Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

August 19, 2019

Predicting the Next U.S. Recession

U.S. News -- A protracted trade war between China and the United States, the world's largest economies, and a...

August 19, 2019 02:01 AM

Economic Strength In China Paralyzed As Trade War Forges Ahead

Media -- PYMNTS.com - High unemployment combined with weak production and consumption point to an ever-slowing economy in China as the trade war with...

August 19, 2019 01:00 AM

Electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies

Media -- Components in Electronics - Trizo is a highly flexible, Electronic Manufacturing Services provider with AS9100D accreditation. We specialise...

August 19, 2019 12:43 AM

August 18, 2019

E2open and Amber Road Awarded SupplyChainBrain's 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019

Business Wire -- E2open and Amber Road, now part of E2open, nominated by customers to SupplyChainBrain&aposs 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019 list

August 18, 2019 11:26 PM

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil

Media -- Reuters - Business - White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little...

August 18, 2019 11:20 PM

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates

Media -- Reuters - Business - China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year...

August 18, 2019 10:37 PM

Riot police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport

Media -- The Denver Post - Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at...

August 18, 2019 10:37 PM

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally

Media -- Reuters - Business - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers...

August 18, 2019 10:35 PM

US pushes 10% China tariffs to mid-December

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - The Trump administration will delay until mid-December the 10% tariff on some Chinese products on many holiday-shopping...

August 18, 2019 09:21 PM

Fortifying Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Cybersecurity is not just an IT issue. There are potentially major weaknesses in the supply chain that must be addressed,...

August 18, 2019 09:20 PM

August 17, 2019

How have price comparison websites impacted the supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Procurement is an ever-changing term that comes with a similarly fluid job description.

Today, procurement involves...

August 17, 2019 05:51 PM

Supply Chain Will Feel Impact of Hong Kong Airport Protests

Distribution -- EPS News - A two-day shut down of Hong Kong International Airport forced the cancellation of hundreds of passenger flights...

August 17, 2019 05:42 PM

August 16, 2019

UPS Customers To Benefit From No Residential Surcharges During 2019 Holiday Shipping Season

SupplyChain -- UPS - Builds on UPS's Commitment to Help All Customers Grow and Succeed

Enables Customers to Refine Holiday Shipping Plans

Modified Over-maximum,...

August 16, 2019 10:05 PM

The top five autonomous trucking companies

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The US logistics industry has a problem. First documented in 2005, the nation's trucking sector has been experiencing...

August 16, 2019 06:10 PM

U.S. delays smartphone and laptop tariffs, boosting tech stocks

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Shares of Apple Inc. rose as much as 5.2% this morning and Best Buy Co. Inc. briefly jumped more than 8% after the Trump administration...

August 16, 2019 05:35 PM

UPS has been quietly delivering cargo using self-driving trucks

Tech -- The Verge - UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a...

August 16, 2019 04:18 PM

UPS invests in autonomous driving firm TuSimple

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The US-based logistics giants, UPS, has confirmed its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment...

August 16, 2019 03:47 PM

August 15, 2019

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December

Tech -- TechCrunch - Electronics manufacturers are no doubt breathing a collective sigh of relief this morning at the news that the United States Trade...

August 15, 2019 04:38 PM

Man and machine: how the bionic worker can increase supply chain efficiency

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The combination of a shortage in warehouse space and the increasing demand for goods ordered online has the potential...

August 15, 2019 04:30 PM

Unpredictable trade environment puts focus on shippers to be efficient and diligent

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - As the tension, or more appropriately, the trade war between the United States and China continues to show no sign of...

August 15, 2019 04:30 PM

Top tips for vetting suppliers

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - No business should underestimate the importance of their supply chain. Without reliable, reputable suppliers, business...

August 15, 2019 04:29 PM

USTR announces changes to planned September 1 tariff hikes

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - While the USTR indicated that the September 1 tariff remains on schedule, it also noted that certain products are being...

August 15, 2019 04:29 PM

Air Cargo Out of Hong Kong 'On Time' For Now

Distribution -- EPS News - The two-day closure of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had not impacted air cargo as of late Tuesday, although future delays...

August 15, 2019 03:58 PM

August 13, 2019

Are there counterfeits in your global supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Determining if there are counterfeit products in your supply chain is no easy task. How do you know if you're buying and...

August 13, 2019 04:12 PM

Why Should the Supply Chain Use Platforms?

Distribution -- EPS News - Megan R. Nichols - As digital transformation rolls out and more supply chain operations come online, the need for synchronicity across...

August 13, 2019 04:05 PM

August 12, 2019

How EDI Became Cool Again

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is cool again. Not all EDI, just EDI based on value added networks (VANs). The reason?...

August 12, 2019 07:05 PM

August 11, 2019

Firms need not overly worry about tariff war, says Pegatron chair

Media -- DIGITIMES - Volatile international trade conditions are expected to persist into at least the next US presidential race, and firms must focus...

August 11, 2019 03:34 AM

Sluggish Car Sales Slow Down Chipmakers as Trade Woes Escalate (Bloomberg)

Media -- EDACafe - Semiconductor companies are wincing as consumers around the globe are buying fewer cars amid continuing trade tensions...

August 11, 2019 03:28 AM

August 09, 2019

Tradeshift: connecting businesses worldwide

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - In 2010, co-founders of IT giant Tradeshift - Christian Lanng, Mikkel Hippe Brun and Gert Sylvest - launched the company...

August 09, 2019 05:41 PM

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon

Tech -- TechCrunch - FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the ecommerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract...

August 09, 2019 03:53 PM

IoT with GPS Tracking: Powerful

SupplyChain -- Software AG - What do you get when you put the Internet of Things together with GPS? (No, this is not a riddle!)

August 09, 2019 03:45 PM

August 08, 2019

The "Soft" Side of Automation Holds the Key to ROI

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Material handling equipment (MHE) has been around a long time. But, it's never been more popular. Companies look to automation...

August 08, 2019 06:54 PM

FedEx to let ground contract with Amazon expire at end of August

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Roughly two months after Memphis-based transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx announced it made a strategic decision...

August 08, 2019 06:52 PM

7 Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Tariffs, Part 2

Distribution -- EPS News - Editor's note: This is the second of two articles focusing on strategies that mitigate the impact of tariffs on imported goods. Tax...

August 08, 2019 06:35 PM

Cloudleaf Announces Series B Funding Lead by Intel and WRVI

Distribution -- EPS News - Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, today announced that it has secured $26 million in Series B...

August 08, 2019 06:35 PM

August 07, 2019

IBM Launches New Blockchain Platform For Supply Chain Management

Media -- PYMNTS.com - International Business Machines Corp (IBM) and blockchain consultancy Chainyard have announced a new blockchain network for supply...

August 07, 2019 07:38 PM

What Are the Long-term Costs of the China-U.S. Trade War?

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - President Trump's latest threat to levy 10% tariffs on $300 billion of imports from China will result in lower output from...

August 07, 2019 06:50 PM

Another trade war threatens the chip industry as Japan takes away Korea's special status

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Ratcheting up its ongoing spat with South Korea, Japan has put restrictions on export of three materials that are critical...

August 07, 2019 06:49 PM

Tariffs lead to creative supply chains

Life -- Phys.org - Where there's a will to peddle soybeans in the global marketplace, there's a way, even if a trade war creates roadblocks.

August 07, 2019 05:09 PM

U.S. Treasury just designated China as a currency manipulator, so expect more economic shocks

Tech -- TechCrunch - The U.S. Treasury has just taken the extraordinary step of designating China as a currency manipulator, something no administration...

August 07, 2019 04:10 PM

TrueCommerce Named 2019 Great Supply Chain Partner

Globe Newswire -- TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, announced today that SupplyChainBrain,...

August 07, 2019 04:08 PM

Cisco, Nokia, Vodafone join IBM blockchain to bring order, trust to supply chain

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Cisco, Lenovo, Nokia, Schneider Electric, and Vodafone have joined IBM's new Trust Your Supplier (TYS) blockchain project...

August 07, 2019 03:58 PM

Uber Freight integrates digital brokerage platform with MercuryGate TMS

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Partnership lets users price and tender loads immediately, open Uber Freight to a new set of shippers, firms say.

August 07, 2019 03:57 PM

Transparency And Personalization Are The Next Frontiers For Online Retailers, UPS Study Finds

SupplyChain -- UPS - Online shoppers want transparency on fees, control over the delivery process, easy returns and loyalty rewards

96% of online shoppers...

August 07, 2019 03:56 PM

What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is expected to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in the U.S. For the logistics...

August 07, 2019 03:56 PM

August 06, 2019

Contracts For Aug. 5, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland

August 06, 2019 05:03 PM

Looking Ahead: What Servitization Will Look Like In the Second Half

Distribution -- EPS News - The midpoint of the year not only brings new challenges and opportunities, but also provides the chance to reflect and plan for the...

August 06, 2019 04:21 PM

August 05, 2019

US new tariffs on Chinese imports may dim TSMC, Intel prospects

Media -- DIGITIMES - The Trump administration's latest move to slap a 10% tariff on the remaining US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports, including handsets,...

August 05, 2019 03:42 PM