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June 2020 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 21:13:09 - #supplychain

Digital Business Models Mandate More Sophisticated B2B Pricing Processes And Applications

Think - Forrester Blogs - I've been researching B2B pricing and its important role in digital transformation for industrial manufacturers. New "as a service" business models offer opportunities for manufacturers, but they can also increase margin risk. Industrial...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 19:13:06 - #digitaltransformation #supplychain

Maximizing the Benefits of B2B Supplier Diversification

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - As America's population becomes more diverse and social movements highlighting the need for inclusion have taken center stage, governments, nonprofits, and large companies from a wide variety of industries (for example,...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 19:13:05 - #microsoft #ibm #dell #coronavirus #supplychain

Procurement strategies during COVID-19 market disruption

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Q&A with SAP on procurement: Digital Commerce 360 B2B spoke with Chris Haydon, president of SAP Procurement Solutions, about trends in e-procurement and how SAP is working...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:36:15 - #supplychain #ariba #ecommerce #ai #cybersecurity #coronavirus #digitaltransformation

Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019

Tech - The Verge - 2019 set a record for the amount of e-waste ever generated worldwide: 53.6 million metric tons of discarded phones,...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:13:08 - #supplychain

4 Ways Supply Chain Modeling Enhances Enterprise Resilience

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Supply chain modeling is essential to substantiated resiliency analysis and to the planning of risk responses. A supply chain model is the digital representation of the structure, product flows and policies of a physical supply...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 02:41:54 - #supplychain

Gartner survey: 33% of companies are moving their supply chains out of China

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Citing Covid-19 pandemic, rising tariffs, and Brexit, companies move their sourcing to Vietnam, India, and Mexico.
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 02:41:53 - #tariff #coronavirus #supplychain

Getting the Full Picture on Your Cost-to-Serve

SupplyChain - Conexiom - Precisely determining your organization's cost-to-serve will help your company remain profitable in the wake of increased competition and industry consolidation.

Knowing how much your company spends to deliver quality services and goods is...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 02:14:23 - #supplychain #conexiom #digitaltransformation

Electronic Components Industry in Taiwan up 22% Due to 5G and Distance Learning Computer Demand

Media - Passive Components News - The electronic components industry in Taiwan reported a rise of 22.15 percent on the back of faster deployment of 5G technology and high-performance computing. Largely dependent on Taiwan nation's manufacturing sector, industrial...
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:39:01 - #5g #supplychain

Office Depot Europe Selects SAP Customer Experience to Help Consumers Seamlessly Order Workplace Supplies

Enterprise - SAP - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced Office Depot Europe B.V. has extended its strategic collaboration with SAP by selecting multiple SAP Customer Experience solutions to replace existing systems.
The different solutions are expected to...
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:01:16 - #digitaltransformation #supplychain

Navy Awards $9.5 Billion Submarine Contract to Electric Boat

U.S. News - The Navy has announced a proposed $9.5 billion contract with General Dynamics' Electric Boat to build the first two submarines of a new generation of ballistic missile vessels.
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 16:13:41 - #supplychain

Global e-waste surging: Up 21% in 5 years

Life - - A record 53.6 million metric tons (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in just five years, according to the UN's Global E-waste Monitor 2020.
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:13:23 - #supplychain

Cost-effective ways to minimize risks in the supply chain

Life - - The coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard. What lessons can be learned from this experience? And what's the best way for companies to protect themselves against this kind of crisis in the future? The answer will certainly involve a...
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:37:40 - #supplychain #coronavirus

ForgeRock Identity Platform Delivers New Functionality, Simplicity to the Industry's Most Comprehensive Identity Solution

Globe Newswire - Technology - Significant platform advancements give organizations the tools needed to provide secure, friction-free digital experiences and accelerate digital transformation Significant platform advancements give organizations the tools needed to provide...
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 22:13:58 - #forgerock #digitaltransformation #supplychain

E2open Offers Clients Seamless Transition to New US-Mexico-Canada Agreement Going into Effect July 1, 2020

Business Wire - E2open's clients can now qualify all applicable goods for coverage under the USMCA to ensure compliance and achieve the lowest total product costs.
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:37:38 - #e2open #supplychain

The Google Assistant may start calling businesses to confirm in-stock inventory

Web Marketing - Search Engine Land - Google is expanding the use cases of its 'Duplex' AI tool.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:13:10 - #ai #supplychain

Visa Token Service Issues Its 1 Billionth Token

Business Wire - Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that the company has now issued more than 1 billion tokens worldwide through Visa Token Service (VTS), marking a major milestone in its proprietary offering to help accelerate eCommerce innovation...
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:14:11 - #ecommerce #supplychain

Supply Chain Lessons Learned in a Post-Coronavirus World

Aspencore - EPS News - No one would have imagined that the year 2020 would completely reshape how nearly every industry operates. From public transportation to food service and hospitality sectors, the social and economic impact of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus,...
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:14:03 - #supplychain #coronavirus #digitaltransformation

Addressing the B2B void between product data and online sales

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Managing product information in a way that supports the customer journey with a good purchasing experience is a widely accepted strategy, but many B2B companies lack the technology to make it happen, a new survey finds.
A product...
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:58:20 - #ecommerce #coronavirus #supplychain

Welcome to The Rebound - A new podcast from ASCM and SCMR

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - In each episode, Abe Eshkenazi and Bob Trebilcock discuss the future of supply chain management
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:13:27 - #supplychain

Ivalua Tech Improves Visibility For Supply Chain Management

Media - - Global spend management cloud solution firm Ivalua has released its new platform to help companies better manage spending and suppliers with visibility and automation, according to a press release.
Using Ivalua's new tech, firms will be able...
Sun, 28 Jun 2020 22:35:08 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Fetch adopts its warehouse robots for Covid-19 airport decontamination

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - AMR technology could next roll into DCs, schools, and event spaces to aid with economic restart as pandemic fades.
Sun, 28 Jun 2020 19:36:26 - #robotics #coronavirus #supplychain

Why Supply Chain Complexity Isn't a Bad Thing

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - When I started my career the term "supply chain" was just emerging. Most professionals I interacted with during my early days in this industry were still referring to "materials management" and "procurement" when they spoke of what...
Sun, 28 Jun 2020 19:13:31 - #supplychain

Coronavirus Tarnishes 'Made in China' Moniker

Aspencore - EPS News - Three electronics brands -- Apple, FitBit and Tile-are among companies that plan to move some or all of their production out of China, according to Coresight Research. The trend isn't new, but a recent survey found consumers are souring on...
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:28:46 - #foxconn #tradewar #coronavirus #supplychain

DoD Microelectronics Office Boosts Contract Ceiling

Aspencore - EETimes - Defense Microelectronics Activity
As the Department of Defense (DoD) moves to keep its technological powder dry, a Pentagon agency charged with fast-tracking upgrades into U.S. weapons systems is nearly doubling the ceiling on new microelectronics...
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:28:41 - #boeing #raytheon #supplychain #globalfoundries #lockheedmartin #northropgrumman #acquisition #tradewar #outlook

The Modern Warehouse

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - How to achieve a competitive advantage in distribution by using your warehouse to your advantage.
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:38:21 - #supplychain

Knowing your supply and demand before it happens is now possible with demand sensing

SupplyChain - Spend Matters - Forecasting customer demand for goods and services is not simply the territory of the supply chain manager, although...
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:13:06 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning

Medical power: solutions for a challenging world

Media - eeNews Europe - With the current global health crisis, the ability to develop and deliver potentially life-saving medical equipment to medical professionals and patients rapidly is coming under scrutiny in a way that it never has done before. Safety...
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 10:39:25 - #murata #tti #powersupply #power #supplychain

Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency Through Uncertain Times

Aspencore - EPS News - Vishal Patel, VP product marketing, Ivalua
For the moment, at least, it seems as though the course of the Covid-19 contagion is winding down. Even where its spread seems to be contained, the prospect of a second wave is very much on the minds...
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 18:31:38 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Why the Time for Industry 4.0 Is Now

Enterprise - SAP - In an era of increasing business volatility, supply chain resiliency is not an option, it's an urgent imperative.
Today, companies need to be able to respond to volatile demand, uncertain supply, and constrained capacity. But as we look beyond the...
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:13:23 - #supplychain #iot #robotics #ai #coronavirus #digitaltransformation

Cloud Logistics and Supply Chain Management Solution Provider Selects Sigma to Provide Real-time Data Analytics Within Proprietary Application

Business Wire - Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud-native analytics and business intelligence (A&BI), now powers Payload's cloud logistics and supply chain management solution with real-time analytics, dynamic dashboards, and business intelligence reports. The company...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:13:40 - #supplychain

The Keys To Modernizing B2B Payments: Standards And Starting Small

Media - - The holy grail of payments modernization can be boiled down into to one word: standardization.
As the financial services industry seeks to expand the use and value of instant payments linking cross-border transactions with always-on digital...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:13:24 - #redhat #kubernetes #coronavirus #supplychain

Bosch sees factories' future in connectivity

Media - eBOM - Crises reveal weaknesses. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the value of connected manufacturing and logistics. The internet of things (IoT) helps manufacturing companies react more flexibly than before to disruptions, since the utilization...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:13:23 - #supplychain #iot #ai #coronavirus

Lessons Learned: Covid-19 Impact on the DoD Supply Chain

Aspencore - EETimes - "It's impossible to understate the importance of small businesses at all levels of the DoD [Department of Defense] supply chain," said General Herbert J. "Hawk" Carlisle, president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)."These...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:36:34 - #supplychain #datacenter #ai #coronavirus

The Electronics Industry Response to Environmental Regulations: Is it Enough?

Aspencore - EETimes - So we know where we are and how we got here. How are we doing with environmental regulations today? How do we see ourselves? How do others see us? Where are we heading?
We - the electronics industry - are doing all kinds of amazing things that,...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:36:33 - #tsmc #datacenter #iot #power #machinelearning #supplychain

Covid-19 & Necessity Accelerate Supply Chain Digitization

Aspencore - EPS News - The onset of the coronavirus epidemic has accelerated the supply chain digital transformation that has languished on businesses' "to-do" list for years. Covid-19 has exposed barriers to collaboration that most companies tolerate under normal...
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:36:28 - #supplychain #coronavirus #ventilator #digitaltransformation

Overcoming Product Lifecycle Challenges: From development to sustainment, the 5 P's every plan should include

Media - eeNews Europe - It is unrealistic for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to expect that a product...
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:13:48 - #supplychain

Learnings from Leading Supply Chain Organizations

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain leaders are facing an unprecedented level of business change. For many organizations, this has manifested itself in unpredictable increases and decreases in demand, inaccessibility...
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 00:13:17 - #supplychain #coronavirus

Shift To Digital 3.0 Produces Record Sales Spike

Media - - It's Christmas in June for eCommerce retail as the shift to Digital 3.0 continues to gain traction. The latest evidence for that shift comes from Adobe, whose Digital Economy Index for May shows holiday season spending levels taking hold...
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 23:13:37 - #ecommerce #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain

Preparing For The Second Wave Of The Digital Shift

Media - - There are now not one, but two digital shifts occurring as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt consumer shopping habits. The first is the consumer-driven digital shift that has been well-documented, especially with brick-and-mortar...
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 23:13:36 - #ecommerce #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain

How Digital-First Banking Gets SMBs On The Road To Recovery

Media - - Supply chain disruptions and economic volatility have elevated risk exposure for many enterprises, but for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operating globally, that risk of exposure can be catastrophic.
Indeed, for some SMBs, it already...
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 22:37:08 - #supplychain

Amex Cleared To Process Transactions In China

Media - - American Express has won initial approval from the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to process the nation's currency, the global financial services network announced in a press release Saturday (June 13).
Express Company, a joint venture between...
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 22:13:13 - #coronavirus #supplychain

RoHS Updates: Writing Better Declarations; A New Harmonized Standard

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - Over the years I have reviewed compliance declarations from many, many component and material manufacturers, and what I see remains frustrating.
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 22:13:11 - #tti #supplychain

Q&A: IBM's Jonathan Wright on digital supply chains in the 'new normal'

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - The global pandemic sparked by COVID-19 continues to change the face of B2B ecommerce-and digital commerce networked to a digital supply chain.
The novel coronavirus is accelerating the use of B2B ecommerce across numerous vertical...
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:13:27 - #ibm #supplychain #iot #ecommerce #ai #blockchain #hybridcloud #coronavirus

4 Reasons to Adopt No Touch Order Processing

SupplyChain - Conexiom - The global supply chain management software market is poised to grow by $9.5 billion between 2020 and 2024. Whether it leverages machine learning, the Internet of Things or another emerging innovation, the best software in this space is all...
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 17:36:34 - #supplychain #iot #machinelearning #conexiom

Western Europe smartphone revenue dips 10% to $10bn in Q1

Media - Semiconductor Today - Despite the average selling price (ASP) nudging upwards, wholesale revenue for smartphones in the Western European region in first-quarter 2020 fell by 10% year-on-year due to COVID-19-limited demand, according to Strategy Analytics'...
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 16:13:04 - #smartphone #supplychain

Global Automotive Powertrain Electronics Market To Reach $83.47 Billion By 2026: Fortune Business Insights

Media - ElectronicsB2B - The standardisation of core product segments is one of the major factors driving the automotive powertrain electronics market growth The inverter segment will grow steadily backed by ongoing technological advancements The global...
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 15:36:04 - #inverter #power #supplychain #outlook

Experts Tell Congress It's Time To Create A 'Digital Dollar'

Media - - Trillions of dollars in federal COVID-19 stimulus payments are being disbursed through paper checks, prepaid debit cards and direct deposit - not very streamlined conduits when Uncle Sam needs to deliver aid speedily so that it's most effective.
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 15:13:20 - #smartphone #coronavirus #supplychain

Solving component end-of-life issues for PCB design

Media - New Electronics - Altium, the PCB design software specialist, is partnering with IHS Markit Electronic Parts Solutions to address the issue of component end-of-life issues.
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 15:13:14 - #pcb #supplychain

After COVID, developing the right digital supply chain talent will be harder than ever

Supply Chain Management Review Features - Companies must change their response to talent and skills gap issues given the disruptions of the last several months
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:13:18 - #supplychain