Port Slowdown Costing Manufacturers Millions Laurie Sullivan 2/2/2015 (1) comment While unions and terminal operators go back and forth on contract negotiations and possible solutions to the slowdown, manufacturers are caught in the middle losing millions of dollars, because they're not able to meet their customers' demand.
Serving Up a Supply Chain History Lesson Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/30/2015 Post a comment Even though we didn't call it supply chain, the activities around manufacturing electronics based products have been around for decades. A quick look at this infographic will remind you of the long and illustrious history.
Building the Mobile Supply Chain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/12/2014 (10) comments Mobile apps will shortly become a mainstay of the average supply chain as organizations come to understand the huge benefits to logistics and supply chain activities.
Ready the Supply Chain for the IoT Storm Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/14/2014 (4) comments The IoT of things will put more data into the hands of supply chain professionals. Leveraged properly, it has the promise to transform how organizations manage the business of getting products built.
Winter-Proof Your Supply Chain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/10/2014 (1) comment Depending on what is being transported, subzero temperatures can translate into eroded product quality or even product failures. Up-front planning can help avoid winter disasters.
Infographic: How to Outsource Logistics Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/7/2014 (7) comments In many supply chains, 3PLs have taken center stage. This infographic offers an eight-step process for getting from in-house logistics to a solid partnership with a well-chosen outside provider.
Is On-Demand Packaging Ready to Take Off? Frank Cavallaro 9/16/2014 (5) comments Only 7% of companies use on-demand packaging, but the search for more cost-efficient solutions in the face of multi-channel distribution should fuel the rapid rise of this new technology.
Winged Parcel Delivery: Google's Way Julien Happich 9/11/2014 (1) comment While there is still debate about if legislation would ever allow swarms of commercial drones to fly over our heads, Google recently unveiled some details of its own drone-based delivery project, named Project Wing.
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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!