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  • Mismanaged waste causes hundreds of thousands of the world’s poorest people to die each year, according to a recent article in The Guardian. Many of these deaths are easily preventable, particularly those that stem from the dangers of discarded plastic.
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  • African Swine Fever (ASF) has been responsible for the deaths of countless domestic pigs.

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  • I have actually used Thomas Net when i was at a small manufacturing company. There are thousands of entries and a place to start. ------------------------------ Stephanie Little CPIM, CSCP Bradenton FL ------------------------------

  • Hi Reinel,  As Jinlu has asked... it would be good to know how you currentlyt source your vendors. Almost every industry should have a professional community or governing body that most suppliers seek to join to gain more exposure (many other advntages). ...

  • Hi Guilermo, That is indeed a very good question, as this process is not and was never a part of the SCOR model as a Best/Emerging/Standard etc Process. The only reference you can find is at sP4.1, where it is listed as [Merchandise Category / Classification] ...

  • Hi All, new to SCOR, and love it for a program I'm kicking off.  I would have assumed that Category management would have been a SP or BP covered in Plan, Souce, and Enable; any idea why it is not listed? Is it listed somewhere else? thanks,  Guillermo ...

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