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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 Amazon.com 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.
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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

Why Supply Chain Transparency Results in Big Business Benefits

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Emerging technologies make it easier than ever for companies to shed light on the origins of their products.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:13:27 - #supplychain

E-Waste Sector Will Create Half Million Jobs In India by 2025: IFC

Media - ElectronicsB2B - The electrical and electronics industry has been cooperating with the government and has shown considerable initiative for...
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 15:39:14 - #supplychain

Contracts For April 3, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Keenan Fort Detrick Energy LLC, Columbia, South Carolina, was awarded a $1,600,000,000
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:13:24 - #supplychain

The Warehouse Management System of Today... and Tomorrow

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - WMS product development roadmaps vary by provider, but there is substantial overlap among the development initiatives...
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:13:23 - #machinelearning #supplychain

U.S. Robot Density Now More Than Double That of China - IFR Says

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The trend to automate production in both domestic and global markets is the main driving force of robot installations...
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:13:37 - #robotics #supplychain

The number of robotic warehouses is expected to grow more than 1200% by 2025

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Driven by the need for flexible and efficient ecommerce fulfillment, more than 50,000 warehouses worldwide will include...
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:40:09 - #robotics #ecommerce #ai #supplychain

Contracts For April 2, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Bowhead Manufacturing Technologies LLC,* Alexandria, Virginia (N39430-18-D-2132); and Truston
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:13:16 - #supplychain

Cloud Logistics moves up in Gartner's TMS Magic Quadrant ratings

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - The Gartner Magic Quadrant has recently recognized Cloud Logistics by E2Open (Cloud Logistics) for its progress in implementing...
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:13:15 - #e2open #supplychain

ThreatList: Half of All Attacks Aim at Supply Chain

Infosec - Threatpost - Attackers these days want to 'own' your entire system, including partners and suppliers.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:13:10 - #supplychain

Arizona Technology Council Partners With R3eWaste for TechTerra Initiative to Recycle Electronic Devices and Keep Dangerous Materials Out of Landfills

Business Wire - To improve electronics recycling efforts, AZTC and R3eWaste have partnered for the Council's annual TechTerra recycling initiative throughout...
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:41:43 - #supplychain