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Technology Focus: TSMC

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the companies featured in September's top ten largest sustainable supply chains...
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:35:31 - #tsmc #supplychain

Highlights of the day: Component suppliers upbeat about 5G

Media - DIGITIMES - Components suppliers are naturally eyeing the business opportunities arising from 5G developments, with heat-sink solution providers...
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:35:21 - #pcb #smartphone #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

JPMC Adds Deutsche Bank To Blockchain Roster

Media - - Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, is joining the 320 banks in the JPMorgan Chase-led blockchain initiative, the Financial Times...
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:13:11 - #blockchain #supplychain

Focus: TSMC

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the companies featured in September's top ten largest sustainable supply chains...
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:13:03 - #tsmc #supplychain

Customer demand driving the automated warehouse

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - In today's fast paced world, consumer expectations on receiving products and services is higher than ever as we want it...
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 22:13:04 - #supplychain

Boeing plane deliveries down 72% in August

Media - Reuters - Business - Boeing Co handed over around a quarter as many planes in August as it did a year ago, pushing total deliveries so far this...
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:44:54 - #boeing #supplychain

Apple: operating a global supply chain

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the companies featured in September's top ten largest sustainable supply chains...
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:13:15 - #supplychain

Amazon to open new air hub for delivery planes in Dallas area next month

Tech - GeekWire - Amazon is once again doubling down on its logistics network, with plans to open a new regional air...
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:13:10 - #bezos #supplychain

Empowering Freedom in a Truly Connected World

SupplyChain - Software AG - A truly connected world is all about connecting the physical world and the virtual world via the Internet of Things.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:37:06 - #software-ag #iot #supplychain

The Robot Uprising Reaches the Store

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - The robot uprising is coming to a store near you. And no, I'm not talking about Skynet building T-1000 Terminators to...
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:37:05 - #drones #robotics #ai #supplychain

The Evolving Definition of Long-Term Electronic Component Storage

Distribution - EPS News - Dennis Menefee, Partstat president & CEO
In some industries, most notably healthcare and aerospace, the need for secure, climate-controlled,...
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:13:36 - #boeing #supplychain

Apple's Supplier Responsibility 2019 Progress Report

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - With technology giants, Apple, holding a special event today, Supply Chain Digital looks at the firm's Supplier Responsibility...
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:13:22 - #supplychain

An insight into procurement at Apple Inc.

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - With leading technology giants, Apple Inc. currently holding its Special Event, Supply Chain Digital takes a look at the...
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:13:21 - #supplychain

Six ways to achieve supply chain sustainability

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The sustainable supply chain has become a vital - and ever more visible - element of social corporate responsibility.
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:13:20 - #supplychain

Supply Chain Visibility Solution Launched by Start-Up

Distribution - EPS News - End-to-end visibility remains elusive across the electronics supply chain as few solutions tick all the boxes for any complex organization....
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:13:17 - #supplychain #iot #ai

Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war dulls business investment

Media - Reuters - Business - Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the U.S.-China trade war prompted...
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:38:32 - #tradewar #supplychain

Federal purchasing agency to stop acquiring used electronics - E-Scrap News

Counterfeit Parts - The federal government plans to cease buying refurbished and used IT equipment through its main acquisition arm, the General Services Administration....
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 01:13:30 - #acquisition #supplychain

Foxconn Executive Steps Away From Wisconsin Project

U.S. News - Foxconn Technology Group says Louis Woo has stepped down as the executive who has represented the Taiwanese company in Wisconsin.
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 01:13:28 - #foxconn #supplychain

In B2B, Data Integration Makes Sure The Price (Data) Is Right

Media - - Price isn't everything in B2B commerce, particularly as both buyers' and suppliers' need for digitization, automation and integration...
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 00:13:29 - #supplychain #ecommerce #tariff

Component obsolescence - what to do next?

Media - eeNews Europe - For most engineers, obsolescence is a daunting challenge but one that frustratingly abounds in the electronics industry....
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 00:13:19 - #pcb #nxp #acquisition #supplychain

More Tariffs Mean More Taxes, More Trouble for Consumers

Business Wire - The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)(r), regarding the List 4A tariffs...
Sun, 08 Sep 2019 19:34:41 - #tariff #supplychain

U.S. economy growing modestly as trade war dents activity: Fed

Media - Reuters - Business - The U.S. economy grew at a modest pace in recent weeks, with manufacturing buffeted by a global slowdown while consumer...
Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:35:22 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

The trade war has already cost electronics companies $10 billion and it gets worse on Sept. 1

Media - CNBC - Tech - The U.S.-China trade war is expected to enter into a new phase starting this Sunday that will start hitting consumers' wallets.
Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:13:34 - #tradewar #supplychain #outlook

How to ensure a truly connected end-to-end supply chain

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The first step to be truly connected is having transparency across the chain itself. Most of what businesses can see is...
Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:13:31 - #supplychain

Why U.S.-China Supply Chains Are Stronger Than the Trade War

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - While the trade war between the U.S. and China continues to take its toll, global supply chains provide a "force for reason"...
Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:13:28 - #tradewar #supplychain

UPS Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer

SupplyChain - UPS - Suzanne Lindsay-Walker brings 20 years of engineering, supply chain and sustainability leadership experience to UPS
Company publishes...
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 23:13:33 - #supplychain

Hurricane Dorian carrier update

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - As Hurricane Dorian is making its way north from the east coast of Florida, safety is paramount for everyone, of course....
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 23:13:32 - #hurricane #supplychain

Future of Obsolescence Management Event Coming Oct. 9-10

Distribution - EPS News - Supply chains are difficult to manage and understand. When looking for improvements - particularly in challenging and continually...
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 20:13:22 - #supplychain #onsemi #siliconexpert #lockheedmartin #smtc #arrow

Amazon's Fall River Fulfillment Center Tour

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - As I conduct research on the global warehouse automation market, I hear statements such as "warehouse automation demand...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:50 - #supplychain

The 2019 Supply Chain Top 25 Lessons from Leaders

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - Gartner's 15th annual global Supply Chain Top 25 highlights the advanced practices and capabilities of leading companies. Read...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:49 - #supplychain

Logistics Focus: DHL Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - DHL Supply Chain, founded in 1969 by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn, is a leading logistics company that...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:48 - #supplychain

Amazon expands service into the logistics sector

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The e-commerce giant, Amazon, has expanded its services to begin conducting business in the logistics industry, according...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:47 - #supplychain

When disaster strikes, the DLA is ready

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - As a hurricane is about the make landfall, the Defense Logistics Agency's supply chain is ready to roll into action
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:46 - #supplychain #dla

FedEx agrees to acquire Cargex S.A.

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - In a move geared towards bolstering its air freight forwarding and customs brokerage capabilities in Colombia and the...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:13:45 - #supplychain

U.S. Manufacturing Contracts for First Time in 3 Years

Distribution - EPS News - The nation's leading factory index in August contracted for the first time in three years as new orders, production and employment...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:13:28 - #supplychain #tariff #outlook

Vietnam: The Next Payments And Commerce Frontier

Media - - Here's a thought as the unofficial end of summer draws near and a new decade looms: Pay more attention to Vietnam. No doubt you...
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:37:11 - #supplychain

Coupa Software: four tips for reducing supply chain risk

SupplyChain - Supply Chain Digital - The cloud platform for business spend management, Coupa Software, drives "Value as a Service" by helping customers to...
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:13:21 - #supplychain #coupa

FedEx acquires Colombia-based freight forwarder and brokerage business

SupplyChain - DC Velocity - Purchase of Cargex S.A. will expand the logistics and transportation provider's capabilities throughout Latin America, company...
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:13:20 - #acquisition #supplychain

When Micro Supply Chain Frictions Create Major Payment Bottlenecks

Media - - Down supply chains, paper checks indeed remain the dominant way companies pay suppliers, logistics service providers and business...
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:25:15 - #supplychain #iot

Using complementary technologies to improve counterfeit component detection

Media - Components in Electronics - Fig.1: X-ray images of $10 transimpedance diode - Real (L) and Counterfeit (R) (Courtesy Nordson Dage)Counterfeit...
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:13:58 - #supplychain

Machine Learning in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain - Logistics Viewpoints - One area of interest in today's end-to-end supply chain is machine learning. And this is certainly a topic that we have...
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:36:58 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning

Trade war forces Google to move number of factories from China

Tech - Digital Trends - Google is moving many of its factories out of China. The ongoing China-U.S. trade war seems to be a strong reason behind the...
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:38:39 - #tradewar #supplychain

Google is moving Pixel production from China to an old Nokia factory in Vietnam

Tech - The Verge - Google is working to move the production of its Pixel smartphones from China to Vietnam as the...
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:38:35 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

Achieving Success with AI in the Supply Chain: The 8 Keys to Success

SupplyChain - SCMR Editorial - This webinar explores the fundamentals that supply chain managers must understand in order to maximize business results from...
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 13:13:11 - #supplychain #ai

Trade tension and uncertainty from tariffs puts supply chains on alert

SupplyChain - Logistics Management - When it comes to the seemingly never-ending state of the United States-China "trade war," which has seen each nation,...
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 12:38:36 - #tariff #supplychain

Smartphone sales declined again in Q2, surprising no one

Tech - TechCrunch - Stop me if you've heard this one before. Smartphone sales are down. Again. After years of growth, the smartphone market's recent...
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 15:13:14 - #samsung #smartphone #supplychain #outlook

Direct vs. Indirect Supplier Management: A Closer Look

Distribution - EPS News - Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua
Back in the day, when factories served as the templates for developing business processes,...
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 13:13:21 - #supplychain

Trump Orders U.S. Businesses to Find Alternative to China Using Technology - President Trump said U.S. companies were "hereby ordered" to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:13:27 - #tariff #supplychain

Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War

U.S. News - President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war and more as leaders at a global summit in France pushed him to...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:13:26 - #tariff #tradewar #supplychain

US manufacturing output reaches 'all-time high'

Media - Robotics and Automation News - Manufacturing output in the US has reached an "all-time high", signaling the industry's strength, according to...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 19:38:57 - #robotics #supplychain