Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

August 23, 2019

Hackett Group: procurement transformation cuts costs by 45%

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - In the past, the transformation or re-structuring of a business department, the process was primarily driven by the desire...

August 23, 2019 03:17 PM

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - by Ilyas Kucukcay The concept of a drone was not something we gave much thought too just a few years ago-except...

August 23, 2019 02:53 AM

U.S. China Trade Tensions Have Impact on Emerging Markets

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - The August Forecast Flash from Global Insight by IHS Markit contains its fair share of good news and bad news, say economists.

August 23, 2019 02:50 AM

August 22, 2019

Procurement Focus: SAP Ariba - The Spend Management Network

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - SAP Ariba, the leading global Spend Management Network, enables companies to monitor spending and cut costs by allowing...

August 22, 2019 03:03 PM

August 21, 2019

Alibaba To Launch Sourcing Channel, Boost Wholesale Business

Media -- PYMNTS.com - China's eCommerce giant Alibaba is hoping to boost cross-border trade by upgrading its wholesale business and adding a new sourcing...

August 21, 2019 08:22 PM

Safety and security is starting to be an important driver of Home Automation

Media -- Electronics Maker - BuildTrack is a leader in Smart Automation and Internet of Things (IoT) with visionary solutions for Homes, Enterprises,...

August 21, 2019 08:19 PM

Making the Supply Chain Greener Within the Electronics Industry

Media -- eBOM - Over the past decade there has been an increase in environmental concern...

August 21, 2019 08:17 PM

Computacenter buys the UK ITAD business from Arrow

Media -- Evertiq - Last month Arrow Electronics announced that it would initiate actions to close its personal computer and mobility asset disposition...

August 21, 2019 05:06 PM

What Supply Chain Transparency Really Means

Think -- HBR.org - And five steps to get started.

August 21, 2019 04:07 PM

In Focus: SAP Ariba

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The leader in spend management, SAP Ariba, enables companies to monitor spending and cut costs by allowing buyers and...

August 21, 2019 03:11 PM

UPS using autonomous trucks on route in Arizona

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - UPS took minority stake in autonomous truck company TuSimple

Working with San Diego-based startup TuSimple, UPS...

August 21, 2019 03:08 AM

August 20, 2019

IoT: Essentials for the Product Development Process

Distribution -- EPS News - The internet of things (IoT) has taken the world by storm in recent years....

August 20, 2019 06:17 PM

Trade Wars Be Damned, IT Spending Still Climbing

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - A new forecast by IDC projects worldwide IT spending will hit...

August 20, 2019 05:48 PM

Trump Keeps the Focus on China

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - Trump Keeps the Focus on China

The president says Apple CEO Tim Cook made a good case against tariffs

August 20, 2019 05:39 PM

High Tech Weighs Risks & Rewards of Moving Beyond China

Distribution -- EPS News - Country-of-origin adjustments can help U.S. high-tech companies minimize geographical risks and mitigate the impact of tariffs. But...

August 20, 2019 03:49 PM

August 19, 2019

How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains?

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - On Thursday, yield curves inverted and the stock market tanked. An inverted yield curve signals a recession in 14 to 20...

August 19, 2019 05:46 PM

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow

Media -- Reuters - Business - Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time...

August 19, 2019 03:51 PM

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears

Media -- Reuters - Companies - U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying...

August 19, 2019 03:48 PM

Hong Kong Protests: Reasoning and Emotion

Life -- Psychology Today - Hong Kong protests illustrate the complex social side of human nature. Behavioral economics suggests how strategic calculation...

August 19, 2019 03:36 PM

Trump says Tim Cook made 'good case' that trade war helps Samsung over Apple

Tech -- The Verge - President Donald Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook "made a very compelling argument" that tariffs...

August 19, 2019 03:04 PM

Predicting the Next U.S. Recession

U.S. News -- A protracted trade war between China and the United States, the world's largest economies, and a...

August 19, 2019 02:01 AM

Economic Strength In China Paralyzed As Trade War Forges Ahead

Media -- PYMNTS.com - High unemployment combined with weak production and consumption point to an ever-slowing economy in China as the trade war with...

August 19, 2019 01:00 AM

Electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies

Media -- Components in Electronics - Trizo is a highly flexible, Electronic Manufacturing Services provider with AS9100D accreditation. We specialise...

August 19, 2019 12:43 AM

August 18, 2019

E2open and Amber Road Awarded SupplyChainBrain's 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019

Business Wire -- E2open and Amber Road, now part of E2open, nominated by customers to SupplyChainBrain&aposs 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019 list

August 18, 2019 11:26 PM

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil

Media -- Reuters - Business - White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little...

August 18, 2019 11:20 PM

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates

Media -- Reuters - Business - China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year...

August 18, 2019 10:37 PM

Riot police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport

Media -- The Denver Post - Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at...

August 18, 2019 10:37 PM

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally

Media -- Reuters - Business - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers...

August 18, 2019 10:35 PM

US pushes 10% China tariffs to mid-December

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - The Trump administration will delay until mid-December the 10% tariff on some Chinese products on many holiday-shopping...

August 18, 2019 09:21 PM

Fortifying Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Cybersecurity is not just an IT issue. There are potentially major weaknesses in the supply chain that must be addressed,...

August 18, 2019 09:20 PM

August 17, 2019

How have price comparison websites impacted the supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Procurement is an ever-changing term that comes with a similarly fluid job description.

Today, procurement involves...

August 17, 2019 05:51 PM

Supply Chain Will Feel Impact of Hong Kong Airport Protests

Distribution -- EPS News - A two-day shut down of Hong Kong International Airport forced the cancellation of hundreds of passenger flights...

August 17, 2019 05:42 PM

August 16, 2019

UPS Customers To Benefit From No Residential Surcharges During 2019 Holiday Shipping Season

SupplyChain -- UPS - Builds on UPS's Commitment to Help All Customers Grow and Succeed

Enables Customers to Refine Holiday Shipping Plans

Modified Over-maximum,...

August 16, 2019 10:05 PM

The top five autonomous trucking companies

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The US logistics industry has a problem. First documented in 2005, the nation's trucking sector has been experiencing...

August 16, 2019 06:10 PM

U.S. delays smartphone and laptop tariffs, boosting tech stocks

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Shares of Apple Inc. rose as much as 5.2% this morning and Best Buy Co. Inc. briefly jumped more than 8% after the Trump administration...

August 16, 2019 05:35 PM

UPS has been quietly delivering cargo using self-driving trucks

Tech -- The Verge - UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a...

August 16, 2019 04:18 PM

UPS invests in autonomous driving firm TuSimple

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The US-based logistics giants, UPS, has confirmed its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment...

August 16, 2019 03:47 PM

August 15, 2019

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December

Tech -- TechCrunch - Electronics manufacturers are no doubt breathing a collective sigh of relief this morning at the news that the United States Trade...

August 15, 2019 04:38 PM

Man and machine: how the bionic worker can increase supply chain efficiency

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The combination of a shortage in warehouse space and the increasing demand for goods ordered online has the potential...

August 15, 2019 04:30 PM

Unpredictable trade environment puts focus on shippers to be efficient and diligent

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - As the tension, or more appropriately, the trade war between the United States and China continues to show no sign of...

August 15, 2019 04:30 PM

Top tips for vetting suppliers

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - No business should underestimate the importance of their supply chain. Without reliable, reputable suppliers, business...

August 15, 2019 04:29 PM

USTR announces changes to planned September 1 tariff hikes

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - While the USTR indicated that the September 1 tariff remains on schedule, it also noted that certain products are being...

August 15, 2019 04:29 PM

Air Cargo Out of Hong Kong 'On Time' For Now

Distribution -- EPS News - The two-day closure of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had not impacted air cargo as of late Tuesday, although future delays...

August 15, 2019 03:58 PM

August 13, 2019

Are there counterfeits in your global supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Determining if there are counterfeit products in your supply chain is no easy task. How do you know if you're buying and...

August 13, 2019 04:12 PM

Why Should the Supply Chain Use Platforms?

Distribution -- EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - As digital transformation rolls out and more supply chain operations come online, the need for synchronicity across...

August 13, 2019 04:05 PM

August 12, 2019

How EDI Became Cool Again

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is cool again. Not all EDI, just EDI based on value added networks (VANs). The reason?...

August 12, 2019 07:05 PM

August 11, 2019

Firms need not overly worry about tariff war, says Pegatron chair

Media -- DIGITIMES - Volatile international trade conditions are expected to persist into at least the next US presidential race, and firms must focus...

August 11, 2019 03:34 AM

Sluggish Car Sales Slow Down Chipmakers as Trade Woes Escalate (Bloomberg)

Media -- EDACafe - Semiconductor companies are wincing as consumers around the globe are buying fewer cars amid continuing trade tensions...

August 11, 2019 03:28 AM