October 23, 2017

Blockchain, Chatbots & Digitization Having a Greater Supply Chain Impact

October 23, 2017 06:39 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - New technologies like blockchain and chatbots are making their way into supply chain practices.

Machine Learning in the Digital Supply Chain isn't New

October 23, 2017 05:20 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Machine learning has become hot this year and suppliers are investing research and development into using machine learning...

Digitizing the Supply Chain: The Promise of IoT & Sensors

October 23, 2017 05:20 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - More companies benefit from a digital supply chain as cloud technology and the Internet of Things evolve.

Taiwan September export order value hits record

October 23, 2017 04:04 PM - DigiTimes -- Taiwan received export orders totaling US$45.92 billion in September 2017, hitting the highest-ever monthly level with increases of 12.6% sequentially...

Businesses need to think about a public cyber star rating

October 23, 2017 03:09 PM - Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - How secure is your business and its supply chain, and could it stand up to public scrutiny?

October 22, 2017

How to Digitalize Your Supply Chain in 5 Steps

October 22, 2017 09:36 PM - IndustryWeek.com -- GE, Amazon and other leaders got started early with digitalizing their supply chains, but it's not too late for you, if you start by empowering...

Coupa Acquires Deep Relevance to Provide AI-Based Fraud Detection

October 22, 2017 04:09 AM - GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip --

New SCOR 12.0 Model Launched at APICS 2017, Advancing the Global Standard for Supply Chain Excellence

October 22, 2017 03:25 AM - Business Wire: Software -- Today from APICS 2017, the premier event for supply chain, logistics and operations management professionals, the supply chain association,...

Report: Millennials in the Supply Chain

October 22, 2017 01:54 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- APICS, the professional association for supply chain management, said it is time to change the perception of millennials in the supply chain...

Component Shortages to Last 'Longer Than Expected'

October 22, 2017 01:46 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- There's no short-term relief ahead for electronics manufacturers that are scrambling for components. Tight supplies of capacitors and resistors...

APICS Unveils New SCOR 12.0 Model for Supply Chain Excellence

October 22, 2017 01:45 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Today from APICS 2017, the premier event for supply chain, logistics and operations management professionals, the supply chain association, APICS,...

Proton malware spreading through supply-chain attack, victims should wipe their Macs

October 22, 2017 01:14 AM - Infosec -- Security Affairs - The dreaded Proton malware was spreading through a new supply-chain attack that involved the Elmedia apps, victims should...

FedEx acquires inventory management firm

October 22, 2017 12:01 AM - SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Northwest Research brings technology to handle at-risk e-commerce shipments, FedEx says.

October 21, 2017

Upcoming Supply Chain Management Thought Leadership Event

October 21, 2017 11:55 PM - SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Matters - Supply chain advisory and systems integration firm Bristlecone will be conducting its annual Pulse 2017 event on October...

October 20, 2017

Supply Chain Risks Worry OEMs Most: Here are the Top 20

October 20, 2017 06:53 PM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Electronics OEMs count supply chain risks as the most troubling set of challenges their businesses face, ahead of global economic malaise and...

5 Most Common Warehouse Monsters

October 20, 2017 05:27 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - To experienced supply chain executives, these five warehouse monsters are more frightening than Frankenstein, the Wolfman, the Mummy,...

October 19, 2017

Purchasing in Excel: The Longest Shortcut You'll Ever Take

October 19, 2017 06:09 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Some purchasing challenges span industries, and there is no greater example of this than the desire to 'just' continue purchasing...

Coupa Software buys AI firm Deep Relevance

October 19, 2017 05:34 PM - Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Coupa plans to apply the AI models developed by Deep Relevance to the spend data Coupa has collected from its customer community.

Digital Disruptors Are Impacting All Industries, Analysts Say

October 19, 2017 05:26 PM - SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - Digital disruptors are emerging in all industries, and the need for CIOs to embrace digital transformation is urgent, according...

New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices

October 19, 2017 05:25 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - New breakthrough developments, such as drones and driverless vehicles, seem to be everywhere.

55 Years Without An Accident: UPS Driver Tom Camp Sets Company Safety Record

October 19, 2017 05:25 PM - SupplyChain -- UPS - Michigan Driver Has Safely Delivered Over 5 Million Packages

UPS To Give $25,000 Grant In His Honor To University Of Michigan's Transportation...

The Surprising Secret Why Top Medical Device Companies Succeed

October 19, 2017 05:23 PM - SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - Developing a medical device has always been a complex process.Choosing the right component part at the right time is one of...

The Latest Buzz on Bees and the Supply Chain

October 19, 2017 05:22 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - The life of bees is a fascinating one. One interesting fact is that bees are the only insect that produces food consumed...

October 18, 2017

Machine intelligence and human creativity in supply chain planning

October 18, 2017 05:27 PM - SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - by Dr. Madhav DurbhaI am reading this absolutely fascinating book "Deep Thinking: Where machine intelligence...

At Coupa Inspire Today - Two New Announcements

October 18, 2017 04:14 PM - SupplyChain -- Spend Matters - So, today we are at London's Hilton on Park Lane for Coupa Inspire 17. Packed morning with 600-700 delegates - amazing...

Machine Learning Apps Replace Enterprise Legacy Systems

October 18, 2017 04:13 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Especially in the supply chain, the advent of machine learning technology promises to offer the flexibility and power necessary...

Just Like Being There: SMTAi 2017 & AI Puts the Smart into Smart Factory

October 18, 2017 04:13 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Is AI what the fourth industrial revolution, or IIoT, needs to reach its full potential and deliver manufacturing solutions that...

Apple named China's greenest supply chain

October 18, 2017 04:11 PM - SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Apple has been named as China's greenest supply chain, followed by fellow tech giant Dell, and apparel specialist Levi's.

The...

Adventure into the Industrial IoT

October 18, 2017 04:02 PM - SupplyChain -- Software AG - The Industrial Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing, logistics and supply chain dramatically over the...

The Warehousing Big Picture: Business as Unusual

October 18, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - A selection of innovative new business models illustrates how the warehousing, distribution and supply chain industries...

Get Ready: Demand Planning & the World of Contingencies

October 18, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Today's changing supply chain needs more than old-fashioned and outdated planning tools.

84% of Industrial Companies Face Gap Between IoT & ERP

October 18, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Despite the promise of IoT, industrial companies aren't using the resulting to good advantage, especially with enterprise resource...

The Warehouse Monsters Terrorizing Your Supply Chain

October 18, 2017 03:55 PM - Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Halloween is right around the corner, and to celebrate, EVS has identified the top five warehouse monsters that...

October 16, 2017

NAFTA Talks Left Reeling After Aggressive US Proposals Land

October 16, 2017 04:23 PM - IndustryWeek.com -- U.S. negotiators in recent days put forth a string of bold proposals -- on auto rules of origin, a sunset clause, government procurement, and...

Early adoption lessons - AI in the consumer products supply chain

October 16, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Everyone has some view on artificial intelligence and its potential impact on our lives in the near and distant future....

IBM debuts blockchain network for cross-border payments

October 16, 2017 03:07 PM - Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The promise of digital currency is finally coming to maturity, IBM says, with its unique international payments network.

Why APICS Partnered With a Private E-Tailer for Omnichannel Benchmarking

October 16, 2017 02:50 PM - SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - An unusual partnership between a major industry trade group and private retailer seeks to create a system for benchmarking...

October 15, 2017

We Should Make AI And Blockchain Boost Global Trade

October 15, 2017 05:24 AM - Technology - The Huffington Post -- It is time to build an intelligent tech and trade initiative.

Component shortages causing PC prices to rise - Gartner

October 15, 2017 05:23 AM - CRN-UK -- Market watcher claims component shortages will hurt the PC market until the end of 2018

IHS BOM Intelligence: solving the challenges of the electronic component supply chain

October 15, 2017 05:15 AM - Global Purchasing -- The problem

Procurement experts, compliance managers, and component engineers are facing a perfect storm of challenges with the electronic component...

October 14, 2017

Quooker Heats Up Fast-Growing Supply Chain with Qlik Sense

October 14, 2017 09:47 PM - Business Wire: Software -- Qlik(r), a leader in data analytics, today announced that Quooker, an inventor and manufacturer of the boiling water tap, is using Qlik Sense(r)...

What the EU's Data Privacy Rule Means for the Supply Chain

October 14, 2017 08:29 PM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Electronics supply chain professionals have more questions than answers when it comes to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation...

China RoHS 2 Update

October 14, 2017 08:28 PM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- This summer, at the end of July, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) proposed a draft "catalog" of "Electrical and...

B2B customers being left behind in rush to support B2C demand, FedEx executive says

October 14, 2017 06:28 PM - SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - B2B customer expectations, historically low, are starting to increase, Rude says.

Publisher's Perspective: It Takes a Village to Build a City

October 14, 2017 04:02 AM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Cities, industry must work together to foster innovation.

Trust & Disintermediation - Improving IoT With Blockchain

October 14, 2017 03:56 AM - Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 94 - There's an evangelical tone surrounding blockchain and if you believe some of its biggest preachers, blockchain will completely...

October 13, 2017

Voice Evolves the Efficiency of the Warehouse

October 13, 2017 06:07 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We've been talking about voice solutions in the warehouse for a long time, but now the technology is catching up.

10 Reasons New Product Launches Fails

October 13, 2017 06:07 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Getting a great product idea from design to reality is more art than science, but there are things you can do to make it more likely...

The Trusted IoT Alliance - Standardizing Blockchain for IoT Copy

October 13, 2017 05:13 PM - Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 93 - Want to incorporate blockchain into IoT? Well, that's a pretty tall order but you have two ways to go about it. Go it...

Women in Supply Chain, 2017

October 13, 2017 04:01 PM - SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - We're well into the 21st century, but we seem no closer to achieving gender parity in supply-chain leadership positions.

Lots of Noise around Blockchain in the Supply Chain, But Lots of Challenges

October 13, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - From a cybersecurity perspective, blockchain offers great advantages. The technology is being investigated for a variety...

The Overlooked Step to Digital Transformation

October 13, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- Software AG - Every industry is investigating, investing in or actively pursuing some form of digital transformation, but there appears...

3 Ways Amazon Going Brick-&-Mortar Changes After-Sales Service

October 13, 2017 03:59 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Amazon's moves could have far-reaching consequences for any company with storefronts - especially manufacturers with dealer locations.

Why More Companies Chose Configurable Over Customizable Solutions

October 13, 2017 03:59 PM - SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - All the way back in 2006, Gartner published that "25% of IT spending was on unnecessary and redundant customization . . . and...

2017 Salary & Career Report for Procurement Professionals

October 13, 2017 03:48 PM - Electronics -- Source ESB Blog - 2017 Salary & Career Report for Procurement Professionals

by John Simpson

Electronics procurement professionals enter the new...

Regulatory Update Follow-Up

October 13, 2017 03:42 PM - TTI -- TTI MarketEye - We now have a little more information on UAE RoHS, though it is still confusing and somewhat problematic. Please read my recent...

October 12, 2017

Just Like Being There: SMTAi 2017 & Smart Supply Chain

October 12, 2017 05:29 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We sat down with some industry experts to explore some of the supply chain developments coming from the application of smart factory...

Ongoing global revenue growth is in the cards for 3PLs, says Armstrong report

October 12, 2017 03:33 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - In 2016, the global third-party logistics market reached $802 billion and is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022.

The UPS Store Steps Up to Help Small Businesses Close the Deal on Small Business Saturday

October 12, 2017 04:55 AM - SupplyChain -- UPS - Company Unveils Affordable Sales Materials and Strategies Designed to Help Small Businesses Boost Sales on One of the Busiest Days of...

October 11, 2017

Do More With Less: OEMs Can Learn from the Roots of Kanban

October 11, 2017 06:17 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Kanban evolved out of necessity - and has become a necessity for today's manufacturers.

In Defense of Sales: They Are Not the Supply Chain Enemy

October 11, 2017 06:17 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Sales is not the enemy, but good supply chain professionals know how to build and maintain sales relationships.

UPS and teamsters kick off negotiations on a new contract

October 11, 2017 04:35 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - UPS and the IBT are currently working on a five-year contract that is set to expire on July 31, 2018. The organizations...

October 10, 2017

Just Like Being There: SMTAi 2017 & What's Driving Automotive Electronics?

October 10, 2017 06:18 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A quick chat with some industry experts highlights some of the changes that are happening in the design and supply chain of the...

How to Better Understand your Customers

October 10, 2017 06:16 PM - SupplyChain -- Software AG - If the digital customer experience (cx) revolution is about offering your customers a more tailored digital customer...

Amazon Business Pushes to Establish its Role in Electronics Supply Chain

October 10, 2017 05:36 PM - Electronics Sourcing -- Amazon Business is selling electronic components, but it is unclear if the company will become a go-to source for electronics ...

One month on: effects of Hurricane Harvey and Irma on industry and supply chains analysed

October 10, 2017 03:31 PM - SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - IHS Markit has released a new forecast on the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the national and regional economies,...

YouTube Video - The Significance of Lean Leadership

October 10, 2017 03:56 AM - SupplyChain -- shmula - Lean leaders exist at many different ranks throughout an organization. They can be the hourly floor employee, a procurement specialist,...

Could USPS' Parcel Select rate hikes be aimed at discouraging its use?

October 10, 2017 03:56 AM - SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Parcels weighing les one pound to see 7-percent rate hike, others 4.9-percent increase, pending Postal Regulatory Commission's...

USPS rolls out proposed 2018 price increases

October 10, 2017 03:55 AM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - That time has come for rate increases by the United State Postal Service (USPS), which were rolled out last week. As usual,...

Automotive Electronics Shifting to Higher Gears

October 10, 2017 03:22 AM - Advanced MP Technology -- While the new generation smartphones are driving the demand for memory products, the automobile market is continuing to evolve, which will impact...

October 09, 2017

IT component shortages could worsen during holidays

October 09, 2017 05:56 PM - DigiTimes -- With components including DRAM and panels still in shortages, the long holidays in China, South Korea and Taiwan in October are expected to pose...

More supply chain makers vying for growing smart speaker market

October 09, 2017 05:56 PM - DigiTimes -- More supply chains for AI-based voice assistant devices and smart speakers have begun to emerge as nearly all heavyweight tech companies including...

Free computer, electronics recycling event scheduled in Toronto

October 09, 2017 05:53 PM - Recycling Today -- Computer recycler Computation to host weeklong electronic equipment recycling event Oct. 16-22.

Buffett Bets Against Autonomous Trucks

October 09, 2017 04:48 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Warren Buffett made a multibillion dollar bet against the viability of autonomous trucks anytime soon. This was a good...

Leverage AI & Cognitive Computing in Global Procurement

October 09, 2017 04:48 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Today, sourcing teams, as well as procurement and purchasing managers, can easily tap into the power of artificial intelligence...

This Blockchain Startup Ties Coffee to Crypto

October 09, 2017 03:00 PM - SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - If you dropped by Starbucks for a free cup of coffee on National Coffee Day, you would instead have been greeted by signs...

ISM Rolls Out New Courses for CPSM Program

October 09, 2017 04:37 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Attention, supply management professionals and executives: If you're serious about advancing your career or helping your team to excel, it's...

A Case for IoT and ERP Integration in Industrial Manufacturing

October 09, 2017 04:36 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- A new IFS study indicates that a lack of integration between the internet of things (IoT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems negatively...

Answers to Your Key UAE RoHS Questions

October 09, 2017 04:35 AM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Despite months of trying to get clarifying information on the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) RoHS regulation and failing, I held a webinar -...

Amazon denies plans to replace UPS and FedEx as report points to bigger delivery ambitions

October 09, 2017 03:41 AM - GeekWire -- Amazon is testing an expansion of its delivery operations, including overseeing pickup and delivery of items from third-party seller warehouses...

October 08, 2017

Let's Celebrate U.S. Manufacturing Day

October 08, 2017 10:21 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - For five years, Manufacturing Day has gotten the word out about potential careers in the United States.

Report says Amazon is focusing on in-house delivery service

October 08, 2017 10:20 PM - SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Global e-commerce powerhouse Amazon is hard at work on a new delivery service offering that is geared towards making more...

October 06, 2017

The Trusted IoT Alliance - Standardizing Blockchain for IoT

October 06, 2017 06:42 PM - Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 93

Want to incorporate blockchain into IoT? Well, that's a pretty tall order but you have two ways to go about it. Go it...

September Digital Issue from SourceToday - 3 Key Supply Chain Visibility Trends

October 06, 2017 03:59 PM - Electronics -- Source ESB Blog - September Digital Issue from Source

October 05, 2017

U.S. Factory Activity Surges in Sept.

October 05, 2017 06:11 PM - Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- U.S. factory activity in September surged to its highest level in 13 years amid strong growth in new orders and healthy levels of production....

What's Happening in Master Data Management (MDM) Land?

October 05, 2017 05:46 PM - Think -- Gartner Blog Network - One of my colleagues shared a short note published by a vendor on LinkedIn that commented on how Gartner's views the current...

Apple's Massive iPhone Launches Teach Demand Forecasting Lessons

October 05, 2017 05:43 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Apple, despite its affinity for releasing limited amounts of its highly demanded new devices to further stoke demand, offers an...

Blockchain Prototype Would Secure U.S. Drug Supply Chains, Firms Say

October 05, 2017 03:38 PM - SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - Big pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Amerisource Bergen in the U.S. could use blockchain technology to verify...

September non-manufacturing activity flourishes, reports ISM

October 05, 2017 03:37 PM - SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth-known as the NMI-rose 4.5% to 59.8 (a reading above 50 indicates growth),...

October 04, 2017

Blockchain in IoT and the Advent of Truthful Data

October 04, 2017 11:50 PM - Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 92

Blockchain. One of the few technologies more hyped than IoT. Put them together and it's a hypefest. But is it warranted?...

Blockchain Webinar On-Demand Link Now Available

October 04, 2017 06:48 PM - SupplyChain -- Procurement Insights - This "high" energy webinar with the Executive Director of the American Blockchain Council Jack Shaw provides an unprecedented...

4 Ways Business Automation Improves Navigation of the Electronics Value Chain

October 04, 2017 06:46 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The wildly dynamic semiconductor space can be challenging but business automation can make things go a little smoother.

Survival in the Age of Amazon

October 04, 2017 06:34 PM - SupplyChain -- Software AG - For retailers to survive in this age of Amazon they must solve customer pain points with the use of technology and overcome...

GE enrolls 35 employees in MIT supply chain course

October 04, 2017 06:25 PM - SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Management leadership students will attend mix of online and in-person courses.

Oracle launches enterprise-grade blockchain cloud technology

October 04, 2017 06:24 PM - SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Oracle has announced Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which it says will enable customers to leverage one of today's most...

October 03, 2017

UPS Expands Flight Training Infrastructure, Strategic Investment To Fuel Growth

October 03, 2017 04:00 PM - SupplyChain -- UPS - Three new flight simulators, new 22,000-square-foot building near Worldport hub in Louisville, KY to support growing customer demand...

Digital Supply Chains Can Transform Back to School Shopping

October 03, 2017 03:59 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - One sector where parents are spending most of their back to school budget is the high tech or consumer electronics space. OEMs,...

Industrial Cybersecurity System: Need to Protect Industrial Control Systems Grows

October 03, 2017 03:57 PM - SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Increased connectivity between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments have increased need for...

Intel Blockchain Technology Offered as a Service in Oracle Cloud

October 03, 2017 03:21 PM - Electronics -- Intel - Blockchain is transformative technology that has the potential to change the way enterprises, governments, and consumers coordinate workflows...

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