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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…

Paycheck Protection Loan Application is Open on the SBA Portal

By Sherry Mulkins | April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Paycheck Protection Loan Application is Open on the SBA Portal

Paycheck Protection Loan Application is Open on the SBA Portal The SBA application portal opened on April 2 to accept and process applications for a significant but limited amount of money. The Paycheck Protection Loan is a provision of the federal government response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed down much U.S. commerce as…

Business Strategies for Beyond the Looking Glass

By Sherry Mulkins | April 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Business Strategies for Beyond the Looking Glass

The novel coronavirus has pushed the world through Alice in Wonderland’s looking glass. The blow to businesses is greater than imagined in most contingency and continuity planning.

Explore Kentucky with Short-form Episodic Series

By Sherry Mulkins | April 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Explore Kentucky with Short-form Episodic Series

Explore Kentucky with Short-form Episodic Series The release of the 11 video mini-series is the first phase of the department’s digital redesign, which soon will feature a new multimedia website. Available videos include: Kentucky in focus with Elia Locardi Sound travels Untold to the unforgettable Stoked with Adam Glick Rooted in flavor Made in Kentucky…

How Downtime Forced by Coronavirus could be an Entrepreneurial Opportunity

By Sherry Mulkins | April 2, 2020 | Comments Off on How Downtime Forced by Coronavirus could be an Entrepreneurial Opportunity

How Downtime Forced by Coronavirus could be an Entrepreneurial Opportunity Lack of time is one of the major reasons people give for not starting their own business(es). These tips can help: Be bold and flexible Be interested in everything and observe closely Pivot when necessary Learn how to sell anything   Read the Press Release

Big Logistics Companies Invoke ‘Act of God’ Clause in Contracts

By Sherry Mulkins | April 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Big Logistics Companies Invoke ‘Act of God’ Clause in Contracts

Big Logistics Companies Invoke ‘Act of God’ Clause in Contracts The freight transportation industry has invoked temporary force majeure over the years, often during regional incidents of natural disaster or “acts of God.” They are typically added to avoid liability for natural and unavoidable catastrophes. However, rarely have forwarders taken these measures for their services…

Tips for Companies Confronting Pandemic Impact on Global Trade

By Sherry Mulkins | April 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Tips for Companies Confronting Pandemic Impact on Global Trade

Tips for Companies Confronting Pandemic Impact on Global Trade Companies need to focus on adapting supply chain vulnerabilities, examining and leveraging tariff modifications, scrutinizing export controls and sanctions, and maintaining awareness of the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investments in the U.S.   Read the Press Release

Coronavirus in Kentucky: Businesses Step Up to Fight Pandemic

By Sherry Mulkins | April 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus in Kentucky: Businesses Step Up to Fight Pandemic

Coronavirus in Kentucky: Businesses Step Up to Fight Pandemic Utility companies have suspended the disconnection of services for non-paying customers. Retail companies have maintained their supply chains and restocked their shelves. Manufacturer’s are contributing their ventilators to assist health care providers. Health care facilities continue to serve on the front lines of this pandemic and…

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