C.R. Laurence had announced on Monday that it was no longer taking in-person orders at its service centers in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Yesterday, the company announced that due to compliance with an order in six Northern California counties around San Francisco to shelter in place for the next three weeks, it likely won’t be shipping out of its Union City, Calif., location during this period.

“We plan to service our Northern California business from other locations, primarily Los Angeles. We have the inventory in place to continue to service our customers and do not see this impacting parcel shipments,” said Lloyd Talbert, president of C.R. Laurence, in a statement. “If other localities issue similar orders which may impact our operations, we’ll let our employees and customers know immediately. We are operating as close to normal as possible at all our other locations. We’ll continue to encourage our customers to place orders online and accept shipments via parcel or LTL. We’re pleased some of the recent changes we’ve made, such as no-freight backorders, shipping charge notification at the time of order and “Zone 1” rates on all ground shipments are having the impact of getting your orders in your hands quickly and economically.”

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