Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

August 20, 2018

US businesses warn Trump the next China tariffs are going to cost Americans from cradle to grave

CNBC-Top Business -- U.S. businesses have a message for Trump: new China tariffs on $200 billion of goods will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout...

August 20, 2018 03:49 PM

How Tariff-Proof Is Your Supply Chain Strategy?

IndustryWeek.com -- Rethinking your approach in a time of uncertainty.

August 20, 2018 03:42 PM

Distributors' sales soar as component demand remains robust - By James Carbone

Electronics Sourcing -- Distributors say component supply could remain tight until 2019 and shortages could worsen as component manufacturers slowly add capacity ...

August 20, 2018 01:29 AM

FedEx Offering Hub Employees Tuition Toward Online Degree

U.S. News -- FedEx Corp. plans to offer free tuition to employees at its international hub in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 20, 2018 01:13 AM

August 19, 2018

Deliver Uncompromised: A Strategy for Supply Chain Security and Resilience in Response to the Changing Character of War

Counterfeit Parts -- "Today, various parts of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) are generally aware of cyber and supply chain threats,...

August 19, 2018 11:36 PM

EBN@C-Level: SAP Ariba President Speaks to the Evolution of Strategic Procurement

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We sat down with Barry Padgett, president of SAP Ariba to find out a little more about his company and ask about the most exciting...

August 19, 2018 03:39 AM

August 18, 2018

August 15, 2018

Designing for Excellence with your Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - In my early new product introduction (NPI) projects, all of our product...

August 15, 2018 06:06 PM

JDA names former Avnet executive as CFO

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Kevin Moriarty to be first permanent CFO since December.

August 15, 2018 06:05 PM

August 13, 2018

Tap into the Promise of Brazil's e-Commerce Opportunity

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Brazil offers a huge opportunity for electronics OEMs, offering skyrocketing e-commerce sales.

August 13, 2018 04:43 PM

Taiwan ODMs considering moving production back from China

DigiTimes -- Major Taiwan-based ODMs including Quanta Computer and Wiwynn are assessing the feasibility of moving back part of their production lines from...

August 13, 2018 03:54 AM

August 12, 2018

Defense Logistics Agency pilots voice-directed picking product

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Honeywell solution could expand to 24 distribution centers globally.

August 12, 2018 03:07 AM

Electronic Shortages Bad & Getting Worse

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Everything from capacitors to hard disk drives is in short supply. There's no end in sight.

August 12, 2018 03:07 AM

Summer School for Buyers: Technical Evolution of OLED DDIC

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - OLED displays are becoming commonplace, particularly in smart phones. In order to understand where the technology is going, it's...

August 12, 2018 03:07 AM

Transitioning to Digital Supply Networks

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain

August 12, 2018 03:06 AM

August 10, 2018

IBM teams with Maersk on new blockchain shipping solution

Tech -- TechCrunch - IBM and shipping giant Maersk having been working together for the last year developing a blockchain-based shipping solution called...

August 10, 2018 04:46 PM

August 08, 2018

JDA Completes Acquisition of Blue Yonder

Business Wire -- JDA Software, Inc., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Blue Yonder, the market leader in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions...

August 08, 2018 06:50 PM

SAP Ariba Named a Leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

Business Wire -- SAP Ariba today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application...

August 08, 2018 06:46 PM

Tariffs Raise 'Red Flag' on Component Supply Risks

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Electronics executives and industry experts are all over the map regarding the impact of U.S. and China tariffs on component supplies, OCMs,...

August 08, 2018 05:28 PM

How blockchain and the auto industry will fit together

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Automakers, insurers, and related partners see a big role for blockchain. What will change in the realms of payments,...

August 08, 2018 03:32 PM

How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Management

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - With blockchain technology, hundreds if not thousands of computers can the supply chain management dream of timeliness and flexibility...

August 08, 2018 03:05 PM

Inventory Management Now a Key Battleground in the Digital Transformation of Brick and Mortar Retail

PR Newswire -- To truly transform operational efficiency within physical stores, retailers must be able to achieve near-perfect inventory accuracy. With computer...

August 08, 2018 02:46 PM

Blogging Adds Value to a Supply Chain Company

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A company blog hosted on a website offers supply chain companies a long-lasting social media resource to attract customers on the...

August 08, 2018 04:54 AM

August 06, 2018

Make U.S. High-Tech Manufacturing Tempting

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Manufacturing Day is just around the corner. It's time to think about raising the profile of high-tech electronics manufacturing...

August 06, 2018 04:45 AM

Develop a Proactive Plan for Tight Supply Situations

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The global supply chain finds itself under perpetually shifting needs. When product supply is tight, decision makers must be prepared...

August 06, 2018 02:23 AM

The top 8 supply chain management certifications

Enterprise -- CIO - Supply chain management is a growing field and a satisfying profession, as a recent survey from the Association for Supply Chain Management...

August 06, 2018 01:22 AM

5 Ways to Use Advanced Analytics to Make Better Purchasing Decisions

Global Purchasing -- Here's how electronics buyers can streamline the supply chain by integrating advanced analytics into their daily routines.

August 06, 2018 12:58 AM

August 05, 2018

6 Benefits of Emerging Technologies in the Modern Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Companies may not have a full understanding of just how these technologies could benefit their businesses - especially when it comes...

August 05, 2018 10:00 PM

EBN@C-Level: Fusion Worldwide on Component Shortages & Independent Distribution

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We sat down with two executives from Fusion Worldwide, which sources, stocks and delivers electronic components and finished goods...

August 05, 2018 09:59 PM

Component Counterfeits Down, But Is It a Trend?

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Component counterfeiting is down thanks to efforts by independent distributors in the channel. Whether this is a trend or a blip...

August 05, 2018 09:58 PM

Five Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Too many business people wake up each day worrying about the future of their company's supply chain.

August 05, 2018 09:58 PM

August 03, 2018

Lead is now an SVHC - Implications for Manufacturers + Prop 65 & RoHS

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - On June 27 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that it had added ten substances to the Candidate List of Substances...

August 03, 2018 06:55 PM

Are Counterfeits Fading or Getting More Difficult to Spot?

Global Purchasing -- The number of counterfeit chips reported to an industry organization last year dropped significantly even as the semiconductor industry swelled...

August 03, 2018 05:30 PM

International component makers strategically hike quotes

DigiTimes -- Global tech supply chains have seen overwhelming price hikes in 2018, ranging from DRAM, silicon wafer, and passive components to discrete devices...

August 03, 2018 04:42 PM

August 02, 2018

1H 2018 in Supply Chain in Numbers and Charts

Supply Chain Digest -- We Look at the Economy, US Manufacturing, Freight Rates, Oil Prices and More

August 02, 2018 04:18 AM

August 01, 2018

The Half-Life of Supply Chain Knowledge

Supply Chain Management Review Features -- It has been a long time coming but the world is finally updating its perspective on trade and international relations for the first time since...

August 01, 2018 03:24 PM

Rising demand from multiple segments drive analog IC market | By James Carbone

Electronics Sourcing -- Strong demand and mostly firm prices will result in steady revenue growth for analog ICs through 2021 The global analog ...

August 01, 2018 03:15 PM

OEMs Should Commit to Inventory During Component Shortages

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The causes, effects and implications of "The Great Component Shortage of 2018" have been thoroughly analyzed. The automotive and IoT industries...

August 01, 2018 05:25 AM

July 31, 2018

What 5G Means for Electronic Component Industry?

Advanced MP Technology -- On June 13th, 2018, 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project), the international organization oversees global cellular standards, approved standalone...

July 31, 2018 03:46 AM

July 30, 2018

Foil Thieves With a Smarter Way to Transport High-Value Electronics

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Real-time insight into every shipment during its transit time is becoming critical to prevent damaged or lost products and improve...

July 30, 2018 03:31 PM

Top 10 US supply chain management courses

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - We explore the top 10 undergraduate supply chain programmes in American universities, according to a...

July 30, 2018 01:27 AM

July 27, 2018

Tracing Supply Chain System Evolution

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - It's important to remember that not all distributions run the same version of software or even the same programs.

July 27, 2018 07:00 PM

Summer School for Buyers: OLED Displays

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - It's summer and time to learn something new. Here's a quick recap of how Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology works and...

July 27, 2018 06:59 PM

UPS 2Q18 Revenue Up 9.6% On Strong Growth And Pricing

SupplyChain -- UPS - Reports 2Q18 EPS of $1.71, up 8.2%; Adjusted 2Q18 EPS of $1.94, up 23%

International Operating Profit up 8.4%; Adj. Operating Profit...

July 27, 2018 06:57 PM

Cloud SCM Brings China SMEs Opportunity

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - China, a key geography for high-tech and electronics, is slowly but surely adopting supply chain management technology. Now, emerging...

July 27, 2018 06:56 PM

Early Payment Discounts & the e-Invoicing Solution

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Why are so few organizations taking advantage of e-invoicing to manage their supplier payments? And what lessons can we learn from...

July 27, 2018 06:55 PM

UPS Announces Voluntary Retirement Plan Results

SupplyChain -- UPS - UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today the results of its Voluntary Retirement Plan (VRP) introduced on April 25, 2018. Under the VRP, a select...

July 27, 2018 06:55 PM