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Crucial Preparations for Optimizing Current- and Future-State Peak Season Performance

Now is the critical time to perform supply chain execution evaluations for peak season planning. Listed below are some recommendations to consider regarding a few key factors influencing 2019 end-of-year performance. Taking action now will allow your company to introduce lessons-learned improvements that are beneficial to 2020 operational performance.

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Finding Savings While Improving Service in Healthcare

Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants conducted a Routing Optimization Analysis for MetroHealth in Cleveland, OH to optimize the efficiency of its Integrated Delivery Network (IDN).

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Sedlak Brightens the Holidays for the Children at Beech Brook

The associates at Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants made the holidays a little brighter for the underprivileged children at Beech Brook, a local behavioral health agency, by donating a variety of toys and gifts.

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Patrick Sedlak Receives Recognition Award from MHI

Patrick Sedlak recently received an award in recognition of his volunteer role on MHI’s Roundtable Advisory Committee. MHI is the largest material handling, logistics, and supply chain association in the U.S., and it is known for hosting the trade shows Promat and Modex.

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“AUTOmation” Has Positive Impact on New Trade Agreement between U.S. and Mexico

After President Trump’s recent announcement of a preliminary trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, North American manufacturing companies and third-party logistics companies (3PLs) are aggressively looking for long-term ways to reduce costs.

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Sedlak Featured in Retail Merchandiser Magazine’s Supplier Spotlight

Take a look at this interview with Sedlak in Retail Merchandiser Magazine’s “Supplier Spotlight.”

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Healthcare Supply Chain Security: What Hurricane Maria Taught Us

As Hurricane Maria taught us in Puerto Rico, it’s not enough for healthcare organizations to know who provides their devices, medicines and supplies. Healthcare supply chain security requires knowing where in the world those supplies originate.

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Learning New Things in Healthcare Supply Chain

A year and a half ago I came to Sedlak as a 40+ year veteran of the healthcare supply chain. I thought my charge was to teach these Industrial Engineers about healthcare. Instead, I have learned that healthcare is missing opportunities for distribution and logistics cost savings and optimization.

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Why It May Be Time to Consider a New WMS

A Warehouse Management System (WMS) is considered an essential component of the modern supply chain. Learn: 1) Why you should consider a WMS; and 2) What you should know if you are considering one.

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Automation to AI – Moving at the Speed of Supply Chain Technology

Technological advances supporting the supply chain are accelerating the pace of change. Don’t assume your business is too small or too set in its ways to benefit. Advice for supply chain executives in any business.

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