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Sustainable-supply-chain-management

29

Mar

Engaging with Suppliers for an Effective Sustainable Supply Chain Program

Author: Rene Garcia

Most organizations don’t have to be told about the benefits of sustainability, but what happens when not every link in the supply chain sees the value?

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SCM necessity

04

Mar

Recent Court Decisions Make SCM Software a Necessity

Author: Rene Garcia

OSHA has the authority to cite general contractors for any violations that subcontractors commit, according to a recent ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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digital procurement

07

Feb

Digital Transformation is the Future of Procurement

Author: Rene Garcia

The recent 2019 CPO Study highlights three major findings regarding the challenges facing today’s procurement professionals.

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govt shutdown

25

Jan

How the U.S. Government Shutdown Affects Supply Chains

Author: Rene Garcia

Global supply chains could be at the mercy of current political turmoil in the United States federal government.

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SUPPLY-CHAIN-TIMES-2019-SUPPLY CHAIN PREDICTIONS 2019

17

Jan

Supply Chains Year in Review 2018

Author: Rene Garcia

As 2019 ramps up, it’s worth reviewing what happened last year and where the supply chain industry is headed.

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2017TopTenIcons1

11

Jan

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Safety Standards List 2018

Author: Rene Garcia

Towards the end of every year, OSHA attends the National Safety Council Congress & Expo and shares its Top 10 List for the most cited safety standards violations for the past year.

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worker hazard

26

Dec

Mitigate Supply Chain Risk with the Hierarchy of Control

Author: Rene Garcia

When it comes to supply chain management, every partner wants to be known as a safe company to work with.

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construction safety

17

Dec

Increasing Safety and Health in Construction with Toolbox Talks

Author: Rene Garcia

Organizations should take this opportunity to create new processes and plan a safe and healthy 2019.

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sustainability in supply chains

30

Nov

Sustainability in Supply Chains Protect Revenue and the Planet

Author: Rene Garcia

Proper supply chain management can be the most impactful way for businesses to concentrate on sustainability efforts.

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supply chain partners

19

Nov

The Business Case for Supplier Onboarding Assistance

Author: Rene Garcia

Supply chain management software can help businesses get the visibility they need on who their supply chain partners are, and mitigate risk with the whole picture.

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crane OHSA

13

Nov

Crane Operator Certification Rule Finalized by OSHA

Author: Rene Garcia

OSHA has finalized the rule change regarding crane operator training that has been roughly eight years in the making.

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Natural Disaster Effects

11

Oct

Natural Disasters and Supply Chan Resiliency

Author: Rene Garcia

When nature strikes, it can have devastating effects on supply chains around the globe. While nature can’t be predicted, its effects can be planned for.

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Oil Boom and the supply chain

26

Sep

Oil Boom Stresses the Need for Trained Suppliers

Author: Rene Garcia

The recent growth in the oil and gas industry necessitates suppliers with the proper training to perform their jobs adequately and safely.

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Financial Supply Chain

17

Sep

Integrating the Financial Supply Chain

Author: Rene Garcia

To maximize the performance of any physical supply chain, organizations need to integrate the financial supply chain into their management processes.

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data_analytics

10

Sep

Manage Supply Chain Risk with Reporting & Analytics

Author: Rene Garcia

Read why modern businesses are turning to data analytics and reporting to help manage their supply chain risk profile.

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Mitigating Risk with Insurance Verification

16

Aug

Business Interruption Insurance Could Help Suppliers Win More Contracts

Author: Rene Garcia

Suppliers in critical positions can increase risk, but they can also mitigate the risk by providing proper insurance to meet client demands.

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supplier-reviews-2

09

Aug

Managing Supply Chain Risk with Supplier Reviews

Author: Rene Garcia

Reviews give insight into how suppliers add risk to the supply chain, allowing businesses to make data-driven decisions on which suppliers to keep.

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Drone-Industrial-Construction-Site

31

Jul

Should the FAA Relax Drone Regulations?

Author: Rene Garcia

Drones can often help improve the safety of many situations where workers may not be able to operate as quickly or efficiently as a drone.

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OSHA-Rule-Change-for-Crane-Operators

27

Jul

OSHA’s Proposed Rule Change for Crane Operators

Author: Rene Garcia

A final rule change to crane operator certifications may not be implemented until 2019. But as this change affects compliance, it’s good to get ahead of the implementation date.

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OSHA-Safe-Sound-Week

17

Jul

Participate in OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

Author: Rene Garcia

[August 13-19] - Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event that raises awareness and shares the value of safety and health programs in the workplace.

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