Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

October 16, 2018

Intel's Current CPU Shortage Creates Uncertainty for the Electronics Industry

Advanced MP Technology -- The current Intel CPU (central processing unit) shortage, which began in early 3Q18, is forecast to continue throughout the remainder of 2018...

October 16, 2018 05:43 PM

Why Inbound Marketing Is a Better Supply Chain Strategy Than Outbound

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - An inbound marketing strategy is better than outbound marketing for supply chain companies.

October 16, 2018 05:31 PM

Uniqlo's robotic warehouse requires 90 percent fewer human workers

Tech -- Digital Trends - Uniqlo has unveiled its first robot-powered warehouse that requires 90 percent fewer human workers to operate. The Japanese...

October 16, 2018 04:04 PM

China Trade Surplus With U.S. Widens to Record $34.1B

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American...

October 16, 2018 03:18 PM

October 15, 2018

Unlock IIoT Value Through Service Assurance in Manufacturing Plants

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - With manufacturing so heavily reliant on IT service delivery, and the coordination of the entire process from production through...

October 15, 2018 03:46 PM

US Postal Service seeks to raise package delivery rates 9.3% to 12.3%

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - The United States Postal Service (USPS) yesterday revealed a list of proposed rate hikes for fiscal year 2019 that would...

October 15, 2018 04:40 AM

October 14, 2018

What is SCOR? A model for improving supply chain management

Enterprise -- CIO - Supply chain management (SCM) is a critical focus for companies that sell products, services, hardware and software. The supply chain includes...

October 14, 2018 03:39 AM

Spotlight on AT&T: Blockchain for the supply chain

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Manufacturing, transportation, retail-that's the supply chain

Blockchain is largely associated with the mysterious...

October 14, 2018 12:49 AM

The Electronic Recycling Association Donates 50 laptops to 17 Deserving Albertan Organizations for Waste Reduction Week

PR Newswire -- Semiconductors - ERA's "Rethink Reuse" campaign has hit the province by storm with over 60 applicants applying for a donation of laptops ...

October 14, 2018 12:19 AM

EU REACH: A Trifecta of Open Stakeholder Consultations

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Six more substances are being proposed for inclusion in the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). The stakeholder...

October 14, 2018 12:12 AM

TE Adds Online Store as Part of its Digital Strategy

Distribution -- EPS News - TE Connectivity, one of the largest and most diverse manufacturers of connectors, sensors and passive components, has expanded its...

October 14, 2018 12:10 AM

October 12, 2018

ERI Co-Founder Kevin Dillon Shares Insights on the Industry's Vital Signs at E-Scrap 2018

Business Wire -- ERI's Kevin Dillon shared key insights into the state of the electronics recycling industry yesterday at E-Scrap 2018.

October 12, 2018 05:17 PM

Blockchain-connected autonomous vehicles for a congestion-free future

Media -- eeNews Europe - The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have launched the MOBI Grand Challenge...

October 12, 2018 05:06 PM

B2B Managed Services for Dummies

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - The benefits of Business-to-Business (B2B) integration are well known, but many companies struggle to achieve them.

October 12, 2018 05:03 PM

How can businesses prepare their supply chains for Brexit?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - With the UK due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, firms operating in the UK are still faced with the unknown...

October 12, 2018 04:59 PM

IoT Hits the Mainstream

SupplyChain -- Software AG - It's official: The Internet of Things is not a fad. Businesses are engaging with the IoT in a big way, and implementation...

October 12, 2018 04:58 PM

October 11, 2018

Why You Need to Add Intelligence to Procurement

Enterprise -- SAP - Cloud-based procurement is the most cost-efficient way to bring employees the products and services they need. Until it isn't.

Employees...

October 11, 2018 06:28 PM

Kinaxis Welcomes Andrew McDonald as Chief Product Officer

PR Newswire -- Semiconductors - Experienced engineering executive joins with mandate to accelerate innovation for global supply chain management leader

October 11, 2018 04:10 PM

October 10, 2018

Autonomous car technology and the Self-Healing Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - I recently rented a car featuring steering assist and intelligent cruise control. Now, I'm...

October 10, 2018 06:20 PM

October 09, 2018

Apple writes letter to U.S. Congress denying reports of Chinese hack

Tech -- Digital Trends - Apple has denied claims it was hacked by members of the Chinese military in a letter to the U.S. Congress refuting reports that...

October 09, 2018 03:45 PM

ecsn Reports Robust August Sales Performance

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Adam Fletcher, chairman of the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn), has reported continuing strong revenue growth in August...

October 09, 2018 03:24 PM

October 08, 2018

Shortages & Price Hikes Leave Supply Chain in Disarray

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Despite expansion in the electronics industry, the headwinds of tariffs, component shortages and price hikes, are leaving the supply...

October 08, 2018 03:24 PM

October 07, 2018

Taking the heat out of procurement

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Our record-breaking hot summer has seen sales of beer, burgers and ice cream soar. Good news for the...

October 07, 2018 09:39 PM

ASCM - more than a re-branding

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - APICS' new name reflects an association focused on the end-to-end supply chain

October 07, 2018 09:39 PM

APICS launches supply chain professionals group

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) lands $5 million grant to help improve public health supply chains in Africa.

October 07, 2018 09:38 PM

The Benefits of Environment-Controlled Logistics for Product Integrity

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - All transportation modes present environmental risks to shipments and the electronics industry is particular prone to this type...

October 07, 2018 09:37 PM

Supply Chain Analytics for Dummies

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - As the technologies for intelligent analysis and data visualization explode, it is a great time to look at what your business...

October 07, 2018 09:35 PM

October 05, 2018

Contracts For Oct. 2, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DOD contracts are posted at 5 p.m. EDT daily. Click here at 5 p.m. EDT to view today's contracts.

October 05, 2018 11:23 PM

Chinese chip spying report shows the supply chain remains the ultimate weakness

Tech -- TechCrunch - Thursday's explosive story by Bloomberg reveals detailed allegations that the Chinese military embedded tiny chips into servers,...

October 05, 2018 09:46 PM

Report: Overall Economy Expands for 113th Month in a Row

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September, and the overall economy grew for the...

October 05, 2018 08:23 PM

October 04, 2018

5 ways the Internet of Things is revolutionizing the supply chain

Electronics -- ARM IoT - Today's e-commerce explosion and evolving consumer demands are accelerating the adoption of IoT technologies in the supply chain. Organizations...

October 04, 2018 07:51 PM

Ingress Protection: Where and Why It Matters

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Electronics are like a grumpy neighbor: Neither can tolerate wet and dirty contaminants (kids) in their enclosures (yards). The...

October 04, 2018 04:17 PM

Harnessing Mobile Technology to Train Supply Chain Workers

Justmeans -- Dell develops a scalable, mobile-based training program that directly engages workers, closes performance gaps and builds suppliers' capabilities.Oct...

October 04, 2018 02:59 PM

October 02, 2018

E2open acquires TMS vendor Cloud Logistics

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Move builds unified supply chain platform for visibility and collaboration, E2open says.

October 02, 2018 05:10 PM

Contracts For Oct. 1, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYLockheed Martin, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $631,757,949 fixed-price-incentive

October 02, 2018 05:09 PM

IBM rolls out Watson Supply Chain Insights

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Global technology titan IBM recently released new offerings under its brand moniker Watson for several different sectors,...

October 02, 2018 05:08 PM

ISM Reports Electronics Perform but Struggle in September

Distribution -- EPS News - Even amid continuing strong demand, the electronics industry is struggling with tariffs and the price and availability of components,...

October 02, 2018 03:37 PM

October 01, 2018

E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics

Business Wire -- E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation...

October 01, 2018 05:48 PM

6 Ways Automation Solutions Streamline Electronics Supply Chains

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Automation solutions essentially streamline supply chain operations, making them more efficient, faster, and less costly.

October 01, 2018 04:06 PM

September 30, 2018

Announcing the Association for Supply Chain Management

Business Wire -- Today marks the introductory launch of the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the new global leader in supply chain organizational...

September 30, 2018 11:07 PM

B2B Next report: Most companies aren't 'firing' on all e‑commerce cylinders

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - When it comes to B2B e-commerce, only about 10% of manufacturers and distributors are successfully operating a B2B e-commerce...

September 30, 2018 09:00 PM

Imagining the forest of World Wide Ledger from the Blockchain Trees

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - At Gartner we have a type of research - "Maverick" - that is designed to spark new, unconventional insights (unconstrained...

September 30, 2018 08:04 AM

September 29, 2018

AT&T to launch blockchain suite designed to work with IBM and Microsoft technologies

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The Dallas-based telecommunications conglomerate, AT&T, has created a suite of blockchain soluti...

September 29, 2018 08:11 PM

Contracts For Sept. 28, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCEThe Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $1,051,818,540

September 29, 2018 08:11 PM

September 28, 2018

4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Organizations can must implement strategic, innovative and customer-centric models to compete in today's global market. This infographic...

September 28, 2018 10:47 PM

Contracts For Sept. 27, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCE The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an

September 28, 2018 10:47 PM

Powering the Smart Warehouse

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - As consumer behaviors evolve in an increasingly digitalized marketplace, substantial impacts are taking hold in the warehouse...

September 28, 2018 10:46 PM

Contracts For Sept. 26, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Littleton, Colorado, has been awarded a $1,362,089,314 contract for

September 28, 2018 10:46 PM

Hyperledger Continues Strong Momentum with 14 New Members

SupplyChain -- Hyperledger - More than 270 organizations now support leading open source blockchain project, including FedEx & Honeywell International Inc.

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September 28, 2018 10:46 PM