Supply chain disruptions continue to plague our industry. This letter focuses on the critical worldwide shortage of plasticware, it’s causes, the current status and the forecast for when this will be resolved.Read More
The supply chain for many items used in labs has been disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We will take a look at what items have been impacted, how manufacturers large and small have handled it and explore the reasons for the disruptions and what can be done about it.Read More
LPS’s purpose is to save its clients money throughout the P2P process. From the initial list of items, LPS asks its clients to specify whether or not alternative but equivalent products would be considered for their orders? The default answer we use is “yes.” However, when the initial orders are placed and the end user gets to see the alternative product that was selected, there could be push-back. People resist change. Is there a better way to manage the change?
Ordering the routine supplies you need to operate your lab is a routine task on most days. But when things go wrong and you can no longer perform testing, the costs can skyrocket. In a manufacturing environment, if the product cannot be validated to ship, the costs to the business can be in the millions of dollars per day!Read More