Supply Chain Best Practices This Week

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Week of February 3, 2020

Industry Updates You Should Know

It's Not Easy Being Green
Product shortages and state-imposed market protectionism are the biggest supply chain concerns for the legal cannabis industry.

Supply Chains at Risk
Brexit. Coronavirus. Climate disruption. There is no shortage of threats to the global supply chain. A new report from McKinsey & Company outlines today's supply chain challenges and how organizations are managing their risks.

Because the Threats are Real
Automation has the potential to decrease overall risk by reducing the "human factor" in supplier management while allowing employees to focus on critical tasks.

New Best Practice Case Studies

'Dangerous and Demanding Work'
Asplundh Tree Expert LLC evolves its procurement to boost savings while staying on top of safety.

Changing the 'Landscape'
Premier Inc. exists to improve its healthcare members' outcomes while safely reducing their costs, says David Hargraves, senior vice president of supply chain.

Tanks, a Lot
Trinity Industries scrutinizes its operations to leverage each piece in its value chain and become a fully integrated railcar platform.

Videos Worth Viewing

"So much uncertainty": Assessing coronavirus' impact on business.

Don't ask "Chuck" about his weekend. He's just here to work.

The long, fast arm of an automatic picking system.

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