Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

October 16, 2019

Real-Time Data Takes On Magnitude Of Supply Chain Risks

Media -- PYMNTS.com - When Pitney Bowes, a major logistics service provider, revealed that it had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, it was only the...

October 16, 2019 05:10 PM

October 15, 2019

FedEx Announces Expansion of FedEx Freight Direct

Business Wire -- FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), a leading provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) services, announced today the expansion...

October 15, 2019 06:17 PM

UPS announces launch of self-storage service

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The logistics giants, UPS, has announced the launch of a new service called Storage on Demand.

UPS' innovation enables...

October 15, 2019 05:20 PM

China's Trade With the U.S. Shrinks Again in September

Media -- Time - Business - China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens...

October 15, 2019 05:07 PM

FedEx Cross Border expands in U.S., Europe

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Facilities in California, New Jersey, and The Netherlands help online merchants serve customers in 200 countries.

October 15, 2019 03:52 PM

What is concurrent planning?

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - There are lots of organizations that claim to have reinvented supply chain planning. They say...

October 15, 2019 03:50 PM

3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe 2019 begins

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The 3PL & Supply Chain Summit, Europe's most influential meeting point for the supply chain industry gets underway today....

October 15, 2019 03:50 PM

Jabil to lay off 909 workers at Bay Area facilities

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider to begin temporary shutdown in late November.

October 15, 2019 04:28 AM

Uncovering Supply Chains' Deepest Risks With Data Innovation

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Supply chain risk never sleeps, and as global expansion becomes a more viable option for growing enterprises, so does the prospect...

October 15, 2019 04:05 AM

Ecodesign, RoHS and More: The EU Goes on a Tear

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - As this European Commission winds down, loose ends are being closed and a substantial set of regulatory requirements are being...

October 15, 2019 03:05 AM

October 14, 2019

The federal government issues an RFP for e‑marketplace platforms

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Calling all providers of electronic marketplace platforms: the U.S. General Services Administration wants your help in...

October 14, 2019 05:24 PM

Traditional PC Market Continues to Grow Despite Issues in the Supply Chain, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, comprised of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, reached 70.4 million units in Q3 2019, according...

October 14, 2019 04:13 PM

TSMC 16nm production lead time stretched

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC has already seen its 16nm chip supply fall short of demand, with longer delivery lead times, according to sources at IC design...

October 14, 2019 03:30 PM

October 13, 2019

UPS to increase electric fleet in Germany

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - UPS has announced plans to convert 33 diesel vehicles to electric (15) and hybrids (18) following its addition of 6,000...

October 13, 2019 11:58 PM

5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - If you've ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced...

October 13, 2019 11:57 PM

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today's ever-changing business world is a top priority...

October 13, 2019 11:57 PM

October 11, 2019

Online Shopping Drives Up Rent For Warehouses

Media -- PYMNTS.com - As eCommerce grows and the push for speedier delivery escalates, companies are seeking smaller warehouses and industrial space near...

October 11, 2019 06:22 PM

Fed Concerned Trade War Could Trigger Recession

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Federal Reserve officials are worried that slowing global growth, exacerbated by the U.S.-China trade war, could sap domestic hiring...

October 11, 2019 04:47 PM

October 10, 2019

Blue Ridge Sponsors New Supply Chain Planning Blog and Podcast

Globe Newswire -- Technology - PlanningPosts Gives Distributors Weekly Inventory Optimization Strategies to Solve Key Demand Forecasting Challenges PlanningPosts...

October 10, 2019 05:35 PM

UPS set to add 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks to its fleet

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The logistics giants, UPS, has announced it is set to acquire over 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks from 2020 until 2022.

October 10, 2019 04:01 PM

October 09, 2019

U.S. Army Awards BAE Systems $148.3 Million Contract for M88A2 HERCULES Armored Recovery Vehicles

Business Wire -- The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems a $148.3 million contract to upgrade 43 M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles to evacuate damaged or stranded combat vehicles.

October 09, 2019 06:03 PM

Fitbit Diversifies its Supply Chain Outside of China

Business Wire -- Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) today announced that it has undertaken a plan to shift its manufacturing operations outside of China for effectively all of...

October 09, 2019 06:02 PM

IBM: New suite tackles the complexity of global supply chains

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - IBM has announced its new integrated supply chain suite to help make global supply chains smarter and more efficient....

October 09, 2019 06:01 PM

Visa, Intuit Launch Instant Deposit For SMBs

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Cash flow is that thing that can keep a business owner or executive up at night - and night after night, after night. Cash flow...

October 09, 2019 04:20 PM

Note secures Swedish production contract

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish EMS provider Note has started batch production for the fast-growing Swedish company Human Care.

October 09, 2019 03:53 PM

Combating Counterfeit Semiconductors In The Military Supply Chain

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The reality: semiconductors are often counterfeits. In most current implementations, semiconductor authenticity is...

October 09, 2019 03:51 PM

Samsung ends smartphone manufacturing in China

Media -- Evertiq - The South Korean tech-giant has ended its production of smartphones in China as it has decided to cease operations at its Huizhou manufacturing...

October 09, 2019 03:46 PM

October 08, 2019

Aspects of the Tax Efficient Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Sourcing Innovation - Many companies overlook function-based tax planning where the supply chain is involved. Considering that tax reductions,...

October 08, 2019 05:43 PM

IHS explains U.S. manufacturing PMI survey divergences

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - ISM data focus on larger multinationals, whereas IHS Markit polls a representative mix of company size.

October 08, 2019 05:42 PM

Foxconn: Wisconsin college students invited to apply

Media -- Evertiq - Foxconn Technology Group has announced its intention to hire Wisconsin college students as full-time employees with paid time off to...

October 08, 2019 05:23 PM

Take Steps to Manage Obsolescence

Media -- eBOM - When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores...

October 08, 2019 05:10 PM

October 06, 2019

As Unemployment Hits Fresh Low, Signs That US Economy Is Cooling

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The headline numbers trumpet that the unemployment rate is at a 50-year low. But the latest data points show a more mixed picture...

October 06, 2019 03:49 AM

Apple orders production of 10% more lower-cost iPhone 11s

Media -- FierceElectronics - New iPhone 11 is $50 below the cost of the comparable iPhone XR from last year

October 06, 2019 03:43 AM

October 04, 2019

Business buyers like self‑service websites, but sometimes want a rep

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Sometimes business buyers don't want to speak to a salesperson: They just want to go to a supplier's website, select the...

October 04, 2019 11:31 PM

Why logistics have never been more important to online retailers' success

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - A consumer's decision to click the Buy button on an ecommerce site or app all too often comes down to a retailer's logistics...

October 04, 2019 10:48 PM

iPhone 11 is selling so well that Apple is ramping up production

Tech -- BGR - Soon after the iPhone 11 series started selling online a few days ago, several analysts came out with reports saying that preorders were...

October 04, 2019 05:13 PM

Apple tastes success with iPhone 11, increases orders to meet demand

Tech -- Digital Trends - Apple has increased its orders for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro to meet demand.

October 04, 2019 05:13 PM

What's The Best Way To Navigate The New World Of Payments?

Media -- PYMNTS.com - These are indeed the days for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the world of payments, and that trend looks likely to hold into...

October 04, 2019 04:13 PM

Deep Dive: Unsupervised Machine Learning Steps Up To Fight Fraud

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Many FIs and merchants that have fallen victim to fraud traditionally respond by assessing the damage, pinpointing how the attack...

October 04, 2019 03:57 PM

Tips for Maximizing Efficiency in Your Multichannel Supply Chain

Distribution -- EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - As you probably know, the multichannel supply chain is a direct response to the internet's rise as the center of...

October 04, 2019 03:29 PM

October 03, 2019

E2open Ranked A Leader In 2019 Nucleus Research Control Tower Value Matrix

Business Wire -- E2open ranked a leader in the 2019 Nucleus Research Control Tower Value Matrix

October 03, 2019 05:42 PM

IKEA just allowed an invoice to be paid via the Ethereum blockchain

Media -- The Next Web - IKEA Iceland has used Ethereum technology to settle an invoice with a local retailer, accepting payment in blockchainified digital...

October 03, 2019 04:23 PM

Flex Announces Lynn Torrel as Supply Chain Chief

Distribution -- EPS News - Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that Lynn Torrel has been named chief supply chain and procurement officer, responsible for direct...

October 03, 2019 03:36 PM

October 02, 2019

IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing PMI(tm)

Business Wire -- September PMI data indicated a marginally faster rate of improvement in the health of U.S manufacturing, though the overall picture remained...

October 02, 2019 06:11 PM

Software AG Improves Partner Management and Operational Efficiency with Launch of Cloud-Based webMethods.io B2B

Business Wire -- Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) today unveiled webMethods.io B2B, the latest addition to the company's industry-leading B2B Integration...

October 02, 2019 06:10 PM

Flex Announces Lynn Torrel as Chief Supply Chain and Procurement Officer

Business Wire -- Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that Lynn Torrel has been named chief supply chain and procurement officer, responsible for direct and indirect...

October 02, 2019 06:07 PM