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Does Your Electronics Manufacturer Have Proper Ventilation?

Distribution - EPS News - Electronics manufacturers need properly ventilated plants - otherwise, they risk decreased manufacturing effectiveness...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:37:50 - #supplychain

October 2019 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:13:12 - #supplychain

October 2019 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:13:10 - #supplychain

UPS introduces new flat rate shipping option

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In a bid to streamline and simplify outbound processes, UPS has introduced a predictable flat rate shipping option to...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:25:58 - #supplychain

E2open Announces "Brexit-Ready in 24 Hours" Solution for Rapid Trade Compliance and Regulatory Assessment

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced a solution for companies to assess compliance and exposure with...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:39 - #supplychain #e2open #tariff

Why The 2020s Will Be The Logistics Decade

Media - PYMNTS.com - Amateurs talk tactics, while professionals worry about logistics.
That's a variation of an old saying common to people who study...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:36:27 - #drones #retirement #supplychain

Trade war affecting datacenter market in China

Media - DIGITIMES - The ongoing trade disputes between the US and China continue to affect negatively China's datacenter market, with recovery unlikely...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:36:21 - #tradewar #supplychain

Takeaways from the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Nation - Having just returned from the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit in Denver, I am energized about the state of our industry....
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:37:33 - #supplychain #iot #machinelearning

RedCloud on How OCR-Driven Payments Benefit Supply Chains

Media - PYMNTS.com - To bring global supply chains into the digital age, look toward optics.
RedCloud Technologies said earlier in the month that it...
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:15:41 - #supplychain

Evaluating RoHS: What Works and What Doesn't

IPC Blog - By Kelly Scanlon, director, EHS policy and research The European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive, known as RoHS, aims to...
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 01:37:33 - #supplychain

China Changes Rules To Woo More Tech IPOs

Media - PYMNTS.com - China has changed some IPO rules to entice more tech companies to list publicly in the country, according to a report by The Wall...
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:13:46 - #tradewar #supplychain

Getting a handle on freight costs in ecommerce shipments

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Accurately calculating less than-truck-load (LTL) freight costs is challenging for online B2B sellers because of the variables...
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:13:41 - #ecommerce #supplychain

Five common pitfalls for Supply Chain Digital Transformation

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Dr. Madhav Durbha, LLamasoft, discusses the five common pitfalls organisations face when digitally transforming their...
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:13:39 - #supplychain

DHL and HPE: automating administrative and shipping processes

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Leading logistics company, DHL is no stranger to digital transformation, as it begins its investment into the automation...
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:13:38 - #hp #supplychain

Are your performance measurements destroying your supply chain?

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - The performance measurement system is the most misunderstood, confusing, misapplied and frustrating element of most supply chains....
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 22:36:20 - #supplychain

FedEx Ground Uses Virtual Reality to Train and Retain Package Handlers

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - Package handlers who work on FedEx Ground loading docks load and unload 8.5 million packages a day. The volume and the physical...
Sun, 10 Nov 2019 22:36:16 - #verizon #supplychain

Trump says he's not on board with tariff rollbacks on Chinese goods

Media - FierceElectronics - Stocks dipped on Trump's comments amid concerns about signing of a formal trade deal
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:36:03 - #tariff #supplychain

Alibaba To Increase Stake In Cainiao With $3.33B Investment

Media - PYMNTS.com - Two years after acquiring a majority stake in the firm, Alibaba plans an additional investment of roughly $3.33 billion in logistics...
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:36:01 - #ecommerce #supplychain

E2open Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Market

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Sales and...
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 15:05:09 - #supplychain #e2open

Alibaba Leases Cargo Planes For Direct China-Russia Flights

Media - PYMNTS.com - Alibaba Group's logistics operator is partnering with Pochta Russia and Aviastar-Tu to launch direct China-Russia cargo delivery...
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:36:40 - #ecommerce #supplychain

Dynamic EMS Discusses The Changing Face of Chip Component Damage

Media - eBOM - At Dynamic EMS, our door is always open to try to solve our customers' challenges. In this instance, a prospect came to us with a problem...
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:36:36 - #capacitor #supplychain

Is MaaS the Antidote to Tariffs and Trade Wars?

Distribution - EPS News - Misha Govshteyn, CEO, MacroFab
If you're concerned about tariffs and the ongoing trade war with China, you're not alone. Almost every...
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:13:14 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

Amazon Announces New Amazon Robotics Innovation Hub and Plans to Create 200 Tech and Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in Massachusetts

Business Wire - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art Amazon Robotics innovation hub and create 200 tech and advanced manufacturing...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:32:02 - #robotics #supplychain

5 keys to protect your supply chain from cyberattacks

Infosec - CSO Online - Cyberattacks on supply chains continue to increase as criminals and state-sponsored hackers look for vulnerable prey. As the SANS...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:31:49 - #supplychain #cybersecurity

Amazon Business launches in Canada

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Amazon Business now operates dedicated B2B ecommerce sites in nine countries, with Canada the latest to join the club...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:37:50 - #ecommerce #supplychain

Rockwell Automation Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems for the Second Consecutive Year

Business Wire - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced its recognition as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:13:54 - #rockwell #supplychain

riskmethods Names Patrik Heider Chief Executive Officer

Business Wire - riskmethods, a global leader in supply chain risk management, has announced the hiring of Patrik Heider as the company's first Chief Executive...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:13:50 - #supplychain

Taking a reality check on Procurement 4.0

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Alex Saric, smart procurement expert, Ivalua, discusess the reality of procurement 4.0.

Procurement 4.0 has been part...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:36:25 - #supplychain #bigdata

Adding Data Science to Supply Chain's List of Job Specs

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Digital transformation is changing supply chains on many fronts, including the functional makeup of teams. Unfamiliar job titles...
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:36:24 - #supplychain

UPS Teams With CVS For Drone Delivery Of Prescriptions

Media - PYMNTS.com - UPS on Tuesday (Nov. 5) announced that its drone delivery subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF), has completed the first residential...
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:47:00 - #drones #retirement #supplychain

Signs Of U.S.-China Trade Deal Lift Stocks To Record Highs

Media - PYMNTS.com - Wall Street's three main indexes all hit record highs on Monday (Nov. 4), on news of technology gains and the nearing of a deal...
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:37:10 - #tariff #supplychain

Driving supply chain collaboration and teamwork

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Develop your internal communication and structure to support collaboration before expanding your effort to partners
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:15 - #supplychain

For UPS and FedEx holiday service guarantees, it appears all things are even

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - With Peak Season top of mind for many supply chain stakeholders this time of year, it comes as no surprise that a lot...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:14 - #supplychain

UPS Forecasts Record-Breaking Holiday Returns Volume

SupplyChain - UPS - UPS projects holiday returns will peak on January 2, 2020 with 1.9 million returns taking place - a 26 percent increase from last year's...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:13 - #supplychain

PLM and the future of smart manufacturing

Media - Electronics360 - Industry 4.0 is something of a buzzword, which describes the trend toward smart factories driven by technological advances in...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:11 - #robotics #ai #supplychain

Deep Dive: Accelerating Accounts Receivable With Automated Technologies

Media - PYMNTS.com - B2B payments are anything but instant in the U.S., where a collective $3 trillion is tied up in businesses' outstanding accounts...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:03 - #ai #supplychain

Why Online Retail Fraud Is On the Rise

Media - PYMNTS.com - Amazon has struggled with preventing counterfeit goods from infiltrating its marketplace. In the company's ongoing efforts to prevent...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:14:01 - #ecommerce #phishing #ai #machinelearning #supplychain

Procurement Faces More Challenges Than Ever: Exclusive Report

Distribution - EPS News - Global procurement professionals are facing more challenges than ever -- tariffs, trade wars, environmental regulations and patent/IP...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:13:43 - #ti #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

Raytheon Awards $2.3 Million Purchase Order to CPI Aerostructures to Produce Pod Prototypes

Globe Newswire - CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero(r)") or (the "Company") (NYSE American: CVU) announced today that Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) selected it...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:37:34 - #raytheon #supplychain

For the first time in two years, the smartphone market shows signs of life

Tech - TechCrunch - All is not lost for smartphone manufacturers. On the heels of two years' of global stagnation, the category is finally showing some...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:13:17 - #smartphone #supplychain #outlook

Machine learning: innovative technology within supply chains

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Watson is IBM's suite of artificial intelligence (AI) services, applications and tools. Watson aims to help businesses...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:13:21 - #ibm #supplychain #ai

Manufacturing output shows modest progress in October, reports ISM

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - The report's key metric, the PMI, eked out a 0.5% gain to 48.3 8 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), following...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:13:20 - #supplychain #outlook

data science isn't just data wrangling and data analysis: on understanding your data

SupplyChain - Punk Rock Operations Research - I have often heard rules of thumb, such as data science/analytics is 80% data cleaning/wrangling and 20% data...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:13:19 - #supplychain

Can Amazon be considered a logistics company?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - With the e-commerce giant Amazon offering a diverse range of services, Supply Chain Digital delves deeper into Amazon's...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:13:18 - #supplychain

Get proactive

Media - eBOM - Short component lifecycles cause havoc for high reliability products with their long manufacturing lifespan. Proactive obsolescence management...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019 00:36:56 - #supplychain

Manufacturing Index Contracts for Third Straight Month

Distribution - EPS News - U.S. factory activity contracted for the third straight month in October as trade issues, the GM strike and global economic uncertainty...
Sat, 02 Nov 2019 19:36:04 - #tariff #tradewar #ecia #supplychain #outlook

Management: How leaders drive supply chain transformation

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - To effectively lead a transformation initiative, supply chain leaders must change the way they lead
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:37:03 - #supplychain

Apple Looks To Ship Over 200M Handsets In 2020

Media - PYMNTS.com - As the debut of 5G devices supercharges demand, Apple Inc. expects iPhone sales to return to growth next year. The company reportedly...
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 13:36:19 - #samsung #iphone6 #iphone8 #smartphone #supplychain

UPS: in facts and figures

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the logistics giants, UPS, and examines its key facts and figures.

Originally...
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:37:40 - #supplychain

Alphabet Leads Covert Meeting To Discuss Tech In Logistics

Media - PYMNTS.com - Alphabet recently held a secret, closed-door meeting with shipping companies like FedEx during what it called the Alphabet Advanced...
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:37:34 - #drones #robotics #supplychain