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Best Practices for Order Picking in Distribution
Puga Sankara  
9/22/2017   Post a comment
Bringing a variety of best practices to bear can create nearly instantaneous benefit.
Future Electronics & Lumentum Sign America’s Distribution Agreement
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2017   Post a comment
Future Electronics today announced that it has signed an America’s distribution agreement with Lumentum.
Future Electronics Announces Availability of Microsemi’s AcuEdge Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2017   Post a comment
Future Electronics has announced immediate availability of the Microsemi AcuEdge Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS).
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Explore How Augmented Reality Can Help Build Smarter Cities in New Video Series
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2017   Post a comment
– Mouser Electronics along with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara today released a new video in the Shaping Smarter Cities series, part of Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Togethe program.
Second Speaker for Minneapolis Regional Event Speakers Discusses Latest About What IoT Means for Component Industry
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2017   Post a comment
ECIA is pleased to announce the final speaker for the Minneapolis area 2017 Regional Series, which
Amazon Bets on Advanced Robotics for Future Fulfillment Centers
Pablo Valerio  
8/29/2017   Post a comment
Amazon has identified robotics fulfillment as a key technology strategy and is looking for the newest developments to run its warehouses.
ECIA Executive Conference Program Theme: "Not the Same Old Shift"
EBN Newswire  
8/24/2017   Post a comment
The ECIA Executive Conference planning committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its flagship event at the Lowes Chicago-O'hare Hotel on October 22-24, 2017.
Inventory Missing? Use Technology to Pinpoint Areas of Loss & Theft
Krish Kupathil  
8/24/2017   Post a comment
The advent of digital technologies to monitor inventory are set to change the cargo theft scenario and make life easier for businesses and supply chain companies worldwide.
Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation
EBN Newswire  
8/22/2017   Post a comment
Simplifies the Hardware Path from Prototype through to Volume Production
Sager Electronics Announces Director of Supply Chain Management
EBN Newswire  
8/22/2017   Post a comment
Sager Electronics= welcomes Kathy Bordeleau in the new role as Director of Supply Chain Management.
What Distributors Can Learn from Retailers
Kelly Brock  
7/19/2017   Post a comment
Distributors face the most profound business model shift in decades. They have the choice of adapting or risking being obsolete.
Powering the Digital Supply Chain: Machine Learning Enables Intelligent Segmentation
Puneet Saxena  
7/17/2017   (1) comment
Companies have long recognized the importance of designing offerings to serve the needs of different markets and customers. Once complicated, accomplishing this becomes much easier with machine learning.
Mouser Electronics & Grant Imahara Discover Innovative Traffic Solutions in Latest Shaping Smarter Cities Series
EBN Newswire  
7/13/2017   Post a comment
Mouser released a new video for the Shaping Smarter Cities series, part of Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together program.
Avnet Unveils ‘Ask Avnet’ Industry’s First AI-to-Human Digital Platform
EBN Newswire  
7/12/2017   (1) comment
Customers invited to beta test for streamlined information access; new tool designed to accelerate time to market for new technology solutions
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.
Smart Machine Age Shifts the Future Workforce
Puga Sankara  
6/16/2017   Post a comment
A recent panel tackled the question of how disruptive technology will change the work force.
Avnet Opens Registration for Visible Things Industrial IoT SpeedWay Design Workshop Series
EBN Newswire  
6/14/2017   (1) comment
Avnet announced that registration is now open for a series of interactive SpeedWay Design Workshops for designers of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications using Avnet’s SK002 Visible Things IIoT Starter Kit.
2017 Top 25 Global Electronics Distributors: A Wrestling Match
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/14/2017   (6) comments
In recent years, getting ahead in electronics industry has been a game of inches, with major players wrestling for greater customer share. Here's a look at the biggest names in 2017.
Millennial Buyers Create Ripples in Distribution Model
Kelly Brock  
6/14/2017   Post a comment
Distributors, who have played an essential role connecting manufacturers and consumers, are being upended more rapidly than previously thought by millennial customers. They must quickly recognize threats and adapt.
Mouser-Backed Formula E Race Team Preps for Berlin
EBN Newswire  
6/9/2017   Post a comment
TTI, Molex and Panasonic Join in Sponsorship of High-Tech Sport
Gartner Identifies Top 10 High-Tech Supply Chains
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/8/2017   Post a comment
These high tech companies are the leaders in terms of supply chain. Both nimble and innovative, the top 10 have demonstrated ability to react in a changing marketplace.
4 Revolutionary Trends Driven by Industry 4.0
Kelly Brock  
5/17/2017   (1) comment
the early stages of a Digital Revolution poised to shake up supply chains with dramatic transformations fed by factors including robotics, artificial intelligence, biotechnology and nanotechnology. Here's where the biggest shifts will occur.
Making Connections: Logistics Accelerators
Logical Link  
5/16/2017   (1) comment
The logistics industry is tapping into the idea of accelerator programs to harness new technology for operational and process improvement.
Arrow Ships Free: A Nod to Commercial Pressure?
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/16/2017   (1) comment
New Arrow promo offers automatic free overnight shipping on $20 or more of in-stock components.
Mouser Electronics Names Kleinjan VP of Americas Customer Service & Sales
EBN Newswire  
5/12/2017   Post a comment
Mouser Electronics announced that Coby Kleinjan has been named as Mouser’s Vice President of Americas Customer Service and Sales.
Sager Electronics Announces New Director of Sales Engineering
EBN Newswire  
5/12/2017   Post a comment
Sager Electronics announced the promotion of Randal Stone to Director of Sales Engineering for Sager Power Systems.
Electronics Distributors Need a Marketplace Strategy to Defeat Amazon
Alex Moazed  
5/11/2017   (3) comments
Amazon, once only an online book retailer, is now targeting B2B electronic component sales. The previous anemic efforts at e-commerce by electronics distributors won't be enough to turn the tide.
New Yorker Electronics Supplies Resistor-Capacitor Circuits with High ‘Voltage Withstand Strength’
EBN Newswire  
5/10/2017   Post a comment
New Yorker Electronics has rolled out the full series of Electrocube RC Networks Arc-Suppressing Resistor-Capacitor (RC) Circuits.
PULS Products Now Available from Digi-Key
EBN Newswire  
5/10/2017   Post a comment
Digi-Key’s worldwide customers now have fast and easy access to AC/DC and DC/DC converters from PULS.
America II Signs Distribution Agreement with Lite-On Semiconductor
EBN Newswire  
5/10/2017   (1) comment
America II Electronics announced it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with Lite-On Semiconductor.
Re-Thinking Supply Lines for Long-Overdue PCB Modernization
Thomas Smiley  
5/1/2017   Post a comment
By modernizing the supply chain, printed circuit board makers can improve efficiency, quickly adopt new technologies, and capture lower costs.
EBN@C-Level: Talking to Jamil Nizam about the Evolving Identity of Master Electronics
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/26/2017   Post a comment
After 50 years in business, electronics distributor Master Electronics has learned a few things about staying relevant. We sat down with president Jamil Nizam to learn the secret to their success.
Avnet & Xilinx Expand Global Channel Relationship
EBN Newswire  
4/21/2017   (1) comment
Avnet and Xilinx announced a renewed commitment to their successful Primary Global Channel relationship of 31 consecutive years and wider distribution of Xilinx’s All Programmable products.
Amazon Plays Hardball with Electronics Distributors
Alex Moazed  
4/12/2017   (2) comments
Amazon Business is casting a wide net for B2B product listings, rather than concentrating on a single vertical, which means electronics and electronic components are already on its radar.
America II Expands Global Line Card with the Addition of Viking Tech America and Xmultiple
EBN Newswire  
3/24/2017   (2) comments
Global distributor bolsters customer offering with new lines to support medical, automotive, aerospace industries and more.
FindChips Pro: Sourcing Tools Need More Muscle
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/22/2017   Post a comment
FindChips.com is adding a paid service, called FindChips Pro, that provides new capabilities to help buyers consider the future, rather than relying on the past.
Avnet Strengthens Position as Leading IoT Solutions Provider in Vietnam
EBN Newswire  
3/20/2017   (2) comments
Recent showcase in Vietnam reveals optimistic growth and potential for the application of IoT to improve enterprise productivity and connectivity
Sager Electronics Announces Immediate Availability of Stack Light Series from Mallory Sonalert
EBN Newswire  
3/20/2017   (5) comments
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, is now stocking Mallory Sonalert’s new stack light series.
Dimensioning Solutions in the Spotlight as Warehouses Strive to Modernize, According to VDC Research
Latest Research  
3/8/2017   (1) comment
Leading Drivers Include Space Optimization, Dimensional-Based Pricing, and Quality Checking
EBN @C-Level: Sager Shares 130 Years’ Worth of Distribution Wisdom
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/7/2017   Post a comment
To succeed in the long run, distributors need to both keep what works and evolve to meet new customer expectations. Frank Flynn, who heads Sager Electronics, shares the secrets to the company's success.
Avnet, Arrow Drive into IoT
Rick Merritt  
3/6/2017   Post a comment
The industry’s two largest distributors are gearing up initiatives for the Internet of Things.
Avnet Completes Sale of Technology Solutions to Tech Data
EBN Newswire  
3/2/2017   Post a comment
Creates a unique distribution model in the electronic components industry that supports customers at every stage of the product innovation and lifecycle
Avnet Strengthens UltraZed Design Ecosystem with UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card and Reference Platforms
EBN Newswire  
2/24/2017   Post a comment
Avnet continues to demonstrate industry-leading commitment to facilitating customers’ introduction of differentiated embedded systems with the release today of the UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card and associated reference designs.
Newest Supply Chain Paradigm Shift Hits Retail
Puga Sankara  
2/24/2017   Post a comment
When a paradigm shifts, everything changes. It’s a phenomenon that we are seeing in the brick and mortar commerce supply chain with the increased popularity of online shopping.
Gerry Fay Departs Avnet
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/17/2017   Post a comment
Gerry Fay has announced that he will be leaving his position as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing .
Successful Supplier Management: Get Rid of Paper & Improve Processes
April Rassa  
2/16/2017   Post a comment
Up-to-date internal processes that clearly support supplier management goals can mean the difference between success and failure.
ECIA Executive Conference Committee Gets to Work
EBN Newswire  
2/13/2017   Post a comment
ECIA announces 2017 ECIA Executive Conference committee.
Arrow Electronics Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report
EBN Newswire  
2/10/2017   (3) comments
Global tech company’s programs engage people around the world by nurturing the spirit of innovation
Avnet Signs Global Contract to Deliver Lenovo’s Training Program
EBN Newswire  
2/9/2017   Post a comment
Avnet Academy is expanding its education portfolio to include comprehensive training courses for Lenovo’s System x and Flex products.
Sager Electronics Celebrates 130 Years
EBN Newswire  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, celebrates 130 years in business.
Master Electronics Celebrates 50 Years n Business
EBN Newswire  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
Master Electronics is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary.
6 Rules for Choosing APIs that Empower Supply Chain
Alex Peron  
2/6/2017   Post a comment
APIs have become highly instrumental in the process of digitizing and connecting supply chain operations. Choosing the right APIs, though, is critical to success.
5 Huge Trends Shaking Up Electronics Distribution in 2017
Simon Bhadra  
2/1/2017   Post a comment
Distributors will realize they have to adapt and respond quickly to supply chains that have been stretched to the point of being brittle and customers with high standards.
Talk on Supply Chain Transformation at General Dynamics Added to ECIA Regional Series Program in Phoenix
EBN Newswire  
1/27/2017   (1) comment
Scotty Miller of General Dynamics will round out the program at the Phoenix Regional Series Event in Scottsdale, AZ.
Republic Wireless Powers Its New Consumer Driven e-Commerce Supply Chain on One Network
EBN Newswire  
1/24/2017   Post a comment
Phone Provider Delivers World Class Customer Service – Improves Visibility, Distributed Order Management, Collaboration, and Exception Resolution with One Network’s Cloud Offering
Are You Inadvertently Disengaging Your Workforce?
Malysa O'Connor  
1/24/2017   Post a comment
After an increased focus on employee engagement in 2016, distribution companies can stay on track with these key steps in 2017.
Sky’s the Limit for Tech Innovations in Warehousing
Ariella Brown  
1/22/2017   Post a comment
You can see that warehousing tech is a really hot area right now. The next year or two promise to bring even bigger changes.
Chain of Responsibility Protects Drivers & Others
Richard G. Weissman  
1/22/2017   Post a comment
The concept of shared responsibility for highway safety is a concept that is gaining support internationally.
Electronics Supply Chain Under the Trump Administration
Laurie Sullivan  
1/19/2017   Post a comment
The impact of the Trump administration and its plans to make American great again depends on what happens with taxes, tariffs, manufacturing costs, and other factors.
Arrow Electronics and CUI Inc Enter into Worldwide Distribution Agreement
EBN Newswire  
1/17/2017   Post a comment
CUI announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics.
The Future of the Supply Chain Lies in Ecosystems
Alex Peron  
1/17/2017   (1) comment
If all goes well, the right supply chain ecosystem minimizes the gap between demand and supply at every point in the system.
Why the Surge of Third-Party APIs Matters to Supply Chain Executives
Jett McCandless  
1/16/2017   (1) comment
Application Program Interfaces (APIs), and more specifically third party API networks, can empower supply chain executives to improve their execution.
10 Supply Chain Infographics that Speak Louder than Words
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/13/2017   (1) comment
We decided to look back at some of the most popular topics and graphics from the past year. This is a list of the most popular infographics on EBN in the past year.
Zytronic & Future Sign Global Distribution Agreement
EBN Newswire  
1/10/2017   Post a comment
Zytronic announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics.
Understanding the Impact of the Demand Driven Supply Chain
EBN Sponsored Resources  
1/10/2017  
New Vishay Semiconductor Hybrid SSRs Distributed Through New Yorker Electronics
EBN Newswire  
1/9/2017   Post a comment
Vishay Hybrid Single- and Dual-Channel VOR Solid-State Relays Feature Fast Operation, Wide Temp Range and High Load Voltage
UK-Based Global Distributor RS Components Joins ECIA
EBN Newswire  
1/9/2017   Post a comment
ECIA is pleased to welcome RS Components (RS) to its growing family of electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors.
Image Enabled Supply Chain Promises Future Benefits
Puga Sankara  
1/6/2017   (1) comment
Tag every supply chain activity, data, and record with a picture to capture a supply chain gains.
AT&T Introduces New Starter Kits for Developers
EBN Newswire  
1/4/2017   Post a comment
Launches New Starter Kit Version for Amazon Web Services (AWS); Teams with PubNub to Provide LTE Communication to IoT Devices
Supply Chain Management Goes Wearable
B. Cameron Gain  
1/4/2017   (2) comments
Connected eyewear and other wearables are proving essential in helping to make supply chains and warehousing
Artificial Intelligence Takes to E-Commerce
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/30/2016   Post a comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to shape the consumer shopping experience.
Continuing Education a Must for Supply Chain Professionals
Richard G. Weissman  
12/21/2016   Post a comment
There is just no excuse for not keeping up. Continuing education is available in many forms and from many sources.
Sourcing Electrical & Mechanical Design Services: Coordination Has Benefits
Michael Allen  
12/13/2016   Post a comment
Why you should look for a supplier with both electrical and mechanical design skills when sourcing PCB design services.
Automating the Growing Warehouse: From Spreadsheets to Daily Processes & Beyond
Dave Williams  
12/12/2016   Post a comment
Automation in the warehouse isn't an all or nothing proposition. Starting small and making a long-range plan is a good way to start.
International Dragnet Cracks Down on Darknet Trade
B. Cameron Gain  
12/8/2016   Post a comment
"Operation Hyperion" seeks to slow down illicit trade. The dragnet found several electronic components destined for the U.S. military.
New Yorker Electronics Rolls Out New Series of Combination Film Capacitors from Electrocube
EBN Newswire  
11/23/2016   Post a comment
744B Series High Current Film Capacitors Handle High Surge Currents without Degrading
Get More Out of the Digital Supply Chain
Logical Link  
11/22/2016   Post a comment
While conversations about digital supply chains are pervasive, many executives and supply chain teams are not sure how to scale their initiatives beyond piecemeal tools. The decisions made now have the potential to impact the future of business.
Positronic Appoints Powell Electronics as Authorized Distributor
EBN Newswire  
11/11/2016   Post a comment
Positronic, a global manufacturer of high reliability electronic connector products based in Springfield, Missouri, USA, has appointed Powell Electronics as an authorized distributor for the full line of Positronic products in the North America market.
ERA Welcomes Mouser Electronics as Its Latest Global Distributor Member
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is pleased to announce that Mouser Electronics has joined ERA as a global distributor member.
Mouser Now Shipping Omron’s New HVC-P2 Human Vision Image-Sensing Units
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
Unique Human Vision System Offers 10x Faster Recognition than Previous Version
Master Electronics Welcomes AEM Components to Its Expanding Line Card
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
Master Electronics adds AEM Components to its line card.
Future Electronics Announces New Global Franchise Agreement with Delta Products Corporation
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
Future Electronics has announced a newly expanded worldwide franchise agreement with Delta Products Corporation’s Industrial, Medical and Lighting Power Supply group.
ERA Announces Closing General Session Speaker for Its 2017 Conference
EBN Newswire  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its 48th Management and Marketing Conference will feature a general session presentation by Michael Knight, senior vice president for the Americas, TTI, Inc.
ERA Welcomes TTI as Its Latest Global Distributor Member
EBN Newswire  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that TTI has joined ERA as a global distributor member.
Mouser Electronics Gives Customers New Ways to Find Products Easier and Faster on Mouser.com
EBN Newswire  
10/26/2016   Post a comment
Mouser Electronics is excited to announce new robust methods for browsing and searching for products on its industry-leading website, Mouser.com.
Supply Chain Disruption Focuses on Emerging Risk
Richard G. Weissman  
10/25/2016   (1) comment
The sun always comes out after a storm; the snow melts and the floods dry up. But the supply chain risks we are facing today have less of a predicable outcome.




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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!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.