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East West Manufacturing Blog

May 19, 2017

Why You Must Plan Early for Chinese New Year

If you're a regular blog reader you might have read the title and said, "It's TOO EARLY to start reading about planning for Chinese New Year!" And you're sort of right.

It's true you don't have to get your orders in for Chinese New Year (CNY). That would be overkill. But it's not too early to look at the calendar and strategize about how to...

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April 28, 2016

Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Times of Crisis

We published a piece recently discussing supply chain crises and how to anticipate and plan for them. (Missed this post? You can check it out here.) Today we're following up on this topic with specific questions to ask your organization to determine if you're actually equipped to handle a disaster, as well as the leadership skills needed to...

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April 19, 2016

How to Anticipate and Survive a Supply Chain Disaster

Heard of Murphy’s Law? Don’t worry, it’s not likely that everything will go wrong, but you should be prepared for unanticipated or unplanned crises. It may be every SCM's worst nightmare, but all is not lost if you actually have a plan in place! You'd probably be surprised by how few companies have contingency plans drawn up for dealing with...

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December 02, 2013

East West Supply Chain Management: Who's Handling Your Cargo?

Looking at the photo on the left may bring the question to mind, "Who is handling your cargo?" If you have East West handling the logistics for your shipments, breathe a sigh of relief because we have everything covered! East West Manufacturing is your end-to-end supply chain management solution.

Our logistics department handles...

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