Material Handling & Logistics reports on the results of Gartner's ranking of the Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains, and how these companies and health systems are leveraging supply chain capabilities to drive better patient outcomes.
"U.S. results were negatively impacted by the challenges of the compressed peak season coupled with an unprecedented level of online shopping that included a surge of last-minute orders," the company said.
Tightly integrated collaborative planning and execution gets us closer to true resiliency—the opportunity to make strategic decisions and ensure they’re being executed upon at the times that matter most, such as Christmas.
More than 5 million cargo container shipments move through and across the U.S. every year and are potential targets for terrorists and smugglers. The only way to reduce these risks is to manage supply chains and their components proactively...
While many companies are talking about risk management, few have completely grasped what it takes to ensure a resilient, agile and sustainable supply chain. And even fewer are making the changes necessary to mitigate risks.