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    Go Beyond Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainability

    Accelerate Life Cycle Assessment with Specification Management Software

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    What is the total environmental impact of just one product or its package? How about all of the products you produce within a given year? Answering these questions can seem unfeasible, given the multiple factors that influence a product’s environmental impact. Many of these factors may not have crossed your mind, while others you are…

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    Specification Data Management and the Beauty Industry: 4 Takeaways from Forrester Research

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    Consumers are demanding more from beauty products than ever before. Especially with younger generations, there’s an increased emphasis on the importance of transparency, social responsibility, and sustainability. Added to this are the ongoing and rapidly-increasing challenges of cosmetic industry changes and innovations seen by all suppliers and producers.  Beauty companies who understand the need to…

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    Supply Chains and Coronavirus with SDM

    The Coronavirus is Disrupting Supply Chains – Companies Can Use Specification Data Management to Mitigate the Impact

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    In my role as a marketing leader, I get to spend time out in the field talking with customers across industries and functions. I always ask the same question: what is keeping you up at night? Lately, there has been a resounding theme: the coronavirus is wreaking havoc on global supply chains and it’s keeping…

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    Forrester Releases ROI Report on the Economic Impact of Specright

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    Forrester, the technology market research company, recently completed a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study of Specright’s Specification Data Management™ (SDM) platform. The study provides an in-depth financial analysis of the cost savings and ROI by companies using Specright. With a rapidly changing supply chain landscape and an increased focus on consumer demand, SKU proliferation, sustainability,…

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    5 Ways Specification Management Software Improves Supplier Collaboration

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    When you hear the term “Specification Data Management™ (SDM™) software,” what immediately comes to mind? You might simply think of product specifications. And that makes sense, since product and packaging specifications are foundational to an overall specification management solution. However, a comprehensive SDM system manages much more than just product specs. With the right SDM software,…

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    Supply Chain Sustainability: What Every Business Should Know

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    Companies pushing toward sustainability often start by examining and improving their own internal processes. However, a recent report from CDP found that a company’s supply chain creates 5.5 times more greenhouse gas emissions than they do in-house. There are big opportunities for companies to become more sustainable by directing their focus to elements beyond their…

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    Uncover Sustainability Opportunities with Specification Data Management™

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    Many companies don’t have a solid understanding of the relationship between their supply chain and sustainability, or an easy way to identify opportunities to improve both. However, a DNV GL-Business Assurance survey revealed that 86 percent of companies feel mounting pressure from stakeholders and consumers to investigate how they can make every stage in their…

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    3 Ways Specification Data Management™ (SDM™) Promotes Sustainability

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    Every piece of the supply chain is affected by big data. One estimate by IBM suggests that we will have 300 times more information in 2020 than we did in 2005. As companies collect and store more data than ever before, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a way to tap into these data reserves…

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    Supply Chain Semantics: Supplier vs. Vendor

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    In the supply chain, is there a difference between the terms ‘vendor’ and ‘supplier’? Both are commonly used terms when discussing supply chain roles and duties, and it’s not uncommon to hear them used interchangeably. As to whether there is a difference worth noting (and how that difference is defined), it largely depends on whom…

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    CBD Supply Chain Challenges

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    It’s hard to deny a bigger trend in consumer products than Cannabidiol, known as CBD. A naturally occurring compound found in the flower of cannabis, CBD does not produce the typical “high” of cannabis and is marketed as a relief for inflammation, anxiety, and even depression.  While CBD is in a variety of products ranging…

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