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Prepare Your Supply Chain for Coronavirus

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Prepare Your Supply Chain for Coronavirus

Prepare Your Supply Chain for Coronavirus What you can do now: Start with your people Maintain a healthy skepticism Run outage scenarios to assess the possibility of unforeseen impacts Create a comprehensive, emergency operations center Designing for response: Know all your suppliers Understand your critical vulnerabilities and take action to spread the risk Create business…

Distilleries Making Hand Sanitizer Instead of Spirits

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Distilleries Making Hand Sanitizer Instead of Spirits

Distilleries Making Hand Sanitizer Instead of Spirits Kentucky Distilleries making hand sanitizer to combat COVID-19 include: Buffalo Trace Distillery Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. Old Forester Rabbit Hole Distillery Wodford Reserve To see distilleries nation wide read article below. Read the Press Release

GE Appliances Gives 100K Masks to Health Care Facilities in Kentucky

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on GE Appliances Gives 100K Masks to Health Care Facilities in Kentucky

GE Appliances Gives 100K Masks to Health Care Facilities in Kentucky GE will donate 90K masks to healthcare facilities in Kentucky and an additional 10K masks to healthcare facilities in communities where GE Appliances has manufacturing sites. They will also donate 100K pairs of industrial gloves to Kentucky which will be distributed throughout the state…

Coronavirus: Louisville Organizations Partner to Manufacture 50K+ Masks

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus: Louisville Organizations Partner to Manufacture 50K+ Masks

Coronavirus: Louisville Organizations Partner to Manufacture 50K+ Masks The new non-profit, 502cares, is coordinating the effort to produce more than 50,000 medical grade masks. They are working with Helping Healthcare Heroes (H3), CrossRaods Missions and CRG Automation. These life-saving masks will go to those most in need with emphasis on first responders and hospital staff,…

Sazerac Distilleries Begin Producing Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Sazerac Distilleries Begin Producing Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Sazerac Distilleries Begin Producing Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19 The hand sanitizer which has been hard to come by during the growing pandemic, will be given to healthcare, government, military, pharmacy, retail, airline and banking organizations. Among the distilleries making the switch from making spirits to hand sanitizer are: Buffalo Trace, Northwest Ordinance Distilling, and…

Coronavirus is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

Coronavirus is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management Many companies and leaders talk about the need to do supply network mapping as a risk-mitigation strategy, but they have not done so because of the perceived large amount of labor and time required.The most common approach is to use the bill of materials and focus…

Business Strategies for Beyond the Looking Glass

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Business Strategies for Beyond the Looking Glass

Business Strategies for Beyond the Looking Glass Companies are looking in the following areas for cash opportunities: Inventory Surplus Duty Refund through 201 & 232 Exclusions Duty Drawback Freight Pay & Broker Audits Review Contract Terms Payment Deferment Consumer Delivery In addition to these, businesses who import or export may consider these measures as well:…

How to Make Supply Chains More Resilient

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Make Supply Chains More Resilient

How to Make Supply Chains More Resilient Move away from paper to digitization Ensure data privacy for suppliers Give suppliers an incentive to share their data Start early – don’t assume the current disruptions will never happen again   Read the Press Release

Owensboro Company Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Owensboro Company Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

Owensboro Company Developing Coronavirus Vaccine Kentucky BioProcessing has joined the coronavirus vaccine race and is using tobacco to do it. The vaccine is currently in pre-clinical testing, but Kentucky BioProcessing did clone a portion of COVID-19’s genetic sequence which led to the development of a potential antigen. Kentucky BioProcessing intended to carry out the vaccine…

Corbin Company, SEKRI, Switches Production to Coronavirus Masks

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Corbin Company, SEKRI, Switches Production to Coronavirus Masks

Corbin Company, SEKRI, Switches Production to Coronavirus Masks Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries (SEKRI) in Corbin produce products for the military, including: caps, fire-retardant shirts and first-aid kits. The company shifted production to cloth masks to help deal with a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for police, firefighters, ambulance crews and medical staffers. The company…

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