Latest Posts tagged with Velocity
Getting Into Google's Headspace
Logical Link 2/4/2014 (12) comments
Google has gotten plenty of attention as a technology company. However, there's every chance that in the not-too-distant future, this less-than-typical OEM will migrate to top-tier OEM status.
If It’s on NPR, It Must Be True
Wade McDaniel 1/29/2014 (5) comments
As organizations talk about re-shoring, labor costs should only be part of the discussion. Taken as a whole, this is a movement whose time has come.
Closing the Direct Procurement Gap
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/29/2014 (1) comment
Today's supply chain bears little resemblance to the procurement channel of the past. It's time for direct procurement practices to evolve and catch up.
Con Min Certification Drags in Central Africa
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/13/2013 (2) comments
Even as manufacturers scramble to meet the demands of compliance with the Dodd Frank Act by May 2013, lack of certification of mines may slow down efforts to identify mines that meet conflict mineral requirements.
Unreliable Mineral Supplies Impede US Innovation
Hal Quinn 11/22/2013 (10) comments
From the lithium in laptop and smartphone batteries, to the copper circuitry in satellites and the silicon in semiconductors, minerals are fundamental to America’s most innovative industries, including the electronics supply chain.
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.
Instead of Going to China, Bring China to You
Logical Link 11/19/2013 (18) comments
For years, companies sent their manufacturing operations to China. Now with economic woes still hanging heavy over many developed countries' GDP growth potential, some nations are trying to get Chinese companies to send operations -- and investments -- their way.
Top 10 Strategic Tech Trends for 2014
Suzanne Deffree 10/28/2013 (18) comments
From mobile device integration to 3D printing to smart machines and more, Gartner lays out its top 10 strategic technology trends for 2014, where savvy members of the electronics supply chain will see opportunities.
To Reshore or Not to Reshore
Peter Buxbaum 10/8/2013 (8) comments
Electronics companies considering bringing operations back to the US should consider the total costs of overseas operations, including duties, freight, and longer lead times, not just wages and per-piece prices.
Reader Audit: Help Us Help You
Lynn Torrel 10/3/2013 (3) comments
I encourage readers from these organizations to share your thoughts, concerns and ideas with us here at EBN Velocity so we can work together to make the supply chain even more productive and prosperous for everyone.
Is It Time to Invest in Your Supply Chain?
Wade McDaniel 10/1/2013 (5) comments
Even with all of the turmoil in the world, the macro numbers are encouraging. Now could be the time to invest and to make some big innovative changes in supply chain capabilities that will directly help customers.
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