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supply-chain-risk-manager

15

Feb

Why you need a Supply Chain Risk Manager

Author: Rene Garcia

As an organization grows, so does their risk profile. A supply chain risk manager can work to reduce risks with a smart mitigation plan.

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supply-chain-sustainability-2018

08

Feb

Supply Chain Sustainability Predictions for 2018

Author: Rene Garcia

Driven by widespread media attenton, sustainability in supply chains has been growing in the public consciousness for several years.

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Supply-Chain-Digital-Process

31

Jan

3 Benefits of Digitizing Supply Chain Processes

Author: Rene Garcia

For a long time digital processes have been applied to core business functions such as sales and marketing. But what about Supply Chain Management?

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Drones-In-Construction

25

Jan

Using Drones to Improve Worker Safety

Author: Rene Garcia

They may look like toys for hobbyists but drones are also being employed for many practical business reasons in a variety of industries.

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Seasonal-Workers-SupplyChain

15

Nov

Maintaining Workplace Safety with Seasonal Workers

Author: Rene Garcia

Seasonal workers are a challenge for any organization that needs temporary employees to meet the predictable spike in demand every year.

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business-case-for-sutainability

08

Nov

Making the Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability

Author: Rene Garcia

The UN Global Compact offers clear direction for organizations adopting sustainability in their supply chains: Make the business case.

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Adult Learning Principles for Safety Training

25

Oct

Better Safety Training Through Adult Learning Principles

Author: Rene Garcia

By understanding adult learning principles, safety professionals can significantly improve the effectiveness of their training programs.

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OSHA-ITA-Deadline-Extension

18

Oct

OSHA ITA Deadline Extended

Author: Rene Garcia

The OSHA Injury Tracking Application (ITA) was launched on August 1, 2017. It was designed to allow employers to submit their 300A forms electronically.

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supplier-employee-qualification

12

Oct

The Importance of Qualifying Individual Contracted Workers

Author: Rene Garcia

Prequalifying suppliers is critical for managing risk, but it is most often conducted at the company level. So what about the individual employees?

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supply-chain-sustainability

04

Oct

5 Key Steps for Supply Chain Sustainability

Author: Rene Garcia

How can you ensure that your supply chain is satisfying the demands of stakeholders to focus on environment, social, and governance standards?

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supplier-safety-culture

19

Sep

Improving Safety Culture Ignites Business Growth for Suppliers

Author: Rene Garcia

Companies of all sizes should take health, safety, and environmental regulations seriously if they want to remain competitive and attract more business.

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PG&E-Sustainability

13

Sep

Transparent Sustainability Reporting & Accountability

Author: Rene Garcia

Sustainability is quickly becoming the new watchword for any organization that wants to attract business partners, investors, and customers.

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Hurricane-Relief-PPE

06

Sep

Hurricane Relief: How to Protect Yourself During Recovery Efforts

Author: Joel Mitchell

With the destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey—we turn our thoughts toward recovery—and best practices for PPE.

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avetta-resilient-supply-chain

16

Aug

5 Steps for Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Author: Rene Garcia

Despite your best efforts, no supply chain goes without a disruption. Your preventative actions now will determine your supply chain resiliency going forward.

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Hidden-Danger-of-Near-Compliance

08

Aug

The Hidden Danger of “Near Compliance”

Author: Rene Garcia

The hidden danger of "near compliance" is often overlooked in supply chain management, and if left unresolved can significantly increase risk.

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Understanding-Bad-Safety-Habits

02

Aug

Understanding Bad Safety Habits and How to Correct Them

Author: Rene Garcia

It’s easy for workers to develop bad habits and become "normalized", meaning that they no longer regard an action as dangerous. But bad habits can be corrected...

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Supply-Chain-Continuity-in-a-Natural-Disaster

25

Jul

Preparing for Supply Chain Continuity in a Natural Disaster

Author: Rene Garcia

While you may take steps to manage risk within your supply chain, there are some events that are uncontrollable. So how do you mitigate the disruption of a natural disaster?

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Protecting-Employees-from-Equipment-Heat-Stress

19

Jul

Protecting Employees from Equipment Heat Stress

Author: Rene Garcia

Construction sites are always hazardous work spaces, but when the temperature rises equipment can become stressed, safety hazards are magnified, and risk increases.

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Project Managing Supply Chain Risk

12

Jul

Project Managing Supply Chain Risk

Author: Rene Garcia

Smart project management can help avoid common pitfalls on the path to a low-risk supply chain.

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Summer-Safety

26

Jun

Is Your Supply Chain Summer-Safe?

Author: Danny Shields

According to OSHA, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes on the job in 2014 alone.

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