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Managing vendor and supply chain risk in a recession

Infosec - CSO Online - A 2018 Ponemon report found that companies share confidential and sensitive information with 583 third parties on average. Only...
Tue, 26 May 2020 12:36:05 - #supplychain #cybersecurity

Gartner Reveals The Results Of The 2020 Supply Chain Top 25

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Gartner, Inc. has announced the rankings of its annual Supply Chain Top 25, a list compiled to identify supply chain leaders...
Tue, 26 May 2020 12:13:06 - #supplychain

SAP Ariba Fully Integrates SAS S/4HANA Cloud Solutions

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Procurement and enterprise resource planning solutions have been integrated into SAP Ariba's capabilities, delivering...
Tue, 26 May 2020 12:13:05 - #supplychain #ariba

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 108.37 for April 2020, decreasing 7.62% sequentially but increasing...
Tue, 26 May 2020 11:13:36 - #supplychain #outlook

COVID-19 Fuels The Next Wave Of Change In Procurement

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Much like the current global disruption, the financial crisis of 2008 was the last trigger for drastic changes in procurement...
Mon, 25 May 2020 19:13:25 - #supplychain #coronavirus

We can't let Amazon's essential workers become invisible again

FastCompany - The pandemic has revealed the heroic human effort behind the tech giant's frictionless convenience.
Earlier this month, Amazon's vice president...
Mon, 25 May 2020 17:35:07 - #supplychain

The Long-Term Consequences Of Knee-Jerk Supply Chain Reactions

Media - - In a black swan event such as the pandemic, ensuring business continues to flow not only means mitigating volatility of today. For...
Mon, 25 May 2020 17:13:10 - #supplychain #iot #machinelearning #coronavirus

Add some muscle: How to avoid being hamstrung by your supply chain the next time a crisis hits

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The very nature of supply chains - the movement of goods and services - means it's unsurprising they have been seriously...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:22 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Gartner Announces Rankings of the 2020 Supply Chain Top 25

Supply Chain Management Review Features - Gartner, Inc. has released the results from its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices.
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:35:28 - #supplychain

Gartner Names Infor As A Warehouse Management Systems Leader

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - For the second consecutive time, Garnter, Inc. has name business cloud software specialists Infor as a leader in its Magic...
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:35:49 - #supplychain

New FourKites Features Improve Safety and Productivity of Frontline Supply Chain Workers

Globe Newswire - Technology - New capabilities further improve supply chain transparency and workflows during COVID-19 pandemic New capabilities further improve...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:51 - #supplychain #fourkites #coronavirus

Panasonic takes a 20% stake in Blue Yonder, extends ongoing strategic partnership

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Earlier this week, global electronics giant Panasonic said it has made a 20% equity investment in Scottsdale, Ariz.-based...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:13:31 - #supplychain #panasonic

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains. In a freewheeling discussion...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:13:30 - #supplychain

Rebooting Electronics Supply Chain in India: Industry Veterans Discuss Post-Covid lockdown and Vocal About Local

Media - ElectronicsB2B - Following COVID 19 lockdown, electronics and electronics components supply chain have been impacted heavily Prime Minister...
Sun, 24 May 2020 21:34:42 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Once Again Gets Its Due

Enterprise - SAP - Failure often provides the toughest and most important of life's lessons, and the world was dealt a particularly hard lesson when supply...
Sun, 24 May 2020 20:13:36 - #supplychain #ariba #robotics #coronavirus

Omnichain Named to Inbound Logistics' List of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2020

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - The annual list recognizes Omnichain for its innovative end-to-end software solution designed to enhance visibility, process orchestration...
Sun, 24 May 2020 18:14:02 - #supplychain

Identifying and Maximizing Logistics Capacity in Times of Disruption

Enterprise - SAP - Over the past few months, supply chains have been stretched to the limit as demand for medical equipment and consumer necessities has exploded.
Sun, 24 May 2020 16:35:38 - #supplychain #coronavirus

SAP Logistics Business Network Increases Efficiencies in European Shipping with InstaFreight

Enterprise - SAP - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the integration of InstaFreight's service offerings with SAP Logistics Business Network to...
Sun, 24 May 2020 16:35:37 - #supplychain

The end of the supply chain as we know it?

Enterprise - ZDNet News - The world is adapting to a new kind of manufacturing. Some companies have a head start.
Sun, 24 May 2020 16:35:36 - #supplychain

U.S. Is Using Taiwan as a Pressure Point in Tech Fight With China

Tech - NY Times Technology - The Trump administration is challenging Chinese access to Taiwan's high-tech supply chain - and, by extension, Beijing's...
Fri, 22 May 2020 14:13:30 - #supplychain

The Pandemic Can Empower Us to Explore Part Substitution

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - With the availability of passive components (along with just about everything else) thrown into total disarray with the global...
Thu, 21 May 2020 23:43:19 - #tti #coronavirus #supplychain

Microsoft and FedEx team up against Amazon with new tech and logistics partnership

Tech - GeekWire - Microsoft and FedEx will work together to develop new products and services under a multiyear technology and logistics partnership...
Thu, 21 May 2020 16:13:10 - #microsoft #cloud #aws #iot #sic #power #salesforce #azure #ai #machinelearning #supplychain

BAE Systems Awarded $26.7 Million for Modification and Installation of Electronic Countermeasures Aboard KC-130J Aircraft

Business Wire - BAE Systems, Inc. was awarded a prime position for installing, integrating, and testing the Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures system on KC-130Js.
Thu, 21 May 2020 12:13:21 - #supplychain

FedEx and Microsoft collaborate on supply chain visibility

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Businesses can use "FedEx Surround" product to get near-real-time analytics into shipment tracking, firms say.
Thu, 21 May 2020 12:13:17 - #microsoft #supplychain

Robotics and Other Digital Supply Chain Technologies Rebound in Asia Pacific, Says IDC

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - A new survey from IDC indicates that the Asia Pacific region may well be ahead of the game in embracing supply chain robotics....
Thu, 21 May 2020 12:13:16 - #supplychain #robotics

FedEx and Microsoft partner up for supply chain collaboration

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Two global companies with household names-freight transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx and software and technology...
Thu, 21 May 2020 12:13:14 - #microsoft #supplychain

Computer model simulates how supply chains need to be safeguarded during an epidemic

Media - Electronics360 - A computer model developed by researchers at Kansas State University reveals supply chain vulnerabilities that need safeguarding.
Wed, 20 May 2020 12:13:07 - #supplychain

How COVID-19 is Transforming Automotive and Industrial Supply Chains

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus...
Mon, 18 May 2020 13:13:15 - #supplychain #robotics #ai #machinelearning #tariff #coronavirus

Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for Hardware Products (May 2020 Update)

Counterfeit Parts - Here is an update to the list of standards I have been posting for a number of years now. ... Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for...
Mon, 18 May 2020 12:37:38 - #supplychain

IDC Indonesia: Smartphone Market Posts a New Record Low in Shipments Impacted by COVID-19

Think - IDC - In the first quarter of 2020, the Indonesia smartphone market shipped 7.5 million units, declining by -7.3% year...
Mon, 18 May 2020 12:14:23 - #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain

McKinsey: Five Ways Retail Supply Chains Can Navigate COVID-19

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - As the impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, McKinsey & Company has taken a look at how retailers can...
Mon, 18 May 2020 12:14:20 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Highlights of the day: TSMC US fab project could reshape supply chain

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC has dopped a bombshell by announcing a plan to build a 5nm fab in the US. While the full impact of the fab poject remains to...
Mon, 18 May 2020 12:14:07 - #tsmc #supplychain

Supply Chain Accountability Has the Power to Place Business at the Forefront of a Sustainable Future

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, still imposing illness on millions and lockdowns on billions around the...
Mon, 18 May 2020 01:13:48 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Is technology the cure for future supply chain disruption?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - 94% of Fortune 1000 companies saw supply chain disruption in the wake of COVID- 19. Some issues were inevitable; after...
Mon, 18 May 2020 01:13:47 - #supplychain

Having a Far-Flung Supply Chain May Lead to More Product Defects

Life - Kellogg Insight - When firms have to collaborate over long distances, the final product suffers.
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:36:10 - #supplychain

U.S.-China trade enters new era after overnight Huawei, Foxconn, and TSMC announcements

Tech - TechCrunch - There has been a steady drumbeat of news on the U.S.-China trade front since the start of the Trump administration. President Trump...
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:35:55 - #tsmc #foxconn #nxp #qualcomm #smartphone #tariff #coronavirus #supplychain

Gartner: Three Prevaccine Scenarios For Supply Chain Leaders

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - COVID-19 continues to disrupt global supply chain networks, with 84% of organisations reportedly feeling the impact of...
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:13:47 - #supplychain #coronavirus #outlook

US bans companies from selling chips to Huawei

Media - The Next Web - The Trump administration plans to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei, ramping up tensions between the US and China. The...
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:13:44 - #hisilicon #supplychain

Business ideas emerging in China during Covid-19

Media - Robotics and Automation News - The Covid-19 outbreak has dealt a huge economic blow to China. The country's supply chains are collapsing, many...
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:13:40 - #robotics #coronavirus #supplychain

HannStar Board to see strong 2Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - PCB manufacturer HannStar Board expects to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2020, thanks to an influx of short lead-time...
Mon, 18 May 2020 00:13:35 - #pcb #supplychain

Apple's supply chain is making safety changes to protect workers in response to the pandemic

Tech - The Verge - Apple's global supply chain is making safety changes to better protect workers during...
Sun, 17 May 2020 21:13:26 - #supplychain #coronavirus

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon

Tech - TechCrunch - In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo....
Sun, 17 May 2020 21:13:24 - #bezos #supplychain

8 Supply Chain Security Requirements

Infosec - Dark Reading - Complex supply chains have complex security requirements, but secure them you must. Here's where to start.
Sun, 17 May 2020 20:13:17 - #supplychain

For Supply Chain Managers Working With 3PLs: It's All About Relationships

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - This news comes in advance of our annual magazine feature in June/July on "Top 50 Global & Domestic 3PLs."
Sun, 17 May 2020 17:13:43 - #supplychain

Blue Yonder: Global Shopping Behaviour Has Changed Since COVID-19

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Blue Yonder has published new research into the changing habits of global customers since the COVID-19 pandemic started...
Sun, 17 May 2020 17:13:41 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Components and labor shortages continue to haunt server supply chain

Media - DIGITIMES - Despite clients' strong short lead-time orders, the server supply chain is currently facing shortages of both components and labor,...
Sun, 17 May 2020 16:34:27 - #supplychain #outlook

How Covid-19 Could Accelerate the Digital Supply Chain

Aspencore - EPS News - Supply chain services are getting more creative as the Covid-19 pandemic stresses global commerce and businesses prioritize the safety...
Sat, 16 May 2020 21:34:52 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Cargo Rates Stabilize; E-Commerce on the Rise

Aspencore - EPS News - Here are the latest China-US container rates, which continue to be heavily impacted by the ongoing outbreak:
China-US West Coast prices...
Sat, 16 May 2020 21:34:50 - #ecommerce #supplychain

How AI is transforming the ways companies source enterprise services

SupplyChain - Spend Matters
Sat, 16 May 2020 19:13:46 - #ai #supplychain

The Defense Production Act and COVID-19 (Part 2)

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - In Part 1, we discussed the Defense Production Act, its scope and how it has been historically implemented. We learned that the...
Fri, 15 May 2020 00:13:18 - #tti #coronavirus #supplychain