Posts posted in November 2011
Bolaji Ojo 11/29/2011 (28) comments
OEMs are using pricing as a weapon to gain market share. Who will be standing when the carnage in the electronics market ends?
Thailand Flood Impact Lingers
Supply Chain Intelligence 11/28/2011 (14) comments
Thailand's recent flooding impacted lives and businesses, but even after the water receded, the effects continue to haunt the supply chain.
The Gulf Widens
Bolaji Ojo 11/28/2011 (15) comments
The sales gap between firms in the electronics industry is expanding as a handful sees strong growth while others scramble for relevance.
Where's the Maytag Repairman?
Mastery in Action 11/18/2011 (39) comments
The growing absence of solid after-sales support program is hurting the image of many companies and influencing customer purchase actions.
The Next Five Years
Bolaji Ojo 11/17/2011 (27) comments
Which new technologies, social media outlets, operating system platforms, ideas, and companies will dominate in electronics by 2016?
Five Trends to Watch in 2012
Barbara Jorgensen 11/15/2011 (48) comments
Research in the consumer electronics space highlights some trends that will benefit the overall supply chain. Keep an eye on smart power.
The High Cost of Compliance
Barbara Jorgensen 11/2/2011 (3) comments
The SEC estimated the cost to comply with the Dodd-Frank conflict minerals act would be $71.2 million. Tulane University's estimate came in at $7.93 billion.
You Can Put a Price on That
Barbara Jorgensen 11/1/2011 (8) comments
It would cost the supply chain about $7 billion to replace the distribution channel, which manages about 25 percent of all of the electronics components sold worldwide.
Bruce Rayner 11/1/2011 (6) comments
Charlie Barnhart says the electronics manufacturing industry is moving beyond outsourcing. Help figure out what's next.
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