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Nintendo starts producing new Switch models outside China to fend off trade war

Tech - The Verge - Nintendo has reportedly begun producing two new variants of its Switch console, and at least some of them are being manufactured...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:38:54 - #supplychain #tariff

New IC supply chain may loom in Asia for China tech sector

Media - DIGITIMES - A new supply chain for China IT firms may gradually take shape in Asia in the future as they are seeking to wean themselves off US...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:13:22 - #supplychain #outlook

U.S. Industrial Production Rose in May, but Factories Struggle

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - U.S. industrial production improved in May, but manufacturers showed weakness despite eking out a slight gain.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:13:07 - #supplychain

Contracts For June 11, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYLB&B Associates Inc., Columbia, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:41:22 - #supplychain

3 Keys to Product Development and Supply Chain Success

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - If you've ever wished for better methods of managing your product's lifecycle other than manual processes and silos of data,...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:41:21 - #supplychain

Robotics Drives Supply Chain Profits

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Here's why integrating automation into warehouses and logistical operations will determine the future profitability of supply chain...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:41:20 - #supplychain #robotics

All US iPhones could be made outside of China if needed, says Foxconn

Tech - The Verge - A senior Foxconn executive says that the company could move production of all iPhones destined for the US out of China if the current...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:42:25 - #foxconn #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

As Trump threatens more tariffs on China, tech and manuafacturers hold breath

Tech - Digital Trends - President Trump ratcheted up his ongoing trade war with China, saying if China President Xi Jinping fails to appear at the G-20...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:42:22 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Tariffs trigger working capital woes for some companies

EE - Adafruit Industries - Tariffs in the news, we"ll try and collect the stories that have companies we know about/work with/purchase from in some...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:14:37 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar #arrow

FourKites to Share Insights on Transport Trends at Upcoming Summit

Supply Chain Management Review Columns - Air, sea, and surface transportation/logistics modes will be examined closely by panel of industry experts when the 2019 USC Marshal Global Supply...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:14:31 - #supplychain #fourkites

The long-term impact of tariffs on supply chain, consumers

Newswise: BizNews - Businesses are preparing for the long-term impacts of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Consumers may not recognize the complexity...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:14:30 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

Under fire by U.S. regulators, Chinese telecom lobbying skyrocketed in 2018

FastCompany - ZTE, which is banned from purchasing key components from the U.S., increased its lobbying sixfold last year-from $570,000 to $3.7 million.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:14:25 - #supplychain

Antistat, Mercury United Partner With Freedom Sales

Distribution - EPS News - Freedom Sales has been appointed as an authorised global distributor for both Antistat Inc. and Integrity Cleanroom product range....
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:14:11 - #supplychain

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged up 0.1 Percent in May

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity...
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:13:57 - #supplychain #outlook

Why Robotization Is Critical To Amazon's One-Day Shipping Vision

Media - - Cathryn Kachura is a a "flow control specialist" at Amazon's Denver, Colorado sortation center, an extra-large warehouse that is...
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:13:39 - #drones #robotics #ecommerce #supplychain

Contracts For June 10, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYSikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, a Lockheed Martin Co., is awarded $542,023,016
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:13:24 - #lockheedmartin #supplychain

New Report on Voice-Directed Warehousing Solutions Released

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The report highlight the potential of solutions based around speech-recognition technologies. Contributed Author:...
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:14:06 - #supplychain

Shipping from Mexico Rushed Before Tariff Threat Lifted

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Companies spent millions to hire freight carriers and secure warehouse space in the U.S. in a massive shift of...
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:13:38 - #tariff #supplychain

China Tech Firms Will Face 'Dire Consequences' For Complying With US Ban

Media - - China has sent out a warning to several tech companies promising "dire consequences" if they comply with the U.S. ban on Huawei.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:01:16 - #microsoft #android #smartphone #supplychain

China To Retaliate Against US By Limiting Tech Exports

Media - - In what could be seen as a retaliation by China in the escalating trade war with the U.S., China is gearing up to pull back some...
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:01:13 - #smartphone #tradewar #supplychain

What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - The term supply chain control tower is being used more frequently. Some think it is being overused. What is a supply...
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:01:02 - #supplychain

Mexican Peso Jumps After Trump Calls off Tariffs on Mexico

U.S. News - The Mexican peso jumped against the dollar early in Asia on Monday after the United States and Mexico struck...
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:14:01 - #tariff #supplychain

Mexico ETFs rebound after U.S. tariff threat diffused

Media - Reuters - Companies - Mexico-focused exchange-traded funds (ETF) jumped as much as 3 percent on Monday after the country struck a deal with the...
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:13:49 - #tariff #supplychain

Raytheon and United Technologies Aerospace Businesses to Combine in Merger of Equals

Military - Raytheon - Combination will create a premier systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments of aerospace and...
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:13:45 - #raytheon #supplychain

Discovering the New World of Cross-Border E-Commerce

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Cross-border sales may seem like an impossible task, but when you understand the tricks of making it work, the road is much easier.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:39:35 - #supplychain

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -source

Media - Reuters - Companies - United Technologies Corp is
nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and...
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 21:40:23 - #raytheon #utc #supplychain

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts

Media - CNBC - Business - Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has...
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 21:13:04 - #tariff #supplychain

8 Best Payment Methods For Your Ecommerce Site

Web Marketing - Quick Sprout - In order to operate a fully functional ecommerce website, you need to be able to accept payments from your customers.
There is...
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 19:40:31 - #ecommerce #supplychain

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

Life - - Rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China have sparked worries about the 17 exotic-sounding rare earth minerals needed for...
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 19:13:14 - #drones #robotics #tradewar #supplychain

Contracts For June 7, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYLockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 04:13:15 - #lockheedmartin #supplychain

Amazon loses contract with FedEx Express as it builds out competing delivery network

Tech - The Verge - FedEx has decided not to renew one of its shipping contracts with Amazon amid increased competition between the two companies, according...
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 03:40:31 - #supplychain

But of course the US and China's trade war is making those godDRAM oversupply issues worse

Enterprise - The Register - When Huawei sneezes, memory makers get a cold
The ongoing trade dispute between the world's largest economies is exacerbating...
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 19:31:20 - #tradewar #supplychain

Contracts For June 6, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYAhtna-CDM JV *, Irvine, California (N62473-19-D-1220); Speedway Orion JV *, Vista, California
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 18:41:08 - #supplychain

How Trump Tariffs on China and Mexico Could Hurt U.S. Economy

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The new tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports amount to potentially $190 billion a year in new taxes.Contributed...
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:39:41 - #tariff #supplychain #outlook

Tariffs Continue to Stunt U.S. Manufacturing Growth

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The idea of tariffs on Mexico has U.S. manufacturers increasingly nervous--and it's showing as manufacturing growth slows month...
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:40:07 - #supplychain

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gets a laugh out of his round with a robotic arm at re:MARS

Tech - GeekWire - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos raises his arms (and the robotic arms they're linked to) at the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas.
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:13:23 - #robotics #bezos #supplychain

E2open Buys Averetek

Media - TEXASTECHPULSE - Austin-based E2open, the supply chain marketplace and technology developer, has acquired
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:13:57 - #supplychain #e2open

New Research: Many Enterprise Buyers Resigned to Failure

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Yesterday, I shared some of the results of our latest study on Enterprise Buying with attendees at the Gartner Tech Growth...
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:40:46 - #supplychain

Contracts For June 5, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCENational Aerospace Solutions LLC, Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, has been awarded a
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:40:36 - #supplychain

Amazon debuts a pair of new warehouse robots

Tech - TechCrunch - Amazon kicked its first re:MARS conference off with some ringers last night, bringing Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' Marc...
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 23:40:23 - #robotics #acquisition #supplychain

A first look at Amazon's new delivery drone

Tech - TechCrunch - For the first time, Amazon today showed off its newest fully electric delivery drone at its first re:Mars conference in Las Vegas....
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 23:40:21 - #supplychain #drones #cloud #aws #ai #machinelearning

Contracts For June 4, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEL-3 Communications Integrated Systems L.P., Waco, Texas, has been awarded a $499,592,426
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:13:25 - #supplychain

Rare Earth Metals Caught in Trade War

EE - Hackaday - It seems these days that the news is never good. Speaking from experience, that's really nothing new; there's always been something...
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:13:24 - #supplychain

Employing Technology to Streamline the Supply Chain: 3 Top Solutions

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Manufacturers and distributors that adopt scalable, interoperable supply chain optimization platforms can significantly...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 23:39:26 - #supplychain

China Data Suggests Trade War Hit

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Surveys of manufacturers across Asia for May showed that business confidence has been shaken by the conflict.
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 23:39:25 - #supplychain

E2open Announces Acquisition of Averetek

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Averetek, a leader in Through-Channel Marketing...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:39:57 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch

Military - NASA - NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:59:19 - #nasa #spacex #supplychain

Contracts For June 3, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYHDT Expeditionary Systems Inc., Solon, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:40:31 - #supplychain

Move to seven-day ground delivery by FedEx continues to raise the stakes in parcel market

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - When FedEx announced last week that it plans to launch residential delivery seven days a week for most of the United States,...
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:40:30 - #supplychain

Survey: U.S. Manufacturing Growth Slowed in May

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index slipped to 52.1 last month, down from 52.8 in April.Contributed...
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 23:40:25 - #supplychain