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TECHNOLOGY

AFTER
DISASTER
RECOVERY PLANS ARE CRUCIAL FOR YOUR OPERATIONS.

Going beyond natural disasters, cyberattacks are at an all-time high, and in
today's IoT driven workplace, a case of
malware can easily compromise an entire business. Having a disaster recovery
plan can save businesses, and when it
comes to warehouses and distribution
centers, there are countless assets that
need protection.

BY KEVIN BEASLEY

WRITE IT DOWN

When a disaster strikes,
businesses have many concerns including protecting
employees and property
and supporting customers.
However, a business's information and technology

All warehouses and distribution centers
should have a written operations response and recovery plan. Copies of this
plan should be made both in paper form
and in a computer database, so no matter
the disaster you can have a copy of the
plan on hand. A written disaster recovery
plan should include all of the information
needed to continue operating in the wake
of a disaster or how to move operations
elsewhere. It should also include emer-

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assets also are at risk and
if destroyed, the loss can
devastate businesses. According to FEMA, 40 percent of businesses never reopen their doors following
a disaster.


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