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How to Turn Crisis into Opportunity with Your GPO

September 15, 2020 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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 Total Read Time: 5 minutes

Embracing the new business environment implications will help companies rise to the occasion and be a leader in longevity. By empowering companies to adopt change, leaders can increase agility and resilience, making any crisis disruption an opportunity for innovation - rather than an impediment to overcome. Whereas businesses hesitant to adopt new strategies, or avoiding change, are risking being left behind with diminishing returns. Enterprises looking for ways to simplify adoption, streamline processes, future-proof, and contain resource expenditures can look to their group purchasing organization (GPO) to help turn crisis into profit by implementing impactful change.  

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Roof Safety in Inclement Weather

September 4, 2020 / by CentiMark posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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Hurricane Laura has made her debut but the peak of hurricane season is yet to come. Roof safety is crucial to members of OMNIA Partners so it's important to make sure your roof is always as safe as possible, especially during the summer storm season. We’re breaking down roofing safety measures to take before, during and after inclement weather.

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Hurricane Season: Weather it Like a Procurement Pro with a GPO

August 4, 2020 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting 2020’s hurricane season (June to November) to be 60% more active than usual. 

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3 Questions to Help Your Supply Chain in a Disaster

July 16, 2020 / by Fastenal posted in Supply Chain Management, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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If a hurricane is just off the coast, it’s a bit late to wonder how your supply chain will weather the storm. If landfall can happen in your area, proactively put a plan in place to ensure supplies are there when you need them most. Wildfires, tropical storms, flooding: Regardless of the type of disaster, knowing your supply chain can adjust to situations is more than just peace of mind. With the right supplies where you need them, you can better serve those who rely on you.

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How to Purchase for Workplace Distancing

June 25, 2020 / by Grainger posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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With the “new norm” emerging, it’s necessary for companies to reevaluate how they’re going to maintain social distancing to protect employees from transmission of infectious diseases. Whether you’re preparing for returning staff or shutting down to take measures on existing procedures, workplace safety is the topic of a lot of discussions, but what are next steps for procurement to take in order to make their impact on business safety? What areas do considerations need to be made for? 

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The GPO Role in Supply Chain Planning During a Crisis

June 10, 2020 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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Total Read Time: 4 minutes

The pandemic has forced business operations to adopt more ad-hoc and reactionary strategies toward supply chain planning, production, spend management and risk mitigation. This reactionary approach is not the most efficient strategy as it doesn’t align functional data to supply chain or spend management goals.

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Emergency Situations and Your Mobile Employees

September 30, 2019 / by Weichert Workforce Mobility posted in Workforce Mobility, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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What’s your first move if an emergency situation – whether a tropical storm or a political uprising – breaks out around the corner from your home?

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How prepared is your facility for hurricane season?

July 18, 2019 / by Grainger posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness, Industrial Supplies & MRO

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Hurricane season is in full effect now until the end of November. Hurricanes are a serious threat to people and property as we have seen the recent damage Hurricane Michael has caused in the United States. It is vital to prepare for the weather, but more importantly is your facility ready to respond and recover? Here are some tips from OMNIA Partners' supplier, Grainger to make sure you are ready when disaster strikes.

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Is your Facility Prepared For 2018 Hurricane Season?

June 19, 2018 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Roofing, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

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Now that we are in the thick of hurricane season—June 1st running through November 30th—we are starting to see the damaging effects of severe storms and tropical weather at facilities across the country. How prepared is your facility? Did you consider your facility roof when scheduling preventative maintenance for 2018?
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