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This Couple Met on a FedEx Plane and Now Flies on Lifesaving Missions Together

Justmeans - This couple met on a @FedEx plane and now flies on lifesaving missions together
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:13:58 - #supplychain

Mitigating Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chain

Supply Chain Management Review Columns - The ramifications of a pandemic event are hard to predict. However, by taking necessary steps to assess risk and prepare for the potential fallout...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:37:17 - #supplychain #coronavirus

E2open's Q1 Technology Update Brings Advancements to User Experience, Analytics and Integration Capabilities

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the release of its first quarter technology update, with enhancements...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:14:53 - #supplychain

BLU maker Coretronic warns about shipment declines for 1Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - Coretronic has warned that its shipments of energy-saving devices, mainly backlight units (BLUs) for IT products, OEM devices and...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:14:29 - #maker #coronavirus #supplychain

Mastercard: Collaboration Is Key To Scaling Real-Time Payments

Media - - With speed being the most obvious value proposition of real-time payments capabilities, it's not difficult to imagine that corporate...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:14:26 - #ai #supplychain

China Uses Monetary Policy To Cure China's Economic, Viral Ills

Media - - Can monetary policy cure the ills of an economic slowdown caused by the Coronavirus?
China may be about to find out.
In a series...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:14:20 - #ecommerce #supplychain

China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 U.S. goods to support purchases

Media - Reuters - Business - China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to...
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 21:14:07 - #tariff #supplychain

China to grant tariff exemptions on additional U.S. goods

Media - Reuters - Business - China said on Tuesday it would accept applications for new tariff exemptions for 696 products imported from the United States...
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 21:14:06 - #tariff #supplychain

The coronavirus and its impact on global supply chains

Life - - Coronavirus is quite rightfully receiving ample attention from healthcare perspective. One less discussed aspect is its potential...
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 02:13:04 - #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

Apple won't meet its quarterly forecasts because of coronavirus outbreak

Tech - Digital Trends - Most of its products are made in China, where the illness is centered
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:13:08 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Apple's revenue is taking a hit as coronavirus creates 'supply constraints' on iPhone

Tech - Mashable - Apple will miss its revenue goals for the quarter thanks to the coronavirus outbreak in China, which continues to have flow-on effects...
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 19:36:00 - #coronavirus #supplychain

PartsSource Launches PartsSource Pro 2020 with New Online Community, Expanded Guaranteed Stock, and Industry's First AEM Program Database to Improve Medical Equipment Maintenance and Uptime

Business Wire - PartsSource, a technology and services company that uses patented, evidence-based decision support to improve asset uptime, decrease long-tail...
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 03:36:22 - #supplychain

In Focus: DHL Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In February's magazine, Supply Chain Digital spoke at length with Mike Bristow, MD of Manufacturing Logistics at DHL Supply...
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:14:04 - #supplychain

Production of entry-level AirPods Pro devices may be delayed, say sources

Media - DIGITIMES - Production of an entry-level version of Apple's AirPods Pro now looks unable to kick off in early second-quarter 2020 as planned...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:38:06 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Automotive PCB makers in China hit by outbreak

Media - DIGITIMES - Automotive PCB makers in China have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, especially those stationed in Hubei Province, the...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:38:04 - #pcb #coronavirus #supplychain

Consumer notebook PCB supply falling short

Media - DIGITIMES - PCB supply for notebooks, especially consumer models, has become tight as production at many small and medium-sized Chinese makers...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:13:18 - #pcb #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

TWS earphone market feeling the pinch of coronavirus outbreak

Media - DIGITIMES - The global market for TWS earbuds and other devices has been expected to expand sharply in 2020, but certain component shortages...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:13:17 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Mobo, graphics card sales in China to halve in 1Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - Motherboard and graphics card sales in China are expected to plunge 50% or more in the first quarter of 2020, according to sources...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:13:15 - #supplychain

Car making cluster in Hubei severely hit by outbreak, says Digitimes Research

Media - DIGITIMES - Automobile and automotive component factories clustering in Hubei Province, China have been severely impacted by coronavirus outbreak,...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:13:14 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Amazon Building 4 Million-Square-Foot Distribution Center in Colorado Springs

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Expected to open in summer 2021, the facility will be five stories tall.
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:35:38 - #supplychain

Global smartphone shipments to fall below 1.3 billion units in 2020, says Digitimes Research

Media - DIGITIMES - Global smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.278 billion units in 2020, including less than 200 million units of 5G models,...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:13:26 - #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

APIs Streamline Cross-Border SMB Payments

Media - - Commerce is increasingly crossing borders and currencies, digitally, affording firms of all sizes, and across all verticals, opportunities...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:14:04 - #ai #machinelearning #supplychain

Uniting Business to Respond to COVID-19 Outbreak

Justmeans - Uniting business to respond to COVID-19 outbreakThe...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:13:59 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Oshkosh Defense Receives $407.3 Million Order for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Business Wire - Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command - Detroit Arsenal has...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:54:53 - #usarmy #oshkosh #supplychain

January 2020 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:35:40 - #supplychain

January 2020 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:35:39 - #supplychain

China's coronavirus outbreak puts global supply chains at risk

SupplyChain - Spend Matters
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:32 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak: Notebook components supply may dry up in March

Media - DIGITIMES - Notebook ODMs have resumed their production in China, but face the possibility of a lack of components starting in March if their...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:24 - #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

Unitech sees 1Q20 shipments deferred by outbreak

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based PCB maker Unitech, after seeing 2019 revenues rise 14.73% to hit record high of NT$22.42 billion (US$747.million), is...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:21 - #pcb #maker #coronavirus #supplychain

Notebook ODMs running out of components

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwanese notebook ODMs have already resumed assembly operations in China, but risks of supply chain disruptions in March are mounting,...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:13:10 - #supplychain #outlook

Amazon stops working with several small delivery contractors, forcing companies to lay off hundreds

Tech - GeekWire - Amazon is ending relationships with a number of small delivery contractors across the U.S., forcing...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:13:15 - #supplychain

Global Ports Remain Vulnerable to Virus-Related Disruption, Say Fitch Ratings

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Global ports will see reduced trade volumes as a result of the coronavirus, COVID-19, which would become more severe should...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:13:14 - #coronavirus #supplychain

More Industry-Leading Companies Across the Globe Choose SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Solutions for Intelligent Spend Management

Enterprise - SAP - WALLDORF - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the latest slate of companies across the globe that in the fourth quarter of 2019 chose SAP...
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:25:33 - #supplychain #ariba #iot #machinelearning

Gartner Announces Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2020

Think - Gartner - Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo is the world's most important gathering of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and supply chain...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:13:45 - #supplychain

China's Smartphone Market Dropped 7.5% in 2019 as Outlook for 2020 Remains Challenging Due to Coronavirus, IDC Reports

Think - IDC - According to IDC's Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 366.7 million smartphones was shipped in China in 2019....
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:13:41 - #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain

SAP Ariba: pioneering intelligent spend management in procurement

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - We take a look at how SAP's spend management solutions can help procurement operations in a digitally transforming world.
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:13:26 - #supplychain #ariba

Coronavirus afflicts more electronic supply chains

Media - Evertiq - With the epidemic arriving at dawn of 5G's mainstream deployment phase, the coronavirus has the potential to disrupt the progress of...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:13:25 - #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

Embracing Adversity

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today's Wednesdays for Women blog. A contract specialist...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:13:24 - #supplychain

Epidemic may rekindle production diversification request from brand clients

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan's notebook ODMs have not yet been asked to increase production outside China as the coronavirus outbreak is still deemed a...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:38:17 - #coronavirus #supplychain

ChargeAfter, Visa Partner To Expand POS Financing Options

Media - - Visa has made a strategic investment in the point-of-sale (POS) financing technology platform ChargeAfter to support its partnership...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:38:11 - #supplychain

Blue Yonder: a new era of supply chain technology

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Marking its 35th anniversary, JDA Software commits to endless innovation as it announces its rebranding of the company...
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 15:13:44 - #supplychain

Coronavirus and Your Global Supply Chain - Part 2 - Rising Panic

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Some companies are trying to source parts to stock up on inventory, to try to outlast this critical virus period. This in turn,...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:38:19 - #supplychain #coronavirus #outlook

Coronavirus could crimp U.S. retail sales for February, study warns

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Production expected to fall as Chinese government extends factory shutdowns beyond Lunar New Year, NRF says.
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:38:18 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Global hi-tech companies are struggling with the impact of the coronavirus. While the mortality rate at 2 percent does...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:38:17 - #coronavirus #supplychain #outlook

FedEx preps to gave Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Driven by the rampant growth rate of e-commerce, coupled with the need to increase efficiency and lower residential delivery...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:38:15 - #supplychain

The future of smart factories in the automotive industry

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the use of technology in the automotive industry, following Capgemini's report...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:38:14 - #supplychain

Coronavirus outbreak impacts: TSMC unfazed by outbreak

Media - DIGITIMES - The coronavirus outbreak in China is hitting hard many in the supply, but TSMC is a major exception. The world's top pure-play foundry...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:13:53 - #tsmc #foxconn #coronavirus #supplychain

Pegatron hit by low labor return rates

Media - DIGITIMES - With China locking down Shanghai to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Pegatron's plant in the city only saw a limited number...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:13:41 - #coronavirus #supplychain

eCommerce Drives Logistics Job Boom

Media - - The rise of eCommerce is an inexorable one, with real-world ripple effects that extend all the way to feet and wheels on the street...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:13:37 - #ecommerce #supplychain

How to Test Major Changes in Your Supply Chain Process

Media - Robotics and Automation News - Did you know that the return of your supply chain process depends on how your software technology works as well...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:38:12 - #supplychain #robotics