Pandemic's effect on small business will soon start to be fully measured

By Marjorie Censer / April 26, 2021 at 5:05 AM
In late January 2020, executives at the Ocala, FL-based small business Veterans Trading Co., which specializes in value-added supply chain services, started to get concerned the COVID-19 virus was likely to hit their business. At that point, George Smith, the company's chief executive, decided to expedite all of their materials. The company asked its suppliers to send everything they had so VTC would have what it needed to continue working in the coming months. "We want it all today," Smith...

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