Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

June 20, 2018

Shaping the Future of the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Recently Glenn A. Steinberg, Principal and Global Supply Chain Leader, Advisory, EY and Matthew Butler, Industry Strategies...

June 20, 2018 06:00 PM

June 19, 2018

The Subscription Model & What it Means for Manufacturing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Manufacturers can get ready, no matter the industry and vertical they serve, to successfully meet the demands of subscription model,...

June 19, 2018 04:21 PM

June 18, 2018

How IoT, AI, & Blockchain Empower Tomorrow's Autonomous Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Taken together, IoT, AI, and blockchain have the power to completely revolutionize the process via the first truly 'autonomous'...

June 18, 2018 03:01 PM

2017 ERAI Reported Parts Analysis

Counterfeit Parts -- ERAI reported a total of 771 suspect counterfeit and nonconforming parts in 2017, which shows a marked decline from the last several years, despite...

June 18, 2018 03:06 AM

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) Introduces New E-Waste Separation Technologies in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

PR Newswire: Networks -- Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, expanded their processing...

June 18, 2018 02:28 AM

June 17, 2018

The Death of Supply Chain Management

Think -- HBR.org - The supply chain is the heart of a company's operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access...

June 17, 2018 06:43 AM

June 15, 2018

Before Automating Your Company's Processes, Find Ways to Improve Them

Think -- HBR.org - One of the most recent automation technologies to emerge is robotic process automation, or RPA. RPA is a category...

June 15, 2018 05:44 PM

Supply Chain Wages Beat Business Averages

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - If the numbers on a pay stub is a key driver for people when picking a profession (and by all accounts it is), supply chain management...

June 15, 2018 05:42 PM

UPS Applauds The House Vote On The Stop Act

SupplyChain -- UPS - Urges the Senate to move quickly to vote on the bill

UPS(r) (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global...

June 15, 2018 05:42 PM

4 Ways IoT Transforms the Electronics Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - IoT technologies are bringing a new level of visibility to the electronics supply chain, enabling manufacturers to reduce waste,...

June 15, 2018 05:41 PM

Skills Adoption Prepares Logistics Employees for Autonomous Transportation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Autonomous transportation will help logistics pros acquire new skills.

June 15, 2018 05:40 PM

June 13, 2018

Avoid Product Failures with Connected Requirements Management

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - In 2017, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued 500

recalls of medical devices and/or parts of medical devices. Fifty-two...

June 13, 2018 04:02 PM

How Blockchain is Reinventing Business Process Management

SupplyChain -- Hyperledger - Guest post: Jesse Chenard, CEO, MonetaGo

When the general population is asked about blockchain, their understanding is often limited...

June 13, 2018 04:01 PM

Report: Apple considering 20% cut in iPhone parts from supply chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Apple is to order up to 20% fewer parts from its supply chain for its new range of iPhones that will...

June 13, 2018 04:00 PM

June 12, 2018

Tariffs Create Supply Chain Ripple Effect

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Tariffs and trade wars are likely to impact the supply chain. OEMs must adopt a proactive approach to assess supply risk and optimize...

June 12, 2018 03:21 PM

[VIDEO] Theory of Constraints Gets Back to Basics

SupplyChain -- shmula - The Theory of Constraints is a methodology for identifying the most important limiting factor (i.e. constraint) that stands in the...

June 12, 2018 03:20 PM

CoinDesk: Software Giant SAP Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

SupplyChain -- Hyperledger - Multinational enterprise software giant SAP has launched a cloud platform that is dedicated to helping corporates develop blockchain...

June 12, 2018 03:19 PM

June 11, 2018

Blockchain for the Supply Chain: Reality vs. Hype

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - If you could measure the progress of a concept by how much it's talked about, then blockchain would already be an everyday...

June 11, 2018 02:47 PM

Macroeconomics & Short-Termism Influence Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Financial reporting burdens may make CEOs a little myopic, but reducing the burden of reporting and stemming the flow of information...

June 11, 2018 02:53 AM

Electronics Counterfeiters Capitalize on Component Shortages

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Every dark cloud has a silver lining. Unfortunately, the real beneficiaries of the current long-term and lasting component shortages are counterfeiters....

June 11, 2018 01:33 AM

June 10, 2018

New program offers AWESOME scholarship to MIT

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - One woman will win a full-tuition fellowship for graduate studies in supply chain management.

June 10, 2018 11:44 PM

UPS should risk short-term Teamsters strike to gain flexibility, analyst says

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Walkout might be worth it if it ends up yielding labor concessions, Wolfe Research says.

June 10, 2018 11:44 PM

Drug Companies Consider Blockchain for the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Friday in 5 - interesting news from around the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This...

June 10, 2018 11:43 PM

June 08, 2018

Embrace Entrepreneurial Thinking

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Big corporate thinking can get you only so far. Entrepreneurial thinking can take you to the next level.

June 08, 2018 04:01 PM

UPS Expands Ocean Freight Service In 130 New Trade Lanes

SupplyChain -- UPS - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a major expansion to its ocean Less-Than-Container Load (LCL) service with the addition of direct sailings...

June 08, 2018 04:00 PM

June 07, 2018

Great Post-Sales Experience Creates Differentiation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Industrial buyers now expect a higher level of service with the products they buy--and thats factoring in with which suppliers they...

June 07, 2018 03:51 PM

Partnership and the Power of Three

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Why would the undisputed leader in retail supply chain choose to partner with Software AG? Well, like most of the customers...

June 07, 2018 03:50 PM

June 06, 2018

U.S. Manufacturing's Humming-Except for Shortages and Tariffs

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- U.S. manufacturers that rely on access to electronic components are on the brink of not being able to fulfill their customers' orders. But manufacturing...

June 06, 2018 06:26 PM

ISM reports solid non-manufacturing growth in May

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth-known as the NMI-headed up 1.8% to 58.6 (a reading above 50 indicates...

June 06, 2018 03:24 PM

5 Top Issues Affecting Global Supply Chains

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Brexit, terrorism, political turmoil top list of supply chain disruptions buyers should be most concerned about - and prepared...

June 06, 2018 03:01 PM

June 05, 2018

Humans are still crucial to Amazon's fulfillment process

Think -- MIT Technology Review - The secret to stopping the robot apocalypse? Popcorn butter.

June 05, 2018 05:40 PM

9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Shifts Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Additive manufacturing is changing the way OEMs work and the supply chain must evolve along with it in a bunch of ways.

June 05, 2018 05:11 PM

Demand Management Creates a Balance Between Supply and Demand

SupplyChain -- shmula - Demand Management allows an organization to create a more efficient supply chain. The best way to create efficiency is through transparency...

June 05, 2018 05:11 PM

Impact of Cryptocurrency on the Ongoing Component Shortage

Advanced MP Technology -- The worldwide focus on cryptocurrency reached the highest point at the end of 2017 when the price for bitcoin jumped to over US $19,000. Since...

June 05, 2018 03:32 PM

June 04, 2018

As Supply Chain Challenges Mount, Readers Say They Treasure Transparency

Global Purchasing -- Shaving costs from the supply chain is the priority for almost one-third of respondents to SourceToday's 2018 Distribution Study survey. But...

June 04, 2018 05:09 PM

Blockchain's Coming to the Supply Chain - Eventually

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - Blockchain is being touted these days as a revolutionary way of maintaining global supply chains. Is it living up to that...

June 04, 2018 02:55 PM

Automation Software Improves EDI in Electronics

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Automated order processing software can help alleviate many of the problems stemming from EDI exceptions.

June 04, 2018 02:54 PM

E2open Customer Expands Partnership Through Migration of Demand Signal Management Solution to the Cloud

Business Wire -- E2open announces that Newell Brands, a leading global consumer goods company, is migrating its E2open Demand Signal Management solution to the...

June 04, 2018 04:20 AM

Twenty Four of The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2018 Companies Have Optimized Supply Chains with LLamasoft

Business Wire -- Twenty four of The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2018 companies have optimized supply chains with LLamasoft supply chain software.

June 04, 2018 04:19 AM

June 02, 2018

Gartner recognises SAP Ariba as Procure-to-Pay leader

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass have announced they have been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leader...

June 02, 2018 10:53 PM

ISM May manufacturing report is strong

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - ISM said that PMI, the report's key metric, increased 1.4% in May to 58.7 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth)....

June 02, 2018 10:53 PM

June 01, 2018

Component Shortages Exacerbate Counterfeit Worries

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Components of all sorts, from passives to semiconductors, have lately been in short supply, which has OEMs worried. Worse, as manufacturers...

June 01, 2018 05:48 PM

POST Luxembourg puts the Smart into City

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Mail and telecommunications company POST Luxembourg is putting the "smart" into "smart city" with an ambitious rollout...

June 01, 2018 05:48 PM

May 31, 2018

IoT, SCADA and Asset Optimization

SupplyChain -- Software AG - IoT systems on top of

SCADA technology will surely become a significant component in asset optimization for the oil...

May 31, 2018 03:48 PM

User Engagement & the Bottom Line: 6 Ways Enterprise Software Benefits Both

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Here are six trends enterprise software must tap into if organizations want to drive revenue and keep supply chain employees engaged.

May 31, 2018 03:48 PM

Jabil Explains Digitized Supply Chain Journey

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Earlier this month, a bevy of new enhancements to its procurement capabilities were recently introduced by Jabil, which are...

May 31, 2018 03:48 PM