Posts posted in July 2013
Supply Chain Management Gets Some Respect
Tam Harbert 7/31/2013 (20) comments
Today, more universities and colleges are offering programs for supply chain management and salaries are on the rise. How can the industry help get students interested in entering the supply chain profession?
Construction Industry Offers Strategies to Fight Counterfeiting
Linda Rosencrance 7/29/2013 (18) comments
A Construction Industry Institute investigation into the production of knock-off construction materials in low-cost sourcing countries finds –- among other things -– that these materials are often accompanied by fraudulent documents attesting to their quality and integrity. The CII offers strategies for fighting the problem.
Plan for the Everyday Events
Frank Cavallaro 7/26/2013 (38) comments
It's critical to think beyond just what's possible and put strategies in place that focus on addressing the events you are likely to face every day.
The Onshoring Debate Rages
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/25/2013 (36) comments
There's a lot to be said for – and against – bringing electronics manufacturing back to the US. The debate on this hot topic continues at EBN.
The Human Element in EMS
Eric H. Miscoll 7/17/2013 (20) comments
With many electronics manufacturers considering a return to a regional approach -- building in the region for the region -- managers are realizing that things will have to change to help them find the skilled workers needed.
Spying Claims Cast Shadow Over US-EU Trade Talks
Logical Link 7/16/2013 (12) comments
With spying allegations hanging over US-EU trade talks, long-awaited negotiations could prove a big boost for both sides. If they don't go through, supply chain professionals may add them to the list of risks worth watching.
Coming Home to a New World
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/2/2013 (17) comments
More than twenty years ago, EBN gave me a start in the electronics industry. Now, I'm coming home to a radically different notion of the supply chain.
‘Distribution’ Is an Understatement
Suzanne Deffree 7/1/2013 (15) comments
Many of us call what we do or participate in “distribution.” However, describing this business, and all its services and partnerships, as distribution is too simplistic.
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!