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US businesses warn Trump the next China tariffs are going to cost Americans from cradle to grave

CNBC-Top Business - U.S. businesses have a message for Trump: new China tariffs on $200 billion of goods will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout...
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:13:27 - #supplychain #outlook

How Tariff-Proof Is Your Supply Chain Strategy? - Rethinking your approach in a time of uncertainty.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:13:20 - #supplychain

Distributors' sales soar as component demand remains robust - By James Carbone

Electronics Sourcing - Distributors say component supply could remain tight until 2019 and shortages could worsen as component manufacturers slowly add capacity ...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:36 - #supplychain

FedEx Offering Hub Employees Tuition Toward Online Degree

U.S. News - FedEx Corp. plans to offer free tuition to employees at its international hub in Memphis, Tennessee.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:29 - #supplychain

Deliver Uncompromised: A Strategy for Supply Chain Security and Resilience in Response to the Changing Character of War

Counterfeit Parts - "Today, various parts of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) are generally aware of cyber and supply chain threats,...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:55 - #supplychain #acquisition

EBN@C-Level: SAP Ariba President Speaks to the Evolution of Strategic Procurement

SupplyChain - EBN Online - We sat down with Barry Padgett, president of SAP Ariba to find out a little more about his company and ask about the most exciting...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:13:06 - #ariba #supplychain

Check Out How Dell Is Transforming Their Electronic Waste Into Something Sustainable This 2020

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:13:06 - #dell #supplychain

Designing for Excellence with your Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - In my early new product introduction (NPI) projects, all of our product...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:14:32 - #pcb #supplychain

JDA names former Avnet executive as CFO

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Kevin Moriarty to be first permanent CFO since December.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:14:31 - #avnet #supplychain

Tap into the Promise of Brazil's e-Commerce Opportunity

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Brazil offers a huge opportunity for electronics OEMs, offering skyrocketing e-commerce sales.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:13:27 - #supplychain #outlook

Taiwan ODMs considering moving production back from China

DigiTimes - Major Taiwan-based ODMs including Quanta Computer and Wiwynn are assessing the feasibility of moving back part of their production lines from...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:59 - #supplychain

Defense Logistics Agency pilots voice-directed picking product

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Honeywell solution could expand to 24 distribution centers globally.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:13:20 - #dla #supplychain

Electronic Shortages Bad & Getting Worse

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Everything from capacitors to hard disk drives is in short supply. There's no end in sight.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:13:19 - #supplychain #outlook

Summer School for Buyers: Technical Evolution of OLED DDIC

SupplyChain - EBN Online - OLED displays are becoming commonplace, particularly in smart phones. In order to understand where the technology is going, it's...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:13:18 - #supplychain

Transitioning to Digital Supply Networks

SupplyChain - The 21st Century Supply Chain
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:13:17 - #supplychain #robotics #ai

IBM teams with Maersk on new blockchain shipping solution

Tech - TechCrunch - IBM and shipping giant Maersk having been working together for the last year developing a blockchain-based shipping solution called...
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:13:11 - #ibm #blockchain #supplychain

GM Builds Winning Culture With Diversity

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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:13:07 - #supplychain

JDA Completes Acquisition of Blue Yonder

Business Wire - JDA Software, Inc., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Blue Yonder, the market leader in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:13:43 - #supplychain #ai #acquisition

SAP Ariba Named a Leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

Business Wire - SAP Ariba today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:13:33 - #ariba #supplychain

Tariffs Raise 'Red Flag' on Component Supply Risks

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Electronics executives and industry experts are all over the map regarding the impact of U.S. and China tariffs on component supplies, OCMs,...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:37:32 - #supplychain

How blockchain and the auto industry will fit together

Enterprise - The Enterprisers Project - Automakers, insurers, and related partners see a big role for blockchain. What will change in the realms of payments,...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:38:06 - #blockchain #supplychain

How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Management

SupplyChain - EBN Online - With blockchain technology, hundreds if not thousands of computers can the supply chain management dream of timeliness and flexibility...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:13:36 - #supplychain #blockchain

Inventory Management Now a Key Battleground in the Digital Transformation of Brick and Mortar Retail

PR Newswire - To truly transform operational efficiency within physical stores, retailers must be able to achieve near-perfect inventory accuracy. With computer...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:13:25 - #ai #supplychain

Blogging Adds Value to a Supply Chain Company

SupplyChain - EBN Online - A company blog hosted on a website offers supply chain companies a long-lasting social media resource to attract customers on the...
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:13:32 - #supplychain

Make U.S. High-Tech Manufacturing Tempting

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Manufacturing Day is just around the corner. It's time to think about raising the profile of high-tech electronics manufacturing...
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:13:10 - #supplychain

Penn State's Undergraduate Supply Chain Program Again Tops Gartner's 2018 Rankings

SupplyChain - Spend Matters
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 22:37:39 - #supplychain

Develop a Proactive Plan for Tight Supply Situations

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The global supply chain finds itself under perpetually shifting needs. When product supply is tight, decision makers must be prepared...
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 22:37:38 - #supplychain

The top 8 supply chain management certifications

Enterprise - CIO - Supply chain management is a growing field and a satisfying profession, as a recent survey from the Association for Supply Chain Management...
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 21:39:05 - #supplychain

5 Ways to Use Advanced Analytics to Make Better Purchasing Decisions

Global Purchasing - Here's how electronics buyers can streamline the supply chain by integrating advanced analytics into their daily routines.
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 21:14:29 - #supplychain

6 Benefits of Emerging Technologies in the Modern Supply Chain

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Companies may not have a full understanding of just how these technologies could benefit their businesses - especially when it comes...
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:13:15 - #supplychain

EBN@C-Level: Fusion Worldwide on Component Shortages & Independent Distribution

SupplyChain - EBN Online - We sat down with two executives from Fusion Worldwide, which sources, stocks and delivers electronic components and finished goods...
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:13:14 - #fusionww #supplychain

Component Counterfeits Down, But Is It a Trend?

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Component counterfeiting is down thanks to efforts by independent distributors in the channel. Whether this is a trend or a blip...
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:13:13 - #supplychain

Five Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Software AG - Too many business people wake up each day worrying about the future of their company's supply chain.
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:13:12 - #software-ag #supplychain

Lead is now an SVHC - Implications for Manufacturers + Prop 65 & RoHS

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - On June 27 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that it had added ten substances to the Candidate List of Substances...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:00:22 - #tti #supplychain

U.S. Recycling Companies Face Upheaval From China Scrap Ban

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:00:08 - #supplychain

Are Counterfeits Fading or Getting More Difficult to Spot?

Global Purchasing - The number of counterfeit chips reported to an industry organization last year dropped significantly even as the semiconductor industry swelled...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:36:52 - #supplychain

International component makers strategically hike quotes

DigiTimes - Global tech supply chains have seen overwhelming price hikes in 2018, ranging from DRAM, silicon wafer, and passive components to discrete devices...
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:13:06 - #mosfet #power #supplychain #outlook

1H 2018 in Supply Chain in Numbers and Charts

Supply Chain Digest - We Look at the Economy, US Manufacturing, Freight Rates, Oil Prices and More
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:39:29 - #supplychain #outlook

The Half-Life of Supply Chain Knowledge

Supply Chain Management Review Features - It has been a long time coming but the world is finally updating its perspective on trade and international relations for the first time since...
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:38:14 - #supplychain

Rising demand from multiple segments drive analog IC market | By James Carbone

Electronics Sourcing - Strong demand and mostly firm prices will result in steady revenue growth for analog ICs through 2021 The global analog ...
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:37:58 - #supplychain #outlook

OEMs Should Commit to Inventory During Component Shortages

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - The causes, effects and implications of "The Great Component Shortage of 2018" have been thoroughly analyzed. The automotive and IoT industries...
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:37:47 - #iot #supplychain #outlook

What 5G Means for Electronic Component Industry?

Advanced MP Technology - On June 13th, 2018, 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project), the international organization oversees global cellular standards, approved standalone...
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:13:02 - #supplychain

Foil Thieves With a Smarter Way to Transport High-Value Electronics

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Real-time insight into every shipment during its transit time is becoming critical to prevent damaged or lost products and improve...
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:38:03 - #supplychain

Top 10 US supply chain management courses

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - We explore the top 10 undergraduate supply chain programmes in American universities, according to a...
Sun, 29 Jul 2018 21:38:57 - #supplychain

Tracing Supply Chain System Evolution

SupplyChain - EBN Online - It's important to remember that not all distributions run the same version of software or even the same programs.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:43 - #supplychain

Summer School for Buyers: OLED Displays

SupplyChain - EBN Online - It's summer and time to learn something new. Here's a quick recap of how Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology works and...
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:42 - #supplychain

UPS 2Q18 Revenue Up 9.6% On Strong Growth And Pricing

SupplyChain - UPS - Reports 2Q18 EPS of $1.71, up 8.2%; Adjusted 2Q18 EPS of $1.94, up 23%
International Operating Profit up 8.4%; Adj. Operating Profit...
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:41 - #supplychain

Cloud SCM Brings China SMEs Opportunity

SupplyChain - EBN Online - China, a key geography for high-tech and electronics, is slowly but surely adopting supply chain management technology. Now, emerging...
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:40 - #supplychain

Early Payment Discounts & the e-Invoicing Solution

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Why are so few organizations taking advantage of e-invoicing to manage their supplier payments? And what lessons can we learn from...
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:39 - #supplychain

UPS Announces Voluntary Retirement Plan Results

SupplyChain - UPS - UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today the results of its Voluntary Retirement Plan (VRP) introduced on April 25, 2018. Under the VRP, a select...
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:13:38 - #retirement #supplychain