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Hong Kong Protests: Reasoning and Emotion

Life - Psychology Today - Hong Kong protests illustrate the complex social side of human nature. Behavioral economics suggests how strategic calculation...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:37:57 - #supplychain

Trump says Tim Cook made 'good case' that trade war helps Samsung over Apple

Tech - The Verge - President Donald Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook "made a very compelling argument" that tariffs...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:13:15 - #samsung #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Predicting the Next U.S. Recession

U.S. News - A protracted trade war between China and the United States, the world's largest economies, and a...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:13:20 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

Economic Strength In China Paralyzed As Trade War Forges Ahead

Media - - High unemployment combined with weak production and consumption point to an ever-slowing economy in China as the trade war with...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:45 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies

Media - Components in Electronics - Trizo is a highly flexible, Electronic Manufacturing Services provider with AS9100D accreditation. We specialise...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:37 - #supplychain

E2open and Amber Road Awarded SupplyChainBrain's 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019

Business Wire - E2open and Amber Road, now part of E2open, nominated by customers to SupplyChainBrain&aposs 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019 list
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:11 - #supplychain #e2open

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil

Media - Reuters - Business - White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:36:56 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates

Media - Reuters - Business - China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:13:14 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

Riot police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport

Media - The Denver Post - Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:13:13 - #tradewar #supplychain

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally

Media - Reuters - Business - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:36:27 - #tariff #supplychain

US pushes 10% China tariffs to mid-December

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - The Trump administration will delay until mid-December the 10% tariff on some Chinese products on many holiday-shopping...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:36:16 - #maker #tariff #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

Fortifying Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Cybersecurity is not just an IT issue. There are potentially major weaknesses in the supply chain that must be addressed,...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:36:14 - #supplychain #cybersecurity

How have price comparison websites impacted the supply chain?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Procurement is an ever-changing term that comes with a similarly fluid job description.

Today, procurement involves...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:13:27 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Will Feel Impact of Hong Kong Airport Protests

Distribution - EPS News - A two-day shut down of Hong Kong International Airport forced the cancellation of hundreds of passenger flights...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:13:17 - #supplychain #aspencore #outlook

UPS Customers To Benefit From No Residential Surcharges During 2019 Holiday Shipping Season

SupplyChain - UPS - Builds on UPS's Commitment to Help All Customers Grow and Succeed
Enables Customers to Refine Holiday Shipping Plans
Modified Over-maximum,...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:13:11 - #supplychain

How should B2B startups think about growth? Not like B2C

Tech - TechCrunch
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:13:02 - #acquisition #supplychain

The top five autonomous trucking companies

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The US logistics industry has a problem. First documented in 2005, the nation's trucking sector has been experiencing...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:13:42 - #supplychain

U.S. delays smartphone and laptop tariffs, boosting tech stocks

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Shares of Apple Inc. rose as much as 5.2% this morning and Best Buy Co. Inc. briefly jumped more than 8% after the Trump administration...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:37:27 - #smartphone #tariff #supplychain

UPS has been quietly delivering cargo using self-driving trucks

Tech - The Verge - UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:39:30 - #nvidia #supplychain

UPS invests in autonomous driving firm TuSimple

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The US-based logistics giants, UPS, has confirmed its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:14:09 - #supplychain

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December

Tech - TechCrunch - Electronics manufacturers are no doubt breathing a collective sigh of relief this morning at the news that the United States Trade...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:43:16 - #tariff #supplychain

Man and machine: how the bionic worker can increase supply chain efficiency

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The combination of a shortage in warehouse space and the increasing demand for goods ordered online has the potential...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:43:11 - #supplychain

Unpredictable trade environment puts focus on shippers to be efficient and diligent

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - As the tension, or more appropriately, the trade war between the United States and China continues to show no sign of...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:43:10 - #tradewar #supplychain

Top tips for vetting suppliers

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - No business should underestimate the importance of their supply chain. Without reliable, reputable suppliers, business...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:43:09 - #supplychain

USTR announces changes to planned September 1 tariff hikes

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - While the USTR indicated that the September 1 tariff remains on schedule, it also noted that certain products are being...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:43:08 - #tariff #supplychain

Air Cargo Out of Hong Kong 'On Time' For Now

Distribution - EPS News - The two-day closure of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had not impacted air cargo as of late Tuesday, although future delays...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:14:17 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar #outlook

Are there counterfeits in your global supply chain?

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Determining if there are counterfeit products in your supply chain is no easy task. How do you know if you're buying and...
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:13:48 - #supplychain

Why Should the Supply Chain Use Platforms?

Distribution - EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - As digital transformation rolls out and more supply chain operations come online, the need for synchronicity across...
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:13:30 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning

How EDI Became Cool Again

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is cool again. Not all EDI, just EDI based on value added networks (VANs). The reason?...
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:13:49 - #supplychain

How AI can make supply chains more sustainable

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:38:45 - #supplychain #ai

Firms need not overly worry about tariff war, says Pegatron chair

Media - DIGITIMES - Volatile international trade conditions are expected to persist into at least the next US presidential race, and firms must focus...
Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:42:23 - #tariff #supplychain #outlook

Sluggish Car Sales Slow Down Chipmakers as Trade Woes Escalate (Bloomberg)

Media - EDACafe - Semiconductor companies are wincing as consumers around the globe are buying fewer cars amid continuing trade tensions...
Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:42:14 - #tradewar #supplychain

Tradeshift: connecting businesses worldwide

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In 2010, co-founders of IT giant Tradeshift - Christian Lanng, Mikkel Hippe Brun and Gert Sylvest - launched the company...
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:13:06 - #supplychain

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon

Tech - TechCrunch - FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the ecommerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract...
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:13:24 - #robotics #ecommerce #supplychain

IoT with GPS Tracking: Powerful

SupplyChain - Software AG - What do you get when you put the Internet of Things together with GPS? (No, this is not a riddle!)
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:13:20 - #software-ag #iot #supplychain

The "Soft" Side of Automation Holds the Key to ROI

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Material handling equipment (MHE) has been around a long time. But, it's never been more popular. Companies look to automation...
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:13:23 - #robotics #supplychain

FedEx to let ground contract with Amazon expire at end of August

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Roughly two months after Memphis-based transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx announced it made a strategic decision...
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:13:22 - #supplychain

7 Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Tariffs, Part 2

Distribution - EPS News - Editor's note: This is the second of two articles focusing on strategies that mitigate the impact of tariffs on imported goods. Tax...
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:42:08 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

Cloudleaf Announces Series B Funding Lead by Intel and WRVI

Distribution - EPS News - Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, today announced that it has secured $26 million in Series B...
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:42:04 - #supplychain #iot #ai

IBM Launches New Blockchain Platform For Supply Chain Management

Media - - International Business Machines Corp (IBM) and blockchain consultancy Chainyard have announced a new blockchain network for supply...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:41:28 - #ibm #cisco #supplychain #lenovo #datacenter #ai #blockchain

What Are the Long-term Costs of the China-U.S. Trade War?

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - President Trump's latest threat to levy 10% tariffs on $300 billion of imports from China will result in lower output from...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:13:25 - #tariff #supplychain #outlook

Another trade war threatens the chip industry as Japan takes away Korea's special status

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Ratcheting up its ongoing spat with South Korea, Japan has put restrictions on export of three materials that are critical...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:13:24 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

Tariffs lead to creative supply chains

Life - - Where there's a will to peddle soybeans in the global marketplace, there's a way, even if a trade war creates roadblocks.
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:13:25 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

U.S. Treasury just designated China as a currency manipulator, so expect more economic shocks

Tech - TechCrunch - The U.S. Treasury has just taken the extraordinary step of designating China as a currency manipulator, something no administration...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:38 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

TrueCommerce Named 2019 Great Supply Chain Partner

Globe Newswire - TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, announced today that SupplyChainBrain,...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:32 - #supplychain

Cisco, Nokia, Vodafone join IBM blockchain to bring order, trust to supply chain

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Cisco, Lenovo, Nokia, Schneider Electric, and Vodafone have joined IBM's new Trust Your Supplier (TYS) blockchain project...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:28 - #ibm #cisco #supplychain #lenovo #iot #blockchain

Uber Freight integrates digital brokerage platform with MercuryGate TMS

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Partnership lets users price and tender loads immediately, open Uber Freight to a new set of shippers, firms say.
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:27 - #supplychain

Transparency And Personalization Are The Next Frontiers For Online Retailers, UPS Study Finds

SupplyChain - UPS - Online shoppers want transparency on fees, control over the delivery process, easy returns and loyalty rewards

96% of online shoppers...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:26 - #supplychain

What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is expected to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in the U.S. For the logistics...
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:14:25 - #supplychain

Contracts For Aug. 5, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:13:11 - #supplychain