Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

January 20, 2020

New Year, New Mergers Sizzle For Payments Companies

Media -- PYMNTS.com - It's too early into the new year to definitively call a trend. But then again, only two weeks into 2020, mergers and deal-making...

January 20, 2020 02:20 AM

Electronics Manufacturers Applaud U.S. Senate for Passing USMCA with Bipartisan Support

Media -- eBOM - The following statement can be attributed to John Mitchell, President and CEO of IPC, the global association representing the electronics...

January 20, 2020 02:02 AM

January 17, 2020

FedEx Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justmeans -- FedEx to Team Up with Rise Against Hunger for Meal Prep and Offer Free Admission to Civil Rights Museums

January 17, 2020 09:00 PM

Google is buying Pointy, a startup that helps brick-and-mortar retailers list products online

Tech -- TechCrunch - Google has been on a long-term mission to build inroads into the world of e-commerce by working more closely with brick-and-mortar...

January 17, 2020 03:36 AM

Worldwide Market for Used Smartphones Forecast to Grow to 332.9 Million Units with a Market Value of $67 Billion in 2023, According to IDC

Business Wire -- A new IDC forecast projects used smartphone shipments will reach 332.9 million units in 2023 with a 5-year compound annual growth...

January 17, 2020 03:27 AM

Moving beyond the chain in supply chain

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Leaders and innovators are now focused on enterprise supply networks and managing an ecosystem. Where are you on the journey?

January 17, 2020 03:13 AM

The Self-Healing Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - A "self-healing" supply chain needs to be based on a robust supply chain digital twin model that is updated with near...

January 17, 2020 03:12 AM

Supply Chains in 2020 ...

SupplyChain -- Sourcing Innovation - ... are going to be hard to predict, and more complex than even the true experts are predicting. Why?

1. Tariffs, Trade...

January 17, 2020 03:12 AM

Innovation Strategies: Time to modernize supply chain design

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - We have the technology and the data to redefine supply chain design-but we also need companies to acknowledge that conventional...

January 17, 2020 03:11 AM

Looking ahead to Hyperledger Global Forum 2020: A preview of key topics and themes

SupplyChain -- Hyperledger - It's 2020 and blockchain is well and truly in production. If you have any doubt, take a look at the schedule for the Hyperledger...

January 17, 2020 03:11 AM

Moore's Law, Supply Chains And Security

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The debate about the future of Moore's Law continues, while other parts of the industry look for alternatives. In...

January 17, 2020 01:40 AM

Trade War Calms As US Signs Partial Trade Agreement With China

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The signing of a partial trade agreement between the U.S. and China means goods and services will flow again, but uncertainties...

January 17, 2020 01:29 AM

Predictive Analytics Tech Takes On Supply Chain Unknowns

Media -- PYMNTS.com - As board rooms and C-suite executives become more adequately well-versed on the strategic role supply chain management plays in...

January 17, 2020 12:47 AM

January 15, 2020

Amazon-FedEx Standoff Comes To An End

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Amazon has lifted its ban on FedEx Ground as a shipping option for third-party merchants, according to a report by The Wall Street...

January 15, 2020 05:58 PM

Top News In Payments: China Finalizing Laws For Digital-Only Banking; Mastercard Names New President Of Data And Services

Media -- PYMNTS.com - In today's top payments news, China is finalizing its rules for online-only banks, Mastercard names Raj Seshadri as its new president...

January 15, 2020 05:56 PM

Visa Says Tokenized Transactions Hit $1T Mark, Sets Click-to-Pay Transition

Media -- PYMNTS.com - For tokenized payments, $1 trillion and counting.

Visa said on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that participants in its Visa Token Service have...

January 15, 2020 05:53 PM

Payments Providers Combat The Conflict Between Security, User Experience

Media -- PYMNTS.com - In financial services, demand for ease of use and security are sky-high, even for business customers. But for many service providers,...

January 15, 2020 05:44 PM

January 14, 2020

Reverse Logistics Association restates its mission

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - In this exclusive interview, Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of the RLA, share his views

January 14, 2020 06:59 PM

Mastercard Names Raj Seshadri President Of Data And Services

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Retail in recent years has become a very data-intensive industry. In his keynote address to the National Retail Federation (NRF)...

January 14, 2020 06:17 PM

Using Data To Fight Subscriber Churn

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The subscription business model is growing sharply across the globe, and for good reason. Companies can bank on its recurring revenue...

January 14, 2020 06:16 PM

Visa To Acquire Plaid For $5.3B

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Visa has signed a deal to purchase FinTech firm Plaid for $5.3 billion, according to a report.

Plaid, which was launched in 2013,...

January 14, 2020 06:06 PM

January 13, 2020

Leveraging AI to Minimize Markdowns [Video]

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the face of the markdown process today. By gathering real-time demand data - and...

January 13, 2020 05:55 PM

NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts

Counterfeit Parts -- NASA is proposing to amend the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS) to add new text that requires covered contractors and subcontractors...

January 13, 2020 02:14 AM

January 12, 2020

Robots Are Just One Way Big-Box Retail Is Driving Innovation

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Big-box retail is getting a refresh for 2020, at least in some parts.

Take Costco. The big-box membership retail store saw its sales...

January 12, 2020 11:09 PM

January 10, 2020

Inside: IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - To achieve success in the supply chain industry today, it is essential that companies' supply chains are dynamic, responsive...

January 10, 2020 10:26 PM

Fiserv: Why Gas Is Just The Start Of What Alexa Will Pay For

Media -- PYMNTS.com - While there were many attention-grabbing announcements coming out of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), among the...

January 10, 2020 06:48 PM

How Cars, Streaming And Sign-Ups Make For Better Subscription Commerce

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Subscription commerce is undergoing changes in 2020.

For one change, that form of retail is expanding to include new and fresh areas,...

January 10, 2020 06:07 PM

CES 2020: Yes, the Supply Chain Matters

Distribution -- EPS News - The supply chain is one of those things that nobody cares about until something goes wrong. Then it's everybody's problem. Remember the iPhone 8? Production was delayed because of problems with OLED screens, which weren't even manufactured by Apple. Consumers were incensed, Apple was red-faced, and the supply chain took center stage. Unfortunately, disaster is the main driver of supply-chain innovation.

January 10, 2020 05:17 PM

January 09, 2020

Weekly Global Update for January 8, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This weekly global update includes reporting on December's PMI and indicators, the decrease in semiconductor sales worldwide,...

January 09, 2020 09:46 PM

An aviation supplier grows through ecommerce and acquisition

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Jet Parts Engineering, which designs and supplies aviation parts worldwide to airlines and aircraft maintenance companies,...

January 09, 2020 08:48 PM

Security Risks In The Supply Chain

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss security in the supply chain with Warren Savage, research scientist...

January 09, 2020 06:37 PM

Outsourcing will remain a key part of supply chain and logistics: Part II

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed,...

January 09, 2020 02:36 AM

Welcome to the 2020s

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - How will this decade leave its mark on the supply chain technology landscape?

January 09, 2020 02:35 AM

January 07, 2020

Supply Chain Management Outsourcing Will Be Ongoing Trend: Part III

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed, eighty-five...

January 07, 2020 08:53 PM

Supply chain management outsourcing will be ongoing trend, says Gartner

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed,...

January 07, 2020 08:53 PM

The Financial Literacy Link To Supply Chain Digitization

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Supply chain management is increasingly more strategic than operational, enabling businesses around the world to improve their bottom...

January 07, 2020 08:45 PM

January 06, 2020

2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies?...

January 06, 2020 06:44 PM

Who Will Shape The Future Of The Connected Economy?

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Ten years ago, the world of payments and commerce was in a very different place.

ISOs sold terminals and card processing, mostly...

January 06, 2020 05:43 PM

Recession proofing the supply chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Many organisations have enjoyed unquestionable success during the recent economic expansion, including higher margins,...

January 06, 2020 12:16 AM

Supply Chain Management Outsourcing Will Be Ongoing Trend: Part II

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed, eighty-five...

January 06, 2020 12:13 AM

January 03, 2020

Supply Chain Management Outsourcing Will Be Ongoing Trend

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed, eighty-five...

January 03, 2020 08:06 PM

APIs Ready Manufacturers For The B2B eCommerce Of Tomorrow

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Application program interface (API) technology had a standout year in 2019 as a critical component to enabling the open banking...

January 03, 2020 07:48 PM

January 02, 2020

10 key trends set to impact payments and e-commerce in 2020

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - E-commerce and digital payments are fields which have been growing in importance over the last few years. And now that we've...

January 02, 2020 06:48 PM

Xiaomi to Invest $7 Billion in 5G, AI and IoT Over Next Five Years

U.S. News -- BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp will invest more than 50 billion yuan ($7.18 billion) in artificial intelligence and...

January 02, 2020 06:30 PM

Why B2B Payments Should Take A Page From B2C's Playbook

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Call it a tale of two payments trends.

Or: It was the best of cash flows. It was the worst of cash flows.

The payments realm is...

January 02, 2020 06:03 PM

Alibaba On Why US Is The 'Testing Ground' For Global B2B eCommerce

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Trust in B2B eCommerce is critical for both buyer and suppliers, and as more businesses demand to conduct trade online, B2B eCommerce...

January 02, 2020 05:57 PM