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Companies report double-digit growth in industrial IoT usage

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Industrial firms are getting more sophisticated in their use of IoT for asset management, customer services, IFS survey shows.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:17 - #iot #supplychain

25 Graduate Supply Chain Programs That Lead the Pack

SupplyChain - EBN Online - More and more graduate programs are on hand for those who want to continue their supply chain education or gain new skills at a...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:13 - #supplychain

Eliminate Barriers to Innovation - Part II

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - In the first part of this series, we discussed the three largest challenges companies...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:11 - #supplychain #iot #sonos #firewall

A new day for picking robots

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Long used to handling boxes and some standard shaped items, picking robots are on the verge of moving into a world where they...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:09 - #robotics #supplychain

EBN@C-Level: Crowdsource Phenom Partners for Supply Chain Success

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Crowdfunding electronics hardware often run aground in the move from idea to manufactured products. We sat down with one successful...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:08 - #supplychain

Unwrap the Perfect Supply Chain Gift

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Disruptive technologies, increasing trade regulations, and the breakneck speed of customer demand are pushing companies to rethink...
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:07 - #supplychain

Tech giants take seats on Homeland Security's new supply chain task force

Tech - TechCrunch - Homeland Security's supply chain task force is finally off the ground..
The public-private coalition, set up earlier this year,...
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:13:06 - #microsoft #samsung #cisco #supplychain #accenture #cybersecurity #fireeye #paloaltonetworks #verizon

October PMI Ticks Down Slightly

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 114th...
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:14:57 - #supplychain #outlook

3 Steps to Reduce Emissions in a Complex Electronics Supply Chain

Distribution - EPS News - Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the meaning of Corporate...
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:14:20 - #microsoft #supplychain #dell

U.S. Wholesale Prices Jump 0.6 Percent, Most in 6 Years

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food, and chemicals.Contributed...
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:14:18 - #supplychain #outlook

October 2018 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:40:30 - #supplychain

A peek inside Amazon's robotic fulfillment center

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Join me as I observe the workers at Amazon's gargantuan new fulfillment center in Essex, England. They can't...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:13:15 - #drones #robotics #supplychain

Supply Chain Extends as AI & ML Enable Predictive Maintenance

SupplyChain - EBN Online - OEMs aren't quite ready to abandon their traditional break fix model for equipment, but end users are pushing hard for servitization...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:17 - #supplychain #ai

How Humans and Robots Will Work Together in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Humans and robots can work in harmony to create a safer, more efficient working world. Here's what that might look like....
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:16 - #supplychain #robotics

Social Messaging Platforms: Why Your Supply Chain Company Needs to Pay Attention

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The increasing popularity of social messaging platforms means your business needs to consider how to incorporate them into marketing...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:14 - #supplychain

Blue Yonder's New Survey with Microsoft Reveals How AI and Automation Are Moving Retail

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - It's no secret that the retail market is undergoing fundamental changes, right? Exactly, and as the rise of eCommerce changes...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:13 - #microsoft #supplychain #ecommerce #ai

FedEx rolls out 2019 rate increases

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - FedEx said that rates for FedEx Express are heading up by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export, and U.S....
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:12 - #supplychain

Global Supply Chains Prepare for Uncertain Economy

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - While a global recession is probably still a year or two away, "there are storm clouds on the horizon," which are starting to...
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 03:13:10 - #supplychain #outlook

LiteLink Technologies Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Globe Newswire - LiteLink Technologies Inc.("LiteLink") (CSE:LLT) (FRA:C0B) (, a leading blockchain enterprise and artificial intelligence solutions...
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:13:32 - #ai #blockchain #supplychain

How Electronics Sourcing Practices Impact the Journey to Mars

Distribution - EPS News - The National Geographic channel's "Mars" series has entered its second season and has prompted AspenCore's Special Projects team to...
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:13:42 - #nasa #microsemi #supplychain #tti #robotics #aspencore #ai

FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates...
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:13:13 - #supplychain

Detecting that Fraud Permeating Your Supply Chain! Part II

SupplyChain - Sourcing Innovation - As per a recent post, fraud is permeating your supply chain and your current iZombie platform needs to take a lot of the...
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:39:45 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning

Teledyne e2v delivers first flight module for EUMETSAT's Meteosat Third Generation (MTG)

Electronics - E2V - Teledyne e2v delivers to Thales Alenia Space MTG VISible Detector Assembly (VisDA) for EUMETSATs MTG-I satellite.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:13:14 - #avnet #supplychain

October 2018 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 22:51:52 - #supplychain


Counterfeit Parts - ... In an indictment unsealed Thursday, the DOJ accused China's Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit, Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corporation,...
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 22:39:10 - #supplychain

Shortening the rare-earth supply chain via recycling

Life - EurekAlert - A Japanese research team led by Kanazawa University used chelator chemistry to recycle rare earths (REs) from spent fluorescent...
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 22:13:20 - #supplychain

Electronics OCMs and Distributors Weigh in on Shortages, Tariffs & 2019

Distribution - EPS News - As the electronics industry plows through calendar Q4, murmurs of uncertainty around 2019 are surfacing. Analysts say there's a possibility...
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 17:38:32 - #kemet #ti #supplychain #avnet #arrow #ecia #outlook

Detecting that Fraud Permeating Your Supply Chain!

SupplyChain - Sourcing Innovation - As per our last post, fraud is permeating your supply chain and your current iZombie platform needs to take a lot of the...
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:13:47 - #supplychain #ai

U.S. Factory Activity Cools to 6-Month Low

Distribution - EPS News - The nation's leading factory index dropped to its lowest level in six months as manufacturers try to manage through trade tensions,...
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:38:46 - #supplychain #outlook

Kaelus Launches New PIM Finder to Locate Sources of External PIM Outside Antenna Infrastructure

Electronics - Infinite Electronics - New PIM Finder Software Ideal for all Testing Scenarios

Kaelus, a leading supplier of high-quality, PIM...
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:13:27 - #supplychain

UPS Recognized By EPA With Smartway Excellence Award

SupplyChain - UPS - Award recognizes exceptional achievement in supply chain sustainability and freight transportation efficiency
The U.S. Environmental...
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:13:37 - #supplychain

How Reverse Logistics Helps Organizations Gear Up Servitization

SupplyChain - EBN Online - As more and more North American manufacturers realize revenue from servitization and end-of-life management, streamlining the aftermarket...
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:13:36 - #supplychain

electronica's Significant Impact in the Electronics Industry

Advanced MP Technology - The year 1964 marks when the world-renowned trade show, known as electronica, made its first debut as a venue for companies to showcase their...
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:37:56 - #supplychain

Industry Reaps Benefits of a High-Tech World

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - Electronics sector stays strong as technology demand remains in high gear.
The outlook for the electronics sector remains strong...
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:38:32 - #tti #supplychain

Software Supply Chain Risk Management: Enabling Resilience in National Critical Infrastructure

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Organizations expanding the use of network-connectable devices need comprehensive software security initiatives to address weaknesses...
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:39:31 - #supplychain #iot

IPC Counterfeit Electronics Symposium: Methods For Detection And Best Practices For Avoidance

Counterfeit Parts - "Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane is on the frontlines in the battle against counterfeit electronics and their insertion into military...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 03:39:16 - #counterfeit #supplychain

How the U.S. Can Rebuild Its Capacity to Innovate

Think - - Many U.S. firms have long had a simple mantra: "Invent here, manufacture there." But, increasingly,...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 02:14:10 - #robotics #retirement #maker #supplychain

UPS profits fall but e‑commerce drives growth

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - United Parcel Services Inc. tumbled as concerns over a trade war added to a slump in profit margins at its...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 02:14:06 - #boeing #supplychain

B2B buyers and sellers concentrate on e-commerce fundamentals

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - B2B e-commerce continues to take hold and is becoming even more of an established sales channel for many manufacturers,...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 02:14:05 - #supplychain #outlook

Introducing the 2018 B2B E-Commerce Buyer Expectations Report

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Business buyers want-and expect-a lot from the e-commerce sites they use (or may use) to make an online purchase quickly,...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 02:14:01 - #supplychain #outlook

Amazon spruces up Business Prime for business buyers

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - In a move to be more business-like, Amazon Business today launched an expanded feature set in its Business Prime shipping...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 02:13:49 - #cloud #aws #supplychain

Hyperledger Fabric Now Supports Ethereum

SupplyChain - Hyperledger - Guest post: Swetha Repakula of IBM
At this point, there are few that haven't heard the word blockchain. Despite all the buzz and...
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 01:38:23 - #ibm #blockchain #supplychain

HP Sources More Than 550,000 Pounds of Ocean-Bound Plastic for New Cartridges

Justmeans - Building an ocean-bound plastics supply chain:...
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 16:13:10 - #supplychain

Arena Welcomes Omnify

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - Arena Solutions is excited to announce the acquisition of
Omnify Software. After more than a decade competing against each...
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:38:31 - #supplychain #acquisition

Brace for a Wave of Change in 2019: Procurement & Supply Chain Challenges

SupplyChain - EBN Online - As we dive into this maelstrom of change in an effort to prepare for the year ahead, it is helpful to pick out some major trends...
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:38:30 - #supplychain

Advantages of Oracle's New Block Chain Apps Explained in Exclusive Interview

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - In this exclusive interview we discuss the recent release of block chain applications with Rick Jewell, Senior Vice President,...
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:38:29 - #oracle #supplychain

E2open to acquire INTTRA

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Pending regulatory agencies approval, E2open and INTTRA will join efforts to strengthen the connections and streamline...
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:38:27 - #e2open #supplychain

China-U.S. Ties Sinking Amid Acrimony Over Trade, Politics

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - "Both ignorant and malicious" was how the official China Daily newspaper recently described comments by U.S. Secretary...
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:13:34 - #supplychain

Reduce Payment Cycles Through Automating Accounts Receivable

Distribution - EPS News - Few businesses can be considered non-profit organizations. At its most basic, the electronics business is about being paid. Companies...
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:40:58 - #supplychain #ai

E2Open Buys INTTRA

Media - TEXASTECHPULSE - Austin-based supply chain company E2open announced this morning that it has acquired INTTRA, which operates an ocean shipping...
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:57:09 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition