Drugmakers Face Puerto Rico Factory Challenges with Shattered Infrastructure

Material Handling & Logistics

Drugmakers rode out Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, but keeping plants running while the devastated island picks up the pieces is likely to be tougher. Puerto Rico officials have said that fully restoring power and water services to the island could take months or years.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Puerto Rico. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Blockchain & Supply Chain Visibility: Will Blockchain Finally Eliminate Supply Chain Black Swans?

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Supply chains struggled for months to return to operation, and in some areas, such as Port Aransas and Puerto Rico, recovery from the disastrous season is still on-going, eight-months after landfall, reports the Statesman. Blockchain technology increases traceability, and knowing asset, as well as inventory or freight , location, can be used to reroute supply chain processes to reduce disruption caused by such events.

Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

Kinaxis

Excellence in operations driven by end-to-end visibility into inventory levels will be important. To highlight his point, Thornley shared this example: The API was manufactured in China, granulation was performed in Puerto Rico, and then packaging was performed in Netherlands.

How the Supply Chain Can Thrive in the Face of Natural Disasters

Material Handling & Logistics

In a similar fashion, when Puerto Rico was struck by Hurricane Maria last year, the supply chain of two of the island’s most important industries—pharmaceuticals and medical devices—ground to a complete halt.

4 Things We Learned this Hurricane Season About How Companies Use Tech to Help Communities

Supply Chain Nation

Retailers use the cone to determine store locations in areas most likely to be hit to prepare almost prescient inventory levels. Retailers use a control tower with technology for visibility into inventory on the move and across their store locations. They are in constant communication with state and federal agencies to support communities, customers and subsequent inventory goals by any means possible. They also look at inventory levels and gaps in processes.

Taking Risks that Pay Off

JDA software

I trained everyone on all the software, including some elements related to inventory and how it was planned for each store. Last year, we went to six foreign countries: Aruba, Curacao, Puerto Rico, St.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Puerto Rico. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

What About Them Apples?

Supply Chain Shaman

A shortage of pharmaceuticals in Puerto Rico. If we look back at history, 70% of companies implemented Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), however two-decades later only 1% of companies use VMI processes to drive a better demand signal.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

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In Puerto Rico, more than a million people were left without power and 50,000 without water. Price spikes haven’t been seen yet because companies are still burning through existing inventory.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Puerto Rico.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Puerto Rico.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Puerto Rico. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Puerto Rico. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Puerto Rico. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

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Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

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The storm is expected to reach Puerto Rico on Friday morning with winds up to 73 mph. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday.

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

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The storm is expected to reach Puerto Rico on Friday morning with winds up to 73 mph. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time.

RELEX Solutions to Provide AutoZone with Forecasting and Replenishment

RELEX Solutions

The partnership will help AutoZone enhance its inventory position and forecast accuracy, while implementing best practices. RELEX is uniquely qualified to meet those challenges facing large organizations with voluminous product offerings and ever-growing inventory demands. Read PDF.