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November 1, 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to another OM in the News roundup! Here’s what we’ve been blogging about lately. All posts include videos and discussion prompts for supply chain and OM classes.

Why Murata’s Plant Closure Did Not Disrupt Supply Chains
Supply chain disruptions of even a few days can lead to shortages if companies run too lean. Read more…

UPS Adds Drone Deliveries of COVID-19 Vaccines
UPS launched its Flight Forward subsidiary in 2019 focusing on healthcare deliveries by drones. Read more…

Chartering Ships to Manage Supply Chains
Retailers including Walmart, Target, and the Home Depot are taking supply chain matters into their own hands. Read more…


Search our archive of hundreds of articles and videos at OM in the News! Individual posts are on the All Articles page, indexed by textbook chapters and keywords.

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Published On: November 1, 2021-By -Categories: OM Newsletter-
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