Shutdown Grazes Tech Supply Chain Tam Harbert 11/21/2013 (4) comments The federal government shutdown didn't bring business to a halt, but business did get grazed, and, as always, there will be an impact in the electronics supply chain.
The First 3 Steps to a Mobile Supply Chain Laurie Sullivan 8/13/2013 (13) comments The ability to make changes to your supply chain from a mobile device will prove invaluable. Here are three important considerations to help secure the mobile app between your company's enterprise platform and your supplier's.
Ensuring Components Meet Your Needs Ken Bradley 5/31/2013 (3) comments In the supply chain hierarchy of needs, certification assurance indicates the supplier’s product will meet regulatory standards, perform as expected, and be available when you need it.
What’s 'at the Heart of It All' for FedEx Gerry Fay 5/10/2013 (6) comments In North America, the electronics supply chain relies heavily on ground shipping. Avnet's Gerry Fay interviews Dave Kevern, vice president, World-Wide Services at Federal Express to get insights.
The FedEx-UPS Duopoly Brian Fuller 4/19/2013 (5) comments The two biggest ground shippers in North America raise prices seemingly annually, which can hurt small to midsized components companies that can't absorb or pass on the increases.
Get Supply Chain Analytics on Your Roadmap Lalit Wadhwa 4/12/2013 (1) comment Technology plays a critical role in assimilating large and complex data sets from upstream and downstream members of the value chain, analyzing it and modeling it to optimize the supply chain.
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!