Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

November 24, 2017

Beware the End of the Year

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The end of the year can put even more pressure on an already challenged supply chain.

November 24, 2017 09:50 PM

What happens when supply chain meets blockchain?

Silicon Republic -- Deloitte offers some insight into the benefits organisations can reap by merging blockchain technology with their supply networks.

November 24, 2017 07:18 AM

Amazon poised to spend a record $7B on shipping this holiday quarter

GeekWire -- To fully appreciate the way online shopping is transforming the economy, look at how much Amazon spends to put packages on doorsteps around the...

November 24, 2017 01:17 AM

November 23, 2017

Just Like Being There: Productronica 2017 & Coexisting with Cobots

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Robotics and automation are clearly a major part of our future, but humans will have to learn to work together with machines.

November 23, 2017 11:07 PM

Use Warehouse Execution System to Manage Electronic Recalls

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - It's important for OEMs to know how to quickly implement a reverse supply chain to address problems that may arise.

November 23, 2017 11:06 PM

November 22, 2017

How a Cloud-Based Product Realization Platform Accelerates IoT Product Development

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - While pain points, regulatory hurdles, and adoption rates can vary widely across industries, one challenge that impacts every...

November 22, 2017 07:46 PM

How blockchain can transform the manufacturing industry

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Syncron explains why blockchain could do everything from track E.Coli to boost supply chains and customer loyalty.

November 22, 2017 06:53 PM

Model-Based Definition: The Next Frontier for Digital Manufacturing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Digital manufacturing has shortened product development cycles and made manufacturing processes more efficient, thus altering the...

November 22, 2017 06:47 PM

November 21, 2017

The Future of Supply Chain Management: Benefits of Digital Supply Chain to the C-Level

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Becoming a digital supply chain leader requires commitment from the corner office. Here's how to get the initiative on the top...

November 21, 2017 07:44 PM

Manufacturers falling behind in take-up of digital supply chain networks

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Only 29% of manufacturers admit to truly understanding what having a Digital Supply Chain Network (DSN) is, with under...

November 21, 2017 06:17 PM

Research Reveals Key Challenges in Turning Design Ideas into Winning Products

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - It's getting harder to bring new products from design to reality but there are more tools than ever to help designers get there.

November 21, 2017 06:24 AM

November 20, 2017

What is it like working in a blockchain lab?

Silicon Republic -- Blockchain is getting bigger all the time, introducing the need for specific blockchain labs. But what does a job at a blockchain lab actually...

November 20, 2017 07:26 PM

The Big Bad Blockchain is Here ... Well Almost ... Well, Maybe ...

SupplyChain -- Sourcing Innovation - Blockchain, originally developed to support bitcoin (which heralded the digital currency revolution), is being considered,...

November 20, 2017 06:42 PM

Digital Pills, Patient Tracking & Outcome-Based Pricing

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Earlier this week, the US FDA approved Ability MyCite, the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication...

November 20, 2017 06:41 PM

November 19, 2017

5 Ways That Millennials Will Shape Tomorrow's Supply Chains

Global Purchasing -- Their mobile connectedness and advanced networking skills help to enable effective supply chain management.

November 19, 2017 08:02 AM

4 Ways Procurement Contributes to the Collaborative Supply Chain

Global Purchasing -- The crucial role that procurement plays in today's global supply chains and how to maximize it across the enterprise.

November 19, 2017 08:01 AM

Global supply chain risk falls for third straight quarter, despite political uncertainty

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Political uncertainty and natural disasters from across the world failed to weaken global supply chain risk in Q3, according to the Chartered...

November 19, 2017 06:53 AM

Microsoft Reinvents Supply Chain with SAP Ariba and Intrigo Systems

Business Wire: Software -- Microsoft Corp. has one of the most complex supply chains in the world. And to keep it humming and ensure supply keeps up with demand for its...

November 19, 2017 06:28 AM

Allocation 2017: What's Behind the Component Shortage

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Component shortages are not just about increased demand. Any number of factors - production capacity, supply chain disruptions, obsolescence...

November 19, 2017 04:39 AM

Shopify partners with UPS for negotiated shipping rates

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The partnership also includes a native integration of UPS shipping, billing, and tracking services in the Shopify platform.

November 19, 2017 01:40 AM

November 18, 2017

Could blockchain revolutionise the energy supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - In some of the world's more dynamic industries, like the oil and gas sector, companies face huge challenges on a minute-to-minute...

November 18, 2017 09:57 PM

Moving Beyond Global Trade Management to Deliver on Global Commerce Management

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainNetwork.com - Global trade continues to accelerate both in volumes and complexity.

If you don't agree, just take a look at Alibaba...

November 18, 2017 09:57 PM

Customer First Sets the Standard in Retail

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Technology is, and will be, front and center of how retailers succeed or fail at differentiating themselves with customers.

November 18, 2017 09:56 PM

Amazon offers truckers an app for expedited check-in at DCs

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Amazon Relay could help drivers maximize hours of service under ELD regulations, analyst says.

November 18, 2017 09:56 PM

10 Ways Robots Will Change Manufacturing in the Next 5 Years

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Over the next five years, the high-tech industry will leverage this new generation of robotics in new and unexpected way to get...

November 18, 2017 08:48 PM

November 17, 2017

7 Steps to Better Benchmarking

SupplyChain -- shmula - Benchmarking can play a critical role in the successful ongoing business of an organization. There is a lot to gain from constantly...

November 17, 2017 06:15 PM

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Reverse Logistics? Three Critical Questions to Ask to Reach Your Goals in 2018

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Two steps forward - one step back. This old catchphrase is fitting for the current state of ecommerce and reverse logistics....

November 17, 2017 06:15 PM

An optimist's view of Blockchain in supply chain: Learnings from Bitcoin

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - by Dr. Madhav Durbha - These days, not a single supply chain conference I attend goes by without someone mentioning...

November 17, 2017 05:50 PM

Using AI to Keep an Eagle Eye on Things

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Fraud, insider trading, rogue algorithms - in the past few years banks and other financial institutions have had their...

November 17, 2017 05:48 PM

November 16, 2017

7 digital transformation strategies from Gartner

Electronics -- Source ESB Blog - 7 digital transformation strategies from Gartner - A Gartner executive says the digital transformation bubble...

November 16, 2017 10:40 AM

Block Party: How Manufacturers Can Harness the Power of Blockchain to Enhance Supply Chain Management

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The supply chain is abuzz with talk about blockchain bringing a wealth of capabilities to the supply chain. The promise is there...

November 16, 2017 09:23 AM

November 15, 2017

Do You Have Product Tools You Need to Capitalize on IoT in 2018?

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - The Internet of Things (IoT) is a trillion-dollar product design trend defined by the interconnection of "computing devices"...

November 15, 2017 08:32 PM

IBM Watson Video Series - Cognitive Manufacturing

Think -- MIT Technology Review - By using data and predictive analytics, it's possible to improve the manufacturing process from the supply chain through...

November 15, 2017 04:13 AM

5 Ways to Ensure a Successful Cross-Border Manufacturing Operation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - With steadily increasing wages in Asia, Mexico has become an increasingly attractive location. However, it's not simple. Here are...

November 15, 2017 03:45 AM

November 14, 2017

What Are the 3 Types of Benchmarking?

SupplyChain -- shmula - Benchmarking is an important process for any organization where performance can alter its course significantly. Put simply, benchmarking...

November 14, 2017 06:57 PM

Many Electronics OEMs Get Dunce Cap from Greenpeace Guide

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A new Greenpeace report take top electronics OEMs to task energy use, resource consumption, and chemical use. It turns out that...

November 14, 2017 08:42 AM

Business Continuity Builds Supply Chain Resilience

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A clear plan for business continuity paves a clear path to supply chain resilience a new study finds.

November 14, 2017 08:42 AM

8 Best Ways to Boost Warehouse Performance

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - ARC did a survey designed to uncover just what practices contribute to success in running a warehouse. A successful warehouse...

November 14, 2017 08:41 AM

November 13, 2017

4 Supply Chain Shifts to Make for the Digital Age

Global Purchasing -- Here's how your organization can shore up its supply chain in order to compete effectively in the digital age.

November 13, 2017 03:43 AM

How Apple's New Phones May Impact the Component Supply Chain

Global Purchasing -- A look at how the new iPhone launches are creating bottlenecks in the NAND memory and OLED panel supply chains

November 13, 2017 03:43 AM

UPS dives into blockchain technology as trucking companies seek to evolve

CNBC-Top Business -- Autonomous vehicles and Amazon may be the shipping industry's buzzwords today, but blockchain is well on its way to becoming the future.

November 13, 2017 03:01 AM

Apple likely to expand supply chain for Apple Watch

DigiTimes -- Apple has seen an over 50% sequential increase in Apple Watch Series 3 sales in the fiscal quarter ended September 30, and some market watchers...

November 13, 2017 02:51 AM

November 12, 2017

FedEx Express Orders up to 50 ATR 72-600F Freighter Planes

U.S. News -- ATR, the world's largest maker of turboprop planes, announced on Wednesday an order from FedEx Express for up to 50 of its...

November 12, 2017 11:02 PM

How Can an Organization Successfully Roll Out TQM (Total Quality Management)?

SupplyChain -- shmula - While many organization leaders recognize the importance of quality control, it's rare that proper measures for that are in place across...

November 12, 2017 10:47 PM

Celestica Announces TSX Acceptance of Previously Announced Normal Course Issuer Bid

Marketwire - Aerospace and Defense -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS) (TSX: CLS), a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions...

November 12, 2017 08:06 PM

TOKIT, Ethereum's First Blockchain Application Launches

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- With the launch of Ethereum's first multi-smart contract application, Tokit (Tokit.io), artists and creators around the world can now power their...

November 12, 2017 07:45 AM

Transformative Blockchain Venture Secures Ethereum Smart Contracts

Business Wire: Internet -- QSP token sale exemplifies why blockchain stakeholders care and Y combinator is endorsing Quantstamp scale and secure Ethereum smart contracts.

November 12, 2017 07:39 AM

Business Continuity Strengthens the Supply Chain

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Supply chain resilience is increasingly seen as a critical component of an organization's ability to deal with supply chain disruptions. With...

November 12, 2017 07:29 AM

UPS is hoping to convert most of its New York City fleet from diesel to electric

The Verge -- UPS is partnering with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to develop new technology to switch its diesel-fueled delivery...

November 12, 2017 07:25 AM