What’s Trending Now: Top Warehouse Technologies
Evan Garber 7/6/2017 Post a comment
E-commerce and consumer buying habits are shaping the future of the supply chain industry. Companies are looking for new ways to stay ahead while increasing profit margins. Technological innovations (both proactive and necessitated) play a major role, specifically in streamlining warehouse management. But implementing the right technologies may mean the difference between staying in business or not.
Your Next WMS: Build it or Buy it?
Eric Allais 7/3/2017 Post a comment
For companies involved in any form of distribution, warehousing, or ecommerce fulfillment, it’s an important question to consider: whether to adopt a commercially available Warehouse Management System (WMS), or to build it in-house.
6 Reasons Manufacturers Need Group Buyers
Ron Justin 6/28/2017 Post a comment
A group-buy campaign connects manufacturers with inventors and enthusiasts you cannot reach through your traditional sales channels. Learn how one manufacturer’s group buy enabled dozens of innovations and drove thousands of incremental sales of a hot new sensor.
Brexit Continues & Puts Additional Pressure on UK Industry
Pablo Valerio 6/27/2017 Post a comment
The British pound took another hit as Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost seats in Parliament and the outright majority they had before. A deal with the DUP (N. Ireland Unionist Party) assures May continues as prime minister, but weakens her position ahead of Brexit negotiations.
18 Women Helping Pave the Way in High-Tech Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/21/2017 Post a comment
The Manufacturing Institute launched its STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead initiative. As part of the program, the group has recognized women for excellence in manufacturing. This year, 18 of these 130 leaders were leading the charge on the high-technology manufacturing front.
Pragmatism Pervades Smart Factory Floor
Gary Hilson 6/20/2017 Post a comment
The move to Industry 4.0 has led to a culture clash between operation technology and information technology. Meanwhile, Internet of Things buzzwords resonate less with manufacturers than cost savings.
Combating Excess Capacity Issues
Jett McCandless 6/19/2017 Post a comment
Carriers must become smarter about their use of technology and act quickly to weather today’s soft market—while at the same time, preparing themselves for a profitable future.
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!