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Why you should appeal for greater transparency in manufacturing supply chains

Manufacturing, Straight-Up: Jon Backes, SVP North America, publishes the first of a two-part series in Lift & Hoist International on the importance of transparency.

I recently found myself in need of a mini fridge. As most people in an e-commerce dominated world do, I began my search on Amazon. When searching for a “mini fridge,” a person is inundated with endless options – not only in aesthetic and functional choices, but also supply chain related. Fulfilled by Amazon. Shipped by FlybyNightAmazonSeller. Made by NoNameFridgeMaker. Get it as soon as Sunday! 5 left in stock!

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Key questions to ask your rigging provider before your next lift

It is critical to know who is behind your rigging hardware and where the raw materials originate. You should only choose to do business with a manufacturer who controls the supply chain and discloses the country of origin of raw materials and all handoffs in the manufacturing process.

Download the free Rigging Industry Insight Series white paper and watch the videos below to learn six key questions to ask your rigging provider before your next lift:

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