COVID-19: 7 Steps to plan for re-entering the workplace

COVID-19: 7 Steps to plan for re-entering the workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges and created questions about what life in the office will look like going forward.

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food supply chain disruption covid

Food supply chain disruptions: What can we learn?

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the vulnerability of our food supply chain to disruptions. Though executives are assuring the public that there is no shortage of food and beverage supplies or other everyday household items, supply chains are still facing challenges.

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5 ways to use data to prepare your facility for a pandemic

5 ways to use data to prepare your facility for a pandemic

With the rapid, global spread of COVID-19, advanced data analytics and tools are now more important for the healthcare industry and academic institutions than ever before.

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Lab site selection

5 considerations for laboratory site selection

When planning for a new laboratory or expanding your current operation, sometimes location can limit availability, or size can impact the structural capability of a space. Every site will have pros and cons. That’s why it’s important to consider these five things during site selection.

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Managing supply chain disruptions in the pharmaceutical industry

Managing supply chain disruptions in the pharmaceutical industry

The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching implications, including supply chain disruptions for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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A capital planning process for the facility manager – ‘Tis the season

A capital planning process for the facility manager – ‘Tis the season

As we come upon the holiday season, there are many activities that wind down and need to be completed by year-end: employee reviews, goal planning for the facility organization and holiday shutdown schedules. These are all important year-end activities, but another one is the repeat of the capital planning process/capital project management yearly cycle.

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Capital Planning: A beginner’s guide to understanding the basics

Capital Planning: A beginner’s guide to understanding the basics

Just like yearly budgets, goal planning and employee reviews, planning and management of the capital plan should occur in a regular, annual cycle. But first, let’s talk about capital plan management basics. There are various tools, processes and team players to understand before beginning the capital planning process.

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Build a Process Model

10 reasons why you should build a process model

A process model can be anything from a simple excel spreadsheet to a complex model that includes all aspects of a real-world manufacturing plant. However, the best model does not include everything. It only includes what is necessary to answer questions.

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Improving Operations Can Save Real Dough

Improving operations can save real dough

Like any resource-constrained industry facing uncertain demands and external competition, the food industry is under constant pressure to reduce operating expenses, shorten lead times, improve flexibility and increase throughput. Designing new facilities or expanding existing ones is an expensive undertaking and is often ranked low on a list of options for companies.

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Start with the Foundation: Successful Design Begins with Strategic Facilities Planning

Successful design begins with strategic facilities planning

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Neither was it built without a foundation. Successful building design begins on the ground floor, where operations, growth, capacity and more are considered and weighed to create the detailed facility solution that is appropriately aligned around your key business objectives.

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