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How Fast Can We Go Back to Work?

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - How fast can the U.S. go back to work? Our disaster preparedness capabilities, and the supporting supply chains, will...
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:03:52 - #supplychain

Visa Foundation Pledges $210M For COVID-19-Stricken Businesses

Media - - The Visa Foundation announced that it is pledging $210 million to fund two different programs that will support small and micro...
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:03:40 - #coronavirus #supplychain

How Visa And The US Secret Service Are Flattening The COVID-19 Fraud Curve

Media - - Fraudsters don't get furloughs, they aren't much for vacationing, and they certainly aren't above taking advantage of a bad situation.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:13:31 - #cybersecurity #phishing #ai #machinelearning #coronavirus #supplychain

Apple is making million face shields per week to help health workers

Media - The Next Web - Tech companies worldwide are trying to help health agencies and governments fight the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Apple said...
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:13:29 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Boeing Extends Washington State Production Shutdown Indefinitely

U.S. News - Boeing Co said on Sunday it would extend the suspension of production operations at its Washington state...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:37:10 - #boeing #supplychain

Manufacturers shift online operations as coronavirus hits home

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Many U.S. manufacturers have experienced and managed a crisis or two in their time. Manufacturers have seen production...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:13:25 - #te-connectivity #ecommerce #coronavirus #ventilator #supplychain

Automated Servicing Software is Critical to Immediately Reducing the Supply Shortage of Ventilators

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Electronic checklists and automated workflows dramatically reduce turn times for critical medical equipment repairs
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:13:21 - #ventilator #supplychain

Future-Proofing Parcel Delivery

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Logistyx President Ken Fleming takes a deep dive into the three phases of supply chain disruption: Reaction, Recovery,...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:13:20 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Digital platform takes the guesswork out of grocery deliveries

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - New Hampshire grocery supplier streamlines customer communications with FourKites' supply chain visibility tools.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:13:19 - #supplychain

How to Build Smart Kanban Boxes

SupplyChain - Software AG - In manufacturing, lean is good - especially when events cause supply chains to be disrupted and parts delayed.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:13:18 - #software-ag #supplychain

Tech supply chains are still a complete mess

Tech - The Verge - Last week, we made the case that tech manufacturing was uniquely vulnerable to pandemic problems, from a combination of just-in-time...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 22:37:35 - #foxconn #supplychain

Coronavirus causes sourcing headaches for buyers

Electronics Advocate - The coronavirus pandemic has led to tighter supply and higher prices for some components including multilayer ceramic capacitors. Shutdowns and...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 02:38:10 - #coronavirus #capacitor #supplychain

Accenture: building supply chain resilience amidst COVID-19

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at how supply chains can build resilience amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 01:40:05 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Amazon faces unprecedented challenges as dozens of its warehouses grapple with COVID-19 outbreaks

Tech - GeekWire - An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Washington state. (GeekWire File Photo / Kevin Lisota)At least 30 of the fulfillment centers that...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 01:39:55 - #supplychain #diabetes #coronavirus

How COVID-19 Is Transforming Supply Chains - And Industrial Real Estate Demand

Media - - The universal characteristics of the coronavirus are change and speed.
The virus is spreading quickly around the globe, of course,...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 01:13:53 - #ecommerce #coronavirus #supplychain

Jamie Dimon Back At JPMorgan's Helm Following Heart Surgery

Media - - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer at JPMorgan Chase, is back behind his desk in his home office on Thursday (April 2) following...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 01:13:50 - #cancer #coronavirus #supplychain

COVID-19 Potential Impact to Component Supply Chain

Media - Passive Components News - The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led to tighter supply and higher prices for some components including multilayer...
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 01:13:48 - #supplychain #capacitor #coronavirus #outlook

US ecommerce sales rise 25% since beginning of March

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Online sales in the U.S. have increased 25% on average for daily sales March 13-15 compared with average daily sales March...
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:37:21 - #ecommerce #coronavirus #supplychain

COVID-19 and the Supply Chain Challenge

Enterprise - SAP - Businesses are facing unprecedented challenges right now. With factories closing all around the globe, supply chains have been dramatically...
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:37:58 - #supplychain #ariba #coronavirus

Trump Signs off on Deferring Tariffs for Most-Favored Nations for Three Months

U.S. News - President Donald Trump has signed off on a plan to defer U.S. tariffs for most-favored nations for three months, according...
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:37:53 - #tariff #supplychain

First ventilators from new UK production run due this weekend

Media - Reuters - Health - The first ventilators which Britain has recently ordered from businesses will be completed this weekend and be available to...
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:13:21 - #coronavirus #ventilator #supplychain

Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - It is 2020; we now have reasonably accurate short-term weather forecasts. NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:36:17 - #supplychain

FedEx Custom Critical Delivers Bagged Lunches for 120,000 Students

Justmeans - Amid school closures, @FedEx used their temperature-controlled trucks to deliver 120K bagged lunches for students...
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:13:28 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Honeywell Taking on $6 Billion Loan to Aid Position

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The move aims to boost Honeywell's financial flexibility and liquidy in case global economic conditions persist or...
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:37:41 - #supplychain

FedEx, UPS Suspend Service Guarantees

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The parcel logistics giants outlined measures taken to accommodate delays and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 22:37:07 - #coronavirus #supplychain

Coronavirus is infecting supply chains. Merchants can minimize disruption now-and in the future-by going digital

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - 40% of retailer members of the National Retail Federation say they are experiencing supply chain disruptions due to the...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 22:13:10 - #supplychain #ecommerce #coronavirus

Supply Chain Workers Save the Day

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - COVID-19 is testing our supply chains. But there's a clear sign that supply chain leaders and workers are succeeding wildly...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 22:13:07 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Covid Truths or Myths: The longer the chain, the weaker its links?

SupplyChain - Procurement Insights - Every Monday morning, I invite you to share your opinion regarding some of the more interesting and thought-provoking...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 21:13:13 - #coronavirus #ventilator #supplychain

Safe Autonomy: UL 4600 and How It Grew

Aspencore - EETimes - Underwriters Laboratories has completed - on schedule - its first standard for Autonomous Vehicles. Called UL 4600, it is published...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:39:10 - #boeing #infineon #renesas #ai #supplychain

MEMS in the Fight Against Covid-19

Aspencore - EETimes - The race against time to fight the Covid-19 pandemic has motivated a global flurry of activity and collaboration by technology companies.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:39:08 - #seo #coronavirus #supplychain

Global Freight Demand Sinks; U.S. Focuses on Essential Goods

Aspencore - EPS News - U.S.-China freight rates have been heavily impacted by the ongoing developments in Covid-19, according logistics expert Freightos,...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:39:04 - #supplychain #ecommerce #tariff #coronavirus

Supply Chain 101: The DPA Won't 'Cure' Covid-19

Aspencore - EETimes - All over the world, healthcare workers face a critical shortage of personal protection equipment (PPE) which prevents cross-contamination...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:39:02 - #supplychain #dell #robotics #coronavirus #ventilator

Teardown Highlights Huawei's Reliance on U.S. RF Components

Aspencore - EETimes - It's not easy to tell how far the U.S. administration's attempt at preventing U.S. companies doing business with Huawei can go, given...
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:39:01 - #supplychain #qualcomm #flash #qorvo #smartphone #coronavirus

Where Big Tech Will And Won't Spend In A COVID Recession

Media - - It is easy - and becoming easier by the day - to look at the business world and see trends indicating where the money isn't flowing.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:38:53 - #coronavirus #t-mobile #supplychain

Inventory Strategy Drives The Rise Of 'Micro-Warehousing'

Media - - Supply chain volatility has thrown a wrench in many organizations' procurement strategies as buyers and suppliers struggle to connect...
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 21:38:12 - #supplychain #ai #coronavirus

20 Payments Execs On COVID-19's Ripple Effects - And Taming The Next Black Swan

Media - - The black swan glides into view, beats its wings and sends shock waves through everyday life.
Shorthand for unforeseen - and unforeseeable...
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:13:21 - #cybersecurity #ai #machinelearning #coronavirus #supplychain

Covid-19: Watch for electronic component shortages

Aspencore - - Major manufacturing industries in the Philippines, Malaysia, and other Southeast Asia countries have announced plant...
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:37:37 - #supplychain #outlook

Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

Think - - Start mapping your suppliers in depth - now.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:37:56 - #supplychain #coronavirus

How the 'Amazon Effect' is impacting B2B sales

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In the consumer space, we've seen online marketplaces quickly expand over the last decade in response to buyer demands...
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:37:55 - #supplychain

E2open Transportation Management Systems Recognized in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been recognized by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Transportation...
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:13:24 - #supplychain #e2open

North American PCB industry sales down 1.1% in February

Media - Evertiq - Total North American PCB shipments in February 2020 were down 1.1% compared to the same month last year.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:13:07 - #pcb #supplychain #outlook

Corrugated Box Industry Keeps Supply Chain Moving Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Aspencore - EPS News - The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including...
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 01:13:20 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Commentary: Getting B2B digital sales right in the wake of COVID-19

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Social distancing measures are making it even more important for companies to have a digitally enabled sales and supply chain operations.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:39:30 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Disruptions and COVID-19

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - COVID-19 is different from other supply chain disruptions. Here's why.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:39:29 - #supplychain #coronavirus

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - We've been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus)...
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:39:28 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry

Life - - By now, the media images are familiar: empty shelves in large markets where shoppers have loaded up on food, toiletries, and medicine....
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:13:26 - #supplychain

Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown

Life - - The rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus is already having a huge impact on the global economy, which is rippling around the world via...
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:13:24 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Coronavirus Impacting Freight Services

Aspencore - EPS News - The coronavirus outbreak continues to be profoundly disruptive to the global supply chain, especially as the US and many European...
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:13:41 - #supplychain #coronavirus

COVID-19 Diaries: Rethinking global supply chains

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Most companies are in survival mode, but when this is behind us, companies will begin to reassess their supply chain strategies
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:13:35 - #supplychain #coronavirus

12% of supply chains using AI, according to annual report

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In the latest annual MHI Industry Report, it has been revealed that just 12% of supply chain professionals say their organisations...
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:13:34 - #supplychain #ai