Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

May 25, 2020

Supply Chain Once Again Gets Its Due

Enterprise -- SAP - Failure often provides the toughest and most important of life's lessons, and the world was dealt a particularly hard lesson when supply...

May 25, 2020 12:10 AM

May 24, 2020

Omnichain Named to Inbound Logistics' List of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2020

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - The annual list recognizes Omnichain for its innovative end-to-end software solution designed to enhance visibility, process orchestration...

May 24, 2020 09:41 PM

Identifying and Maximizing Logistics Capacity in Times of Disruption

Enterprise -- SAP - Over the past few months, supply chains have been stretched to the limit as demand for medical equipment and consumer necessities has exploded.


May 24, 2020 08:17 PM

SAP Logistics Business Network Increases Efficiencies in European Shipping with InstaFreight

Enterprise -- SAP - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the integration of InstaFreight's service offerings with SAP Logistics Business Network to...

May 24, 2020 08:17 PM

The end of the supply chain as we know it?

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The world is adapting to a new kind of manufacturing. Some companies have a head start.

May 24, 2020 08:15 PM

May 22, 2020

U.S. Is Using Taiwan as a Pressure Point in Tech Fight With China

Tech -- NY Times Technology - The Trump administration is challenging Chinese access to Taiwan's high-tech supply chain - and, by extension, Beijing's...

May 22, 2020 05:38 PM

The Pandemic Can Empower Us to Explore Part Substitution

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - With the availability of passive components (along with just about everything else) thrown into total disarray with the global...

May 22, 2020 03:36 AM

May 21, 2020

Microsoft and FedEx team up against Amazon with new tech and logistics partnership

Tech -- GeekWire - Microsoft and FedEx will work together to develop new products and services under a multiyear technology and logistics partnership...

May 21, 2020 07:44 PM

BAE Systems Awarded $26.7 Million for Modification and Installation of Electronic Countermeasures Aboard KC-130J Aircraft

Business Wire -- BAE Systems, Inc. was awarded a prime position for installing, integrating, and testing the Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures system on KC-130Js.

May 21, 2020 04:08 PM

FedEx and Microsoft collaborate on supply chain visibility

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Businesses can use "FedEx Surround" product to get near-real-time analytics into shipment tracking, firms say.

May 21, 2020 04:00 PM

Robotics and Other Digital Supply Chain Technologies Rebound in Asia Pacific, Says IDC

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - A new survey from IDC indicates that the Asia Pacific region may well be ahead of the game in embracing supply chain robotics....

May 21, 2020 03:59 PM

FedEx and Microsoft partner up for supply chain collaboration

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Two global companies with household names-freight transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx and software and technology...

May 21, 2020 03:59 PM

May 20, 2020

Computer model simulates how supply chains need to be safeguarded during an epidemic

Media -- Electronics360 - A computer model developed by researchers at Kansas State University reveals supply chain vulnerabilities that need safeguarding.

May 20, 2020 03:46 PM

May 18, 2020

How COVID-19 is Transforming Automotive and Industrial 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...

May 18, 2020 04:47 PM

Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for Hardware Products (May 2020 Update)

Counterfeit Parts -- Here is an update to the list of standards I have been posting for a number of years now. ... Counterfeit Avoidance and Detection Standards for...

May 18, 2020 04:15 PM

IDC Indonesia: Smartphone Market Posts a New Record Low in Shipments Impacted by COVID-19

Think -- IDC - In the first quarter of 2020, the Indonesia smartphone market shipped 7.5 million units, declining by -7.3% year...

May 18, 2020 03:52 PM

McKinsey: Five Ways Retail Supply Chains Can Navigate COVID-19

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, McKinsey & Company has taken a look at how retailers can...

May 18, 2020 03:51 PM

Highlights of the day: TSMC US fab project could reshape supply chain

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC has dopped a bombshell by announcing a plan to build a 5nm fab in the US. While the full impact of the fab poject remains to...

May 18, 2020 03:45 PM

Supply Chain Accountability Has the Power to Place Business at the Forefront of a Sustainable Future

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, still imposing illness on millions and lockdowns on billions around the...

May 18, 2020 05:05 AM

Is technology the cure for future supply chain disruption?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - 94% of Fortune 1000 companies saw supply chain disruption in the wake of COVID- 19. Some issues were inevitable; after...

May 18, 2020 05:04 AM

Having a Far-Flung Supply Chain May Lead to More Product Defects

Life -- Kellogg Insight - When firms have to collaborate over long distances, the final product suffers.

May 18, 2020 04:31 AM

U.S.-China trade enters new era after overnight Huawei, Foxconn, and TSMC announcements

Tech -- TechCrunch - There has been a steady drumbeat of news on the U.S.-China trade front since the start of the Trump administration. President Trump...

May 18, 2020 04:15 AM

Gartner: Three Prevaccine Scenarios For Supply Chain Leaders

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - COVID-19 continues to disrupt global supply chain networks, with 84% of organisations reportedly feeling the impact of...

May 18, 2020 03:52 AM

US bans companies from selling chips to Huawei

Media -- The Next Web - The Trump administration plans to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei, ramping up tensions between the US and China. The...

May 18, 2020 03:51 AM

Business ideas emerging in China during Covid-19

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - The Covid-19 outbreak has dealt a huge economic blow to China. The country's supply chains are collapsing, many...

May 18, 2020 03:47 AM

HannStar Board to see strong 2Q20

Media -- DIGITIMES - PCB manufacturer HannStar Board expects to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2020, thanks to an influx of short lead-time...

May 18, 2020 03:40 AM

Apple's supply chain is making safety changes to protect workers in response to the pandemic

Tech -- The Verge - Apple's global supply chain is making safety changes to better protect workers during...

May 18, 2020 12:56 AM

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon

Tech -- TechCrunch - In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo....

May 18, 2020 12:54 AM

8 Supply Chain Security Requirements

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Complex supply chains have complex security requirements, but secure them you must. Here's where to start.

May 18, 2020 12:00 AM

May 17, 2020

For Supply Chain Managers Working With 3PLs: It's All About Relationships

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - This news comes in advance of our annual magazine feature in June/July on "Top 50 Global & Domestic 3PLs."

May 17, 2020 08:50 PM

Blue Yonder: Global Shopping Behaviour Has Changed Since COVID-19

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Blue Yonder has published new research into the changing habits of global customers since the COVID-19 pandemic started...

May 17, 2020 08:48 PM

Components and labor shortages continue to haunt server supply chain

Media -- DIGITIMES - Despite clients' strong short lead-time orders, the server supply chain is currently facing shortages of both components and labor,...

May 17, 2020 08:31 PM

How Covid-19 Could Accelerate the Digital Supply Chain

Aspencore -- EPS News - Supply chain services are getting more creative as the Covid-19 pandemic stresses global commerce and businesses prioritize the safety...

May 17, 2020 01:17 AM

Cargo Rates Stabilize; E-Commerce on the Rise

Aspencore -- EPS News - Here are the latest China-US container rates, which continue to be heavily impacted by the ongoing outbreak:

China-US West Coast prices...

May 17, 2020 01:17 AM

May 16, 2020

May 15, 2020

The Defense Production Act and COVID-19 (Part 2)

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - In Part 1, we discussed the Defense Production Act, its scope and how it has been historically implemented. We learned that the...

May 15, 2020 03:49 AM

May 14, 2020

China Announces New List of U.S. Imports Eligible for Tariff Waivers

U.S. News -- China's finance ministry announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products that will be eligible for import tariff waivers...

May 14, 2020 05:42 PM

How IoT is becoming the pulse of healthcare

Enterprise -- Computerworld - The Internet of Things is made up of small computing devices with unique IDs connected together through a network and performing...

May 14, 2020 02:51 PM

Visa Expands Visa Token Service, Eyes eCommerce 'Balancing Act'

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Visa said Wednesday (May 13) that 28 new partners - spanning a range of gateway acquirers and technology partners - are joining...

May 14, 2020 03:32 AM

May 13, 2020

Supply chain challenges to remain as states start to reopen

Life -- Phys.org - Scott Grawe expects to see some hiccups as states start to reopen and supply chains slowly rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.

May 13, 2020 03:04 AM

5 Lessons for Supply Chains from the Financial Crisis

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - For many supply chain executives, the Financial Crisis was one of the toughest challenges of their careers. Firms across industries...

May 13, 2020 02:37 AM

New Business Recovery Report Finds Commerce Amid Chaos

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Business is business, after all. At some indeterminate point in the near future, commerce will fully resume, but we're going to...

May 13, 2020 02:19 AM

May 12, 2020

Korber Launches Supply Chain Tracking Tool To Protect Workers

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Korber, a leading supply chain technology provider, has today unveiled Korber InSight Contact, a tracking solution to...

May 12, 2020 02:08 AM

May 11, 2020

The introduction of blockchain in the supply chain

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The introduction of blockchain has brought new opportunities into the supply chain, but what are they?

The age of the...

May 11, 2020 11:46 PM

Supply chain priorities and COVID-19

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - Organizations should maintain focus on strategic priorities to make it through current uncertainty and thrive moving forward.

May 11, 2020 09:56 PM

Are You Ready to Survive the Future of Manufacturing?

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - For many ASEAN nations, manufacturing takes...

May 11, 2020 09:50 PM

Highlights of the day: Notebook ICs in tight supply

Media -- DIGITIMES - Notebook demand has been so strong in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns that related IC suppliers have not been able to catch up...

May 11, 2020 08:44 PM

US, China trade envoys promise 'favorable conditions'

ABC - Money -- A Chinese state news agency says U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators promised to create "favorable conditions" for carrying out a truce in their...

May 11, 2020 07:37 PM

What is blockchain's role in supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - What is blockchain and how is it influential in the supply chain? Let's find out.

Blockchain is essentially, as the name...

May 11, 2020 02:40 PM