Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

September 19, 2017

Report: Supply Chain Friction Costs Businesses 6,500 Hours A Year

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Data FocusThe average U.S. business loses $171,340 per year through clunky payment practices causing friction in their...

September 19, 2017 05:11 PM

TED Talks: Here Are Ten That Will Make an Impact

SupplyChain -- shmula - TED is a global community. It welcomes people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. TED believes...

September 19, 2017 04:25 PM

The New 3PL: The Value of Radical Transparency in 2017

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - In transportation, transparency has taken somewhat of a backseat, but the time has come to change that.

September 19, 2017 04:24 PM

NextGen Supply Chain: The future is now on display

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Robots and Google Glass may be here sooner than you think, according to DHL

September 19, 2017 04:24 PM

September 18, 2017

Improving traceability in the supply chain

EMSNow - News -- Recalls can be expensive and damaging to many industries as producers and manufacturers appear less reliable. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing...

September 18, 2017 04:30 PM

How AI Will Help Procurement Advance Analytics Beyond Basic Spend Analysis

SupplyChain -- Spend Matters - Leading procurement organizations today don't...

September 18, 2017 04:23 PM

September 17, 2017

Technology Will Drive Supply Chain Digitalization

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- New technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data, and social learning platforms have the power to transform the supply chain to make...

September 17, 2017 11:06 PM

Does Every Leader Need a Black Belt in Six Sigma?

SupplyChain -- shmula - Six Sigma follows a certification process that is not too different from what you'll find in many traditional martial arts. Learning...

September 17, 2017 09:37 PM

Amazon to build new fulfilment centre in Michigan, creating 1,000 jobs

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Amazon.com, Inc. has announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Shelby, Mich, which is due to open on 2018 and...

September 17, 2017 09:36 PM

Fundamental Parts of Statistics for a Lean Leader

SupplyChain -- shmula - Statistics is an integral part of lean methodologies, and any leader pursuing a professional development in the lean direction should...

September 17, 2017 09:35 PM

Hurricane Harvey and Irma Will Touch Everyone!

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - ​Make no mistake about it, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will touch all of us. Aside from the devastation inflicted...

September 17, 2017 09:35 PM

September 15, 2017

Fortune Magazine Calls Electronic Waste 'Dead but Not Forgotten' -- ERI Featured in Report About Cybersecurity

Business Wire: Hardware -- ERI and John Shegerian are spotlighted in Fortune's new piece about cybersecurity.

September 15, 2017 04:02 PM

At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - It was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence was applied to the field of logistics.

September 15, 2017 02:43 PM

ZF, UBS and IBM collaborate on blockchain technology for automotive transactions

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - ZF, UBS and IBM will soon be jointly developing an open automotive transaction platform for mobility services based on...

September 15, 2017 03:28 AM

UPS First Commercial Customer In U.S. To Use New Daimler Electric Delivery Truck

SupplyChain -- UPS - Company to Initially Use Three FUSO eCanter EVs

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks...

September 15, 2017 03:27 AM

Supply Chain Planning Basics: Planning to Execute

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - In our third blog we considered scheduling in the context of a manufacturing planning process; now, let's explore how both...

September 15, 2017 03:12 AM

September 14, 2017

When Hurricanes Disrupt the Supply Chain

Global Purchasing -- How supply chains are impacted when not one, but two, catastrophic hurricanes hit the U.S. within two weeks of one another.

September 14, 2017 05:49 PM

Integrating Supply Chain Technology You Can Use Right Now

EMSNow - News -- Drones in warehouses! Robots delivering everything from diapers to pizza! Artificial intelligence and augmented reality!

September 14, 2017 05:05 PM

Leveraging the Digital Supply Chain Grid

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Learn how to create an interconnected and consumer-centric supply chain that is responsive to consumer demand.

September 14, 2017 04:40 PM

ERI's John Shegerian Delivers Keynote and Leads Circular Economy Discussion at China International E-Waste Conference

Business Wire: Hardware -- John Shegerian gave a keynote on the state of e-waste recycling and led the circular economy panel at today's China International E-Waste Conference

September 14, 2017 04:28 PM

Who let the dogs out?

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - E-commerce boom leads to a rise in attacks on letter carriers.

September 14, 2017 02:44 PM

"Cartman" takes top honors in Amazon Robotics Challenge

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Competition challenges teams to develop a robot that can pick up, pack, and stow items in a warehouse.

September 14, 2017 02:44 PM

E-Commerce Competition Drives Up Stakes for Last Mile Excellence

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Today's e-commerce retailer must embrace the need to provide low cost -- preferably free -- shipping, highly flexible...

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM

Green Shipping Easier than Ever Before

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - While using air freight has its appeal, it is important to consider its environmental impact as well.

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM

Arena Enables Collaboration with Different Personalities

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the dangers a company faces when one of its employees raves about Olive Garden....

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM

EBN@C-Level: Finance Technology Eases Supply Chain Pain Points

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Financial technology is a huge supply chain enabler. We talked to a fintech guru to get a picture of the sector.

September 14, 2017 02:41 PM

September 13, 2017

Navisphere(r) Vision Revolutionizes Global Supply Chain Management

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Navisphere Vision launches next generation of supply chain technology with real-time global visibility, automation and predictive analytics.

September 13, 2017 05:15 PM

Procurement Gets Purpose with SAP Ariba

Business Wire: Software -- As a procurement professional, James Edward Johnson had embraced technology to turn a painful, manual process that made the eyes of his colleagues...

September 13, 2017 05:12 PM

China Snaps Up America's Cheap Robot Labor

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - "Made in America" will soon grace the labels of T-shirts produced by a Chinese company in Little Rock.

September 13, 2017 02:46 PM

Devicification: Invented Word or Major Disruptive Phenomenon?

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Devicification isn't a common term yet, but it will be.

September 13, 2017 03:12 AM

Powering Your Digital Supply Chain: Attribute-Based Forecasting - Part 5

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Today, across almost every category, products have more features and attributes than those available just a few years ago....

September 13, 2017 03:10 AM

September 12, 2017

Houston-based MCFA says facilities undamaged by Hurricane Harvey

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Forklift maker is looking after employees and families as its home city recovers from devastating floods.

September 12, 2017 03:52 AM

ISM report takes deep dive on impact of Harvey on manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Soon after Hurricane Harvey struck a wide swath of Texas and surrounding areas, it made a significant impact on supply...

September 12, 2017 03:51 AM

Powering Your Digital Supply Chain: Attribute-Based Forecasting

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - As manufacturers and retailers attempt to cater to disparate markets and a wide variety of preferences, forecasting product demand...

September 12, 2017 03:51 AM

September 11, 2017

The Price is Right: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Modern Service Parts Pricing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - However, despite how vital pricing is to improving revenue and profit margins, many manufacturers still stick to the status quo...

September 11, 2017 04:40 PM

Gartner's Hype Cycle Reveals the Digitalization of the Supply Chain

Gartner -- Supply chain organizations must maintain a delicate balance between innovation and operational excellence said Gartner, Inc. This balance hinges...

September 11, 2017 03:27 PM

Opinion: Using Automation to Combat the Impending Labor Shortage

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - Carriers and third-party logistics operators have warned for years of an impending driver shortage, and now it is becoming...

September 11, 2017 02:52 PM

September 10, 2017

Interview: Flex's Tom Linton and the digital supply chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at California's Flex, Tom Linton helps run a workforce of 200,000 that designs,...

September 10, 2017 08:19 PM

India's e-waste to sharply go up: ASSOCHAM-KPMG report

Electronics Bazaar -- By 2020 India's e-waste from old mobiles and computers will rise by about 1,800 percent and 500 percent respectively as compared to the levels...

September 10, 2017 03:07 AM

How Will the Internet of Things Impact Your Supply Chain?

Global Purchasing -- Here are five key ways the IoT is probably already impacting global supply chains

September 10, 2017 02:20 AM

September 09, 2017

ISM Issues Report On Potential Harvey Impact

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - On Aug. 31, the Institute for Supply Management opened a special survey that asked members of the Manufacturing...

September 09, 2017 08:15 PM

Amazon announces new fulfilment centre in Staten Island, 2,250 new jobs to be created

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Amazon has announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfilment centre in Staten Island, New York, in a move that...

September 09, 2017 06:33 PM

6 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Warehouse

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - AI will help electronics OEMs make real strides in their businesses, especially in the warehouse.

September 09, 2017 06:32 PM

APICS streamlines supply chain exam process

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - CPIM Version 6.0 certification cut from five exams to two.

September 09, 2017 06:32 PM

September 08, 2017

Supply Chain Feels Price & Delivery Impact of Harvey

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- An already-tight electronics supply chain will get squeezed even more thanks to the negative effects of Hurricane Harvey. Even as a second hurricane...

September 08, 2017 04:04 PM

Resistors in Short Supply: Blame Cars

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Lead times on resistors are stretching out, which make make things hard for electronics OEMs.

September 08, 2017 02:48 PM

How to Reduce Supplier Inventory Costs

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - It's not unusual to see pallets and pallets of supplier goods stacked up in receiving waiting to be sorted out and relabeled.There...

September 08, 2017 02:47 PM

September 07, 2017

Resilinc: Hurricane Harvey's Supply Chain Impact May Be Worse than Expected

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the global supply chain will be worse than expected due to the dependence on chemicals and intermediate products...

September 07, 2017 04:32 PM

DHL, Huawei Partner on Logistics IoT Solution

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- DHL Supply Chain together with Huawei Technologies has launched a Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) application at an automotive site in...

September 07, 2017 04:32 PM

Pitney Bowes buys Newgistics for $475 million in move to expand presence in parcel shipping

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Pitney to gain access to network processing 100 million parcels annually.

September 07, 2017 03:43 AM