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The Advantages of a Short, Sustainable Supply Chain

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By Gray Rinehart

Long before I ever heard the terms “supply chain” or “sustainability” — when I was fresh out of college, and before I went on active duty in the Air Force — I worked for a factory that had and still has one of the shortest an… Read More

ISO 9001:2015 Revision – Things Could Get Risky

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What you need to know about the ISO 9001:2015 Revision

ISO 9001 has been the quality management standard, with almost 1 million businesses certified around the world, according to American Society for Quality. ISO has had many revisions including, 1994, 2000, and 2008 vers… Read More

How to Develop an Efficient Value Chain

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By Terry Weiner,  Senior Consultant with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC).

The following post is #2 of a series and discusses how to develop an efficient value chain or system. This series of posts will provide an overview of the Supply Chain Optimiz
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Supply Chain and Security – Your Voice is Needed

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Upcoming Supply Chain Security Workshops

In an effort to support resiliency and keep risk management efforts focused on supply chains, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in collaboration with the MEP Network, have developed a series of supply chain security work… Read More

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