05 Mar 2021 -

Pandemic playbook says embrace permanent remote working

EPSNews is running a two-part story, The Pandemic Playbook: What Covid-19 Taught U, which focuses on how we should be adapting to new business practices. 

The underlying message is that business must adapt or die, with ample evidence that the pandemic has cost many organizations dearly.

“The Covid-19 pandemic has been a rough reality check for our entire economic system,” said Marco Annunziata, former chief economist of General Electric. “New technologies have helped us react fast: manufacturing platforms have mitigated the disruption of global supply chains; and 3D printing has allowed us to switch production lines and ramp up personal protective equipment (PPE) production. But it wasn’t enough to prevent economies across the world from plunging into a deep contraction.”

In part one the article focusses on two key areas: ‘business from a distance’ and a permanent need for remote operations; and greater efficiency and flexibility to ensure products keep heading out the door.

Read more here

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Either through the hundreds of manufacturers we purchase directly from, or the international network of component supply-partners offering full product traceability, Astute Safe-Supply, run by sourcing experts and offers a deeper insight into the global components markets.

With real-time access to the latest listings and prices cultivated through several decades of close supplier partnerships, we are able to spot price disparities and leverage product price variances to deliver cost-effective solutions to customers, whilst ensuring a quality, risk-free supply.

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