Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

April 24, 2019

Contracts For April 23, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYVT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, is awarded a $745,940,860 fixed-price

April 24, 2019 06:17 PM

Locus Robotics raises $26 million for warehouse automation

Tech -- TechCrunch - Warehouse automation is all the rage in robotics these days. No surprise then, that another emerging player just got a healthy slice...

April 24, 2019 03:29 PM

April 23, 2019

The power of supply chain planning

Supply Chain Management Review Columns -- Hierarchical planning may not be a headliner everywhere, but it sure gets the job done when the right balance is struck between strategy, tactics...

April 23, 2019 10:42 PM

UPS Automates Logistics With Rising eCommerce Deliveries

Media -- PYMNTS.com - To become more agile and squeeze out costs in the age of online shopping, shipping and logistics conglomerate UPS is turning to...

April 23, 2019 10:38 PM

FAA approves Google's drone delivery service for commercial use in the U.S.

Tech -- Mashable - After getting approved for commercial air delivery in Australia earlier this month, Alphabet's Wing drone delivery service has now...

April 23, 2019 10:23 PM

Amazon Will Soon Accept Bitcoin Payments

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Bitcoin, through the lightning network, will soon be available as an option to pay on Amazon and other eCommerce sites, according...

April 23, 2019 09:47 PM

What Elements Should You Be Looking For in a Platform (Part I)

SupplyChain -- Sourcing Innovation - That's a very hard question and, to some extent the key elements will, at least in many views, revolve around what you...

April 23, 2019 08:36 PM

How the Supply Chain Can Prepare for Changes to the Amazon Marketplace

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A scenario where Amazon shifts how it interacts with its various suppliers and retailers is quite possible--and one that will demand...

April 23, 2019 08:36 PM

Contracts For April 22, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYSteris Corp., Mentor, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum $393,784,292

April 23, 2019 08:35 PM

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product Development Part I

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - As a high tech electronics manufacturer, you have your hands full developing and producing today's complex products-a mix of...

April 23, 2019 08:35 PM

"Earth Day" Mentality Here to Stay

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - As climate change issues continue to dominate political and social conversations, it is important that "sustainability" becomes...

April 23, 2019 06:19 PM

New Knowledge Note: The Amazonization Of The Distributor Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Procurement Insights - Referencing the March 27th QSTRAT webinar Beyond Accuracy: How Distributors Are Transforming Customer Experience In The...

April 23, 2019 06:18 PM

April 22, 2019

Contracts For April 19, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $605,000,000

April 22, 2019 12:58 AM

Put Quality in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Applying the right quality systems and metrics is critical to success in the distribution center.

April 22, 2019 12:58 AM

April 19, 2019

Getting Smart about Artificial Intelligence

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Artificial intelligence (AI) promises huge benefits for manufacturing but almost every business is looking at ways to leverage the...

April 19, 2019 04:42 PM

Contracts For April 18, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYTriStar Air, LLC,* Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $121,425,707

April 19, 2019 04:42 PM

How your enterprise can help reduce e-waste

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Apple is quadrupling the reach of its iPhone recycling program, but admits the existing scheme has recycled millions of devices...

April 19, 2019 04:28 PM

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows to $49.4 Billion in February

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The goods deficit with China dropped 28.2 percent to $24.8 billion.

April 19, 2019 03:54 PM

April 18, 2019

TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Supply chain software company expands self-service options, more control for customers' data Supply chain software company expands...

April 18, 2019 08:11 PM

Blockchain and Supply Chain

Think -- Forrester Blogs - Modern supply chains are faster, more dynamic, and more volatile than ever before. The digital economy thrives on scouring...

April 18, 2019 07:34 PM

Best Buy speeds fulfillment and delivery

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Best Buy Co. Inc. wasn't doing so hot five or six years ago thanks to ecommerce giants like Amazon.com Inc. taking a big...

April 18, 2019 07:27 PM

Shrinking Inventories Create Supply Chain Pitfalls

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The current concerns about tariffs and the prospect of a weaker macro environment suggests the trend continues to be to drive inventories...

April 18, 2019 06:15 PM

Contracts For April 15, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYUnited Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded

April 18, 2019 06:14 PM

7 Steps Toward More Effective Inventory Management

Distribution -- EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - Effective inventory management is necessary for any business, but it's especially critical for electronics manufacturers...

April 18, 2019 02:51 PM

G2 Names TrueCommerce EDI as a Leader

Distribution -- EPS News - TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, today announced that...

April 18, 2019 02:51 PM

Attracting Gen Z Talent to a Career in Supply Chain & Logistics

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Here are a few steps you can take to help illustrate to new graduates the opportunities that abound in supply...

April 18, 2019 02:49 PM

April 15, 2019

Blending EDI, ecommerce and fulfillment to win over customers

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Even the best-laid plans for melding e-commerce systems and electronic data interchange can drastically change mid-stream.


April 15, 2019 04:08 PM

Technology Giant's Imports Interrupted Over E-Waste

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - This is the first time the CPCB has issued suspension orders to any company on the directions of the National Green Tribunal...

April 15, 2019 12:05 AM

April 14, 2019

E2open Recognized as a Challenger in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Business Wire -- E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been recognized by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Transportation...

April 14, 2019 11:32 PM

Contracts For April 12, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $14,314,300,000

April 14, 2019 09:22 PM

Contracts For April 11, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY American Electronic Warfare Associates Inc., California, Maryland, is awarded a $99,749,577

April 14, 2019 09:22 PM

Robotics and Spreadsheets: A Dangerous Combination

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - As it turns out, replacing humans is no simple task-just ask anyone in the robotics field. Robots designed to do relatively...

April 14, 2019 09:21 PM

Efficient & Effective Warehousing Leads to a Successful Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - To illustrate the difference between effective and ineffective warehousing, consider two contrasting examples.

April 14, 2019 09:20 PM

Contracts For April 10, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYNorthrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded $3,169,708,972

April 14, 2019 09:19 PM

Contracts For April 9, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY SLSCO Ltd., Galveston, Texas, was awarded a $789,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for border

April 14, 2019 09:19 PM

Amazon acquires warehouse-robotics company Canvas Technology

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - Amazon has acquired Canvas Technology LLC, a Boulder warehouse-robotics company. The deal was first reported by Tech Crunch....

April 14, 2019 08:42 PM

Amazon teams with FIRST for robotics education grants

Tech -- TechCrunch - Earlier this week, Amazon confirmed that it would be acquiring Canvas, a little known Colorado based startup that creates autonomous...

April 14, 2019 05:02 AM

Global Supply Chain Visibility is Essential in a Rolling Sea of Change

Distribution -- EPS News - It should be no revelation to anyone that the electronics supply chain is prone to rough waters and frequent changes in tides, whether...

April 14, 2019 04:40 AM

April 12, 2019

Safe & Affordable Space Travel Starts With Sourcing

Distribution -- EPS News - The future of space travel is now. NASA has established plans to permanently station humans on and around the moon by 2028. Commercial...

April 12, 2019 03:45 PM

April 11, 2019

WMS Best Practices: Implementation Challenges to Overcome and Tips on How to Go-Live Successfully

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - While numerous WMS applications offer different benefits and capabilities, common threads exist around WMS implementation...

April 11, 2019 08:36 PM

2018 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Jump to Record $64.5 Billion

Electronics -- SEMI - Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14 percent from $56.62 billion in...

April 11, 2019 05:09 PM

April 09, 2019

Test and Learn Digital Transformations

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Digitalization requires learning. Pilots of supply chain planning software can cost millions. How can companies test-and-learn...

April 09, 2019 06:11 PM

Contracts For April 8, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCEThe Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $91,290,023 modification (P00002)

April 09, 2019 06:04 PM

BenchPrep Partners with the Association for Supply Chain Management to Advance its Principles On Demand Portfolio

Globe Newswire -- Technology - ASCM selects BenchPrep's industry-leading online learning platform to deliver a premium learning experience to supply chain professionals...

April 09, 2019 05:23 PM

SiliconExpert & Zuken Team to Deliver Critical Component Data

Distribution -- EPS News - SiliconExpert, a world leader in electronic component databases and parts information, has partnered with Zuken(r), a leading EDA...

April 09, 2019 01:55 AM

April 08, 2019

Artificial Intelligence & X-Ray Vision are Superpowers

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We believe that AI, when combined with other technologies, can be more than a game changer and can result in superpowers.

April 08, 2019 03:37 PM

Supply Chain Guide to Brexit: Digitisation Paves a Way through Uncertainty

SupplyChain -- Spend Matters - We like to discover new relevant companies and bring them to your attention. Slync is a fairly young digital supply...

April 08, 2019 03:37 PM

April 07, 2019

E2open Earns Drummond Certification at AS2 Interoperability Test Event

Business Wire -- E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced that the latest release of its cloud connectivity platform, E2net,...

April 07, 2019 07:21 PM

Contracts For April 5, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYMichelin North America Inc., Greenville, South Carolina (SPE7LX-19-D-0122;

April 07, 2019 06:00 AM