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Trump's tariffs are aimed at China, but Apple is in the line of fire

Tech - The Verge - The tech industry is bracing for impact as the latest round of tariffs works its way through Washington
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:13:53 - #tariff #supplychain

Tundra, the zero-fee wholesale marketplace, picks up $12 million

Tech - TechCrunch - Tundra, a new zero-commission wholesale marketplace, has today announced the close of $12 million in Series A funding. The round...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:40:45 - #supplychain #ecommerce #acquisition

Chip Security Becomes a Hot Topic in the Electronics Supply Chain

Distribution - EPS News - AspenCore Media has taken a deep dive into the question of Where Security Meets Privacy in the 21st Century. This Special Project...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:13:21 - #supplychain #cybersecurity #fpga #iot #aspencore

Trade War Casualty: Why the Days of Cheap Chinese Goods Are Over

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - Hundreds of companies are calling on President Trump to not impose new tariffs on Chinese goods. Regardless of the outcome,...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:13:21 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Statement Regarding FedEx Corporation's Lawsuit Against the U.S. Department of Commerce

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Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41:02 - #supplychain

Contracts For June 24, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY TCOM L.P., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a $978,946,631 hybrid (cost-no-fee,
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41:01 - #supplychain

USPS set to make changes to its dimensional weight rules

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Effective June 23, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will formally make a change in how it implements its dimensional...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:13:34 - #supplychain

Impact of Further US Tariffs on Chinese Economy Likely Limited: Regulator in People's Daily

U.S. News - The impact of additional U.S. tariffs on the Chinese economy will be very limited, the head of the banking and insurance...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:13:10 - #tariff #supplychain

Apple says US tariffs on China would backfire

Life - Phys.org - Apple is warning the US administration that proposed tariffs on Chinese imports would be counterproductive, saying they would hurt...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:13:24 - #maker #tariff #supplychain

Contracts For June 21, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, McKinney, Texas, was awarded a
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:13:22 - #supplychain

SourceDay: There's no crying in supply chain management

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Moneyball is one of the most celebrated baseball books of the past several years. The funny thing is, it isn't really...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:13:21 - #supplychain

Laptops are about to get more expensive, and we have tariffs to thank

Tech - Digital Trends - With the US-China trade war only increasing in intensity, it is becoming more and more likely that US consumers will pay for...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:13:22 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Global Supply Chains At Risk: Rare Earth Elements

Supply Chain Management Review Columns - Rare earth elements are an essential part of most supply chains in the form of raw materials, component parts, or finished goods such as wiring,...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 22:13:07 - #supplychain

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool... and actually, it sounds alright

Media - The Next Web - One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:40:27 - #blockchain #supplychain

Contracts For June 20, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY Coleman Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Orlando,
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:13:28 - #supplychain

3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - In today's competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:13:27 - #supplychain #machinelearning

What's the Scoop: More on Tariffs & Trade Wars

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The tariff chaos continues and everyone's speculating on how it will affect their business. We asked a couple of EMS companies to...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:13:26 - #tariff #supplychain

Walmart wants to save billions while integrating autonomy into its supply chain

Tech - Digital Trends - Walmart teamed up with California-based Gatik to integrate self-driving technology into its supply chain. The retailer wants...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 18:40:05 - #supplychain

How humans and robots work side-by-side in Amazon fulfillment centers

Life - Phys.org - Amazon employees start their shifts passing through turnstiles and a sign reminding them what they can't bring with them as they report...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 17:39:53 - #robotics #supplychain

Contracts For June 19, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY DTechLogic LLC, a joint venture** Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 17:13:30 - #supplychain

e-Commerce boom predicted to generate $5bn in warehouse management system revenue by 2025

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Last year, Amazon's Prime Day saw the company sell $4.2bn worth of goods online in a single 36-hour period. Several months...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 17:13:29 - #supplychain

Can you sustain the risks of a changing supply chain management environment?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Due to the speed of which supply management is experiencing an extensive transformation, global supply chains have started...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 17:13:28 - #supplychain

Report: Tariffs Could Raise Laptop, Phone Prices 22 Percent

Tech - ExtremeTech - The Consumer Technology Association has released a report quantifying the damage to the US economy if the Trump Administration...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 15:39:37 - #tariff #supplychain

Do Tariffs Really Raise Prices?

CFO - Will prices in the United States rise substantially because of President Trump's import duties on Chinese goods, especially if he...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 02:13:18 - #tariff #supplychain

How Corporates Are Driving US RTP Adoption

Media - PYMNTS.com - Adoption of real-time payments in the U.S. has been slow, particularly compared to other markets like the U.K. The assumption, of...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:41:41 - #supplychain

P2P Payments Set The Stage For B2B RTP

Media - PYMNTS.com - Is it prime time for real time, especially for B2B?
The rise of Zelle, and any number of peer-to-peer (P2P) payment options, has...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:41:31 - #verizon #supplychain

Amazon adds more Boeing planes to its air cargo network

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - By 2021 the company expects to have significantly more planes in the air as it opens its main air hub in Northern Kentucky.
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:38:44 - #boeing #supplychain

Contracts For June 18, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCYInmarsat Government Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:41:13 - #supplychain

A Mere Eighty Nine Years Ago Today ...

SupplyChain - Sourcing Innovation - The Tariff Act of 1930, known as the Smoot-Hawley or Hawley-Smoot Tariff, was signed into law and implemented protectionist...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:41:12 - #tariff #supplychain

Amazon expands air cargo fleet with 15 more planes, will have 70 planes by 2021

Tech - TechCrunch - Following news from earlier this month that FedEx was dumping Amazon from its air cargo service, Amazon this morning announced the...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:13:16 - #boeing #supplychain #drones #robotics

Contracts For June 17, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCYCisco Systems Inc., San Jose, California, was awarded a
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:13:21 - #supplychain

Huawei says US ban will cost it $30B in lost revenue

Tech - TechCrunch - Following a string of trade restrictions from the U.S., China's telecoms equipment and smartphone maker Huawei expects its revenues...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:13:14 - #supplychain

Updates: China RoHS and CPSC Organohalogen Flame Retardant Ban

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - On May 17, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the new State Administration for Market Regulation...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:14:09 - #tti #supplychain

U.S. Companies' Message to Trump: Don't Expand China Tariffs

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The administration had asked for comments on its plan to extend 25 percent tariffs to everything China ships to...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:14:07 - #tariff #supplychain

Notebook supply chain sees significant increases in orders for June and July

Media - DIGITIMES - With the US-China trade disputes lingering, notebook brand vendors have moved to increase orders for their supply chain partners...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:39:32 - #supplychain

The Case For Federal IoT Regulations

Media - PYMNTS.com - Smart technology is unlocking supply chain efficiencies, providing emergency alerts and much more. But despite intelligence of...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:29 - #supplychain #drones #iot #cybersecurity #ecommerce #mirai #botnet #ai

Walmart, Target call on Trump to drop China tariffs

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Walmart Inc., Target Corp., Macy's Inc. and hundreds of other companies and associations made a plea to President...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:41:40 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Contracts For June 14, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., doing business as Boeing Defense Space and Security, St. Louis, Missouri,
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:30 - #boeing #supplychain

Global Uncertainty Puts Resiliency in Focus

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The 2019 FM Global Resilience Index ranks 130 countries based on risk profile, a useful exercise for risk assessment needed for...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:29 - #supplychain

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump

ABC - Money - More than 600 companies tell Trump that escalating trade war will threaten US. economic growth
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:15:23 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Factbox: U.S. Companies Warn on Trump's Tariffs

U.S. News - A host of U.S. consumer companies have warned that costs related to tariffs on goods imported from China will hit their profits.The...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:57 - #tariff #supplychain

New Walmart System Lets Suppliers Increase Prices

Media - PYMNTS.com - Walmart has updated a tool to allow suppliers to submit cost increases related to higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods.
The "Cost...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:52 - #tariff #supplychain

Contracts For June 13, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYResource Management Concepts Inc.,* Lexington Park, Maryland, is awarded a $101,231,753
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:17 - #supplychain

Lufthansa Cargo announces unveils new e-commerce unit

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The Germany-based cargo airline, Lufthansa Cargo, has confirmed a new wholly-owned subsidiary that is set to serve the...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:16 - #supplychain

Logistics and supply chain: An overview of 'goods-to-person' and 'last-mile delivery' technologies

Media - Robotics and Automation News - The term "goods to person" in the context of the logistics and supply chain sector refers to technology that brings...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:28 - #supplychain #robotics

Harris Corporation Awarded $51 Million Delivery Order to Provide Leading-Edge Tactical Communications Equipment to Central European Nation

Business Wire - Harris Corporation Awarded $51 Million Delivery Order to Provide Leading-Edge Tactical Communications Equipment to Central European Nation.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:23 - #harris #supplychain

B2B Next 2019 preview: Alison Zepp on your most valuable asset in B2B selling

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Customers' earned trust of you and your business is "pure gold," says Alison Zepp, vice president of marketing and strategy...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:39:59 - #grainger #ecommerce #supplychain

Driving agile digital transformation in B2B ecommerce

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Things are changing fast in the increasingly digital world of B2B commerce, and it can be tough to decide on the right...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:39:58 - #ecommerce #microservices #supplychain

Small retailers' sales take a hit from tariff hikes

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - While it only been about a month since the Trump administration increased tariffs on certain Chinese goods to 25% from...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:39:57 - #tariff #supplychain

China-US Trade Tension Is Causing Irreparable Damage to High-Tech

Enterprise - E-Commerce Times - While trade disputes between countries are nothing new and seldom are remembered, the ongoing one between China and the...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:39:47 - #tariff #supplychain