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The power of supply chain planning

Supply Chain Management Review Columns - Hierarchical planning may not be a headliner everywhere, but it sure gets the job done when the right balance is struck between strategy, tactics...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:13:16 - #supplychain

UPS Automates Logistics With Rising eCommerce Deliveries

Media - - To become more agile and squeeze out costs in the age of online shopping, shipping and logistics conglomerate UPS is turning to...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:42:42 - #ecommerce #supplychain

FAA approves Google's drone delivery service for commercial use in the U.S.

Tech - Mashable - After getting approved for commercial air delivery in Australia earlier this month, Alphabet's Wing drone delivery service has now...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:42:13 - #drones #supplychain

Amazon Will Soon Accept Bitcoin Payments

Media - - Bitcoin, through the lightning network, will soon be available as an option to pay on Amazon and other eCommerce sites, according...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:13:29 - #ecommerce #supplychain

What Elements Should You Be Looking For in a Platform (Part I)

SupplyChain - Sourcing Innovation - That's a very hard question and, to some extent the key elements will, at least in many views, revolve around what you...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:41:46 - #ai #bigdata #supplychain

How the Supply Chain Can Prepare for Changes to the Amazon Marketplace

SupplyChain - EBN Online - A scenario where Amazon shifts how it interacts with its various suppliers and retailers is quite possible--and one that will demand...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:41:45 - #supplychain #outlook

Contracts For April 22, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYSteris Corp., Mentor, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum $393,784,292
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:41:44 - #supplychain

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product Development Part I

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - As a high tech electronics manufacturer, you have your hands full developing and producing today's complex products-a mix of...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:41:43 - #supplychain #iot #ai #machinelearning

"Earth Day" Mentality Here to Stay

SupplyChain - EBN Online - As climate change issues continue to dominate political and social conversations, it is important that "sustainability" becomes...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:41:20 - #supplychain

New Knowledge Note: The Amazonization Of The Distributor Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Procurement Insights - Referencing the March 27th QSTRAT webinar Beyond Accuracy: How Distributors Are Transforming Customer Experience In The...
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:41:19 - #ibm #supplychain

Contracts For April 19, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $605,000,000
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:13:11 - #boeing #supplychain

Put Quality in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Applying the right quality systems and metrics is critical to success in the distribution center.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:13:10 - #supplychain

Getting Smart about Artificial Intelligence

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Artificial intelligence (AI) promises huge benefits for manufacturing but almost every business is looking at ways to leverage the...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:13:18 - #ai #supplychain

Contracts For April 18, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYTriStar Air, LLC,* Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $121,425,707
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:13:17 - #supplychain

How your enterprise can help reduce e-waste

Enterprise - Computerworld - Apple is quadrupling the reach of its iPhone recycling program, but admits the existing scheme has recycled millions of devices...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:42:11 - #robotics #supplychain

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows to $49.4 Billion in February

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The goods deficit with China dropped 28.2 percent to $24.8 billion.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:13:31 - #supplychain #outlook

TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019

Globe Newswire - Technology - Supply chain software company expands self-service options, more control for customers' data Supply chain software company expands...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:13:10 - #supplychain

Blockchain and Supply Chain

Think - Forrester Blogs - Modern supply chains are faster, more dynamic, and more volatile than ever before. The digital economy thrives on scouring...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:43:19 - #supplychain #blockchain

Best Buy speeds fulfillment and delivery

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Best Buy Co. Inc. wasn't doing so hot five or six years ago thanks to ecommerce giants like Inc. taking a big...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:43:14 - #supplychain #robotics #ecommerce

Shrinking Inventories Create Supply Chain Pitfalls

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The current concerns about tariffs and the prospect of a weaker macro environment suggests the trend continues to be to drive inventories...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:41:18 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 15, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYUnited Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:41:17 - #supplychain

7 Steps Toward More Effective Inventory Management

Distribution - EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - Effective inventory management is necessary for any business, but it's especially critical for electronics manufacturers...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:13:37 - #supplychain

G2 Names TrueCommerce EDI as a Leader

Distribution - EPS News - TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, today announced that...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:13:34 - #supplychain

Attracting Gen Z Talent to a Career in Supply Chain & Logistics

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Here are a few steps you can take to help illustrate to new graduates the opportunities that abound in supply...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:13:29 - #supplychain

Blending EDI, ecommerce and fulfillment to win over customers

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Even the best-laid plans for melding e-commerce systems and electronic data interchange can drastically change mid-stream.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:14:02 - #microsoft #ecommerce #supplychain

Technology Giant's Imports Interrupted Over E-Waste

Media - ElectronicsB2B - This is the first time the CPCB has issued suspension orders to any company on the directions of the National Green Tribunal...
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 20:10:50 - #samsung #supplychain

E2open Recognized as a Challenger in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been recognized by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Transportation...
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:40:11 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

Contracts For April 12, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $14,314,300,000
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:06 - #boeing #supplychain

Contracts For April 11, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY American Electronic Warfare Associates Inc., California, Maryland, is awarded a $99,749,577
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:05 - #supplychain

Robotics and Spreadsheets: A Dangerous Combination

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - As it turns out, replacing humans is no simple task-just ask anyone in the robotics field. Robots designed to do relatively...
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:04 - #supplychain #iot #robotics

Efficient & Effective Warehousing Leads to a Successful Supply Chain

SupplyChain - EBN Online - To illustrate the difference between effective and ineffective warehousing, consider two contrasting examples.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:03 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 10, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYNorthrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded $3,169,708,972
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:02 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 9, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY SLSCO Ltd., Galveston, Texas, was awarded a $789,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for border
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:41:01 - #supplychain

Amazon acquires warehouse-robotics company Canvas Technology

Enterprise - Digital Colorado - Amazon has acquired Canvas Technology LLC, a Boulder warehouse-robotics company. The deal was first reported by Tech Crunch....
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:13:16 - #robotics #acquisition #supplychain

Amazon teams with FIRST for robotics education grants

Tech - TechCrunch - Earlier this week, Amazon confirmed that it would be acquiring Canvas, a little known Colorado based startup that creates autonomous...
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 01:13:50 - #robotics #supplychain

Global Supply Chain Visibility is Essential in a Rolling Sea of Change

Distribution - EPS News - It should be no revelation to anyone that the electronics supply chain is prone to rough waters and frequent changes in tides, whether...
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 01:13:30 - #supplychain

Safe & Affordable Space Travel Starts With Sourcing

Distribution - EPS News - The future of space travel is now. NASA has established plans to permanently station humans on and around the moon by 2028. Commercial...
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:13:43 - #nasa #microsemi #spacex #fpga #powersupply #aspencore #hamradio #ai #machinelearning #cancer #supplychain

WMS Best Practices: Implementation Challenges to Overcome and Tips on How to Go-Live Successfully

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - While numerous WMS applications offer different benefits and capabilities, common threads exist around WMS implementation...
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:41:11 - #supplychain

2018 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Jump to Record $64.5 Billion

Electronics - SEMI - Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14 percent from $56.62 billion in...
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:13:09 - #supplychain #outlook

Test and Learn Digital Transformations

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Digitalization requires learning. Pilots of supply chain planning software can cost millions. How can companies test-and-learn...
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:14:00 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 8, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $91,290,023 modification (P00002)
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:13:56 - #boeing #supplychain

BenchPrep Partners with the Association for Supply Chain Management to Advance its Principles On Demand Portfolio

Globe Newswire - Technology - ASCM selects BenchPrep's industry-leading online learning platform to deliver a premium learning experience to supply chain professionals...
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:41:05 - #supplychain

SiliconExpert & Zuken Team to Deliver Critical Component Data

Distribution - EPS News - SiliconExpert, a world leader in electronic component databases and parts information, has partnered with Zuken(r), a leading EDA...
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 22:13:05 - #pcb #supplychain #siliconexpert

Artificial Intelligence & X-Ray Vision are Superpowers

SupplyChain - EBN Online - We believe that AI, when combined with other technologies, can be more than a game changer and can result in superpowers.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:40:10 - #ai #supplychain

Supply Chain Guide to Brexit: Digitisation Paves a Way through Uncertainty

SupplyChain - Spend Matters - We like to discover new relevant companies and bring them to your attention. Slync is a fairly young digital supply...
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:40:09 - #supplychain

E2open Earns Drummond Certification at AS2 Interoperability Test Event

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced that the latest release of its cloud connectivity platform, E2net,...
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 15:40:13 - #supplychain #e2open

Gartner Says B2B Manufacturing Brands Must Improve Digital Marketing Operations to Drive Growth and Defend Against Competition

Business Wire - Most B2B manufacturers are struggling to build the digital...
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 15:40:07 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 5, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYMichelin North America Inc., Greenville, South Carolina (SPE7LX-19-D-0122;
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 02:13:40 - #supplychain

Current State of Blockchain & Supply Chain: Promising but Challenging

SupplyChain - EBN Online - If the industry gets it right, blockchain has the potential to be a real asset for the supply chain. However, we're not there yet.
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 02:13:39 - #supplychain #blockchain

Contracts For April 4, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Aurora Industries,* Camuy, Puerto Rico, has been awarded a maximum
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 15:10:16 - #dla #supplychain