COVID-19 Resources

A Message From Our President

At DRI, the health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority. From the onset of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, we have remained abreast of the situation and made appropriate adjustments to our company policies in accordance with CDC and WHO guidelines. We will continue monitoring the situation and assessing risks and are prepared to implement new travel policies as they become necessary.

Listed below are DRI’s travel policies as of August 3, 2020. We will continue to communicate additional policy changes to our customers as the situation evolves.

  • All physical DRI offices have re-opened, but prior approval must be granted for employee or client visits. DRI employees that regularly report to an office are encouraged to continue working from home during this time.
  • Routine travel is suspended and DRI team members continue to conduct client meetings via phone and videoconferencing. We may make exceptions for travel in instances where no alternative is available, but only when it is safe and legal. We will continue to observe federal, state, and local laws as well as guidance from the CDC and WHO.

We recognize that this is a challenging time and we remain deeply committed to the safety of our customers, employees, and partners.

Stay Well,

Bill Titus

Webinar Recording: Planning in Times of Uncertainty

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the global economy and supply chain. For manufacturers, identifying and adapting to disruptions is more important than ever. We’ve heard from our customers and, with so much uncertainty, we want to make one thing clear: DRI is here to help.

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Evaluating Business Credit and Cash Flow after COVID-19

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic is causing anxiety and uncertainty in the global economy, but creating an opportunity and necessity to evaluate and manage cash flow properly, including a review of the CARES Act and what programs are available for SMBs.

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Ramping Up Your Business After the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has created worldwide uncertainty, as well as drastic changes to social behavior and buying habits. Many businesses that produce certain aspects of end-user consumption or discretional spending have seen sharp decreases in demand. Eventually, we will turn the corner and move back to more traditional buying habits and production levels.

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Finding the Right Support for Production Increases During the Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has compelled most businesses to work in new ways. But one of the industries most affected is food and beverage manufacturers, in facing intense challenges revolving around responding to consumer demand, maintaining safe production environments, and ensuring consistent and high-quality product availability.

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How to Evaluate Your Existing ERP for COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 will have ripple effects worldwide. While the full impact will be all but impossible to predict, one thing is sure: the resulting supply chain shockwaves could affect your bottom line, lead times, and relationships with your customers and other partners.

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Best Practices for Manufacturers During COVID-19

While the long-term effects of COVID-19 have yet to be determined, the immediate and detrimental effects have rippled across the manufacturing and distribution sectors.

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Launch Control and Why You Need It

In the realities we face today, we need the most detailed picture of supply and demand. That starts with launch control. Not practicing launch control, or launching jobs earlier than required, can present a blurry image of production priorities and the availability of materials and resources to satisfy current demands.

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