Like all of you, we have been closely following the ever-changing COVID-19 situation. I want to share an update on what NFC Bags is doing to keep our customers and our people safe while continuing to deliver around the world.
As your trusted packaging partner, we are still operating, producing and shipping packaging to support much needed demand for all of our customers including medical and food producers. Our manufacturing and distribution center is following CDC guidelines for cleanliness and transmission prevention and is currently operating at full capacity. The NFC Bags customer service team is fully operational and available to help at any time.
Many people are asking the same question: is it safe to receive and handle a shipment? The WHO and CDC have stated that the likelihood of catching the COVID-19 virus by touching cardboard or other shipping containers is low
NFC Bags FAQ
A comprehensive FAQ&A can be found on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html.
Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we have received regarding NFC Bags’ products.
We are very fortunate that NFC Bags can be operational while we do our part to support our customers and help contain this outbreak. Thank you for trusting us with your business. We are all in this together. Please take care of yourselves and your families. Let’s stay safe and stay hopeful.
Frequently asked Q&A
1. Where are NFC’s items produced?
NFC Bags manufactures 85% of our products right here in the United States. Some of our products we source from vendor partners in China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Taiwan and Vietnam.
2. Can I catch Coronavirus from a case of product?
No. Coronaviruses are thought to mainly spread from person to person via respiratory droplets, researchers say. The virus does not live long on surfaces. Many people are asking the same question: is it safe to receive and handle a shipment? The WHO and CDC have stated that the likelihood of catching the COVID-19 virus by touching cardboard or other another shipping container is low.
3. Will this affect the stock levels of your items?
We do not believe so. Having a well-established network of suppliers provides a greater certainty in supply, both in our own Raw materials for domestic production as well as allowed us to increase our stock levels on third part products, just in case.
4. Will this impact NFC Bags pricing on imported items?
We do not believe so. Our well-established network of suppliers provides an extra measure of cost protection. We will continue to monitor the situation.
5. Will this affect the quality of your production?
No. Our production staff is tested and experienced, while our vendor partners are well vetted for quality and are well prepared to ensure consistency in product aesthetics and performance.