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The Supply Chain at the End of the Earth (2 of 3)

This three-part series explains Sedlak’s work in support of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) to redesign and reconstruct McMurdo Station on Ross Island, Antarctica. Sedlak’s focus is on optimizing the warehousing facilities and processes. Part 1 described the adventure of our team’s site visit to the continent and an overview of McMurdo Station. Part 2 explores in more detail the supply chain challenges in an extremely challenging environment.

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The Supply Chain at the End of the Earth (1 of 3)

This three-part series explains Sedlak’s work in support of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) to redesign and reconstruct McMurdo Station on Ross Island, Antarctica. Sedlak’s focus is on optimizing the supply storage facilities and processes. Part 1 describes the adventure of our team’s site visit to the continent and an overview of the history and environment of McMurdo Station.

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Managing Change - IDN Summit 2016

A need for industry-wide change management competencies to counter the ever-shifting demands in healthcare was a key focal point at the Fall IDN Summit held September 19-21 in Phoenix.

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A Proactive Approach to Peak Season Breakdowns

Retailers and logistics providers are scrambling to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Don't wait until after the madness is over to address any peak season breakdowns.

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Managing Healthcare Logistics Spend - A Vital Corporate Function

For the healthcare industry, the delivery of products – from manufacturers to distributors to providers to patients – is often an isolated entity in the supply chain. Dennis Heppner presents reasons why a holistic and proactive approach to healthcare logistics management is critical to maintain performance and profitability.

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Home Healthcare Adds Complexity to Healthcare Supply Chains

Enabling the home health setting is one of the top five recommendations for 2015 from HIDA's “Thought Leaders: Healthcare Supply Chain 2015.” However, the lack of efficiency in delivery systems and processes is a hurdle to overcome.

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Security, Labor, Cost, Efficiency: Material Handling Automation in Healthcare

A Sedlak roundtable at LogiPharma addressed drivers behind distribution operations and automation in the pharmaceutical industry.

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How a Formal Network Design Capability Can Help Medical Products Manufacturers Thrive (4 of 4)

The conclusion of this four-part series offers advice on how companies can decide on the best approach to developing a network capability.

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How a Formal Network Design Capability Can Help Medical Products Manufacturers Thrive (3 of 4)

Part three of this four-part series explores options available to medical products manufacturers to achieve their own robust network design capability.

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Demystifying Freight Spend: How Shippers Can Get a Better Handle on Their Carriers (2 of 2)

Part two of this two-part series examines how shippers can navigate their carrier relationships and more effectively control freight spend, including rate hikes.

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