Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

April 02, 2020

Inventory Strategy Drives The Rise Of 'Micro-Warehousing'

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Supply chain volatility has thrown a wrench in many organizations' procurement strategies as buyers and suppliers struggle to connect...

April 02, 2020 01:34 AM

April 01, 2020

20 Payments Execs On COVID-19's Ripple Effects - And Taming The Next Black Swan

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The black swan glides into view, beats its wings and sends shock waves through everyday life.

Shorthand for unforeseen - and unforeseeable...

April 01, 2020 08:48 PM

March 30, 2020

Covid-19: Watch for electronic component shortages

Aspencore -- electronicproducts.com - Major manufacturing industries in the Philippines, Malaysia, and other Southeast Asia countries have announced plant...

March 30, 2020 12:18 AM

March 29, 2020

Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

Think -- HBR.org - Start mapping your suppliers in depth - now.

March 29, 2020 11:29 PM

How the 'Amazon Effect' is impacting B2B sales

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - In the consumer space, we've seen online marketplaces quickly expand over the last decade in response to buyer demands...

March 29, 2020 11:28 PM

E2open Transportation Management Systems Recognized in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS

Business Wire -- E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been recognized by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Transportation...

March 29, 2020 08:58 PM

North American PCB industry sales down 1.1% in February

Media -- Evertiq - Total North American PCB shipments in February 2020 were down 1.1% compared to the same month last year.

March 29, 2020 08:12 PM

Corrugated Box Industry Keeps Supply Chain Moving Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Aspencore -- EPS News - The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including...

March 29, 2020 05:03 AM

Commentary: Getting B2B digital sales right in the wake of COVID-19

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Social distancing measures are making it even more important for companies to have a digitally enabled sales and supply chain operations.

March 29, 2020 04:27 AM

Supply Chain Disruptions and COVID-19

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - COVID-19 is different from other supply chain disruptions. Here's why.

March 29, 2020 04:27 AM

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - We've been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus)...

March 29, 2020 04:26 AM

Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry

Life -- Phys.org - By now, the media images are familiar: empty shelves in large markets where shoppers have loaded up on food, toiletries, and medicine....

March 29, 2020 02:53 AM

Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown

Life -- Phys.org - The rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus is already having a huge impact on the global economy, which is rippling around the world via...

March 29, 2020 02:53 AM

Coronavirus Impacting Freight Services

Aspencore -- EPS News - The coronavirus outbreak continues to be profoundly disruptive to the global supply chain, especially as the US and many European...

March 29, 2020 12:56 AM

COVID-19 Diaries: Rethinking global supply chains

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Most companies are in survival mode, but when this is behind us, companies will begin to reassess their supply chain strategies

March 29, 2020 12:49 AM

12% of supply chains using AI, according to annual report

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - In the latest annual MHI Industry Report, it has been revealed that just 12% of supply chain professionals say their organisations...

March 29, 2020 12:49 AM

Apple will donate 10M face masks to healthcare workers

Tech -- TechCrunch - By way of a working from home Twitter message, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company has sourced and will be donating 10...

March 29, 2020 12:41 AM

Equipment Order Slide Hints At Business Caution, Recession

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Looking at economic indicators - those signposts that show where we are, as a nation, and where we're headed - February was tough....

March 29, 2020 12:03 AM

March 28, 2020

Smartphones production may fall up to 30% in first-half 2020

Media -- Semiconductor Today - The Coronavirus outbreak is expected to lead to a huge reduction in the production of smartphones, potentially falling...

March 28, 2020 11:46 PM

Coronavirus Sinks U.S. Business Activity to Record Low: IHS Markit

U.S. News -- (Reuters) - U.S. business activity contracted further in March, hitting a record low as the coronavirus pandemic depressed activity in both the...

March 28, 2020 10:00 PM

Help Yourself to Research and Ideas You Can Use

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Times are tough. The economy looks precarious. Leaders are scrambling.

We'd like to give you a hand in whatever...

March 28, 2020 09:41 PM

Kinaxis: Supply Chain Planning Management

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Headquartered in Canada, Kinaxis is a supply chain management and sales and operations (S&OP) planning firm.

March 28, 2020 09:40 PM

Online Training Designed for the Electronics Industry

Electronics -- Source ESB Blog - Online Training for the Electronics Industry InterCEPT provides unparalleled web-based counterfeit avoidance training to individuals...

March 28, 2020 09:12 PM

China's 'Once-In-A-Lifetime Disruption' For eCommerce

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Markets are tumbling. Fears of a global recession are mounting.

Nowhere is the pain being felt more acutely than in China, where...

March 28, 2020 08:10 PM

March 27, 2020

Home Work Triggers Demand Jump for Chips, Laptops and Network Goods

U.S. News -- With more employees working from home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus,...

March 27, 2020 03:28 PM

March 26, 2020

How Autonomy Creates Resilience in the Face of Crisis

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The outbreak of COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of the global supply chain and, in turn, many companies' organizational...

March 26, 2020 04:00 PM

Gartner highlights three key areas related to coronavirus that supply chain leaders should focus on

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - With the new coronavirus impacting global supply chains, supply chain leaders should focus on three impact areas for their...

March 26, 2020 03:57 PM

How COVID-19 is Shifting Supply Chains

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus...

March 26, 2020 03:57 PM

In Focus: Blue Yonder supply chain solutions

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain Digital, takes a look at the services Blue Yonder - formerly known as JDA Software - provides to the supply...

March 26, 2020 03:57 PM

Trump Administration Gives Apple More Tariff Relief

Tech -- NY Times Technology - Trade officials approved the company's request to remove tariffs on the Apple Watch.

March 26, 2020 03:46 PM

Coronavirus outbreak drops smartphone industry into worst-ever plunge

Tech -- Digital Trends - Global shipments are expected to remain weak through March

March 26, 2020 03:23 PM

March 25, 2020

Supply Chain Embraces the Cloud to Drive Digital Transformation

Aspencore -- EPS News - Companies managing their supply chain operations face the challenges of...

March 25, 2020 06:06 PM

Grappling With COVID-19, Airlines Shift From Passengers To Cargo

Media -- PYMNTS.com - For the airline industry, keeping at least some top line in place to cover enormous fixed costs is a critical strategy as demand...

March 25, 2020 05:02 PM

Coronavirus led to the biggest smartphone shipment decline in history

Tech -- BGR - Global smartphone shipments in February dropped by 38% compared to last year, setting a record-breaking decline in the process.

With millions...

March 25, 2020 04:35 PM

COVID-19 Diaries: What I'm hearing from supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Management Review Features -- Right now, supply chains have no choice but to react as best they can to the virus. It will be months before we know what did and didn't work...

March 25, 2020 04:29 PM

Covid-19 Outbreak Impedes China's Return to Work

EETimes -- An online survey conducted by EETimes partner ESMChina found chips, foundries, packaging & testing plants, and terminal OEM/ODM/EMS manufacturing plants have all been impacted by low employee-return rates, ...

March 25, 2020 03:43 PM

Covid-19 Impacts MLCC, Resistor, Smartphone and 5G Supplies

Distribution -- EPS News - Our colleagues in China, Taiwan and other regions in Southeast Asia continue to report, from the ground, on the coronavirus's...

March 25, 2020 03:04 PM

March 24, 2020

Gartner Says Supply Chain Leaders Should Focus on Three Key Impact Coronavirus Mitigation

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - With the new coronavirus impacting global supply chains, supply chain leaders should focus on three impact areas for their initial...

March 24, 2020 09:05 PM

COVID-19: global supply chains to expect major reshuffle

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Amidst current global uncertainty following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) supply chain experts predict a...

March 24, 2020 09:04 PM

Supply chain ramping up shipments for iPad Pro

Media -- DIGITIMES - Makers in the supply chain for Apple's just-unveiled iPad Pro are ramping up their shipments, and the volume for the new tablet series...

March 24, 2020 06:35 PM

Pandemic Renews Calls to Revive U.S. Manufacturing

Aspencore -- EETimes - The pandemic that has crushed global supply chains is reviving efforts to begin the arduous and costly process of reviving U.S. manufacturing...

March 24, 2020 05:01 PM

Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The COVID-19 contagion has had a major impact on Chinese manufacturers, and because of the central role many Chinese...

March 24, 2020 04:30 PM

Is It Time To Decentralize The Supply Chain?

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - One of the key requirements in any engineered system is a backup plan. A single point of failure in safety-critical...

March 24, 2020 02:31 PM

Economists Forecast a Recession Due to COVID-19

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - The IHS Markit March Global Economic Forecast Flash from Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh and Sara Johnson, Executive Director,...

March 24, 2020 01:04 AM

Businesses gear up for supply chain challenges

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Companies should ready for a six-month disruption to global supply chains and prepare for changes in sourcing strategies moving...

March 24, 2020 01:03 AM

The Ongoing Impact of Coronavirus

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Coronavirus continues to impact the world, stunting supply chains and the global economy. The impact has been far reaching,...

March 24, 2020 01:00 AM

Gartner: how supply chains can mitigate coronavirus impact

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The spread of the coronavirus is impacting individuals and supply chains alike, with hundreds of new cases announced every...

March 24, 2020 01:00 AM

March 23, 2020

Tradeshift B2B Global Trade Transaction Volume Plummets

Media -- PYMNTS.com - A dramatic decline in B2B transactions globally has leaders considering how to move forward, according to data from Tradeshift announced...

March 23, 2020 02:14 PM