Handmade Crafters Make Face Masks for Medical Professionals

The COVID-19 epidemic is disrupting the nation’s medical facilities and individuals who work there. Consequently, they are facing shortages in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In recent weeks these protective gears have become scarce and in short supply. As a result, health care workers are being forced to ration their N95 masks. These are the masks …

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5 Ways How Advanced Technology Is Disrupting Transport And Logistics Business Models

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is written by Michael Gorman, who discusses 5 different ways that advanced technology is changing the way traditional transportation and logistics business models function. The transport and logistics industry has a lot of suppliers who have had to change the model of their business in the last few years. Many of them have had to adapt and…read …

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25 Tips on How to Stay in Touch with Customers Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Businesses around the country are struggling to respond to the effects of COVID-19 . Whether your operation has closed or you’re just struggling to stay relevant in the time of social distancing, communicating with customers is key. But do you know how to stay in touch with customers? How to Stay in Touch With Customers …

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Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020

It is 2020; we now have reasonably accurate short-term weather forecasts. NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the US, reports that the five-day weather forecasts are approximately 90 percent accurate, 80 percent for the next seven-days, establishing an acceptable level of accuracy for this crucial external input for supply chain planning, especially short-term …

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How Franchise Managers Can Best Differentiate While Conforming to Franchise Standards

It does’t matter if you run a fast food restaurant or a hardware store. A franchise owner gets the opportunity to experience entrepreneurship. But this happens without the higher risk levels generally experienced in traditional startups. However, running a franchise gives several advantages. For example, you get less room for innovation than in a startup. …

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The Best Alternative to WordPress’ Traditional CMS in 2020

  Headless CMS (content management system ) in recent times has come to trump the traditional CMS when juxtaposed as content management systems. The headless CMS has become the best content management system built from scratch as a repository for content. Traditional CMS is now too archaic to catch up with the advanced mobile sites, …

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3D Printers Used for Making Medical Masks, Other PPE

The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) the coronavirus has created is now responsible for the global hackathon. 3D printers are churning out everything from medical masks to face shields, oxygen valves, parts to make ventilators from snorkeling masks and even hands-free door handle attachments. The shortage of some key equipment is dire in some …

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How to Conserve Business Cash Flow During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In these unprecedented times, many small businesses are operating with remote staff and many others are completely shut down. No one knows how long businesses will see little or no revenue coming in. The challenge for businesses to remain viable is to continue cash flow . There are many ways to conserve your business cash …

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Spot Freight Sway and How to Use It to Your Advantage

Spot market load volumes and rates continue to move in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. However, the changing rates are not solely the result of COVID-19. To keep total landed cost under control, shippers need to understand how spot rates will change in the coming weeks and how to avoid problems securing available capacity. …read …

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