FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic

FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the United States and the world deal with the ongoing pandemic, the FBI’s national security and criminal investigative work continues. There are threats you should be aware of so you can take steps to protect yourself. Children who are home from school and spending more time online may be at increased risk for exploitation….

Supercharged Supply Chain; PPE, Protecting Your Business

Supercharged Supply Chain; PPE, Protecting Your Business

We are in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  And while much of the attention has been focused on rates of infection, outcomes, treatments, vaccines, masks, and social distancing, there has been little attention paid to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes items such as; masks (of varying types), gloves, sanitizers, and other materials that…

Supercharged Supply Chain; Introduction

Supercharged Supply Chain; Introduction

This podcast serves as a brief introduction of Supercharged Supply Chain, its mission, and its co-hosts, Ron Liebman and Joseph Paris.  We share with our guests what the mission of Supercharged Supply Chain is and what we hope to deliver in our episodes. As any supply chain and logistics professional may know, and those who…

Global Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World

Global Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World

When the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, the world is going to look markedly different. The supply shock that started in China in February and the demand shock that followed as the global economy shut down exposed vulnerabilities in the production strategies and supply chains of firms just about everywhere. Temporary trade restrictions and shortages of pharmaceuticals,…

Manage Your Suppliers’ Internal Defects

Manage Your Suppliers’ Internal Defects

As a manufacturer, we want our defects rate to be as close as possible to the “Six Sigma level, 3.4 defects per million opportunities” (DPMO) on products we fabricate.  A possibly overlooked key is how we manage our suppliers’ defects; what they do with the recovered contents off the parts we reject and return to…