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Nichia Warns About Counterfeit Laser Diodes

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Nichia Corporation (hereinafter, Nichia) is aware that a large number of counterfeit Nichia laser diode (LD) products have been present within...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:14:17 - #supplychain

Are You Ready for Digital Procurement?

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - The answer is not yet, according to a new survey released by JAGGAER in cooperation with the Austrian Association for Supply Chain Management,...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:14:04 - #supplychain #robotics #blockchain

What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

Infosec - CSO Online - A supply chain attack, also called a value-chain or third-party attack, occurs when someone infiltrates your system through an outside...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:13:47 - #supplychain #cybersecurity

Honeywell invests in Chinese supply chain software provider and forms new JV

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire a 25% ownership interest in FLUX Information Technology...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:37 - #supplychain

Additive Manufacturing Both Ubiquitous & Nascent

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Manufacturers are using 3D printing, but there's still plenty of room for growth from printing prototypes to printing production...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:36 - #supplychain

JDA and KPMG team up to accelerate digital supply chain transformations

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - KPMG and JDA Software Group have formed strategic alliance to "empower manufacturers and wholesale d...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:54 - #supplychain

Why B2B Integration Loves APIs

SupplyChain - Software AG - Digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) are dramatically changing the way companies do business with each other.
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:53 - #software-ag #iot #supplychain

Container Shipping Capacity Problem May Be a Blessing in Disguise

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Shipping capacity excess are likely to consider for the foreseeable future, a reality that will make those shipping materials happy.
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:52 - #supplychain

Process Manufacturing Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

Think - Gartner Blog Network - The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology. A Magic Quadrant cannot...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:44 - #supplychain

Just Like Being There: Productronica 2017 & Cyber Physical Systems

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Cyber physical systems underpin and support Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory initiatives. We sat down with a panel of industry executives...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:54:58 - #supplychain

Collaboration in Logistics: From Blockchain to the Physical Internet

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Take a virtual tour of the recent Logistics Meets Innovation 2017 Conference. The conference pointed to topics ranging from the...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:39:27 - #blockchain #supplychain

Mobile Robots Replace Conveyor Belts for OEMs

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Electronics manufacturer Kamstrup has doubled production without increasing labor costs or costly downtime from installing automated...
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:39:35 - #robotics #supplychain

Power the Supply Chain Workforce with Mobile & AI

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Mobile and AI tech is critical to addressing the talent shortage and other logistics challenges.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:13:14 - #supplychain #ai

Just Like Being There: Productronica 2017 & Combatting Counterfeiters

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Counterfeit electronics create more than a financial challenge to electronics manufacturers. It's alos an issue of safety. We asked...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:13:12 - #counterfeit #supplychain

Artificial Intelligence in Demand Planning

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - There is an arms race to incorporate artificial intelligence in demand planning solutions. Many new data sources, features,...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:43:00 - #ai #supplychain

Amazon Business announces new services to help businesses with procurement

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Amazon has announced that Amazon Business has launched a new set of features that it says are design...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:59 - #supplychain

UPS hikes package drivers' workweek for peak to up to 70 hours over eight-day cycle

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Jump from 60 hours over seven-day cycle needed to handle peak volumes; Teamsters dissident group says moves put driver, public...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:58 - #supplychain

Overcoming Friction in Purchase-to-Pay Processes

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Matters - When multi-industry procurement and accounts payable finance teams assess their overall purchase-to-pay (P2P) processes,...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:57 - #supplychain

UPS acquires Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, expands global trade capabilities

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Taking steps to further expand its already wide-ranging global trade services, freight transportation and logistics bellwether...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:56 - #acquisition #supplychain

ISM November data continues to show good growth momentum

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - When it comes to assessing the current state of manufacturing, it is hard to find better data than the Institute for Supply...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:55 - #supplychain #outlook

Five Rocking Predictions for Business Transformation

SupplyChain - Software AG - Let's state the obvious - business processes are the lifeblood and backbone of a business. So, in 2018 and beyond,...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:54 - #software-ag #supplychain

Hybrid Modules Create Next Chip Packaging Revolution

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The industry is looking to new schemes to increase performance and use less power and hybrid modules may be just what the doctor...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:42:53 - #supplychain

Competitive Leverage: Look to the Future of Technology for Opportunities, Not Challenges

SupplyChain - EBN Online - in an era of digital transformation, disruptive technologies should be seen as opportunities.
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:39:50 - #supplychain

Electronics Companies Set High Bar for Addressing Conflict Minerals

Global Purchasing - Technology companies set a high bar for addressing conflict minerals like tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold used in consumer electronics, according...
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:30:15 - #supplychain

Buy FedEx because of 'generational shift' to e-commerce, Barclays says

CNBC-Top Business - Barclays bullish case for FedEx looks at the ongoing industry transformation from e-commerce.
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:14:02 - #supplychain


Counterfeit Parts - Status updates from the 'Open Cases Reports' ... DFARS Case 2016-D013: Amendments Related to Sources of Electronic Parts [was "Trusted Suppliers"]...
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:13:52 - #supplychain

SAP Ariba Fuels Procurement with Purpose

Business Wire: Software - All businesses want to do well. But many also want to do good. And with SAP Ariba, they can. Leveraging the company's business network and the...
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 22:40:16 - #ariba #supplychain

6 Artificial Intelligence Technologies Enhancing Supply Chain Management

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Technology innovation allows organization to streamline the supply chain, but choosing where to invest is critical.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:06:47 - #supplychain #ai

NAFTA's Digital Trade Chapter Could Be Finalized Next Month

Infosec - EFF Deeplinks - The fifth round of negotiations over a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) wound up last week in Mexico. Following...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:02:23 - #cybersecurity #domains #supplychain

Supplier Relationships: Get Beyond Loathing Negotiation

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Strong supplier relationships enhance, not eliminate, negotiations.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:02:12 - #supplychain

UPS appoints Walmart's Scott Price as new Chief Transformation Officer

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - UPS has made a significant addition to its leadership team with the appointment of Scott A. Price, w...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:13:48 - #supplychain

Just Like Being There: Productronica 2017 & SMT in the Augmented Age

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Virtual reality toolsare finding their way on to the surface mount technology (SMT) line with companies using them to show what...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:13:47 - #supplychain

FedEx unit buys 50 Cessna feeder aircraft

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Planes to be used on short, mid-haul routes, leased to third-party carriers.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:40:19 - #supplychain

Five Manufacturing Trends in 2018 And Beyond

SupplyChain - Software AG - It's no secret that manufacturers have been aggressively pursuing Digital Transformation to compete and win in the marketplace....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:40:18 - #software-ag #supplychain

Standards critical to mainstream adoption of blockchain, says industry expert

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Defining a common set of standards is critical to ensuring mainstream adoption of blockchain-enabled...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:40:17 - #supplychain #blockchain

3 Ways Digital Documents Help Supply Chain Pros

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Supply chain professionals need digital document solutions to help save time and money, ensure brand consistency and accuracy, and...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:13:54 - #supplychain

Amazon Launches Trucking App

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Amazon is no stranger to innovation; we need to look no further than its investment in drone technology, warehouse robots,...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:13:53 - #drones #robotics #supplychain

DHL Supply Chain places order for 10 Tesla Semi trucks

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - DHL Supply Chain has placed an order for 10 Tesla Electric Class 8 Semi Trucks.

The transportatio...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:14:09 - #supplychain

The Tesla Truck Costs Twice as Much as Diesel

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of an electric Tesla Truck on November 16th. Over the Thanksgiving holiday the pricing...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:14:06 - #elonmusk #supplychain

Logistics' IoT ambitions threatened by connectivity challenges

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Unreliable communication networks may render logistics businesses unable to capture full value from ...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:14:05 - #supplychain #iot

Iron Mountain adds Secure IT Asset Disposition Services to its GSA Schedule

PR Newswire: Business Technology - Iron Mountain Incorporated(r) (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, announced today that its Secure...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:40:31 - #supplychain

FedEx Express Introduces New Feeder Aircraft

Business Wire: Engineering News - FedEx Express announced it has entered into a purchase agreement with Textron Aviation.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:32:49 - #supplychain

How Procurement Can Impact Global Warming

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Although the U.S. has pulled out of the Paris climate agreement, many U.S. companies are redoubling their efforts to reduce carbon emissions,...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:13:58 - #supplychain

The B2B Technology Buying Conundrum

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Shouldn't enterprise technology buying be easier by now? With a simplistic view, the answer to this is a resounding...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:13:46 - #supplychain

Important Reminder for ISM and Thomas 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Matters - A reminder to Supply Chain Matters readers that nominations from industry procurement organizations for the fourth annual...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:14:05 - #supplychain

Get the Most Out of Your Legacy Supply Chain Systems

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Too often, companies have become prisoners of their legacy supply chain systems. However, there are ways that you can break out.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:10:16 - #supplychain

Supply Chain News on Bringing Lean Thinking to the Procurement Function

Supply Chain Digest - McKinsey Says Big Opportunities from Focusing Lean on Strategic Procurement Processes
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:13:44 - #supplychain

Applying the 6 Laws of Tech to Lean

SupplyChain - Gemba Academy - Melvin Kranzberg, a professor of the history of technology at Georgia Institute of Technology, came up with six laws to explain...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:38:39 - #supplychain

Beware the End of the Year

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The end of the year can put even more pressure on an already challenged supply chain.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:13:28 - #supplychain

What happens when supply chain meets blockchain?

Silicon Republic - Deloitte offers some insight into the benefits organisations can reap by merging blockchain technology with their supply networks.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 02:23:53 - #supplychain #blockchain