Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

February 17, 2020

Oshkosh Defense Receives $407.3 Million Order for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Business Wire -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command - Detroit Arsenal has...

February 17, 2020 06:39 PM

Coronavirus outbreak: Notebook components supply may dry up in March

Media -- DIGITIMES - Notebook ODMs have resumed their production in China, but face the possibility of a lack of components starting in March if their...

February 17, 2020 05:21 PM

Unitech sees 1Q20 shipments deferred by outbreak

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based PCB maker Unitech, after seeing 2019 revenues rise 14.73% to hit record high of NT$22.42 billion (US$747.million), is...

February 17, 2020 05:20 PM

Notebook ODMs running out of components

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwanese notebook ODMs have already resumed assembly operations in China, but risks of supply chain disruptions in March are mounting,...

February 17, 2020 05:06 PM

Amazon stops working with several small delivery contractors, forcing companies to lay off hundreds

Tech -- GeekWire - Amazon is ending relationships with a number of small delivery contractors across the U.S., forcing...

February 17, 2020 01:50 AM

Global Ports Remain Vulnerable to Virus-Related Disruption, Say Fitch Ratings

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Global ports will see reduced trade volumes as a result of the coronavirus, COVID-19, which would become more severe should...

February 17, 2020 01:46 AM

February 14, 2020

More Industry-Leading Companies Across the Globe Choose SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Solutions for Intelligent Spend Management

Enterprise -- SAP - WALLDORF - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the latest slate of companies across the globe that in the fourth quarter of 2019 chose SAP...

February 14, 2020 08:14 PM

Conexiom Announces B2B Commerce Veteran as President & CEO

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Salesforce veteran Ray Grady takes over leadership of Conexiom, a B2B sales order automation provider.

February 14, 2020 05:22 PM

February 13, 2020

Gartner Announces Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2020

Think -- Gartner - Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo is the world's most important gathering of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and supply chain...

February 13, 2020 10:11 PM

China's Smartphone Market Dropped 7.5% in 2019 as Outlook for 2020 Remains Challenging Due to Coronavirus, IDC Reports

Think -- IDC - According to IDC's Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 366.7 million smartphones was shipped in China in 2019....

February 13, 2020 10:09 PM

SAP Ariba: pioneering intelligent spend management in procurement

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - We take a look at how SAP's spend management solutions can help procurement operations in a digitally transforming world.

February 13, 2020 09:40 PM

Coronavirus afflicts more electronic supply chains

Media -- Evertiq - With the epidemic arriving at dawn of 5G's mainstream deployment phase, the coronavirus has the potential to disrupt the progress of...

February 13, 2020 09:39 PM

Embracing Adversity

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today's Wednesdays for Women blog. A contract specialist...

February 13, 2020 07:49 PM

Epidemic may rekindle production diversification request from brand clients

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan's notebook ODMs have not yet been asked to increase production outside China as the coronavirus outbreak is still deemed a...

February 13, 2020 07:29 PM

ChargeAfter, Visa Partner To Expand POS Financing Options

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Visa has made a strategic investment in the point-of-sale (POS) financing technology platform ChargeAfter to support its partnership...

February 13, 2020 07:18 PM

February 12, 2020

Blue Yonder: a new era of supply chain technology

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Marking its 35th anniversary, JDA Software commits to endless innovation as it announces its rebranding of the company...

February 12, 2020 07:47 PM

February 11, 2020

Coronavirus and Your Global Supply Chain - Part 2 - Rising Panic

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Some companies are trying to source parts to stock up on inventory, to try to outlast this critical virus period. This in turn,...

February 11, 2020 08:25 PM

Coronavirus could crimp U.S. retail sales for February, study warns

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Production expected to fall as Chinese government extends factory shutdowns beyond Lunar New Year, NRF says.

February 11, 2020 08:24 PM

Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Global hi-tech companies are struggling with the impact of the coronavirus. While the mortality rate at 2 percent does...

February 11, 2020 08:24 PM

FedEx preps to gave Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Driven by the rampant growth rate of e-commerce, coupled with the need to increase efficiency and lower residential delivery...

February 11, 2020 08:24 PM

The future of smart factories in the automotive industry

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the use of technology in the automotive industry, following Capgemini's report...

February 11, 2020 08:23 PM

Coronavirus outbreak impacts: TSMC unfazed by outbreak

Media -- DIGITIMES - The coronavirus outbreak in China is hitting hard many in the supply, but TSMC is a major exception. The world's top pure-play foundry...

February 11, 2020 07:10 PM

Pegatron hit by low labor return rates

Media -- DIGITIMES - With China locking down Shanghai to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Pegatron's plant in the city only saw a limited number...

February 11, 2020 06:57 PM

eCommerce Drives Logistics Job Boom

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The rise of eCommerce is an inexorable one, with real-world ripple effects that extend all the way to feet and wheels on the street...

February 11, 2020 06:55 PM

How to Test Major Changes in Your Supply Chain Process

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - Did you know that the return of your supply chain process depends on how your software technology works as well...

February 11, 2020 06:34 PM

Outbreak impact on Taiwan industries and exports still uncertain, says MOEA

Media -- DIGITIMES - It is still difficult to assess impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Taiwan's various industries and exports, according to Ministry...

February 11, 2020 06:20 PM

China smartphone sales likely to fall 30% in 2020 due to outbreak

Media -- DIGITIMES - Should the outbreak of the coronavirus in China prolong to June, sales of smartphones in the country would be slashed by about 30%...

February 11, 2020 06:16 PM

Outsourcing Semiconductor Operations? 4 Questions to Ask Your 3PL

Distribution -- EPS News - Jesse Laver, vice president, DHL Supply Chain -- The semiconductor is a vital component of our technology-driven world. It is used in...

February 11, 2020 05:46 PM

February 10, 2020

Your Blockchain Project is Doomed If You Don't Ask These Five Questions

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Many Blockchain implementations fail because inadequate consideration is given to the complexity of scaling and managing the...

February 10, 2020 06:03 AM

How is Big Data transforming the supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - With Big Data's influence on companies growing, Supply Chain Digital explores the effect it is having on the industry.


February 10, 2020 06:02 AM

China high-tech supply chain unlikely to return to normal operations on February 10

Media -- DIGITIMES - China's high-tech industry supply chains including the semiconductor sector are unlikely to return to normal operations on February...

February 10, 2020 05:58 AM

Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Real-time supply chain data is the foundation for trust between supply chain partners. And so it follows that the data...

February 10, 2020 04:26 AM

Managing supply chain risk in 2020 and beyond

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Supply chains are at risk.

Over the past few years, there has been several incidents outside of organisations control...

February 10, 2020 04:25 AM

Easing B2B Payments' Migration To Real-Time Settlement

Media -- PYMNTS.com - In today's market of real time, legacy payments infrastructure needs a facelift.

Recently-launched capabilities like Same Day ACH...

February 10, 2020 04:20 AM

Supply chain issues possible as Foxconn halts production in China on coronavirus fears

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Serious supply chain issues could be ahead for major technology companies. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd., better known...

February 10, 2020 03:39 AM

New to the CSCO Role? Here are Your First Steps.

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - How can new chief supply chain officers navigate their new role and deliver? Successful CSCOs follow four steps to build standing...

February 10, 2020 02:20 AM

The Greater Boston Warehouse Robotics Cluster

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Boston in known as The Hub - but it has really become the hub of warehouse robotics in the United States. MassRobotics...

February 10, 2020 02:20 AM

Taiwan supply chains gauging coronavirus impacts on business

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwanese supply chain makers at present can hardly assess the extent of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on their operations,...

February 10, 2020 01:58 AM

Blockchain or bust

Electronics Advocate -- John Denslinger explores the electronics distribution use case to identify tangible, measurable benefits of implementing blockchain for buyers...

February 10, 2020 12:21 AM

February 07, 2020

It's Time to Modernize Supply Chain Design

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - This webinar will explore new approaches and models for supply chain design, as well as the tools that enable them.

February 07, 2020 10:28 PM

Coronavirus situation presents no shortage of things to worry about within the global supply chain

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - When a major, global pandemic like the Wuhan, China coronavirus takes hold, it is, at once, alarming, scary, uncertain,...

February 07, 2020 10:28 PM

China Factory Shutdown Could Impact iPhone Shipments

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The closing of Foxconn's factory in Taipei over the outbreak of the Coronavirus could affect iPhone production, Reuters reported...

February 07, 2020 10:21 PM

Report: Visa Eyes Biggest Interchange Fee Revamp In A Decade

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Visa is proposing to change its interchange rates - commonly known as swipe fees - in ways that would vary according to transactions...

February 07, 2020 10:19 PM

How to Minimize Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Distribution -- EPS News - The 2011 tsunami in Japan was one of the forces behind the electronics supply chain's dedication to resilience - the ability to shift...

February 07, 2020 07:09 PM

February 06, 2020

Coronavirus: Implications for supply chains and the people who power them

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - Today's global supply chain leaders know to expect the unexpected. They prepare for natural...

February 06, 2020 08:32 PM

Global 3PL Management: Hedge your bets

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

February 06, 2020 07:52 PM

Business continues to brace for impact of coronavirus

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Supply chain disruptions could last three to six months, experts say.

February 06, 2020 07:51 PM