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How Amazon’s Drone Delivery Could Disrupt the Traditional Supply Chain

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These days, new advances in technology are constantly changing the way society functions. This may soon include the manner and speed at which packages are delivered. In December, Amazon delivered its first Prime order by drone in England. A device once viewed as a toy, drone delivery could majorly upset the supply chain in its… Read more »

Understanding OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign: Step 2 — Train

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rolled out a Fall Prevention Campaign, and we want to make sure every employer and worker is aware of it. In January, we covered the planning stage and in February, we highlighted the importance of providing proper equipment. Training is the final portion of this three-step initiative…. Read more »

Shift in the Market Drives a Decrease in Shipping Costs

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The past two years have been very challenging for many shipowners and operators. Many factors — low freight rates, decreasing asset values, a decline in profitability, and barren cash balances have caused shipowners to look for ways to cut costs as much as possible. Finding ways to slash ship operating expenses has become crucial to… Read more »

Understanding OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign: Step 2 — Provide

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In January, we covered the basics of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Fall Prevention Campaign. To recap, falls are the number one cause of death in construction. In 2013, 35% of all fatalities in the industry were falls to a lower level. In an effort to curb — and hopefully completely eliminate —… Read more »

Three Steps to Making Your Good Employees Great in 2017

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Happy New Year! Now that 2017 is officially underway, it’s time to start making big plans for your company. You have a lot to accomplish this year, so you need 100% effort from every single person on your team. Right now, you have some really good, solid employees on staff, but that isn’t enough to… Read more »

The Importance of Supply Chain for the Sharing Economy

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Composed of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb, the sharing economy has majorly changed the business realm. For example, when someone needs a ride, they can simply order an Uber, instead of calling a taxi — a move that can save a great deal of time and money. Despite the unconventional aspects of the sharing… Read more »

Understanding OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign: Step 1 – Plan

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When your employees report to work, they’re not spending the day sitting behind a desk in a cushy office chair — they’re doing potentially hazardous work on a jobsite. As a caring employer, you want everyone to go home safe and sound at the end of the day, so you must have proper safety precautions… Read more »

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