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FedEx Freight expands FedEx Freight Direct service offering

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - FedEx Freight describes FedEx Freight Direct as an e-commerce service that handles the delivery of bulky items like furniture,...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:15 - #supplychain

Global Supply Chain Managers Continue to Leverage Trade Compliance Complexity

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Most countries impose legal control on the export of goods from their jurisdictions, while international trade agreements often...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:14 - #supplychain

Gartner Identifies 5 Actions to Optimize Logistics Costs From Within the Organization

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Gartner Analysts to Discuss How to Implement Integrated Business Planning at the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit, November...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:36:53 - #supplychain

Who's Watching The Supply Chain?

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Every company developing chips at the most advanced process nodes these days is using different architectures and...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:13:48 - #supplychain #onsemi #blockchain

Global automotive panel shipments fall in 1H19

Media - DIGITIMES - Worldwide automotive panel shipments fell 3.4% on year to 79 million units in the first half of 2019, in line with decreased global...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:13:35 - #supplychain #outlook

Supply chain optimistic about Pixel 4 shipments

Media - DIGITIMES - Global shipments of Google's just-unveiled Pixel 4 lineup are expected to approach 12-14 million units as the company is expanding...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:13:33 - #supplychain #pixel4

Real-Time Data Takes On Magnitude Of Supply Chain Risks

Media - PYMNTS.com - When Pitney Bowes, a major logistics service provider, revealed that it had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, it was only the...
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:13:11 - #microsoft #supplychain #cybersecurity

FedEx Announces Expansion of FedEx Freight Direct

Business Wire - FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), a leading provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) services, announced today the expansion...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:20:28 - #supplychain

UPS announces launch of self-storage service

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The logistics giants, UPS, has announced the launch of a new service called Storage on Demand.

UPS' innovation enables...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:36:46 - #supplychain

China's Trade With the U.S. Shrinks Again in September

Media - Time - Business - China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:13:13 - #tariff #supplychain

FedEx Cross Border expands in U.S., Europe

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Facilities in California, New Jersey, and The Netherlands help online merchants serve customers in 200 countries.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:14:03 - #supplychain

What is concurrent planning?

SupplyChain - The 21st Century Supply Chain - There are lots of organizations that claim to have reinvented supply chain planning. They say...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:14:02 - #supplychain #machinelearning #tariff

3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe 2019 begins

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The 3PL & Supply Chain Summit, Europe's most influential meeting point for the supply chain industry gets underway today....
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:14:01 - #supplychain

Jabil to lay off 909 workers at Bay Area facilities

Media - Evertiq - EMS provider to begin temporary shutdown in late November.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:37:18 - #jabil #supplychain

Uncovering Supply Chains' Deepest Risks With Data Innovation

Media - PYMNTS.com - Supply chain risk never sleeps, and as global expansion becomes a more viable option for growing enterprises, so does the prospect...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:13:06 - #supplychain #cybersecurity #acquisition #ai #machinelearning

Ecodesign, RoHS and More: The EU Goes on a Tear

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - As this European Commission winds down, loose ends are being closed and a substantial set of regulatory requirements are being...
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:13:43 - #tti #supplychain

The federal government issues an RFP for e‑marketplace platforms

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Calling all providers of electronic marketplace platforms: the U.S. General Services Administration wants your help in...
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:36:16 - #ecommerce #acquisition #supplychain

Traditional PC Market Continues to Grow Despite Issues in the Supply Chain, According to IDC

Think - IDC - Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, comprised of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, reached 70.4 million units in Q3 2019, according...
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:38:24 - #supplychain #outlook

Oracle Procurement Cloud Update - The Sleeping Giant is Waking Up

SupplyChain - Spend Matters
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:13:28 - #oracle #ariba #supplychain

TSMC 16nm production lead time stretched

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC has already seen its 16nm chip supply fall short of demand, with longer delivery lead times, according to sources at IC design...
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:35:47 - #tsmc #supplychain #outlook

UPS to increase electric fleet in Germany

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - UPS has announced plans to convert 33 diesel vehicles to electric (15) and hybrids (18) following its addition of 6,000...
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:13:41 - #supplychain

5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - If you've ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced...
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:13:40 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning #tariff #tradewar

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today's ever-changing business world is a top priority...
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:13:39 - #supplychain

Online Shopping Drives Up Rent For Warehouses

Media - PYMNTS.com - As eCommerce grows and the push for speedier delivery escalates, companies are seeking smaller warehouses and industrial space near...
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:36:45 - #robotics #ecommerce #supplychain

Fed Concerned Trade War Could Trigger Recession

Media - PYMNTS.com - Federal Reserve officials are worried that slowing global growth, exacerbated by the U.S.-China trade war, could sap domestic hiring...
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:13:11 - #tradewar #supplychain

Blue Ridge Sponsors New Supply Chain Planning Blog and Podcast

Globe Newswire - Technology - PlanningPosts Gives Distributors Weekly Inventory Optimization Strategies to Solve Key Demand Forecasting Challenges PlanningPosts...
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:36:49 - #supplychain

UPS set to add 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks to its fleet

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The logistics giants, UPS, has announced it is set to acquire over 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks from 2020 until 2022.
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:13:13 - #supplychain

IBM Introduces integrated suite of supply chain applications

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:13:12 - #ibm #supplychain

U.S. Army Awards BAE Systems $148.3 Million Contract for M88A2 HERCULES Armored Recovery Vehicles

Business Wire - The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems a $148.3 million contract to upgrade 43 M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles to evacuate damaged or stranded combat vehicles.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:13:11 - #usarmy #supplychain

Fitbit Diversifies its Supply Chain Outside of China

Business Wire - Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) today announced that it has undertaken a plan to shift its manufacturing operations outside of China for effectively all of...
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:13:10 - #supplychain #tariff

IBM: New suite tackles the complexity of global supply chains

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - IBM has announced its new integrated supply chain suite to help make global supply chains smarter and more efficient....
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:13:09 - #ibm #supplychain

Visa, Intuit Launch Instant Deposit For SMBs

Media - PYMNTS.com - Cash flow is that thing that can keep a business owner or executive up at night - and night after night, after night. Cash flow...
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:39:11 - #supplychain

Note secures Swedish production contract

Media - Evertiq - Swedish EMS provider Note has started batch production for the fast-growing Swedish company Human Care.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:13:49 - #supplychain

Combating Counterfeit Semiconductors In The Military Supply Chain

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - The reality: semiconductors are often counterfeits. In most current implementations, semiconductor authenticity is...
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:13:41 - #supplychain #onsemi #counterfeit

Samsung ends smartphone manufacturing in China

Media - Evertiq - The South Korean tech-giant has ended its production of smartphones in China as it has decided to cease operations at its Huizhou manufacturing...
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:13:31 - #samsung #smartphone #supplychain

Aspects of the Tax Efficient Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Sourcing Innovation - Many companies overlook function-based tax planning where the supply chain is involved. Considering that tax reductions,...
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:13:21 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

IHS explains U.S. manufacturing PMI survey divergences

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - ISM data focus on larger multinationals, whereas IHS Markit polls a representative mix of company size.
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:13:20 - #supplychain

Foxconn: Wisconsin college students invited to apply

Media - Evertiq - Foxconn Technology Group has announced its intention to hire Wisconsin college students as full-time employees with paid time off to...
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:38:43 - #foxconn #supplychain

Take Steps to Manage Obsolescence

Media - eBOM - When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores...
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:13:18 - #supplychain

As Unemployment Hits Fresh Low, Signs That US Economy Is Cooling

Media - PYMNTS.com - The headline numbers trumpet that the unemployment rate is at a 50-year low. But the latest data points show a more mixed picture...
Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:13:16 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

Apple orders production of 10% more lower-cost iPhone 11s

Media - FierceElectronics - New iPhone 11 is $50 below the cost of the comparable iPhone XR from last year
Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:13:10 - #iphone11 #supplychain

Business buyers like self‑service websites, but sometimes want a rep

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Sometimes business buyers don't want to speak to a salesperson: They just want to go to a supplier's website, select the...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 19:36:55 - #ecommerce #cdw #supplychain

Why logistics have never been more important to online retailers' success

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - A consumer's decision to click the Buy button on an ecommerce site or app all too often comes down to a retailer's logistics...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 19:13:11 - #ecommerce #supplychain

iPhone 11 is selling so well that Apple is ramping up production

Tech - BGR - Soon after the iPhone 11 series started selling online a few days ago, several analysts came out with reports saying that preorders were...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 13:36:48 - #iphone11 #supplychain

Apple tastes success with iPhone 11, increases orders to meet demand

Tech - Digital Trends - Apple has increased its orders for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro to meet demand.
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 13:13:16 - #iphone11 #supplychain

Foxconn releases and cancels plans for a giant dome in Wisconsin

Tech - The Verge - On September 12th, the village...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:37:19 - #foxconn #datacenter #supplychain

What's The Best Way To Navigate The New World Of Payments?

Media - PYMNTS.com - These are indeed the days for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the world of payments, and that trend looks likely to hold into...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:14:05 - #acquisition #supplychain

Deep Dive: Unsupervised Machine Learning Steps Up To Fight Fraud

Media - PYMNTS.com - Many FIs and merchants that have fallen victim to fraud traditionally respond by assessing the damage, pinpointing how the attack...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:13:48 - #ecommerce #ai #machinelearning #supplychain

Tips for Maximizing Efficiency in Your Multichannel Supply Chain

Distribution - EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - As you probably know, the multichannel supply chain is a direct response to the internet's rise as the center of...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:35:39 - #supplychain #cybersecurity #robotics #machinelearning

E2open Ranked A Leader In 2019 Nucleus Research Control Tower Value Matrix

Business Wire - E2open ranked a leader in the 2019 Nucleus Research Control Tower Value Matrix
Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:13:33 - #e2open #supplychain