Rick Gallisa

Rick Gallisa is an industry director at Apriso Corporation. Rick provides strategic direction to life sciences manufacturers who seek to become more demand-driven while removing costs and improving quality across multiplant operations. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Master Production and Supply Chain Management: Tips from Fireworks Industry

Today, Americans celebrate independence from Great Britain by chucking 250 million pounds of fireworks into the air. Our childlike fancy for things that go boom, crackle and pop with...

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