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Amazon stirs up the digital freight services market

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360 - Long a provider of fulfillment and delivery services that can help sellers stand out on its marketplace, Amazon.com Inc....
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:41:44 - #supplychain #billgates #ecommerce #bezos #ai

Supply Chain Pros Report High Job Satisfaction & Stability, Improved Gender Pay Parity

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The supply chain profession boasts competitive salary levels and big benefits, including high job satisfaction.
Thu, 23 May 2019 13:14:24 - #supplychain

Contracts For May 20, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYGeneral Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB), Groton, Connecticut, is awarded a $497,012,105
Thu, 23 May 2019 13:14:23 - #supplychain

FarEye Set To Take On America's Logistics Market

Distribution - EPS News - FarEye, the leading technology solution to enable efficient movement of goods announced the appointment of Larry Klimczyk as President,...
Thu, 23 May 2019 11:13:45 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Pros Like Their Jobs; Gender Pay Gap Narrows

Distribution - EPS News - Supply chain professionals have higher job satisfaction and salary prospects than in comparable careers, according to the Association...
Wed, 22 May 2019 18:13:17 - #supplychain

Huawei Suppliers Get 90-Day Reprieve

Distribution - EPS News - The U.S. Commerce Dept. has given suppliers of chips and components to Huawei Technologies a 90-day reprieve in the form of a temporary...
Wed, 22 May 2019 10:38:47 - #microsoft #amd #tsmc #foxconn #qualcomm #supplychain

Are Supply Chain Executives Prepared for a Supply Chain Talent Crisis?

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry.
Tue, 21 May 2019 11:13:08 - #supplychain

How a Supply Chain Planning System Drives Total Value, Part 1

Distribution - EPS News - Michael Burnette, Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series...
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:13:20 - #supplychain #ai

DHL debuts drone deliveries in China, with 5kg cargos and automated loading

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - German logistics company DHL has launched its first drone delivery solution for last-mile deliveries in urban areas...
Mon, 20 May 2019 11:13:18 - #drones #iot #supplychain

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

Media - Reuters - Companies - Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed
Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters,...
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:13:26 - #sikorsky #supplychain

Contracts For May 17, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYThe Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), Laurel, Maryland, is awarded
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:13:40 - #supplychain

Contracts For May 16, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYFoster Fuels,* Brookneal, Virginia, has been awarded a maximum $475,796,692
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:13:39 - #supplychain

Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More About Demand Sensing

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Deficiencies in the supply chain derive from inaccurate, poor forecasting methods.
Sat, 18 May 2019 22:38:45 - #supplychain

SAP unveils new supply chain planning solution

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - This week, SAP announced the launch of its new solution, the SAP Integrated Business Planning application for demand-driven...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:20 - #supplychain

Three ways wholesale distributors can improve planning and synchronise their pace with retailers

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Consumer demands for convenience, choice, price and experience continue to change at a rapid rate. Staying one step ahead...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:13:49 - #supplychain

Contracts For May 15, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYSouthwest Valley Constructors, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was awarded a $646,000,000
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:13:48 - #supplychain

IBM Launches Supply Chain Anomaly Detection Tool

Media - PYMNTS.com - IBM announced the launch of a new supply chain management solution deploying artificial intelligence (AI) to detect anomalies in...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:36 - #ibm #supplychain #iot #ai #blockchain #machinelearning

Clean and effective electronic waste recycling

Life - EurekAlert - E-waste recycling is far below what it should be to reduce its impact on the environment and human health simply because it is not...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:58 - #supplychain

Recycling is broken. Can these robots help?

Enterprise - ZDNet News - We're in the middle of a full-fledged international recycling crisis. The only hope may be to deal with the mess ourselves.
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:37 - #robotics #supplychain

Trump trade tariffs to hit $300 billion worth of Chinese goods

Media - Robotics and Automation News - US President Donald Trump's proposed increase in tariffs will hit $350 billion worth of goods imported from China,...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:39:02 - #robotics #supplychain

E2open Buys Amber Road For $425M

Media - TEXASTECHPULSE - Austin-based supply chain marketplace and software developer E2open and cloud-based supply chain management software developer...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:38:56 - #supplychain #e2open

Packing Robots Coming To Amazon Warehouses

Media - PYMNTS.com - Amazon, which has been adding automation to its shipping and delivery services, is mulling deploying packaging machines at warehouses,...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:38:54 - #robotics #ecommerce #supplychain

Bitcoin Daily: Hackers Steal $2.4M In Crypto Via SIM Cards; GE Uses Blockchain In Aircraft Supply Chain

Media - PYMNTS.com - GE Aviation is working with Microsoft Azure to launch an aircraft parts blockchain.
TRUEngine, as the project is known internally,...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:38:50 - #microsoft #cloud #azure #blockchain #supplychain

Parts Town Acquires Inventory Management Software 3Plenish

Business Wire - Parts Town announces the acquisition of 3Plenish, an innovative app that enables efficient management of parts inventory and replenishment for...
Thu, 16 May 2019 15:13:35 - #acquisition #supplychain

Cloudleaf Visibility Index(tm) to Serve as a Digital Gauge for Enterprise Supply Chains

Business Wire - Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, today introduced the Cloudleaf Visibility Index(tm), a real-time digital...
Thu, 16 May 2019 15:13:33 - #supplychain

E2open and Amber Road Announce Definitive Acquisition Agreement

Business Wire - E2open and Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) ("Amber Road"), today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of...
Thu, 16 May 2019 15:13:28 - #e2open #acquisition #supplychain

Contracts For May 14, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYFisher Scientific Co. LLC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a
Thu, 16 May 2019 12:40:11 - #supplychain

Contracts For May 13, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYC.E.R. Inc.,* Baltimore, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0011); Repaintex Co.,* Leesburg, Virginia
Thu, 16 May 2019 12:40:10 - #supplychain

SAP Unveils New Solution for Smarter Supply Chain Planning

Enterprise - SAP - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the availability of the SAP Integrated Business Planning application for demand-driven replenishment.
Co-developed...
Thu, 16 May 2019 12:14:03 - #supplychain

American Express and SAP Ariba Partnership Boosts Speed, Trust in B2B Card Payments

Enterprise - SAP - Before I heard about the B2B payments partnership between American Express and SAP Ariba, I thought that old refrain, "The check's in the...
Thu, 16 May 2019 12:14:01 - #ariba #supplychain

China's Economic Activity Weakens Amid Tariff War

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - China's factory output and consumer spending weakened in April, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up shaky...
Wed, 15 May 2019 18:25:33 - #supplychain #outlook

How tariffs impact gadget makers

Tech - The Verge - Andrew Zolty, the co-founder and head of design at Breakfast, says tariffs are becoming a problem. He and his team build large-scale...
Wed, 15 May 2019 14:40:21 - #supplychain

E2open acquires Amber Road for $425 million

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Deal will take the global trade management software vendor private, extend E2open's supply chain planning network.
Tue, 14 May 2019 14:40:14 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

Amazon rolling out package-packing machines that could automate warehouse jobs

Tech - GeekWire - An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Dupont, Wash.
Amazon is rolling out machines that could automate boxing...
Tue, 14 May 2019 12:13:14 - #robotics #acquisition #supplychain

Amazon's latest warehouse machine demonstrates the slow drip of automation

Tech - The Verge - We're continually told that robots are coming for our jobs, but when exactly this will happen, nobody seems to know. That's because...
Tue, 14 May 2019 12:13:11 - #robotics #supplychain

Amazon offers employees $10K and 3 months' pay to start their own delivery businesses

Tech - TechCrunch - Following news of Amazon's plans to reduce Prime shipping down to one day, the company this morning announced an expansion of its...
Tue, 14 May 2019 11:40:40 - #supplychain

Contracts For May 10, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYLiteFighter System LLC,** Canton, Georgia, has been awarded a maximum
Mon, 13 May 2019 12:14:11 - #supplychain

Getting Engaged in the Era of Experiential Retail

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Robots may be the future of manufacturing and supply chain, but that may make space for a new breed of people in retail.
Mon, 13 May 2019 12:14:10 - #supplychain #robotics

The Digital Supply Chain Takes Shape

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Momentum is building around digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, Big Data analytics...
Mon, 13 May 2019 12:14:09 - #supplychain #bigdata #ai #blockchain #machinelearning

Contracts For May 9, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEUnited Launch Services, Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a $149,376,775
Sun, 12 May 2019 22:49:45 - #supplychain

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product Development (Part II)

SupplyChain - Arena Solutions - In Part I of this series, we outlined the difficulties you, as a high tech electronics manufacturer, can face when participating...
Sun, 12 May 2019 22:49:44 - #cloud #aws #supplychain

Balancing Secure And Seamless Commerce

Media - PYMNTS.com - That customers want everything faster is a fact of life in the digital economy. From the amount of time it takes to complete a purchase...
Sun, 12 May 2019 20:13:30 - #ecommerce #supplychain

Visa Completes Sale Of Earthport To Enable Account-To-Account Transfers

Media - PYMNTS.com - Visa, the payments company, announced Wednesday (May 8) that it has acquired Earthport, a cross-border payment company catering...
Sun, 12 May 2019 20:13:28 - #acquisition #supplychain

Cloud Logistics by E2open has Been Selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2019

Business Wire - Cloud Logistics by E2open (Cloud Logistics), a leading innovator and provider of modern, easy-to-use transportation management systems (TMS),...
Sun, 12 May 2019 19:38:55 - #e2open #supplychain

Contracts For May 8, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYBFBC, Bozeman, Montana (W9126G-19-D-0018); Texas Sterling Construction Co., Houston, Texas
Sun, 12 May 2019 18:38:38 - #supplychain

ISM Semiannual report says manufacturing and non-manufacturing growth remains in the cards for 2019

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - A forecast for continued growth for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors remains positive, based on data...
Sun, 12 May 2019 18:38:36 - #supplychain #outlook

How to Gain Control of Change

SupplyChain - Software AG - Today, few organizations would make the mistake of ignoring change - and very few would make the mistake of ignoring...
Sun, 12 May 2019 18:38:35 - #software-ag #supplychain

Why It's Time To Rewire Payments Or Fail

Media - PYMNTS.com - Imagine a race of fast cars, speeding along some race track at, say, 1,000 mph. Now, imagine having to change a tire on one of those...
Fri, 10 May 2019 11:40:42 - #ecommerce #supplychain

AMP Robotics Launches New AI Guided Dual-Robot System for the Recycling Industry

Business Wire -
Fri, 10 May 2019 11:40:35 - #robotics #ai #supplychain

Purchasers Forecast Revenue & Production Capacity Growth in 2019

Distribution - EPS News - Purchasing managers and supply chain executives in manufacturing industries in the U.S. expect the economy to continue to grow throughout...
Fri, 10 May 2019 11:14:29 - #supplychain #outlook