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The Supplier Compliance Audit: What it is (and Why You Need One)

Supply chain issues aren’t going anywhere. According to research firm McKinsey, 2022 comes with three key concerns: Labor shortages, equipment availability, and the “ripple effect” of continuing global bottlenecks. For organizations, this landscape creates a dual challenge — not only do they need to ensure the reliability and stability of supply chains but must also […]

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Supply Chain Vulnerability Assessment

What is a Supply Chain Vulnerability Assessment and How to Perform One

Global supply chain management has grown exceedingly difficult within the last decade and has been amplified by the effects of the Pandemic. The Institute for Supply Management reports that the manufacturing industry’s Backlog of Orders Index hit a record high of 71% in May 2021. This is largely due to increased lead times and product […]

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Understanding Social Compliance And Self-Audits

Businesses that have a sense of purpose – that is, they are motivated to provide value for all stakeholders and to improve the local and global society – tend to be more successful, generating more revenue. According to a survey, 58% of businesses that prioritize operating with purpose witnessed a 10% revenue increase in a three-year period. […]

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Supply chain visibility

Seeing is Succeeding: Why Supply Chain Visibility Matters

Supply chain operations remain top of mind for companies across the globe. Airfreight warehouses and shipping ports are backlogged, and the cost of transporting goods has risen exponentially as pandemic pressures disrupted familiar supply chain routes even as customers made the move to online ordering that came with promises of free, fast delivery. Put simply, […]

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supply chain disruption

Supply Chain Disruptions: What They Are — And How to Avoid Them

Global Supply chain disruptions and supply shortages are expected to persist through the remainder of 2022, with forecasts saying they may persist into the following year — even as global economies see substantial recovery and consumer demands for the speedy delivery of goods and services continue to rise. But what exactly are supply chain disruptions? What impacts […]

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Supplier Selection

Supplier Selection: Finding the Right Fit

The right supplier network is essential for companies to effectively navigate the late stage of pandemic pressures and ensure supply chains are prepared for the next potential disruption. But creating a robust supplier framework is often easier said than done. While recent research found that companies now prioritize increased efficiency and visibility across their supply chains, […]

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Supply Chain Audit

Supply Chain Audit: A Key Tool to Improve Performance

“Unexpected” is an accurate reflection of the last two years for supply chain operations. Companies with seemingly robust and reliable supply chains found themselves struggling to bolster supply when the pandemic first hit in 2020 — and as noted by Forbes, supply chains in 2022 will continue to struggle with reduced product availability, increased material and […]

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Supply Chain Managements Tools

Reduced Risk, Increased Resiliency: The Advantage of Supply Chain Management Tools

While supply chains are beginning to stabilize in a post-Covid world, challenges remain. As noted by KPMG, issues related to logistics disruption, production delays, commodity pricing, and labor shortages will remain through 2022. The result? To maximize the efficacy of suppliers and supply chains, companies must focus on data-driven diversification: Finding ways to ensure they’re […]

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Certainty in Travel, Recreation & Leisure

What Type of Implementation Support Does Your Solution Offer?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise software […]

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Supplier compliance dashboard

The Importance of Centralized Software Administration

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your […]

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Multilingual Enterprise Software

Does My Organization Need Multilingual Enterprise Software?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise software […]

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Certainty Software BI Dashboard

Don’t Forget About Your Reporting Requirements

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise software […]

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Behavior based safety observation

Why You Should Implement Multi-Purpose Enterprise Software

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts puts together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next multi-purpose enterprise […]

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Can Your Enterprise Software Be Customized?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of customized enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts puts together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next customized […]

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Enterprise inspection software

What Are Your Data Integration Requirements?

We’ve been involved in the design, development and implementation of enterprise- level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data integration requirements, implementation resources, pricing / cost models and more, to ensure your next enterprise […]

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