helpful to plan it in stages, so you can safely monitor and control your business activities. Here are some suggestions.