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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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.

Ford quick to transform warehouse operation to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Ford quick to transform warehouse operation to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Ford is making ventilator sub-assemblies for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK after transforming an empty warehouse into a manufacturing facility in record time.

UK government and Honeywell sign agreement for 70 million face masks to support UK’s response to COVID-19 outbreak

UK government and Honeywell sign agreement for 70 million face masks to support UK’s response to COVID-19 outbreak

Honeywell will build a new production line capable of producing up to 4.5 million FFP2 and FFP3 disposable face masks per month at its Newhouse site in Scotland. These masks will assist the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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