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Intel's Current CPU Shortage Creates Uncertainty for the Electronics Industry

Advanced MP Technology - The current Intel CPU (central processing unit) shortage, which began in early 3Q18, is forecast to continue throughout the remainder of 2018...
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:44:35 - #supplychain

Why Inbound Marketing Is a Better Supply Chain Strategy Than Outbound

SupplyChain - EBN Online - An inbound marketing strategy is better than outbound marketing for supply chain companies.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:40:43 - #supplychain

Uniqlo's robotic warehouse requires 90 percent fewer human workers

Tech - Digital Trends - Uniqlo has unveiled its first robot-powered warehouse that requires 90 percent fewer human workers to operate. The Japanese...
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:13:57 - #robotics #supplychain

China Trade Surplus With U.S. Widens to Record $34.1B

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American...
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:41:27 - #supplychain #outlook

Unlock IIoT Value Through Service Assurance in Manufacturing Plants

SupplyChain - EBN Online - With manufacturing so heavily reliant on IT service delivery, and the coordination of the entire process from production through...
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:13:26 - #supplychain

US Postal Service seeks to raise package delivery rates 9.3% to 12.3%

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - The United States Postal Service (USPS) yesterday revealed a list of proposed rate hikes for fiscal year 2019 that would...
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:13:09 - #bezos #supplychain

What is SCOR? A model for improving supply chain management

Enterprise - CIO - Supply chain management (SCM) is a critical focus for companies that sell products, services, hardware and software. The supply chain includes...
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:13:05 - #supplychain

Spotlight on AT&T: Blockchain for the supply chain

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Manufacturing, transportation, retail-that's the supply chain
Blockchain is largely associated with the mysterious...
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 21:13:08 - #microsoft #ibm #supplychain #iot #cloud #azure #blockchain

The Electronic Recycling Association Donates 50 laptops to 17 Deserving Albertan Organizations for Waste Reduction Week

PR Newswire - Semiconductors - ERA's "Rethink Reuse" campaign has hit the province by storm with over 60 applicants applying for a donation of laptops ...
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:39:23 - #supplychain

EU REACH: A Trifecta of Open Stakeholder Consultations

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - Six more substances are being proposed for inclusion in the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). The stakeholder...
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:13:29 - #tti #supplychain

TE Adds Online Store as Part of its Digital Strategy

Distribution - EPS News - TE Connectivity, one of the largest and most diverse manufacturers of connectors, sensors and passive components, has expanded its...
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:13:21 - #ti #adi #te-connectivity #digi-key #arrow #supplychain

ERI Co-Founder Kevin Dillon Shares Insights on the Industry's Vital Signs at E-Scrap 2018

Business Wire - ERI's Kevin Dillon shared key insights into the state of the electronics recycling industry yesterday at E-Scrap 2018.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:19:10 - #supplychain

Blockchain-connected autonomous vehicles for a congestion-free future

Media - eeNews Europe - The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have launched the MOBI Grand Challenge...
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:13:51 - #iot #supplychain #blockchain #ai

B2B Managed Services for Dummies

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - The benefits of Business-to-Business (B2B) integration are well known, but many companies struggle to achieve them.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:13:48 - #supplychain

How can businesses prepare their supply chains for Brexit?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - With the UK due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, firms operating in the UK are still faced with the unknown...
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:13:47 - #supplychain

IoT Hits the Mainstream

SupplyChain - Software AG - It's official: The Internet of Things is not a fad. Businesses are engaging with the IoT in a big way, and implementation...
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:13:45 - #software-ag #iot #supplychain

Why You Need to Add Intelligence to Procurement

Enterprise - SAP - Cloud-based procurement is the most cost-efficient way to bring employees the products and services they need. Until it isn't.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:39:10 - #machinelearning #supplychain

Kinaxis Welcomes Andrew McDonald as Chief Product Officer

PR Newswire - Semiconductors - Experienced engineering executive joins with mandate to accelerate innovation for global supply chain management leader
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:14:01 - #supplychain

Autonomous car technology and the Self-Healing Supply Chain

SupplyChain - The 21st Century Supply Chain - I recently rented a car featuring steering assist and intelligent cruise control. Now, I'm...
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:28:55 - #supplychain

Apple writes letter to U.S. Congress denying reports of Chinese hack

Tech - Digital Trends - Apple has denied claims it was hacked by members of the Chinese military in a letter to the U.S. Congress refuting reports that...
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:13:32 - #supplychain

ecsn Reports Robust August Sales Performance

Distribution - Disti Blog - Adam Fletcher, chairman of the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn), has reported continuing strong revenue growth in August...
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:39:41 - #supplychain #outlook

Shortages & Price Hikes Leave Supply Chain in Disarray

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Despite expansion in the electronics industry, the headwinds of tariffs, component shortages and price hikes, are leaving the supply...
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:39:36 - #supplychain #outlook

Taking the heat out of procurement

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Our record-breaking hot summer has seen sales of beer, burgers and ice cream soar. Good news for the...
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 18:13:26 - #supplychain

ASCM - more than a re-branding

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - APICS' new name reflects an association focused on the end-to-end supply chain
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 18:13:25 - #supplychain

APICS launches supply chain professionals group

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) lands $5 million grant to help improve public health supply chains in Africa.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 18:13:24 - #supplychain

The Benefits of Environment-Controlled Logistics for Product Integrity

SupplyChain - EBN Online - All transportation modes present environmental risks to shipments and the electronics industry is particular prone to this type...
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 17:38:15 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Analytics for Dummies

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - As the technologies for intelligent analysis and data visualization explode, it is a great time to look at what your business...
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 17:38:13 - #supplychain

Contracts For Oct. 2, 2018

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DOD contracts are posted at 5 p.m. EDT daily. Click here at 5 p.m. EDT to view today's contracts.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:38:08 - #supplychain

Chinese chip spying report shows the supply chain remains the ultimate weakness

Tech - TechCrunch - Thursday's explosive story by Bloomberg reveals detailed allegations that the Chinese military embedded tiny chips into servers,...
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 18:13:24 - #supplychain #cloud #aws #maker #cybersecurity #blockchain

Report: Overall Economy Expands for 113th Month in a Row

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September, and the overall economy grew for the...
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:39:52 - #supplychain #outlook

5 ways the Internet of Things is revolutionizing the supply chain

Electronics - ARM IoT - Today's e-commerce explosion and evolving consumer demands are accelerating the adoption of IoT technologies in the supply chain. Organizations...
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:13:42 - #supplychain #iot

Ingress Protection: Where and Why It Matters

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - Electronics are like a grumpy neighbor: Neither can tolerate wet and dirty contaminants (kids) in their enclosures (yards). The...
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:38:56 - #tti #supplychain

Harnessing Mobile Technology to Train Supply Chain Workers

Justmeans - Dell develops a scalable, mobile-based training program that directly engages workers, closes performance gaps and builds suppliers' capabilities.Oct...
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:13:03 - #supplychain #dell

E2open acquires TMS vendor Cloud Logistics

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Move builds unified supply chain platform for visibility and collaboration, E2open says.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:13:44 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

Contracts For Oct. 1, 2018

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYLockheed Martin, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $631,757,949 fixed-price-incentive
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:13:43 - #supplychain

IBM rolls out Watson Supply Chain Insights

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Global technology titan IBM recently released new offerings under its brand moniker Watson for several different sectors,...
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:13:42 - #ibm #supplychain #ai

ISM Reports Electronics Perform but Struggle in September

Distribution - EPS News - Even amid continuing strong demand, the electronics industry is struggling with tariffs and the price and availability of components,...
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:39:07 - #supplychain

E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics

Business Wire - E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation...
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:01:48 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

6 Ways Automation Solutions Streamline Electronics Supply Chains

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Automation solutions essentially streamline supply chain operations, making them more efficient, faster, and less costly.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:13:20 - #supplychain

Announcing the Association for Supply Chain Management

Business Wire - Today marks the introductory launch of the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the new global leader in supply chain organizational...
Sun, 30 Sep 2018 19:14:06 - #supplychain

B2B Next report: Most companies aren't 'firing' on all e‑commerce cylinders

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - When it comes to B2B e-commerce, only about 10% of manufacturers and distributors are successfully operating a B2B e-commerce...
Sun, 30 Sep 2018 17:13:08 - #supplychain

With Walmart's veggie tracker, blockchain for supply chains will finally get real

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Sun, 30 Sep 2018 04:38:34 - #blockchain #supplychain

Imagining the forest of World Wide Ledger from the Blockchain Trees

Think - Gartner Blog Network - At Gartner we have a type of research - "Maverick" - that is designed to spark new, unconventional insights (unconstrained...
Sun, 30 Sep 2018 04:13:11 - #blockchain #supplychain

AT&T to launch blockchain suite designed to work with IBM and Microsoft technologies

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The Dallas-based telecommunications conglomerate, AT&T, has created a suite of blockchain soluti...
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 16:13:16 - #microsoft #ibm #supplychain #blockchain

Contracts For Sept. 28, 2018

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCEThe Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $1,051,818,540
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 16:13:15 - #supplychain

4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing the Supply Chain

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Organizations can must implement strategic, innovative and customer-centric models to compete in today's global market. This infographic...
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:13:57 - #supplychain

Contracts For Sept. 27, 2018

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCE The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:13:56 - #boeing #supplychain

Powering the Smart Warehouse

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - As consumer behaviors evolve in an increasingly digitalized marketplace, substantial impacts are taking hold in the warehouse...
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:13:55 - #supplychain

Contracts For Sept. 26, 2018

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Littleton, Colorado, has been awarded a $1,362,089,314 contract for
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:13:54 - #lockheedmartin #supplychain

Hyperledger Continues Strong Momentum with 14 New Members

SupplyChain - Hyperledger - More than 270 organizations now support leading open source blockchain project, including FedEx & Honeywell International Inc.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:13:53 - #supplychain #bigdata #syncsort #iot #blockchain