Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Infrastructure & Services

The healthcare industry involves the provision of goods and services related to the medial treatment of patients. Today, the healthcare supply chain is a network of resources, scattered across facilities and entities in different cities and countries. To be effectively managed, supply chain resources need to be linked. Suppliers, partners and customers; each performing a role in the supply chain, and each user and/or automated process are small 'hubs' contributing to the movement of goods, funds as well as information in the supply chain.

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Safety first in a post COVID-19 landscape

Safety first in a post COVID-19 landscape

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our lives but what will be required to protect people in the warehouse workplace as we ease out of lockdown. Jim Roberts, product manager of visual communications specialists Beaverswood offers some insight.

Chinese manufacturers taking the lead in COVID-19 recovery, followed by Europe and the US

Chinese manufacturers taking the lead in COVID-19 recovery, followed by Europe and the US

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe and governments take different approaches to tackling the virus, Ease, the provider of mobile audit and insights software for manufacturers, has released exclusive findings, using its own plant floor insights to monitor manufacturing activity across different countries since the COVID-19 outbreak.

Understanding Ill Health Within the Logistics Sector

Understanding Ill Health Within the Logistics Sector

By Ed Smith, freelance writer.

The logistics sector is crucial to the economy. However, it can also be a stressful and potentially dangerous sector to work in. According to recent research, ill health can be prevalent in logistics, particularly mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and depression.

Manufacturers must rethink global operations in face of COVID-19 - study

Manufacturers must rethink global operations in face of COVID-19 - study

Manufacturers must redesign and reform their Global Supply Chains or Global Production Networks (GPN) if they want to survive and prosper in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study reveals.

Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

The UK public stands firmly behind the manufacturing sector to support the UK and protect the NHS through coronavirus and into the future.

Enterprise contact tracing platform launched to protect workers and minimise business downtime

Enterprise contact tracing platform launched to protect workers and minimise business downtime

As millions of people across the globe return to work, safety remains a top concern for workers and businesses alike. However, a single case of COVID-19 can potentially close an entire facility and require decontamination before operations can restart.

Geodis delivers 13 million masks to the US with the help of an Antonov AN-124 aircraft

Geodis delivers 13 million masks to the US with the help of an Antonov AN-124 aircraft

Geodis, the global supply chain operator, has transported 13 million masks from China to the US utilising an Antonov AN-124, the world’s second largest aircraft.

British Safety Council launches COVID-19 Assurance Assessment Service

British Safety Council launches COVID-19 Assurance Assessment Service

The British Safety Council has launched a new COVID-10 Assurance Assessment Service to support organisations returning to work.

inotec labels supporting COVID-19 pandemic response

inotec labels supporting COVID-19 pandemic response

Warehouse solutions and label specialist, inotec UK, has ramped up production of its labelling systems to support the medical, facilities and e-commerce industries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Make UK launches Covid 19 Management Training & Planning Programme

Make UK launches Covid 19 Management Training & Planning Programme

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a new course to help employers return to work safely and, going forward, manage their workforce and workplace in a safe and effective manner to deal with the threat of the virus.

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