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Erratic Demand Means Difficult Choices for Supply

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  September 2020 Download PDF Version Here. Months into the Covid-19 pandemic as restaurants struggled with on again, off again rulings to move from take out to indoor dining, and as food services companies began to reorganize supp...

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Special K®

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  August 2020 Download PDF Version Here. For as long as I can remember my breakfast has been a cup of black coffee, a glass of orange juice, a bowl of Special K®, and a slice of toast.  “How boring”, you might...

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Customer Pricing and Delivery Upon Restarting a Business

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  July 2020 Download PDF Version Here. On a rainy Friday night, we decided to order pizza.  Our choices were curbside pickup or a “Contact Free” Grubhub delivery. Although more expensive, we decided on Grubhub̵...

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Restarting Your Supply Chain Takes a Different Skill Set

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  June 2020 Download PDF Version Here. The Farmer’s Market restarted…with significant changes.  The restart had a regulatory constraint as it had to be approved by the Governor’s Office.  The restart had...

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Time to Get Operational

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  April 2020 Download PDF Version Here. Listening to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo give his daily coronavirus briefing makes one appreciate that this governor really understands supply chain operations! Over several briefings he has cl...

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