Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

May 29, 2020

UPS Adds Surcharge for E-Commerce Companies Amid Pandemic Surge

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Aimed at high-volume shippers like Amazon, Walmart and Target, the additional fee begins May 31.

May 29, 2020 10:59 PM

Deutsche Post DHL Sees Diversified Supply Chains Due To COVID-19

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Deutsche Post DHL has reported that it has seen an increasing number of customers and clients diversifying their supply...

May 29, 2020 09:42 PM

An Old Soul Blazing Her Way in Modern World

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Jennifer Pesut is a senior product manager at Blue Yonder. She joined the company in 2019 and is celebrating her one-year...

May 29, 2020 07:53 PM

May 28, 2020

Report: Shortages Threaten Electronics Supply Chain

Enterprise -- E-Commerce Times - COVID-19's rampage is causing the electronics industry worldwide to suffer supply chain setbacks. Product innovation remains...

May 28, 2020 12:40 AM

May 27, 2020

Amazon is primed to rival UPS air cargo service, study says

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Air fleet will grow to about 200 planes-up from 42 now-in the next seven or eight...

May 27, 2020 08:37 PM

Amazon is the fourth‑largest US delivery service and growing fast

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Many online retailers were frustrated at the end of the 2013 holiday season when a combination of ecommerce growth and...

May 27, 2020 08:31 PM

Who Gets What When Supply Chains Are Disrupted?

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal life and many supply chains. Between hoarding (such as toilet paper),...

May 27, 2020 08:30 PM

iPhone 11 has no 5G but tops other smartphones by a mile

Media -- FierceElectronics - iPhone 11 has no 5G but tops other smartphones by a mile

May 27, 2020 02:42 PM

Kimberly-Clark Names New Chief Supply Chain Officer

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Gustavo Ghory will lead KC's procurement, manufacturing, transportation, continuous improvement and sustainability,...

May 27, 2020 02:08 PM

May 26, 2020


Media -- eBOM - According to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey, manufacturing output volumes in the three months to May dropped at the fastest...

May 26, 2020 07:46 PM

Managing vendor and supply chain risk in a recession

Infosec -- CSO Online - A 2018 Ponemon report found that companies share confidential and sensitive information with 583 third parties on average. Only...

May 26, 2020 04:26 PM

Gartner Reveals The Results Of The 2020 Supply Chain Top 25

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Gartner, Inc. has announced the rankings of its annual Supply Chain Top 25, a list compiled to identify supply chain leaders...

May 26, 2020 04:10 PM

SAP Ariba Fully Integrates SAS S/4HANA Cloud Solutions

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Procurement and enterprise resource planning solutions have been integrated into SAP Ariba's capabilities, delivering...

May 26, 2020 04:10 PM

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 108.37 for April 2020, decreasing 7.62% sequentially but increasing...

May 26, 2020 02:48 PM

May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Fuels The Next Wave Of Change In Procurement

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Much like the current global disruption, the financial crisis of 2008 was the last trigger for drastic changes in procurement...

May 25, 2020 11:00 PM

We can't let Amazon's essential workers become invisible again

FastCompany -- The pandemic has revealed the heroic human effort behind the tech giant's frictionless convenience.

Earlier this month, Amazon's vice president...

May 25, 2020 09:18 PM

The Long-Term Consequences Of Knee-Jerk Supply Chain Reactions

Media -- PYMNTS.com - In a black swan event such as the pandemic, ensuring business continues to flow not only means mitigating volatility of today. For...

May 25, 2020 08:49 PM

Add some muscle: How to avoid being hamstrung by your supply chain the next time a crisis hits

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The very nature of supply chains - the movement of goods and services - means it's unsurprising they have been seriously...

May 25, 2020 05:41 AM

Gartner Announces Rankings of the 2020 Supply Chain Top 25

Supply Chain Management Review Features -- Gartner, Inc. has released the results from its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices.

May 25, 2020 05:14 AM

Gartner Names Infor As A Warehouse Management Systems Leader

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - For the second consecutive time, Garnter, Inc. has name business cloud software specialists Infor as a leader in its Magic...

May 25, 2020 04:25 AM

New FourKites Features Improve Safety and Productivity of Frontline Supply Chain Workers

Globe Newswire -- Technology - New capabilities further improve supply chain transparency and workflows during COVID-19 pandemic New capabilities further improve...

May 25, 2020 02:25 AM

Panasonic takes a 20% stake in Blue Yonder, extends ongoing strategic partnership

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Earlier this week, global electronics giant Panasonic said it has made a 20% equity investment in Scottsdale, Ariz.-based...

May 25, 2020 01:55 AM

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains. In a freewheeling discussion...

May 25, 2020 01:54 AM

Rebooting Electronics Supply Chain in India: Industry Veterans Discuss Post-Covid lockdown and Vocal About Local

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Following COVID 19 lockdown, electronics and electronics components supply chain have been impacted heavily Prime Minister...

May 25, 2020 01:21 AM

Supply Chain Once Again Gets Its Due

Enterprise -- SAP - Failure often provides the toughest and most important of life's lessons, and the world was dealt a particularly hard lesson when supply...

May 25, 2020 12:10 AM

May 24, 2020

Omnichain Named to Inbound Logistics' List of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2020

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - The annual list recognizes Omnichain for its innovative end-to-end software solution designed to enhance visibility, process orchestration...

May 24, 2020 09:41 PM

Identifying and Maximizing Logistics Capacity in Times of Disruption

Enterprise -- SAP - Over the past few months, supply chains have been stretched to the limit as demand for medical equipment and consumer necessities has exploded.


May 24, 2020 08:17 PM

SAP Logistics Business Network Increases Efficiencies in European Shipping with InstaFreight

Enterprise -- SAP - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the integration of InstaFreight's service offerings with SAP Logistics Business Network to...

May 24, 2020 08:17 PM

The end of the supply chain as we know it?

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The world is adapting to a new kind of manufacturing. Some companies have a head start.

May 24, 2020 08:15 PM

May 22, 2020

U.S. Is Using Taiwan as a Pressure Point in Tech Fight With China

Tech -- NY Times Technology - The Trump administration is challenging Chinese access to Taiwan's high-tech supply chain - and, by extension, Beijing's...

May 22, 2020 05:38 PM

The Pandemic Can Empower Us to Explore Part Substitution

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - With the availability of passive components (along with just about everything else) thrown into total disarray with the global...

May 22, 2020 03:36 AM

May 21, 2020

Microsoft and FedEx team up against Amazon with new tech and logistics partnership

Tech -- GeekWire - Microsoft and FedEx will work together to develop new products and services under a multiyear technology and logistics partnership...

May 21, 2020 07:44 PM

BAE Systems Awarded $26.7 Million for Modification and Installation of Electronic Countermeasures Aboard KC-130J Aircraft

Business Wire -- BAE Systems, Inc. was awarded a prime position for installing, integrating, and testing the Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures system on KC-130Js.

May 21, 2020 04:08 PM

FedEx and Microsoft collaborate on supply chain visibility

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Businesses can use "FedEx Surround" product to get near-real-time analytics into shipment tracking, firms say.

May 21, 2020 04:00 PM

Robotics and Other Digital Supply Chain Technologies Rebound in Asia Pacific, Says IDC

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - A new survey from IDC indicates that the Asia Pacific region may well be ahead of the game in embracing supply chain robotics....

May 21, 2020 03:59 PM

FedEx and Microsoft partner up for supply chain collaboration

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Two global companies with household names-freight transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx and software and technology...

May 21, 2020 03:59 PM

May 20, 2020

Computer model simulates how supply chains need to be safeguarded during an epidemic

Media -- Electronics360 - A computer model developed by researchers at Kansas State University reveals supply chain vulnerabilities that need safeguarding.

May 20, 2020 03:46 PM

May 18, 2020

How COVID-19 is Transforming Automotive and Industrial Supply Chains

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus...

May 18, 2020 04:47 PM

Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for Hardware Products (May 2020 Update)

Counterfeit Parts -- Here is an update to the list of standards I have been posting for a number of years now. ... Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for...

May 18, 2020 04:15 PM

IDC Indonesia: Smartphone Market Posts a New Record Low in Shipments Impacted by COVID-19

Think -- IDC - In the first quarter of 2020, the Indonesia smartphone market shipped 7.5 million units, declining by -7.3% year...

May 18, 2020 03:52 PM

McKinsey: Five Ways Retail Supply Chains Can Navigate COVID-19

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, McKinsey & Company has taken a look at how retailers can...

May 18, 2020 03:51 PM

Highlights of the day: TSMC US fab project could reshape supply chain

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC has dopped a bombshell by announcing a plan to build a 5nm fab in the US. While the full impact of the fab poject remains to...

May 18, 2020 03:45 PM

Supply Chain Accountability Has the Power to Place Business at the Forefront of a Sustainable Future

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, still imposing illness on millions and lockdowns on billions around the...

May 18, 2020 05:05 AM

Is technology the cure for future supply chain disruption?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - 94% of Fortune 1000 companies saw supply chain disruption in the wake of COVID- 19. Some issues were inevitable; after...

May 18, 2020 05:04 AM

Having a Far-Flung Supply Chain May Lead to More Product Defects

Life -- Kellogg Insight - When firms have to collaborate over long distances, the final product suffers.

May 18, 2020 04:31 AM

U.S.-China trade enters new era after overnight Huawei, Foxconn, and TSMC announcements

Tech -- TechCrunch - There has been a steady drumbeat of news on the U.S.-China trade front since the start of the Trump administration. President Trump...

May 18, 2020 04:15 AM

Gartner: Three Prevaccine Scenarios For Supply Chain Leaders

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - COVID-19 continues to disrupt global supply chain networks, with 84% of organisations reportedly feeling the impact of...

May 18, 2020 03:52 AM

US bans companies from selling chips to Huawei

Media -- The Next Web - The Trump administration plans to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei, ramping up tensions between the US and China. The...

May 18, 2020 03:51 AM

Business ideas emerging in China during Covid-19

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - The Covid-19 outbreak has dealt a huge economic blow to China. The country's supply chains are collapsing, many...

May 18, 2020 03:47 AM

HannStar Board to see strong 2Q20

Media -- DIGITIMES - PCB manufacturer HannStar Board expects to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2020, thanks to an influx of short lead-time...

May 18, 2020 03:40 AM