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By Kerry Needs
June 23rd, 2020

These 6 subsectors in retail are getting safely back to business, here’s how

Regardless of sector, retailers who will succeed post-COVID-19 are those who can quickly establish and maintain trust with their customer base. Retailers must adapt, or risk industry-wide shutdowns. As retail businesses re-open around the world, companies must remain flexible, making the shift away from traditional retail methods and moving towards a world of increased demand …

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By Kerry Needs
June 23rd, 2020

Key retail reopening trends in a post-COVID-19 world

Since COVID-19 struck the global retail sector in March 2020, the industry has been left reeling in the wake of a significant shift. Safety is now the #1 priority for every company in the world, and the seismic shift has forced businesses to quickly re-evaluate their priorities. Regardless of what sector they are in, retailers …

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By Rob Charters
June 17th, 2020

How these 5 logistics subsectors are getting back to business safely during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by every single person and business in the world. At SafetyCulture, we’ve seen businesses adapt to these challenges by embracing new processes and adapting to a new way of working. Never before have logistics and supply chain businesses been so impacted before, yet risen to the challenge that …

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By Rob Charters
June 17th, 2020

Reopening safely: trends in the logistics and supply chain industries

As COVID-19 swept across the world, businesses have watched on, powerless as external forces disrupted their supply chains. The crisis has impacted logistics operations from every angle with supply, demand, and labor all hit simultaneously. Businesses have struggled with over 75% experiencing transportation issues within their supply chains. Export powerhouses that traditionally required huge daily …

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By Rob Charters
June 16th, 2020

From automakers to fashion makers — how these 7 manufacturing subsectors can reopen successfully

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the manufacturing industry. And, as factories and supply chains start to open up again, manufacturing businesses will need to adapt to the new standards in hygiene, social distancing, and safety.  While other industries were able to modify their processes and implement remote working, this simply wasn’t realistic for …

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By Rob Charters
June 16th, 2020

How manufacturers can reopen safely during COVID-19

The unexpected and sobering impact of COVID-19 is still reverberating across the manufacturing industry globally. For most manufacturing organizations, this is the most challenging period that they’ve experienced throughout their lifetime. The crisis affected manufacturers in three critical areas with labor, supply, and demand all hit simultaneously. Production capacity was instantly slashed as labor disappeared …

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By Rob Charters
May 12th, 2020

Reopening is happening — is your organization prepared?

Is your business prepared to lead the transition towards the new normal in the workplace?  The next challenge for businesses starts now, as governments around the world announce their reopening plans. Easing of the current restrictions will begin in progressive stages, and preparation is essential for reopening success. As we emerge from restrictions, the only …

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By Alistair Venn
April 27th, 2020

Finding a safer, silver lining this International Workers’ Memorial Day

As COVID-19 changes our definition of dangerous work, we can create safer workplaces by empowering frontline heroes. For millions of us around the world, health and safety have never been more of a focus than they are on this International Workers’ Memorial Day. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, our definition of a high risk job …

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By Kerry Needs
April 21st, 2020

To the frontline heroes: here’s our gift to you

iAuditor is free for frontline heroes To those Frontline Heroes – thank you for everything you’re doing for those in need. We’re making iAuditor Premium available to workers across a range of impacted industries for free. We’re deeply invested in keeping people healthy and safe around the world by making our products accessible to those …

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By SafetyCulture Team
April 7th, 2020

SafetyCulture defies economic slowdown with $60M funding round

SafetyCulture has secured $AU60.5 million ($US35.5 million) in new funding to reward early employees, hire more people and accelerate product development. The capital raising values SafetyCulture at $AU1.3 billion, making it the newest member of the Australian unicorn club. All staff who have been with the company longer than three years – around 10 per …

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