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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Fully antibacterial phone – every external surface of the Cat® S42 rugged smartphone has advanced antimicrobial product protection applied

Fully antibacterial phone – every external surface of the Cat® S42 rugged smartphone has advanced antimicrobial product protection applied

Bullitt Group, the global licensee for Cat phones, has announced that the Cat S42 has been enhanced by advanced antimicrobial product protection, claimed by the company to make it the first anti-bacterial phone. Every exterior component of the product has been treated with Biomaster antimicrobial technology and tested to ISO 22196.

WorkSafe Analytics can monitor social distancing, PPE compliance and workplace occupancy to mitigate COVID risk

WorkSafe Analytics can monitor social distancing, PPE compliance and workplace occupancy to mitigate COVID risk

Advanced Analytics company Empiricai, is calling on industry to take action in order to prevent further workplace closures and boost the economy. In these uncertain times, an increase in positive cases in the workplace can have a devastating impact on an organisation’s productivity, output and revenue, so granular risk analysis is needed.

Renovotec introduces high speed temperature screening system for the COVID-19 environment

Renovotec introduces high speed temperature screening system for the COVID-19 environment

Renovotec, the rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies, is introducing a new high speed, accurate, data-secure and non-contact temperature screening system for at-entrance use in distribution centres and factories, stadia, airports and larger offices.

Wellbeing provider warns manufacturing ‘cannot afford’ another mental health meltdown as winter approaches

Wellbeing provider warns manufacturing ‘cannot afford’ another mental health meltdown as winter approaches

Just under half of manufacturing workers suffered a decline in their mental health during the first lockdown and the industry “cannot afford another hit to mental health as we move through the winter”, according to corporate wellbeing expert, Westfield Health.

Prime Minister meets the team behind the UK’s forthcoming Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre

Prime Minister meets the team behind the UK’s forthcoming Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited the construction site of the rapidly developing UK’s Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC) at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus.

Managing your business and Supply Chain COVID-19 responsibilities

Managing your business and Supply Chain COVID-19 responsibilities

When the easing of lockdown measures began in mid-May, many businesses began a journey to assess the Coronavirus risks that applied to their workplaces. To make sure their working environments were COVID Secure, they went on to develop additional physical and procedural measures.

Now is not the time for unnecessary trips to the office

Now is not the time for unnecessary trips to the office

British Safety Council calls on Government not to pressurise employers to get workers back into the office. If people can work from home, they should have the choice to work from home: for the sake of people’s health, wellbeing and the economy.

Loch Lomond Whiskies donates Shield Guard sanitiser to keep European Tour golf safe

Loch Lomond Whiskies donates Shield Guard sanitiser to keep European Tour golf safe

An award-winning Scottish luxury whisky brand, a prestigious golf tour, and a Northamptonshire manufacturer of sanitising products. Ordinarily, these would have little in common, but 2020 has been no ordinary year…

How electronic security can enhance workplace safety during the pandemic

How electronic security can enhance workplace safety during the pandemic

By Matthew Marriott, General Manager – UK, Ireland and Portugal, Stanley Security

If you are reviewing your safety measures to protect staff from COVID-19, no doubt you will already have put in place the more basic measures, such as extra cleaning, sanitation stations, 2m distance markings etc.

Fujifilm selects Kinaxis RapidResponse for agility in its medical system supply chain

Fujifilm selects Kinaxis RapidResponse for agility in its medical system supply chain

Kinaxis Inc., the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has announced that the medical systems division of FujifilmCorporation has selected Kinaxis RapidResponse to gain supply chain visibility across its global supply chain.

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