Getting Down to Business: Parity Creates Productivity

Businesses are accelerating their activity in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) at a time when gender diversity was hard hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. The global supply chain is feeling the effect. “For the female workforce in global supply chains, the pandemic has caused multi-faceted issues that undermine women’s economic participation and wellbeing and expose…

Manufacturers’ Capex & Revenue to Expand in 2022

Although U.S. manufacturers are expecting a rise in revenue and capital expenditures in 2022, supply chain constraints will get worse, according to supply managers surveyed by the Institute for Supply Management. Employment is expected to improve but at a higher cost – 73 percent of respondents expect labor and benefit costs to grow by an…

Ditch the Spreadsheets: 8 Benefits of Automating Field Service Scheduling

Editor’s note: This is the second article of a two-part series. Automating tasks within a supply network increases efficiency, reduces errors and shares actionable data among partners. Services reap many of the same benefits. Significant time savings and increased productivity Switching to an automated field service scheduling system saves time in many diverse ways. Firstly,…