Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

February 25, 2018

The Ebb & Flow of Retail Supply Chain: Is AI the Answer?

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The holidays are over, but it's never too early to look at how technology can help close supply chain gaps caused by shifting demand.

February 25, 2018 04:12 AM

Taking on the Top Trends: Supply Chain 2018

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A new infographic documents the emerging trends in supply chain. The coming year will be rife with technology and risk.

February 25, 2018 04:11 AM

February 23, 2018

AP Automation Strengthens Manufacturer-Supplier Relationships

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The business relationship between manufacturers and suppliers in the semiconductor industry is a close one, but not always an easy...

February 23, 2018 07:28 PM

5 Reasons to Synchronize Your WMS and TMS

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Leveraging the capabilities from your Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS), while...

February 23, 2018 07:28 PM

Fighting the Data Breach Epidemic

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - There needs to be a solution that takes care of both security and compliance for organizations.

February 23, 2018 07:27 PM

Taking the Dude Out of the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Supply chain logistics is on the dawn of a not-so-distant era, as robotics and artificial intelligence replace humans for the delivery...

February 23, 2018 07:21 PM

February 22, 2018

iPhone X 'slump' is real, whisper supply chain moles

Enterprise -- The Register - There are now 30 million X-shaped holes in Apple's estimates. Ouch

Samsung has provided confirmation that iPhone X sales are way...

February 22, 2018 07:31 PM

February 21, 2018

Follow the Roadmap to Executing Digital Transformation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A focus on four key areas, including direction, experience, culture, and technology, can put the supply chain on the path to digital...

February 21, 2018 06:11 PM

February 20, 2018

The Growing Weight Of Amazon's Logistics Costs

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - As Amazon continues to grow, its logistics costs have skyrocketed over the past decade. With the e-commerce...

February 20, 2018 09:33 PM

Politics & Manufacturing: A Guide to Unraveling the Issues

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - New legislation in Europe, an election in the United States, or a policy by China all impact the day to day business of the electronics...

February 20, 2018 07:23 PM

February 19, 2018

AI Transforms Supply Chain Activities

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Workers aren't too worried about machines replacing them, by some accounts. At the same time, humans are going to have to learn...

February 19, 2018 06:46 PM

February 18, 2018

JDA Delivers Record Revenue Driven by Major Customer Wins

Business Wire: Software -- JDA Software, Inc., today announced significant financial momentum and customer wins in the fourth quarter and for the full year 2017. JDA's...

February 18, 2018 05:52 AM

SAP Ariba Live: Inspiring an Inclusive Future

Business Wire: Software -- Diversity and inclusion are two very powerful words. And when many people hear them, they think of two other words: human resources. But diversity...

February 18, 2018 05:41 AM

Amber Road, Inc. Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from E2open, LLC

Business Wire: Software -- Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) solutions, today confirmed that it has received...

February 18, 2018 05:41 AM

E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 per Share in Cash in a Transaction Valued at Over $300 Million, Representing a 52% Premium to the Closing Stock Price on February 9th, 2018

Business Wire: Software -- E2open, a leading cloud supply chain management software company, today announced that it submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors of Amber...

February 18, 2018 05:36 AM

In-depth: How can enhanced data and analytics optimise your supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the digitisation of supply chains becomes ever more the norm, we asked the experts how to manage ...

February 18, 2018 02:14 AM

Setting a Path to Process Automation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The road to process automation can be uphill and winding, but the benefits to getting there can be huge.

February 18, 2018 02:14 AM

February 16, 2018

Amazon reportedly venturing into healthcare supplies, targeting hospitals and clinics

GeekWire -- Amazon is expanding its reach in the healthcare supply market, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Hospital executives told the...

February 16, 2018 06:58 PM

Living in the Shadow of Amazon: Learn the Lessons

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Amazon is the elephant in the room where any supply chain conversation is happening. It's possible to take some good distribution...

February 16, 2018 06:41 PM

Unsecured server exposed thousands of FedEx customer records

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Another day, another exposed Amazon S3 server.

February 16, 2018 05:17 PM

February 15, 2018

5 Industrial Trends Transforming the Industrial Space

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - E-commerce trends are changing the supply chain landscape, making transformation the word of the day.

February 15, 2018 06:49 PM

Amazon Threat Has Maersk Racing to Stop Clients Becoming Rivals

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - The world's biggest container shipping line is trying to stop customers like Amazon.com Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....

February 15, 2018 05:35 PM

February 14, 2018

Manufacturing & Supply Chain: Right to Repair Bill Ramifications

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Legislatures on both sides of the Atlantic are working towards regulations that will force manufacturers to make it easier to repair...

February 14, 2018 05:28 PM

Supply chain planning - it's time to get personal

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - by Bill DuBois - When sacrificing family time becomes the norm

Supply planning - to profitably align supply with...

February 14, 2018 05:28 PM

How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders, part 2

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - As an old supply chain leader (professionally, pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox,...

February 14, 2018 05:17 PM

February 13, 2018

E2open Looks To Buy Amber Road For $300M

TEXAS TECHPULSE -- Austin-based supply chain management software developer E2open says it would like to acquire Amber Road, a...

February 13, 2018 06:31 PM

The supply chain technologies that will solidify the digital supply chain in 2018

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The type and capabilities of supply chain technology is expanding, and technology will only grow ...

February 13, 2018 05:11 PM

Reverse Logistics Association examines the 'Circular Economy'

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - "Circular Economy" was the theme addressed by The Reverse Logistics Association's (RLA) at its annual conference and expo...

February 13, 2018 05:11 PM

Breaking Through the Knowledge Barrier

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Open knowledge bottlenecks and silos that strangle your organization.

February 13, 2018 05:10 PM

How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Blockchain technology is causing a big disruption for logistics companies and has the potential to make the supply chain...

February 13, 2018 05:10 PM

How AI Is Changing Contracts

Think -- HBR.org - Contracting is a common activity, but it is one that few companies...

February 13, 2018 05:01 PM

February 12, 2018

It's Not Your Dad's Supply Chain Anymore

IndustryWeek.com -- Companies adopting an intelligent operations strategy to manage their supply chains will be in the best position to succeed in the future-if...

February 12, 2018 12:43 AM

February 10, 2018

Amazon delivery service: Why Bezos is launching Shipping with Amazon

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Now UPS and FedEx have to answer the dreaded Amazon question as the e-commerce giant aims to launch a shipping service for third...

February 10, 2018 02:49 AM

UPS introduces Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Earlier this week, UPS reported that it has rolled out UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday, which, it said, is an extension...

February 10, 2018 12:15 AM

Report: Amazon Set To Launch Business Delivery Service That Rivals FedEx, UPS

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Long-swirling rumors of Amazon creating its own delivery service rivaling FedEx and UPS gained major steam Friday...

February 10, 2018 12:06 AM

February 09, 2018

Supply Chain Bets on Blockchain Benefits

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Many supply chain pros believe that blockchain has a potential deliver a business advantage.

February 09, 2018 07:01 PM

UPS Board Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend

SupplyChain -- UPS - The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared an increased regular quarterly dividend of $0.91 per share on all outstanding Class...

February 09, 2018 06:01 PM

US Tops the List for Disruptive Events to Supply Chain This Year

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - In 2017, for the first time, the United States was the most impacted region in the world in terms of natural disasters and weather...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

Agility signs up to IBM-Maersk blockchain venture

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Agility has become the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM initiative to provide ...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

UPS Announces New Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service

SupplyChain -- UPS - Service now available in 35 countries by 12 p.m. or 2 p.m.

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the introduction of UPS Worldwide Express...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

February 08, 2018

A Breakout Year for Product Uptime: Service as Product

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - 0ne critical business function that is ripe for transformation is after-sales service - the service original equipment manufacturers...

February 08, 2018 07:00 PM

Reverse Logistics Association Examines "Circular Economy"

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - With the flourishing of e-commerce, product returns have become even more nettlesome for today's global supply chain managers....

February 08, 2018 05:33 PM

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users - Not Buyers

Think -- HBR.org - What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking...

February 08, 2018 05:26 PM

February 07, 2018

Omni-Channel Order Management Growth Drivers

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Omni-channel order management is essential for today's changing business environment. While integration issues abound,...

February 07, 2018 08:11 PM

Diesel average is above $3 per gallon for fourth consecutive week

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - The United States Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that the average cost per gallon...

February 07, 2018 05:22 PM

UPS Announces Strategic Cross-Border Investment In Heart Of North American Borderplex

SupplyChain -- UPS - New $41 million facility in El Paso, TX better connects international border location and seventh largest manufacturing hub in North...

February 07, 2018 05:22 PM

UPS Expands Special Commodities Program To More Countries

SupplyChain -- UPS - Service for shipping biological samples, specimens and dangerous goods in excepted quantities now available in more than 100 nations...

February 07, 2018 05:21 PM

Factors Behind the Electronic Component Shortage

Advanced MP Technology -- The current electronic component shortage is expected to last through the end of 2018. Many factors can cause a shortage aside from a demand...

February 07, 2018 02:17 AM

February 06, 2018

UPS introduces new flight from the U.S. to the Middle East

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - This new flight, which UPS said is operating on a weekly basis, will start flying daily on February 27 and be in service...

February 06, 2018 05:41 PM

Kinaxis to provide supply chain services for Toyota Group

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Supply chain management specialist Kinaxis Inc., provider of RapidResponse has won a contract from T...

February 06, 2018 05:41 PM