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LM reader survey points to a post-pandemic supply chain and logistics reset

Logistics Management

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic approaching the three-year mark next month, it is fair to say that how freight transportation, logistics and supply chain practitioners approach their operational processes has seen some changes over that time.

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The Race to Close the Supply Chain Execution Gap

Supply Chain Brain

As manufacturers cope with heightened pressures for highly customized orders and sudden changes in demand, they experience a mismatch between their planning and procurement teams.

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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

In September 2022, we surveyed members of our Indago supply chain research community — who are all supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing, retail, and distribution companies — to get their perspective on the important lessons learned over the past two years that will help them successfully navigate the transportation market in 2023 and.

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Five Challenges to Supply Chain Resilience in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

Bindiya Vakil, chief executive officer of Resilinc, lays out five trends and challenges to supply chains to watch for in the coming year.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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How to Dispose of Medical Waste? – Biomedical Waste Management

Compactor Management Company

Waste disposal is among the largest challenges confronting medical professionals on a regular basis. Often complicated by other concerns, like HIPAA regulations, epidemiology, potential legal trouble, and state and local requirements, it’s imperative to the success of healthcare providers. At Compactor Management Company , we aim to help medical professionals be excelled as providers, and hence we’re taking a look at the key concepts around medical waste.

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Five Ways That Service Spares Logistics Improves your Bottom Line

Supply Chain Brain

Savvy spare part management improves the bottom line, boosts service to customers and creates greater business resiliency and risk management.

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Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to take place in London, 28th February & 1st March

Supply Chain Brain

Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo , the UK’s leading retail focused supply chain & logistics event, will be taking place on the 28th of February & 1st of March in London. The Expo is set to transform the ExCeL, London into the ultimate destination for retail professionals to learn and ultimately transform their supply chains, and to find the latest solutions for their logistics strategies.

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GM and LG Shelve Plans for Fourth U.S. EV Battery Plant

Supply Chain Brain

GM still intends to build another battery plant in the U.S. to support its electric-vehicle ambitions, the company said in a statement that didn’t specify a partner.

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U.K. Steel Industry a Whisker Away From Collapse Says Union

Supply Chain Brain

Unite has accused the government of taking "little meaningful action" to help the industry, leaving the sector "at breaking point.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Laid-Off Tech Workers Are About to Get Help From Allstate

Supply Chain Brain

Massive job cuts at tech companies could make Allstate's hiring search easier, according to chief financial officer Jess Merten.

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2023 Assured Logistics Summit to take place in Oxon Hill, Maryland, April 12-13

Supply Chain Brain

The 2nd Annual Assured Logistics Summit will convene senior level experts for an in-depth discussion revolving around strategic initiatives towards facilitating responsive, flexible, and sustained supply chain and logistics operations to remain in stride with Warfighting demands. The 2023 Summit will discuss how defense agencies and the Military services are enhancing the resiliency, efficiency, and security of supply chain and logistics infrastructure amid a challenging global threat environmen