Supply Chain & Logistics News

Isotrak and Airclic demonstrate improved fleet management and mobile supply chain at the 2014 CV Show, posted on MHW Magazine

Isotrak and Airclic have teamed up to improve the visibility, accuracy and control of transportation and order fulfillment processes, boosting operational efficiencies and giving fleet operators a competitive edge. [Read More…]  

Yamaha Distributor Revs Up Growth with Cloud Demand Forecasting and Planning, posted on BWW Geeks World

Leading Cloud demand forecasting, planning and replenishment provider Blue Ridge today announced Yamaimport Ltd. has selected the company’s Cloud supply chain planning technology. The distributor was motivated to drive bottom-line gains and improve product availability by elevating supply chain visibility and control. [Read More…]  

Obamacare Transforms the Hospital Supply Chain by Steve Banker, posted on Forbes

I spoke to Michael DeLuca, the Senior Director of Supply Chain Solutions & Consulting Services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).  Michael and I were attendees at the Oracle Value Chain Summit 2014 in San Jose and initially were discussing how their implementation of the Oracle distributed Warehouse Management product went (the short answer is that it went very well).  However the discussion soon became much more interesting as the conversation turned to how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) –more commonly known as Obamacare – was transforming big hospital’s supply chains and shining a light on a discipline / organization previously dismissed in Healthcare. [Read More…]  

3E Company Honored with Eighth Consecutive EBJ Business Achievement Award, posted on NASDAQ

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that it has received a Business Achievement Award from the Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ) in the information technology category. [Read More…]  

Drug Shortages Exacerbated by Supply Chain Woes by Christopher Cheney, posted on HealthLeaders Media

Assigning responsibility for the costs linked to maintaining adequate supplies of medications is at the heart of the medication shortage issue, says one pharmaceutical economist.  [Read More…]  

Twelve Healthcare Organizations Win Top Supply Chain Award from ECRI Institute, posted on IT Business Net

ECRI Institute (, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award.  [Read More…]  

Short supply chain steers McDonald’s clear of horsegate by Ed Bedington, posted on MeatInfo

A short, simple supply chain with long-term connections helped McDonald’s stay clear of the horsemeat scandal, delegates to the Outlook Conference were told last week. [Read More…]  

4SIGHT Supply Chain Group Strenghtens Leadership & Client Delivery Teams, posted on Virtual Strategy Magazine

McLeod Health, based in Florence, S.C., has signed a strategic supply chain agreement with ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation), a provider-owned health care supply chain management organization. The agreement starts with McLeod accessing ROi’s strategic sourcing and utilization services. [Read More…]    

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