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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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Sustainability in the Automobile Industry

05

Jul

Supply Chain Sustainability and the Automobile Industry

Author: Rene Garcia

As vehicles become more complex, auto manufacturers are receiving greater scrutiny over where they are sourcing the elements they need.

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Aus-Modern-Slavery

24

May

Australia’s Proposed Modern Slavery Act

Author: Rene Garcia

Australia appears ready to take a stand against child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking with its proposed Modern Slavery Act.

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iso-45001

15

May

ISO 45001: What You Need to Know

Author: Rene Garcia

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published their new standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S).

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sustainability-code-of-conduct

15

May

Enforcing Sustainability with a Code of Conduct

Author: Rene Garcia

How do know that suppliers are upholding your company values? One solution could be to adopt a sustainability Code of Conduct.

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OSHA-Beryllium

04

Apr

Complying with the New OSHA Beryllium Rule

Author: Rene Garcia

OSHA has delayed enforcement of the new rule until 5-11-2018. So, it's not too late to ensure your supply chain is in compliance!

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GDPR-EU

26

Mar

Supply Chain Compliance with GDPR

Author: Rene Garcia

The European Union is taking steps to protect the data of individuals and businesses by enacting tough new laws. How might this impact supply chains?

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Blockchain-SupplyChains

15

Mar

How Blockchain is Changing the Supply Chain Landscape

Author: Rene Garcia

Amid the hype of Blockchain Technology and its role in supporting crytpo currencies, many are starting to recognize that it could also have very practical implications for supply chains.

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Supplier-Performance-Reviews

28

Feb

Make Smarter Sourcing Decisions with Supplier Reviews

Author: Rene Garcia

With reputation and revenue on the line, supplier reviews ensure better adherence to agreed upon scope, budget, and time frames.

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