Supply Chain Planning in the Coronavirus World

The project sponsor of one of our great Demand Solutions customers reached out to me this week requesting help in their real-world inventory challenge.  He stated that due to the coronavirus, their sales are off significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.  With sales down significantly and supplier shipments still arriving, it is not surprising that finished goods inventory levels are…

Rising to the Challenge: How MAXAIR Systems Helped Protect Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

What’s the first thing you picture when you think about the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s probably masks. The shortage of protective devices made everyone uneasy—especially healthcare workers on the front line of the fight to overcome the deadly virus. 

For Bio-Medical Devices, International, increasing production during COVID-19 wasn’t just a matter of adjusting to demand. It was an imperative…

How To Manage Your Supply Chain During COVID-19

COVID-19 came seemingly out of nowhere, and within a few months of us hearing about it in China, governments all over the world had locked down.

Borders were closed, workplaces were shuttered, and travel was restricted to only the most necessary.

As a result, supply chains all over the world took a hit. Shortages in raw materials and manufactured goods appeared. Nobody is unaffected.

However,…