Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

October 02, 2023

Logility Extends Supply Chain Insights with InventoryAI+

Business Wire -- Logility, Inc., a leader in prescriptive supply chain planning solutions, today announced the extension of its inventory planning and optimization capabilities with InventoryAI+. Building on existing AI capabilities, InventoryAI+ improves insights with...

October 02, 2023 06:49 PM

FourKites Opens New Global Headquarters in Chicago to Support Company Growth and Workforce Needs

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - FourKites renews its commitment to hybrid work model and employee wellness

October 02, 2023 06:38 PM

Managing Obsolescence and Supply Chain Disruption

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Know your strengths and weaknesses.

October 02, 2023 06:12 PM

September 28, 2023

UPS Strengthens Network Capabilities and Employee Experience Through Automation

Business Wire -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) has a long history of driving innovations that propel its business and bring industry-leading solutions to logistics. Today the company announced ways it is strengthening its network capabilities and enhancing employee experience through...

September 28, 2023 01:29 AM

The Bumpy Road Toward Supply Chain Resilience

Aspencore -- EPS News - The global electronics supply chain has never been more dynamic and challenging than it is today. Many factors, from chip shortages to advancements in artificial intelligence, are reshaping the landscape for buyers, sellers and suppliers of...

September 28, 2023 01:06 AM

FourKites Opens New Global Headquarters in Chicago to Support Ongoing Company Growth and Workforce Needs

Business Wire -- Leading supply chain visibility provider FourKites announced today the opening of a new global headquarters in the heart of downtown Chicago. The state-of-the-art facility with sweeping riverfront views provides a beautiful, modern workspace for employees...

September 28, 2023 12:20 AM

FourKites Opens New APAC Headquarters in Chennai, Renews its Commitment to the Hybrid Work Model

Business Wire -- Leading supply chain visibility provider FourKites announced today that it has opened a new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Chennai's DLF Cybercity. The move to a more modern, compact space signals the company's continued commitment to the hybrid work model,...

September 28, 2023 12:19 AM

Jabil Announces Definitive Agreement to Divest Mobility Business for $2.2 Billion

Business Wire -- Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to divest its Mobility business to BYD Electronic (International) Company Limited ("BYDE") in a cash transaction valued at $2.2 billion. The definitive agreement follows a preliminary...

September 28, 2023 12:19 AM

Dexterity AI and FedEx Unveil First-of-its-Kind Robotics Trailer Loading Technology

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Dexterity AI today announced a collaboration with FedEx Corp., to leverage AI-powered robotic technology to load boxes into trucks and trailers.

September 28, 2023 12:18 AM

September 27, 2023

Fire accident halts iPhone assembly in India

Media -- Evertiq - Taiwanese EMS provider Pegatron has reportedly temporarily shut down production at an iPhone assembly facility in India on Monday following a fire.

September 27, 2023 09:59 PM

Using Technology to Improve Supply-Chain Resilience

Think -- HBR.org - Companies need to do more than simply invest in building effective supply chains - they need to place an equal priority on maintaining them.

September 27, 2023 06:31 PM

Finnish EMS expands with new factory in Estonia

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Dicro Oy has opened a new factory in Narva, the third largest city in Estonia.

September 27, 2023 05:50 AM

Emerald EMS opens second NPI center

Media -- Evertiq - Emerald EMS has inaugurated its second New Product Introduction (NPI) Center, this time in San Jose, California.

September 27, 2023 05:15 AM

Obsolescence Management Begins at Product Design

Aspencore -- EPS News - Understanding the risks associated with component selection during the design and product definition phases requires deep knowledge of the timeline for long-term system development and when components are introduced by the semiconductor company....

September 27, 2023 03:10 AM

September 21, 2023

American Companies Continue to Reshore and Nearshore Operations

Media -- Source Today - After dealing with some major supply chain disruptions during the global pandemic, companies promised to do more reshoring, nearshoring and onshoring of their operations. Here's where those initiatives stand.

September 21, 2023 12:13 AM

How Sensors Are Driving Transportation Enhancements

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Sensors provide numerous advantages for the transportation segment as vehicles join the IoT. Learn how they can help to optimize supply chains, enable electric cars, and monitor environmental conditions to protect occupant or bystander...

September 21, 2023 12:06 AM

September 20, 2023

Foxconn's looking to double its workforce in India

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Foxconn says it is looking to double its workforce and investment in India by next year.

September 20, 2023 11:58 PM

Three RXO Leaders Named Recipients of 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award

Business Wire -- RXO leaders Christina Hilton, Jennifer Kaczmarczyk and Alyssa Myers were named as winners of this year's Women in Supply Chain Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. The award honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose...

September 20, 2023 09:59 PM

Everstream Analytics Leaders Named Top Women in Supply Chain

Business Wire -- Everstream Analytics, the global supply chain insights and risk analytics company, announced today that Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive named Heather Kosztowny, Director of Data Science and Jena Santoro, Senior Manager of Supply Chain...

September 20, 2023 09:49 PM

Toshiba's Tracy Zhou Wins Prestigious 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award

Business Wire -- Toshiba's Tracy Zhou Wins Prestigious 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award

September 20, 2023 02:37 AM

September 19, 2023

3 Misconceptions Holding Back Supply Chain Planning Technology Initiatives

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - By identifying friction points and eliminating them so that planners do not perceive new tools as a risk to their job performance, leaders will develop trust among their teams that will lead to greater adoption.

September 19, 2023 05:41 PM

Go 1.21 Toolchain is Now Reproducible to Help Safeguard from Supply-Chain Attacks

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Go 1.21 toolchain is the first Go toolchain to be perfectly reproducible. This makes it possible to reduce the risk that a malicious actor can tamper with the output binaries, explains Google engineer Russ Cox, to carry through a supply chain...

September 19, 2023 05:31 PM

September 13, 2023

FourKites Recognizes Customers for Outstanding Achievements in Supply Chain Visibility

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Awards elevate industry leaders for ingenuity, sustainability, customer value and more across their end-to-end supply chains

September 13, 2023 07:48 PM

Amazon rolls out ground shipping service for sellers in broader challenge to UPS and FedEx

Tech -- GeekWire - Amazon is further expanding its delivery business with the official rollout of Amazon Shipping, a service for sellers that picks up items directly...

September 13, 2023 07:47 PM

Experts Weigh in on Industry 4.0

Aspencore -- EPS News - It was 2011 when the concept of Industry 4.0 was first introduced to the manufacturing sector. In the years since, the implementation of digitally intelligent production systems has significantly advanced. But experts say the manufacturing...

September 13, 2023 05:38 AM

Amazon expands supply chain services amid growing scrutiny of its relationship with sellers

Tech -- GeekWire - An Amazon Prime container on a train near the waterfront in Seattle.

An expansion of Amazon's supply chain services will give sellers the ability to distribute products in bulk from Amazon's warehouses...

September 13, 2023 04:19 AM

Supply Chain by Amazon sounds like Amazon Prime for manufacturers

Tech -- The Verge - Amazon is bringing its advanced logistics capabilities to businesses that don't even sell on the marketplace. In an announcement on Tuesday, the e-commerce giant says its new Supply Chain...

September 13, 2023 03:06 AM

FourKites and project44 Duke It Out for Leadership in the Transportation Visibility Market

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Matt Elenjickal, CEO of Real-time Transportation Visibility provider FourKites The transportation visibility market has been generously funded by venture capital. In part, this is because this is seen as a high growth, winner take...

September 13, 2023 03:02 AM

Amazon Announces Supply Chain by Amazon, Offering Sellers End-to-End Supply Chain Management Across All Sales Channels

Business Wire -- This week at Accelerate, Amazon's annual seller conference, the company announced Supply Chain by Amazon, an end-to-end, fully automated set of supply chain services that will provide sellers with a complete solution to quickly and reliably...

September 13, 2023 03:00 AM

September 11, 2023

Swedish EMS ramps up production with new equipment

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Pulskontroll recently upgraded their machine park with a new Yamaha YSM10 Pick & Place with the help of capital equipment supplier CORE-emt.

September 11, 2023 09:57 PM

Foxconn backs India's role in electronics manufacturing

ChinaTechNews.com -- Foxconn Technology Group chairman Young Liu has backed India as an important country for the future of manufacturing, saying that the opportunities for the development of electronics manufacturing and industrial chains were huge.


September 11, 2023 04:23 AM

How to Drive Adoption of New Supply Chain Planning Technologies

Think -- Gartner - Despite extensive technology investments, digital transformation plans for many supply chain planning (SCP) leaders are lagging due to lack of adoption of new tools among their teams.

September 11, 2023 04:08 AM

The Threat Of Supply Chain Insecurity

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Concerns about counterfeit chips are growing as more chips are deployed in safety- and mission-critical applications, prompting better traceability and new and inexpensive solutions that can determine if chips are new or used....

September 11, 2023 03:50 AM

PC industry to hit bottom in 3Q23, says Foxconn chairman

Media -- DIGITIMES - Young Liu, chairman of Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group), has expressed optimism in business in the fourth quarter of 2023, saying it will be definitely better than that in the third quarter.

September 11, 2023 03:46 AM

Foxconn invests US$500 million in Chihuahua

Media -- Evertiq - The world's biggest EMS provider says that it has invested more than USD 500 million in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico.

September 11, 2023 03:42 AM

Foxconn to step up investment in Mexico

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group) is expanding its presence in Mexico by signing a strategic partnership with the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The partnership signals an expansion of Foxconn's deployments in Mexico from the city level to the...

September 11, 2023 01:44 AM

North American EMS industry up 3.4% in July

Media -- Evertiq - Total North American EMS shipments in July 2023 were up 3.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, June shipments decreased 0.7%, reports the IPC.

September 11, 2023 01:43 AM

FAA clears UPS delivery drones for longer-range flights

Tech -- The Verge - UPS delivery drones are now allowed to fly longer distance flights beyond the sight of ground operators, the Federal Aviation Administration revealed in a press release on Wednesday. This is the kind of move that opens...

September 11, 2023 01:37 AM

Transform your forecasting to drive demand and supply efficiencies with AI

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Download this new white paper for a deep dive into the role of demand forecasting and artificial intelligence (AI) to gain a better understanding of the problems associated with each aspect of the supply chain journey and - crucially...

September 11, 2023 01:28 AM

Strategic Alignment With AI and Smart KPIs

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - About the Research

This article series presents findings from the seventh annual global research study on artificial intelligence and business strategy by MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group. In spring...

September 11, 2023 01:08 AM

Electronics Industry Supply Chains Look Healthy; Inventories Expand

Media -- eBOM - Though cost pressures continue to impact the electronics industry, product demand and inventories remain positive, leading to a healthy supply chain per IPC's August 2023 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report.

"Over the next...

September 11, 2023 12:51 AM

Rockwell Automation signs agreement to acquire autonomous robotics leader Clearpath Robotics

Business Wire -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario, Canada-based Clearpath Robotics Inc., a leader in...

September 11, 2023 12:45 AM

September 05, 2023

Apple iPhone 15 orders for 2H23 less than iPhone 14's for 2H22, according to DIGITIMES Research

Media -- DIGITIMES - With global smartphone demand likely to remain in a weak state in the second half of 2023, Apple, like all other smartphone brands, also turned conservative with its iPhone shipment outlook. Apple is therefore placing fewer orders with the...

September 05, 2023 07:32 PM

September 04, 2023

How "digital twins" could help us predict the future | Karen Willcox

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - From health-tracking wearables to smartphones and beyond, data collection and computer modeling have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. Advancements in these areas have given birth to "digital twins," or virtual models that evolve...

September 04, 2023 12:49 AM

Single supplier solution for full bill-of-materials

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Agile Electronics is offering a full electronic component kitting service, providing customers with a single supplier solution by uploading their complete BoM into Agile's system as a single line item. The kit is billed with a single...

September 04, 2023 12:45 AM

September 03, 2023

Unlocking the value of supply chain data across industries

Think -- MIT Technology Review - The product shortages and supply-chain delays of the global covid-19 pandemic are still fresh memories. Consumers and industry are concerned that the next geopolitical climate event may have a similar impact. Against a backdrop...

September 03, 2023 10:06 PM

Foxconn founder to run for Taiwan presidency

Media -- Evertiq - Terry Gou, the founder of electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, launched his candidature for Taiwan's next president in the 2024 elections on Monday.

September 03, 2023 07:47 PM

BYD Buys Jabil's Mobility Business For $2.2 Billion

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Jabil's manufacturing businesses located in China (Chengdu and Wuxi) are a part of the deal. It also includes component manufacturing for the company's existing customers. Jabil and BYD Electronic International Company (BYD) have entered...

September 03, 2023 07:28 PM

Foxconn puts its empty buildings in Wisconsin up for sale

Tech -- The Verge - Hey, remember when Foxconn bought a bunch of buildings around Wisconsin just before an election and said it was building "innovation centers" around the state in a transparent attempt to build support for the...

September 03, 2023 07:23 PM