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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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.

Labelmaster survey examines impact of COVID-19 on hazmat supply chain

Labelmaster survey examines impact of COVID-19 on hazmat supply chain

Labelmaster, the provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), has announced the results of its fifth annual 2020 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook.

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.

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