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Bringing Supply Chains, Link By Link, Into The Digital Age

Media - - Supply chains are only as strong as their weakest link. Thus, data - the kind that helps buyers make sure their suppliers have the...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:48 - #supplychain

MMG Publishing launches unprecedented one day event for design engineers and purchasing professionals!

Media - Electronics Sourcing - MMG Publishing is delighted to announce the launch of The Electronic Component Show. The show will take place on the...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:47 - #supplychain

B2B ecommerce supply chains are a work in progress

Web Marketing - Digital Commerce 360
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:18 - #ecommerce #supplychain

How Attackers Infiltrate the Supply Chain & What to Do About It

Infosec - Dark Reading - With some security best practices, enterprises can significantly reduce the chances that a potential supply chain attack will...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:11 - #supplychain

Contracts For July 16, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Seqirus Inc., Summit, New Jersey, has been awarded a maximum $68,777,956
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:10 - #supplychain

ToolsGroup: The digital supply chain tipping point

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Unlike other areas of business that are digitally transforming, supply chains operate in the realm of physical objects....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:09 - #supplychain

Server hardware makers shift production out of China

Enterprise - Network World News - The supply chain of vendors that build servers and network communication devices is accelerating its shift of production...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:41:20 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

T-Mobile US launches asset tracking solution via NB-IoT network

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - T-Mobile US announced it will start selling what it claims to be the first asset tracking solution in the United...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:16 - #supplychain #qualcomm #iot #verizon

Contracts For July 15, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYLockheed Martin Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $492,108,514 fixed-price-incentive
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:04 - #supplychain

How to Mitigate the Impact of Product Recalls in Your Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - Product recalls are a regular occurrence, making the headlines on a monthly, even weekly basis. They affect not only the...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:03 - #supplychain

Cloud Logistics Selected as One of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2018 Top 100 Supply Chain Transformations

Business Wire - Cloud Logistics by E2open (Cloud Logistics), a leading innovator and provider of modern, easy-to-use transportation management systems (TMS),...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:40:02 - #supplychain #e2open

Battling the Porch Pirates

SupplyChain - EBN Online - The supply chain stretches to the customer and beyond--and porch pirates have become the bane of last mile delivery.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:13:22 - #supplychain

Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.?

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - About 41% of U.S. companies are considering or have relocated manufacturing outside China but fewer than 6% have...
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:13:47 - #tariff #china #supplychain

Contracts For July 12, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYDLT Solutions LLC, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a multiple-award, firm-fixed-price
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:40:01 - #supplychain

SAP Ariba: What can progressive rock teach us about digital networks?

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In the 1970s, the composer Frank Zappa pioneered a technique called xenochrony, where he superimposed an element from...
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:40:00 - #supplychain #ariba

Diamonds May Be the Electronic Supply Chain's Best Security

SupplyChain - EBN Online - DUST Identity has an anti-counterfeiting technology that allows components marked with diamond dust to be tracked throughout the...
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:39:59 - #supplychain

Analysts: China Trade War Could Derail PC Sales

Enterprise - Channelnomics - Analysts: China Trade War Could Derail PC SalesJuly 12, 2019Price increases resulting from new tariffs could dampen laptop and...
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:39:52 - #microsoft #supplychain #lenovo #dell #tariff #tradewar #outlook

Contracts For July 11, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $173,805,431
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:13:34 - #supplychain

Contracts For July 10, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Wyle Laboratories Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded an $81,220,643
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:13:32 - #supplychain

China's 2019 Growth Seen Slowing to 6.2% as Trade War Weighs

U.S. News - China's economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30-year low of 6.2% this year, a Reuters...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:40:43 - #tradewar #china #supplychain

Japanese Curbs Seen as Chance for South Korean Chipmakers to Cut Stockpiles

U.S. News - Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:40:41 - #samsung #skhynix #southkorea #japan #supplychain

Bumble Bee Positive On Supply Chain Via Blockchain

Media - - Several months into a supply chain initiative based on blockchain, Bumble Bee Foods has seen positive reception and positive results.
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:40:36 - #ibm #supplychain #blockchain

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts - German official

Media - Reuters - Companies - European Union member states
should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:13:25 - #tariff #supplychain

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade

Media - Reuters - Business - U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:13:23 - #tradewar #china #supplychain

"We Encourage Startups By Selling On The Basis Of SPQ, If It Comes To Breaking The MOQ": Millenium Semiconductors

Media - ElectronicsB2B - Be it a startup or an established brand, having the right sourcing partner plays a vital role in the timely development...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:14:07 - #supplychain

General Dynamics' IT unit wins $2 bln contract from US Department of State

Media - Reuters - Companies - General Dynamics Corp said on
Tuesday it won a $2 billion contract to continue supporting global security, engineering...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 16:39:31 - #supplychain

Tariffs Wreak 'Havoc' as PMI Slows for 3rd Straight Month

Distribution - EPS News - Although the U.S. and China have reached a cease-fire on new tariffs, the electronics supply chain remains chaotic, one executive...
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:40:14 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar

Nations Woo Manufacturers in Wake of China Tariffs

Distribution - EPS News - As China's labor costs increase and tariffs disrupt the supply chain, other nations are lobbying for manufacturers'...
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:13:13 - #supplychain #tariff

Contracts For July 9, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, was awarded a $296,100,000 hybrid
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:59:50 - #supplychain

UPS Supply Chain Solutions Recognized As A Leader In Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant For Third-Party Logistics, North America

SupplyChain - UPS - The May 2019 report marks the 3rd time UPS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) has been named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Third-Party...
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:59:49 - #supplychain

Three Ways AI Makes Procurement Smarter

Enterprise - SAP - New artificial intelligence (AI) solutions make contract writing and auction management smarter and easier.
In 2017 Gartner predicted that...
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:40:06 - #ariba #ai #chatbot #machinelearning #supplychain

Contracts For July 8, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Affinity Innovations LLC,* Hanover, Maryland (HC1047-19-D-2020);
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:13:27 - #supplychain

Supply chain modernization underlies effective digital strategy

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Hitachi sees traditional supply chain management as a road block to disruption

The broad Industry 4.0 conversation...
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:13:22 - #microsoft #supplychain #cloud #aws #iot

'Blockchain Fatigue' Could Stall Supply-Chain Adoption

Distribution - EPS News - Supply chain leaders across the globe are talking about the promise of blockchain, but there have been few demonstrations of suitable...
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 23:39:18 - #oracle #supplychain #blockchain

Contracts For July 5, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYMike Hooks LLC, Westlake, Louisiana, was awarded a $24,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the
Sat, 06 Jul 2019 16:13:23 - #supplychain

B2B Branding Trumps Consumer Marketing Challenges

SupplyChain - EBN Online - For high tech electronics OEMs, branding is important--and getting more important than ever before. A strong supply chain may be...
Sat, 06 Jul 2019 16:13:22 - #supplychain

June 2019 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:40:14 - #supplychain #outlook

June 2019 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:40:13 - #supplychain #outlook

Trump's Trade Fights: Taking on the World Video - Business - As part of President Trump's efforts to rebalance trade relationships, he has imposed tariffs on almost every country around the world. WSJ's...
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:40:12 - #tariff #supplychain

E2open Completes Acquisition of Amber Road

Business Wire - E2open, LLC ("E2open"), the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition...
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 21:01:45 - #supplychain #e2open #acquisition

Contracts For July 3, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEDynCorp International, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $308,616,183 firm-fixed-price
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 20:40:02 - #supplychain

E2open's acquisition of Amber Road is a done deal

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - Combination facilitates end-to-end management from source to omni-channel fulfillment from one cloud-based solution.
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 20:40:01 - #e2open #acquisition #supplychain

Contracts For July 2, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYLockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 20:40:00 - #lockheedmartin #supplychain

Contracts For July 1, 2019

SupplyChain - U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Cardno GS Inc., Charlottesville, Virginia (W91278-19-D-0027); AECOM Technical Services Inc., Los
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 15:39:57 - #supplychain

Trump Pauses Addition Of New Tariffs On Chinese Products

Media - - The United States has removed certain restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co.
The move comes as President Donald Trump and Chinese...
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:13:46 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

UPS upgrades European network with 'highly automated' Dutch superhub

Media - Robotics and Automation News - UPS has opened a new automated package sorting and delivery facility in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, aimed at facilitating...
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:13:35 - #robotics #supplychain

Foxconn enters post-Gou era with challenges for new management team

Media - DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group has entered a new era after its new chairman Young Liu, who replaced Terry Gou, and a newly-formed nine-member...
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:13:33 - #foxconn #supplychain

Microfactories To Assemble Electronics

Media - ElectronicsB2B - The microfactories consist of pods about the size of a large refrigerator and contain sensors, robotics and software The...
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:13:25 - #robotics #supplychain

U.S. & China Trade Tensions Touch Global Electronics Supply Chain

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Even as consumers start to feel the impact of tariffs, the global electronics supply chain will be first in line for the hit.
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:39:54 - #supplychain #tariff #tradewar #outlook

Dispute between Japan and South Korea may cause supply issues for Samsung

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - A dispute between Japan and South Korea over wartime reparations has resulted in the Japanese government imposing export restrictions...
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:39:44 - #samsung #smartphone #supplychain