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Three Phases of Opening Up America Again

By Sherry Mulkins | April 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Three Phases of Opening Up America Again

Three Phases of Opening Up America Again Phase One: Individuals Continue to shelter in place Maximize physical distance Avoid groups of more than 10 people Minimize non-essential travel Employers Encourage telework Return to work in phases Close common areas and enforce social distancing Minimize non-essential travel Specific Types of Employers Schools should remain closed Visits…

Toyota Making Face Shields For Doctors & Nurses

By Sherry Mulkins | April 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Toyota Making Face Shields For Doctors & Nurses

Toyota Making Face Shields For Doctors & Nurses Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky is producing seven thousand face shields a day in order to provide national help to fight COVID-19. Toyota Motor North America has also announced it is working with other companies that make ventilators and respirators.   Read the Press Release

Space Tango Receives 3 NASA Projects

By Sherry Mulkins | April 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Space Tango Receives 3 NASA Projects

Space Tango Receives 3 NASA Projects The awarded projects include research on protein-based retinal implant manufacturing, stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine.   Read the Press Release

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:…

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