Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

A shipment of medical equipment that arrived on January 12, 2015, in Monrovia, Liberia, from Miami, US, will enable 25 government hospitals to receive infection control training, helping the facilities which were partially or fully closed owing to the Ebola crisis to recommence regular operations. The delivery was organized by the Academic Consortium to Combat Ebola in Liberia (ACCEL), a network of academic centers with technical expertise in emergency medicine and logistics systems.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. A KPI is a metric… but not just any metric. A KPI is a metric focused on a KEY element of business, departmental, or team performance. KPIs should comprise a handful of metrics that CAN be realistically monitored and reacted to on a continuous basis.

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