Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

February 18, 2018

In-depth: How can enhanced data and analytics optimise your supply chain?

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - As the digitisation of supply chains becomes ever more the norm, we asked the experts how to manage ...

February 18, 2018 02:14 AM

Setting a Path to Process Automation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The road to process automation can be uphill and winding, but the benefits to getting there can be huge.

February 18, 2018 02:14 AM

February 16, 2018

Amazon reportedly venturing into healthcare supplies, targeting hospitals and clinics

GeekWire -- Amazon is expanding its reach in the healthcare supply market, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Hospital executives told the...

February 16, 2018 06:58 PM

Living in the Shadow of Amazon: Learn the Lessons

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Amazon is the elephant in the room where any supply chain conversation is happening. It's possible to take some good distribution...

February 16, 2018 06:41 PM

Unsecured server exposed thousands of FedEx customer records

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Another day, another exposed Amazon S3 server.

February 16, 2018 05:17 PM

February 15, 2018

5 Industrial Trends Transforming the Industrial Space

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - E-commerce trends are changing the supply chain landscape, making transformation the word of the day.

February 15, 2018 06:49 PM

Amazon Threat Has Maersk Racing to Stop Clients Becoming Rivals

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - The world's biggest container shipping line is trying to stop customers like Amazon.com Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....

February 15, 2018 05:35 PM

February 14, 2018

Manufacturing & Supply Chain: Right to Repair Bill Ramifications

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Legislatures on both sides of the Atlantic are working towards regulations that will force manufacturers to make it easier to repair...

February 14, 2018 05:28 PM

Supply chain planning - it's time to get personal

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - by Bill DuBois - When sacrificing family time becomes the norm

Supply planning - to profitably align supply with...

February 14, 2018 05:28 PM

How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders, part 2

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - As an old supply chain leader (professionally, pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox,...

February 14, 2018 05:17 PM

February 13, 2018

E2open Looks To Buy Amber Road For $300M

TEXAS TECHPULSE -- Austin-based supply chain management software developer E2open says it would like to acquire Amber Road, a...

February 13, 2018 06:31 PM

The supply chain technologies that will solidify the digital supply chain in 2018

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The type and capabilities of supply chain technology is expanding, and technology will only grow ...

February 13, 2018 05:11 PM

Reverse Logistics Association examines the 'Circular Economy'

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - "Circular Economy" was the theme addressed by The Reverse Logistics Association's (RLA) at its annual conference and expo...

February 13, 2018 05:11 PM

Breaking Through the Knowledge Barrier

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Open knowledge bottlenecks and silos that strangle your organization.

February 13, 2018 05:10 PM

How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Blockchain technology is causing a big disruption for logistics companies and has the potential to make the supply chain...

February 13, 2018 05:10 PM

How AI Is Changing Contracts

Think -- HBR.org - Contracting is a common activity, but it is one that few companies...

February 13, 2018 05:01 PM

February 12, 2018

It's Not Your Dad's Supply Chain Anymore

IndustryWeek.com -- Companies adopting an intelligent operations strategy to manage their supply chains will be in the best position to succeed in the future-if...

February 12, 2018 12:43 AM

February 10, 2018

Amazon delivery service: Why Bezos is launching Shipping with Amazon

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Now UPS and FedEx have to answer the dreaded Amazon question as the e-commerce giant aims to launch a shipping service for third...

February 10, 2018 02:49 AM

UPS introduces Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Earlier this week, UPS reported that it has rolled out UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday, which, it said, is an extension...

February 10, 2018 12:15 AM

Report: Amazon Set To Launch Business Delivery Service That Rivals FedEx, UPS

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Long-swirling rumors of Amazon creating its own delivery service rivaling FedEx and UPS gained major steam Friday...

February 10, 2018 12:06 AM

February 09, 2018

Supply Chain Bets on Blockchain Benefits

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Many supply chain pros believe that blockchain has a potential deliver a business advantage.

February 09, 2018 07:01 PM

UPS Board Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend

SupplyChain -- UPS - The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared an increased regular quarterly dividend of $0.91 per share on all outstanding Class...

February 09, 2018 06:01 PM

US Tops the List for Disruptive Events to Supply Chain This Year

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - In 2017, for the first time, the United States was the most impacted region in the world in terms of natural disasters and weather...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

Agility signs up to IBM-Maersk blockchain venture

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Agility has become the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM initiative to provide ...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

UPS Announces New Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service

SupplyChain -- UPS - Service now available in 35 countries by 12 p.m. or 2 p.m.

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the introduction of UPS Worldwide Express...

February 09, 2018 06:00 PM

February 08, 2018

A Breakout Year for Product Uptime: Service as Product

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - 0ne critical business function that is ripe for transformation is after-sales service - the service original equipment manufacturers...

February 08, 2018 07:00 PM

Reverse Logistics Association Examines "Circular Economy"

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - With the flourishing of e-commerce, product returns have become even more nettlesome for today's global supply chain managers....

February 08, 2018 05:33 PM

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users - Not Buyers

Think -- HBR.org - What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking...

February 08, 2018 05:26 PM

February 07, 2018

Omni-Channel Order Management Growth Drivers

SupplyChain -- Logistics Viewpoints - Omni-channel order management is essential for today's changing business environment. While integration issues abound,...

February 07, 2018 08:11 PM

Diesel average is above $3 per gallon for fourth consecutive week

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - The United States Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that the average cost per gallon...

February 07, 2018 05:22 PM

UPS Announces Strategic Cross-Border Investment In Heart Of North American Borderplex

SupplyChain -- UPS - New $41 million facility in El Paso, TX better connects international border location and seventh largest manufacturing hub in North...

February 07, 2018 05:22 PM

UPS Expands Special Commodities Program To More Countries

SupplyChain -- UPS - Service for shipping biological samples, specimens and dangerous goods in excepted quantities now available in more than 100 nations...

February 07, 2018 05:21 PM

Factors Behind the Electronic Component Shortage

Advanced MP Technology -- The current electronic component shortage is expected to last through the end of 2018. Many factors can cause a shortage aside from a demand...

February 07, 2018 02:17 AM

February 06, 2018

UPS introduces new flight from the U.S. to the Middle East

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - This new flight, which UPS said is operating on a weekly basis, will start flying daily on February 27 and be in service...

February 06, 2018 05:41 PM

Kinaxis to provide supply chain services for Toyota Group

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Supply chain management specialist Kinaxis Inc., provider of RapidResponse has won a contract from T...

February 06, 2018 05:41 PM

Non-manufacturing gets off to a strong start in 2018, reports ISM

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth-known as the NMI--headed up 3.9% to 59.9 (a reading above 50 indicates...

February 06, 2018 05:40 PM

New Non-Stop Flight Speeds Shipments From U.S. To The Middle East

SupplyChain -- UPS - Recently deployed Boeing 747-8F improves time-in-transit by one day to key destinations in Middle East, a gateway to Africa & the Indian...

February 06, 2018 05:40 PM

February 05, 2018

ePallet Disrupts the Wholesale Food Supply Chain by Eliminating the Middleman

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- ePallet has announced the official launch of their technology solution that benefits a long-neglected sector of the food industry - the full...

February 05, 2018 07:17 PM

Head in the Cloud: Forging a Path for the Supply Chain

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Ubiquitous cloud platforms make an end to end supply chain increasingly possible, and the result is a better customer experience.

February 05, 2018 07:09 PM

Taiwan supply chain to turn profitable on robust Apple orders in 2018

DigiTimes -- Although some Taiwan makers in the iPhone X supply chain have been affected by Apple's move to scale back shipments of the device, some others...

February 05, 2018 05:21 PM

ISM Makes Annual Adjustments to Seasonal Factors for Manufacturing PMI, Non-Manufacturing NMI and Diffusion Indexes

ISM -- Based on input from an outside third party, Institute for Supply Management(tm) recently announced the completion of its annual adjustments to...

February 05, 2018 12:51 AM

Allchips won 10 million of A Round Investment in January 2018

WebWire - Semiconductors -- Allchips, the intelligent electronic components supply chain service platform, announced that they have finished the A Round Investment with...

February 05, 2018 12:12 AM

February 04, 2018

Electronics Recycling Association seeks business partners

Recycling Today -- Nonprofit is attempting to grow its relationships with businesses in Montreal that are willing to donate their old electronics to supply to charitable...

February 04, 2018 10:50 PM

Getting value from e-cycling

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Between 2009 and 2012, the European Union (EU) funded an aptly-titled project called the Recovery of Electronic Waste through Advanced Recycling...

February 04, 2018 10:42 PM

Millennials Identified as Potential Supply Chain Pros

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Millennial workers can be a huge boon to organizations looking to bolster supply chain talent.

February 04, 2018 05:13 AM

February 02, 2018

Leading Supply Chains Powered by SAP Ariba

Business Wire: Software -- Commerce is a connected activity. And the solutions used to drive it need to be too. Leading companies around the world recognize this. And during...

February 02, 2018 07:44 PM

Resilinc: Supply Chain Disruptions Nearly Doubled in 2017

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Supply chain disruptions globally nearly doubled in 2017, according to Resilinc's annual report. The analysis covers incidents by risk type,...

February 02, 2018 06:57 PM

Weighing Build Versus Buy with Supply Chain Apps

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Having the right IT in the supply chain is critical. As always, organizations continue to need to weigh out whether to make what...

February 02, 2018 06:52 PM

FedEx paves the way for transport blockchain standards

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Global shipping and transport network business FedEx Corp. announced Wednesday that the company intends to work with the Blockchain...

February 02, 2018 05:39 PM