Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

October 06, 2022

Sanmina & Reliance JV To Boost Electronics Hardware

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The joint venture will create a state-of-the-art 'Manufacturing Technology Center of Excellence' Sanmina Co, a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company recently declared the completion of a previously announced manufacturing...

October 06, 2022 07:49 PM


PR Newswire -- Sanmina Corporation (Sanmina) (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company and Reliance Strategic Business...

October 06, 2022 04:24 AM

FourKites Visibility 2022: Learn. Connect. Be Inspired.

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Last week I attended FourKites Visibility 2022 in Chicago, IL. It was nice to be back at an in-person event, networking with peers, learning from subject matter experts, and taking in the sights and sounds of Chicago. As the tagline...

October 06, 2022 04:19 AM

Swedish EMS company grows with customer in digital access

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish EMS company Hanza announces that a global developer of digital solutions doubles its order value for 2023 - worth more than SEK 60 million.

October 06, 2022 03:41 AM

Foxconn posts record September revenue

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported a revenue surge of 83.2% sequentially and 40.4% on year to a record high of NT$822.32 billion (US$25.9 billion) in September 2022.

October 06, 2022 03:29 AM

Cybord: Electronic Component Traceability

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Counterfeit electronics is a multibillion-dollar industry worldwide. The challenge is finding them, and this is where Israeli startup Cybord is working to gain a foothold.

The company has developed an AI-driven solution that...

October 06, 2022 03:21 AM

Swedish EMS company expands - opens three new premises

Media -- Evertiq - HANZA continues to grow. New factory premises in Poland, the Czech Republic and China were opened during September.

October 06, 2022 03:20 AM

October 04, 2022

U.S. Manufacturing Momentum Stalls in September

Aspencore -- EPS News - The pace of U.S. manufacturing activity in September hit its lowest level in more than two and a half years as new orders and employment contracted, signaling ongoing uncertainty in long-term demand.

The Institute for Supply Management's leading...

October 04, 2022 01:53 AM

How Digital Twin Technology Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Digital twin technology - creating virtual, interactive replicas that leverage sensor technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning to profile historical and current behavior, determine how it evolves in real-time and even predict...

October 04, 2022 01:39 AM

IoT: The fast track to digitalization?

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Fueled by falling sensor prices and the emergence of high-speed 5G data networks, the internet of things (IoT) is helping transform manual logistics processes into "smart" supply chain operations.

October 04, 2022 01:25 AM

October 03, 2022

Boeing-backed Wisk Aero reveals a four-seater autonomous air taxi

Tech -- The Verge - Air taxi startup Wisk Aero unveiled its sixth-generation aircraft, an all-electric four-seater that can fly without a human pilot. The Boeing-backed company said it will seek approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to carry passengers...

October 03, 2022 10:13 PM

October 02, 2022

5 Technologies to Make Your Supply Chain Smart

Aspencore -- EPS News - Roman Davydov - According to Gartner's survey Lessons Learned From the 2022 Supply Chain Award Winners, 61 percent of supply chain leaders consider technology a source of competitive advantage. And it's no surprise they think so, since digitization...

October 02, 2022 02:39 AM

Supply chain labor problems persist

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - With no end to the worker shortage in sight, individuals and organizations are launching homegrown efforts to fill jobs and create an industry talent pipeline.

October 02, 2022 01:57 AM

Gartner Survey Shows 74% of Supply Chain Leaders Expect Circular Economy to Increase Profits Through 2025

Think -- Gartner - A recent survey by Gartner, Inc. found that 74% of supply chain leaders expect profits to increase between now and 2025 as a result of applying circular principles. On average, supply chain organizations have been applying circular economy principles...

October 02, 2022 01:55 AM

Change is A Constant in Supply Chain. Are You Investing in It?

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - "Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

During any change project two things occur:

We change a technical or tangible aspect of the supply...

October 02, 2022 01:54 AM

FourKites Announces $10M Strategic Investment from Mitsui & Co. to Transform Supply Chains in Asia-Pacific

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Strategic investment from the global business titan will further expand FourKites' supply chain visibility network in APAC and ease ongoing supply chain challenges in the region Strategic investment from the global business titan will further...

October 02, 2022 01:50 AM

Taiwan makers become internationally competitive in global EV supply chains, says ARTC

Media -- DIGITIMES - Along with fast growing development of electric vehicles (EVs), Taiwan-based makers of EV components have become more competitive in global EV supply chain, according to government-owned Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC).

October 02, 2022 12:19 AM

October 01, 2022

Knowledge, networking, experience and more

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Winslow Adaptics' managing director, Teri-Ann Winslow

With 25-years' experience in obsolescence management and a broad spectrum of members, IIOM is the right choice for today's supply chain hurdles

The International Institute of...

October 01, 2022 11:49 PM

Ferroamp inks production agreement with Kitron

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Kitron has entered into a production agreement with Swedish greentech company Ferroamp.The value of the agreement is expected to reach NOK 90 million (EUR 8.5 million) in 2023 and NOK 350 million (EUR 33.4 million) over a three-year...

October 01, 2022 11:49 PM

Asia EV 50: Semiconductor is the supply chain's new linchpin

Media -- DIGITIMES - As a part of 2022 Supply Chain Summit hosted by DIGITIMES Asia, Eric Huang, Vice President of DIGITIMES, talked about the current status and challenges of Asia's EV industry. "In the past, the saying went 'software is eating the world', and...

October 01, 2022 11:44 PM

Amazon Study Shows Focus on Business Purchasing Practices Has Risen With Inflation

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Amazon Business' "2022 State of Business Procurement Report" shows that companies are on board with digital procurement and gives suppliers reason to breathe easy. According to the report, most businesses aren't planning procurement budget...

October 01, 2022 11:41 PM

September 30, 2022

Notebook demand not likely to rebound till 2H23

Media -- DIGITIMES - The entire notebook supply chain will remain under pressure to digest inventories through the end of the year amid stronger-than-expected slump in end-market demand resulting from high inflation and other macro headwinds, and brand vendors...

September 30, 2022 02:35 AM

Chip1 Thought Leaders Series - Episode 3: Fischer Technologies

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Chip 1 Exchange and Chip 1 Media brings you our Thought Leaders Series.

This is a collection of interviews with decision-makers, division heads, and innovators as we ask them important questions about semiconductors, electronics,...

September 30, 2022 01:55 AM

Supply Chain Summit: Win the long game, learn new skills, have new partners, play local

Media -- DIGITIMES - The global supply chain is entering uncharted waters where geopolitical power struggle, climate change, and economic uncertainties are coalescing into a perfect storm, and old playbooks may no longer work. At the DIGITIMES Asia-hosted Supply...

September 30, 2022 01:17 AM

When the chips are down there are options

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Winslow Adaptics explains how it designs, develops and manufactures products to support electronics system lifecycles

The semiconductor shortages we are all experiencing are frustrating to say the least. It's keeping us on our toes...

September 30, 2022 01:14 AM

Oversupply v undersupply

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Independent distributors potentially face an unusual 2023 where some component categories will be in an oversupply state while others remain unavailable, allocated or on long lead times

During 2021, independent distributors witnessed...

September 30, 2022 01:12 AM

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 15.1 Percent in August

Media -- eBOM - IPC announced today the August 2022 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 0.98.

Total North American PCB shipments in August 2022 were up 15.1 percent compared to the...

September 30, 2022 12:49 AM

September 29, 2022

Complete spectrum of procurement services

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - As component shortages force companies to consider out-of-franchise sources, it's essential to work with trustworthy partners as Solid State Supplies explains

Counterfeit activity has risen significantly during the recent component...

September 29, 2022 08:16 PM

September 24, 2022

FedEx to Increase Delivery Rates

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Rates for FedEx Freight are slated to rise by about 7% to 8%.

September 24, 2022 03:21 AM

FourKites' Latest European Premier Carrier List Reflects ROI of High-quality Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility Data

Business Wire -- Leading real-time supply chain visibility provider FourKites today published its global Premier Carrier List (PCL), which recognises the rapidly growing community of brokers, carriers and 3PLs who are achieving the highest standards of visibility-related...

September 24, 2022 03:07 AM

FedEx: Deteriorating Economy Drove 11% Drop in Package, Freight Volume

Media -- PYMNTS.com - FedEx is cutting costs and raising prices after a quarter in which its global package and freight volume dropped 11% year over year, the company announced Thursday (Sept. 22) in its quarterly earnings release.

The company reported that an...

September 24, 2022 03:01 AM

September 23, 2022

Demand remains stagnant, supply chain inventories remain high

Media -- Evertiq - According to TrendForce research, rising inflation has weakened demand for consumer products, flattening the peak of peak season. In 3Q22, memory bit consumption and shipments continued to exhibit quarterly decline.

September 23, 2022 11:06 PM

1980s: Preaching the gospel of safety to an industry eager to improve

Aspencore -- EETimes - In 1987, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standards, or HAZWOPER. HAZWOPER could have landed like a bombshell in the semiconductor industry, most of which had...

September 23, 2022 05:43 AM

Building a better supply chain: 5 trends to watch

Aspencore -- EETimes - CUPERTINO, Calif. - Sept. 6, 2042 - Apple Inc. today released its first 3D-printing kit for its flagship iPhone products. Complete with printer, materials, a SIM card, and a printed-circuit board, the kit allows users to assemble their iPhone...

September 23, 2022 05:40 AM

SiliconExpert Brings Unique Products for Supply Chain Management with New Insights into Open Market

PR Newswire -- This new module, Open Market, tracks demand signals of electronics in the open market. It...

September 23, 2022 05:32 AM

FedEx hikes package rates, details cost cutting as demand weakens globally

Media -- CNBC - Business - FedEx announced rate hikes and detailed its cost-cutting efforts after warning last week it was seeing demand weaken globally.

September 23, 2022 05:26 AM

FourKites' Latest Premier Carrier List Reflects ROI of High-quality Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility Data

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Premier Carriers experience appreciable increases in shipment volumes despite ongoing market volatility Premier Carriers experience appreciable increases in shipment volumes despite ongoing market volatility

September 23, 2022 05:24 AM

Electronics Industry Calls for U.S. Presidential Determination On Key Components Under Defense Production Act

Media -- eBOM - The electronics industry is calling on U.S. President Joe Biden to address urgent industrial base vulnerabilities and deliver on the promise of the CHIPS Act by prioritizing domestic development of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuit...

September 23, 2022 04:07 AM

JP Morgan: Apple to move more production to India and Vietnam

Media -- DIGITIMES - Amid a large-scale global supply chain relocation never seen in decades, JP Morgan Chase estimates that India will account for 25% of global iPhone production and Vietnam will account for 20% of global iPad capacity.

September 23, 2022 04:00 AM

September 22, 2022

FedEx's bleak warning could reflect global economy − and company's own shortcomings

Media -- CNBC - Business - CEO Raj Subramaniam warned of a "worldwide recession" after FedEx missed earnings expectations, but analysts say the company's shortcomings likely contributed.

September 22, 2022 03:21 AM

September 21, 2022

Decades of globalization journey: Q&A with Foxconn chairman Young-way Liu

Media -- DIGITIMES - With global economic and market prospects full of variables and uncertainties, it has become one of the most important issues for enterprises to rethink how to position themselves in industry supply chains and even industry ecosystems as well...

September 21, 2022 06:32 PM

5 Ways to Mitigate the High-Tech Talent Shortage

Aspencore -- EPS News - Phil Stoten - Editor's note: The electronics industry has been suffering from a talent shortage for years. The U.S. CHIPS Act provides funding for training and education, but results are still years away. EPSNews contributor Phil Stoten has...

September 21, 2022 04:34 AM

New Supply Chain Stability Index from ASCM and KPMG Shows Level of Stress in Supply Chains Has More Than Doubled in the Past Two Years

PR Newswire -- The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and KPMG LLP today announced the launch of a new monthly Supply Chain Stability Index that provides indicators we view...

September 21, 2022 04:30 AM

IBM Study: Supply Chain Leaders Are Investing in AI and Automation to Navigate Supply Chain Uncertainties and Improve Sustainability

PR Newswire -- Consumer Technology - Almost half (47%) of surveyed CSCOs said they have introduced new automation technologies in the last two years. Surveyed CSCOs ranked sustainability as their third biggest challenge in the next few years, trailing only supply chain...

September 21, 2022 04:29 AM

Become a Supply Chain Top Gun

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Learn why you need to manage the moment like Maverick.

September 21, 2022 04:18 AM

Supplyframe Announces One of Its Own as a Women in Supply Chain Winner

Business Wire -- Supplyframe today announced that Majenta Strongheart, head of design and partnerships at the Supplyframe DesignLab, has been named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) 2022 Women in Supply Chain winner. The award recognizes female supply chain leaders...

September 21, 2022 03:42 AM

Supply & Demand Chain Executive names Ivanti Wavelink's Tejal Ranjan a recipient of 3rd Annual Women in Supply Chain Award

Business Wire -- Ivanti Wavelink, the supply chain business unit of Ivanti, today announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, has selected Tejal Ranjan, vice president of marketing for Ivanti Wavelink,...

September 21, 2022 03:41 AM

Kimball's expansion in Poland is moving along

Media -- Evertiq - Progress is moving along as Kimball Electronics expand on the European market and add capacity for new customer growth.

September 21, 2022 03:33 AM

September 20, 2022

Chip Shortage Update

Enterprise -- Information Week - Climate fluctuations and geopolitical issues are challenging an already struggling semiconductor supply chain, but better days may lie ahead.

September 20, 2022 04:02 AM