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Peerless Electronics Expands with New Hires & Staff Promotions
EBN Newswire  
12/7/2018   (1) comment
Steven Gunther, Hiram Diaz, Brandon Eble, Adam Wisniewski, Jody Crouse, Joanna Guild, Edward Combs, Doug Kirkiewicz and Laura Heckman at Peerless Electronics in 2018
25 Graduate Supply Chain Programs That Lead the Pack
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/15/2018   (1) comment
More and more graduate programs are on hand for those who want to continue their supply chain education or gain new skills at a graduate level. Here's a list of the best of the best.
ASPENCORE Double Summits opens today with Global CEO Summit & World Electronics Achievement Awards ceremony
EBN Newswire  
11/12/2018   (6) comments
Renowned semiconductor leaders discuss AI, IoT, 5G and the next big technologies; Companies, executives and products honored for contribution to innovation.
Future Electronics Offers $2500 toward Tuition for New 2018 Hires
EBN Newswire  
10/30/2018   (1) comment
Future Electronics is offering four $2500 tuition reimbursements for new employees hired through their 2018 university recruiting events.
Todd Schlott Named Peerless Electronics Industrial Sales Manager
EBN Newswire  
10/29/2018   (1) comment
Leader in passive and electromechanical device distribution adds industry expert
When to Use an In-House Calculation Engine for Supply Chain Planning
Yu Liang  
10/22/2018   (5) comments
Take a look at best practices and some considerations of when to invest in an in-house engine before you make a choice.
25 Best Undergrad Supply Chain University Programs
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/18/2018   Post a comment
Gartner compiled a list of the best and brightest programs for undergraduate supply chain studies.
EBN@C-Level: Fitbit Leverages Supply Chain to Make Everyone Healthier
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/26/2018   Post a comment
We sat down with Kevin Purser, head of global supply chain sourcing & procurement at Fitbit to find out about the company’s supply chain strategy.
ERA Introduces Jeff Shafer of J.D. Shafer Consulting Inc. as its Latest Expert Access Consultant
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2018   (2) comments
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announced that it has added a new industry consultant, Jeff Shafer, to its Expert Access member program.
EBN@C-Level: Industry Veteran Offers Snapshot of High-Tech Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/12/2018   (3) comments
We sat down with Akhil Oltikar, co-founder and CEO of Omnics, which makes supply chain planning solutions, to talk about the ins and outs of the shifting supply chain landscape.
How One Supply Chain Company Ensures Employee Loyalty
Chad Eudy  
9/3/2018   (4) comments
The job market is competitive, so you must connect with your employees early and often or they will be gone. Here's some ways to make that happen.
Employees Mostly Happy, Labor Day Survey Finds
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/31/2018   Post a comment
Is there such a thing as Labor Day resolutions? High-tech leaders should commit to retaining good hires and increasing their job satisfaction.
Chasing the Purple Unicorn: Attracting Supply Chain Superstars
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/24/2018   (1) comment
Supply chain and procurement roles have a lot to offer recent grads, but organizations need to market the opportunities and make good choices.
EBN@C-Level: SAP Ariba President Speaks to the Evolution of Strategic Procurement
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/17/2018   (3) comments
We sat down with Barry Padgett, president of SAP Ariba to find out a little more about his company and ask about the most exciting trends in the procurement software market.
Omnichain Solutions Adds Chris Mahl to Board
EBN Newswire  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Experienced business leader and technology investor will help the Blockchain startup scale revenue and bolster business growth.
Industry Veteran Joins Creative Electron
EBN Newswire  
7/16/2018   Post a comment
Creative Electron announced that David Kruidhof joined the company as Sales Manager.
Uncovering the New Wave of Manufacturing Service Leaders
Vivek Joshi  
6/26/2018   (3) comments
With a yawning skills gap, organizations need to start planning for succession into critical roles now.
Arrow: From Top Distributor to Enabler of All Things High-Tech
Bolaji Ojo  
5/22/2018   Post a comment
Arrow CEO Michael Long wants his company wants to be more than a distributor, but a solutions and technology platform offering data, design, engineering, product development, software, supply chain and other services.
Winning the Smile of the User
Puga Sankara  
5/11/2018   Post a comment
Good technology implementations take time, but it's worth the effort.
Cost-Cutting Tip: Retain Great Supply Chain Employees
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/11/2018   (1) comment
Employee retention should be top of mind for smart supply chain managers, both for practical and financial reasons.
Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Elizabeth Richter, Flex
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/8/2018   Post a comment
Elizabeth Richter, who is currently serving as chief of staff for the chief procurement and supply chain officer at contract manufacturer Flex, describes her current job as “supply chain heaven.” We decided to find out why.
Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Conor Quarry, IBM
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/27/2018   (1) comment
We sat down with Conor Quarry, winner of the 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars recognition program to get his thoughts on the evolving role of analytics in the supply chain as well as to find out more about his thoughts on the modern supply chain and the career potential of the supply chain field.
Lytica Adds Dr. Shahzad Khan as CRO To Advance Artificial Intelligence for Cost And Risk Assessment Of Electronic Components
EBN Newswire  
4/18/2018   Post a comment
Lytica Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Shahzad Khan as their new Chief Research Officer (CRO), effective April 2nd, 2018.
Retaining Women in Tech Takes More Than Training
Ariella Brown  
3/28/2018   (1) comment
To assure the supply of qualified people coming in to the high-tech electronics supply chain, we have to stop thinking in terms in terms of stereotypes and clear the way for women to get on board.
Making a Global Impact: Institute for Supply Management & Thomas Honor 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars
EBN Newswire  
3/14/2018   Post a comment
Winners Stand Out for Cross-Border Innovations and Digital Problem-Solving
6 Inspiring Women Empowering Digital Transformation
Erich Hoch  
3/7/2018   (3) comments
Six female industry veterans at Jabil offer their perspectives about the digital revolution and what it means for the high-technology manufacturing industry.
Darren Roos Appointed as CEO of IFS
EBN Newswire  
3/6/2018   Post a comment
IFS Board of Directors hires proven enterprise software leader to succeed Alastair Sorbie as Chief Executive Officer.
Engineers Week 2018 Is a Chance to Ensure the Next Generation of Engineers Choose Electronics Industry
EBN Newswire  
2/21/2018   Post a comment
ECIA Foundation is proud to support STEM education during Engineers Week 2018.
Breaking Through the Knowledge Barrier
Jerry Marino  
2/12/2018   (2) comments
Open knowledge bottlenecks and silos that strangle your organization.
Millennials Identified as Potential Supply Chain Pros
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/2/2018   Post a comment
Millennial workers can be a huge boon to organizations looking to bolster supply chain talent.
Experts Leave: Don't Lose Supply Chain Knowledge Too
Jerry Marino  
2/1/2018   (3) comments
As key employees depart, they take expertise and proprietary knowledge with them. This is especially true of supply chain professionals, where there is today a large talent gap.
3 Tips to Surviving (& Thriving) as the Only Female in the Room: Building a Successful Supply Chain Career
Kristi Naidech  
1/18/2018   Post a comment
After nearly two decades in the supply chain trenches, i've learned a few things that I wish i could have told myself when I started.
Automation in Manufacturing Will Create More, Better Paying Jobs
Frank Cavallaro  
1/2/2018   (2) comments
Artificial intelligence will cost our industry certain types of jobs, but the fallout in terms of new jobs may be even better.
7 Supply Chain Resolutions for the New Year
Richard G. Weissman  
1/1/2018   Post a comment
As we start a new year, these ‘resolutions’ may just make 2018 a bit more manageable.
Auto Repair & Santa: How to Create a Great Workplace
Rob Bernshteyn  
12/25/2017   Post a comment
An auto repair shop in Brooklyn taught me some important lessons about how to build a thriving organization.
Supplier Relationships: Get Beyond Loathing Negotiation
Richard G. Weissman  
11/30/2017   Post a comment
Strong supplier relationships enhance, not eliminate, negotiations.
Selling the C-level on Automated Order Processing
Steve Smith  
11/1/2017   Post a comment
Automated order processing leads to customer satisfaction, which drives greater revenues. The first step, though, is getting buy-in from the leaders of the organization.
Do Naps Count as Breaks? 5 Insights for Managing a Remote Workforce
Mike Raftery  
10/25/2017   Post a comment
For some workers and bosses, working at home can make everyone happy, but it has to be done right. Here's how.
Just Like Being There: SMTAi 2017 & Women in Technology
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
We sat down with some industry experts to explore some of the positive developments for women in technology and talked about what can be done to improve things further.
Institute for Supply Management to Update Requirements for CPSM, the Gold Standard in “Real-World” Certification
EBN Newswire  
10/6/2017   (1) comment
The Institute for Supply Management is announcing plans to roll out new courseware for its Certified Professional in Supply Management program – the gold standard for supply management expertise, achievement and success in the “real world”.
Let’s Celebrate U.S. Manufacturing Day
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/6/2017   Post a comment
For five years, Manufacturing Day has gotten the word out about potential careers in the United States.
Canadian Federal Government Supports Supplier Diversity
Kelli Saunders  
10/4/2017   Post a comment
The implementation of supplier diversity programs has been recognized as an integral component to future economies by both government and educational institutions.
Supply Chain Experts Span Barcoding’s Executive Forum 7 Speaker Lineup
EBN Newswire  
9/14/2017   Post a comment
Leaders in supply chain management and mobile technology will share insights during systems integrator’s seventh annual conference on Oct. 12
Supply Chain Pros Need Lifelong Learning
Richard G. Weissman  
8/25/2017   Post a comment
There is really no excuse these days not to be up to speed on the issues that impact your business…and ultimately impact you.
Will Oliver Appointed Vice President of Strategic Alliances for VirTex
EBN Newswire  
8/24/2017   (3) comments
Signifying another substantial investment. An industry figurehead to enable strategic global growth initiatives.
Stibo Systems Appoints New Senior Executives to Further Drive Leadership in Business-First MDM
EBN Newswire  
8/24/2017   (1) comment
CMO Prashant Bhatia and President, North America Brad Crosby to Lead Company’s Next Phase of Evolutionary Growth Driving Positive Customer Outcomes
3 Mindsets Logistics Providers Can Drop to Improve Competitiveness
Stephanie Johnson  
8/23/2017   Post a comment
The logistics industry is rapidly changing, yet many logistics providers refuse to adapt based on some key harmful mindsets.
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.
Get on Board: Millennial Managers Reshape the Warehouse
Scott Kameron  
8/17/2017   (2) comments
Supply chain leadership is evolving as Millennials become managers. They will have to learn how to apply their special skills to create market growth while accommodating workers’ varying backgrounds to become effective leaders.
Bringing Workforce Management to the Cloud
Malysa O'Connor  
8/14/2017   Post a comment
Chances are you’ve considered moving your supply chain technology to the cloud. Focusing on workforce management solutions may be the best place to start.
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Partners with TSC Advantage to Address Supply Chain Cyber Risk
EBN Newswire  
8/3/2017   Post a comment
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) today announced a new partnership with TSC Advantage to address the increasing cybersecurity risks to companies.
Model Solution's Model One Awards Celebrates Student Design & Innovation
EBN Newswire  
8/3/2017   Post a comment
The annual Model One Awards (MOAs) embodies the spirit of design and innovation. The prestigious MOAs recognize industrial design students for excellence in product design...
Address Supply Chain Talent Gap with a Stem Educational Outreach Program
Abe Eshkenazi  
8/3/2017   (1) comment
A new APICs STEM program introduces K-12 students to supply chain, demonstrates the importance of supply chain management, and showcases career paths within the industry.
Don't Ditch Real Communication in the Digital Age
Richard G. Weissman  
7/31/2017   Post a comment
Stronger business relationships are built on face-to-face, or at least ear-to-ear communication, and those live events enhance the relationship while balancing the negotiation process.
The Internet as the Great Equalizer
Puga Sankara  
7/14/2017   Post a comment
Internet has enabled smart, intelligent, talented people all over the world. Mobile devices have changed the way we work. That's going to change our supply chains.
APICS Announces Summer 2017 Promotions for Certification Program
EBN Newswire  
7/13/2017   Post a comment
Premier supply chain professional organization continues to provide career value to its members
4 Annoying Things Supply Chain Execs Should Stop Saying
Alex Peron  
7/4/2017   Post a comment
Too often, we rely on platitudes when we talk about the supply chain. Let's ditch these four common refrains and move the conversation forward.
Why Linking Supply Chain Objectives to Performance Will Never Work
Adrien Sandrini  
6/30/2017   Post a comment
More and more i believe that objectives linked to performance are behind some of our biggest supply chain problems.
18 Women Helping Pave the Way in High-Tech Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/21/2017   Post a comment
The Manufacturing Institute launched its STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead initiative. As part of the program, the group has recognized women for excellence in manufacturing. This year, 18 of these 130 leaders were leading the charge on the high-technology manufacturing front.
Micromanaging for Success: What’s Your Style?
Puga Sankara  
6/9/2017   (2) comments
To micromanage or not? That is the question.
Stepping Up Careers for Women in Supply Chain & Manufacturing
Abe Eshkenazi  
5/24/2017   Post a comment
Recruiting more women to join supply chain, especially in the area of manufacturing, is key to overcoming this anticipated talent gap.
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.
SMIC Names Haijun Zhao CEO
Dylan McGrath  
5/12/2017   (3) comments
COO moves up the ranks as Tzu-Yin Chiu steps down. Chiu will remain vice chairman of SMIC's board of directors.
The Smart Machine Age: Humans Need Not Apply
Puga Sankara  
5/12/2017   (1) comment
The smart machine age is coming and in some ways is here. People are going to need to work in new ways--complimentary to machines--to remain relevant.
Discrimination at Work Erodes Employee Effectiveness
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/12/2017   Post a comment
Workplace discrimination can wreak havoc on a business. In the high-tech world where supply chain pros are hard to find, it's important to address this problem to retain the best employees.
Marvell's New CTO Wants 'Culture of Innovation'
Rick Merritt  
5/8/2017   Post a comment
Neil Kim, the new CTO at troubled Marvell, spent an hour with EE Times at the end of his first week on the job, sharing his goals and views.
Pressure & Expectations Rise at Work
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/28/2017   (1) comment
Burnout is real. Smart organizations need to think about how to better manage employee stress.
5 Supply Chain Risk Pitfalls for Early-Stage Companies
Richard G. Weissman  
4/26/2017   (1) comment
Supply chain risk is around every corner, especially for a fledging small business.
Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Abhishek Dahiya, Dell
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/25/2017   (1) comment
We sat down with Abhishek Dahiya, global commodity management senior at Dell Technologies, to find out more about what this notable millennial thinks about the modern supply chain and the career potential of the field.
Find the Fire: Great Teams Need Passion
Puga Sankara  
4/21/2017   (3) comments
Every company needs people who have fire in their bellies. In the high-tech electronics space, though, the need is even more critical.
Managing the Complexity Paradigm Within Supply Chain
Abe Eshkenazi  
4/17/2017   Post a comment
What can supply chain executives do to find the right balance and manage complexity before it becomes overwhelming?
When Your Sweat Knows More about You…
Junko Yoshida  
4/14/2017   (1) comment
Lucio Lanza believes that billions of things, once connected, will eventually embody intelligence. The notion makes us feel a little uneasy.
Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Gerardo Cabrera, Flex
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/4/2017   (1) comment
EBN talked to Gerardo Cabrera, a global commodity manager at Flex in Guadalajara, Mexico, about what made this millenial professional go into supply chain work.
10 Rising Stars: Under 30s Shape the High-Technology Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/28/2017   (1) comment
One third of the winners of the 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars are working for leading technology, electronics, and logistics companies. Here's a look at how each is making a difference.
Tracking Needed Talent in Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/17/2017   Post a comment
The talent shortage in the supply chain is real, but smart companies are helping their people learn the critical skills.
Put Out the Fire: Address Employee Burnout in Logistics
Malysa O'Connor  
3/16/2017   Post a comment
Logistics providers are especially vulnerable to employee turnover, but many overlook one of its most reliable predictors – employee burnout.
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.
ClearMetal Welcomes Industry Luminary Ron Widdows to Advisory Board and Makes Key Sales Leadership Hire
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3/3/2017   Post a comment
ClearMetal Welcomes Industry Luminary Ron Widdows to Advisory Board and Makes Key Sales Leadership Hire
Barr Group’s 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey Reveals Vulnerabilities in the IoT
Latest Research  
2/24/2017   (1) comment
Barr Group has released preliminary results from its 2017 Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey.
Supply Chain Guru Jimmy Anklesaria Funds Rady School’s First Endowed Presidential Chair
EBN Newswire  
2/24/2017   Post a comment
Faculty chair in innovation and entrepreneurship created through the University of California’s Presidential Match for Endowed Chairs to recruit and retain top-flight faculty
TAKE Supply Chain Partners with the USC Marshall School of Business, Center for Global Supply Chain Management to Evaluate the Impact of Future State Technologies on Issues Facing Global Supply Chains
EBN Newswire  
2/23/2017   Post a comment
Innovative research program with the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management will provide supply chain leaders with clear guidance on which emerging tools can bridge the gaps between traditional and digital supply chain processes at a fundamental level
Procurious & SOPO Launch Innovative Online Community Platform for Government Procurement Professionals
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2/13/2017   Post a comment
Procurious and SOPO Launch Innovative Online Community Platform for Government Procurement Professionals
Master Electronics Celebrates 50 Years n Business
EBN Newswire  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
Master Electronics is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary.
Employee Math: When Two Plus Two is More than Four
Puga Sankara  
2/3/2017   Post a comment
The best teams have visionaries and detail people. When you do it right, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
IoT Contest Shows Security Gaps
Rick Merritt  
1/31/2017   Post a comment
Winning engineer plies open-source tools to demonstrate gaps in IoT security.
Association for Advancing Automation (A3) Announces Launch Pad Competition for Startups
EBN Newswire  
1/24/2017   Post a comment
Entrepreneurs Vie for Cash Award and Spotlight at Automate 2017
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.
Move Over Humans: Bots are Just Better for Some Supply Chain Tasks
B. Cameron Gain  
1/16/2017   Post a comment
Machines can outperform humans for a growing number of supply chain-related management tasks. And, as technology advances, that will only become more true.
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.
10 Workplace Incentives that Promote Employee Retention
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/13/2017   Post a comment
Organizations can save money and increase employee retention by offering better benefits. Here are ten suggestions to make it happen.
The Significance of Automation for the Future of Work
Aaron Continelli  
1/4/2017   (8) comments
The development of artificial intelligence (AI) is more significant than any advancement yet: not only can machines do tasks for us, they can make better decisions than we can. What does this mean for the workforce of the future?
4 New Year’s Supply Chain Resolutions: Smartphones, Analytics, Ergonomics, Environment
Samuel Mueller  
1/3/2017   Post a comment
There are a lot of exciting new supply chain developments in the areas of smartphones, analytics, ergonomics, and the environment. Now is a good time for supply chain professionals to set some New Year’s resolutions that are related to adopting them.
Emotional Investment Leads to Success
Puga Sankara  
12/23/2016   Post a comment
Are you emotionally invested in what you are doing? It is not just a secret to success, but also to a fulfilled life.
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.
25 Best Graduate Supply Chain Programs in North America
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/21/2016   Post a comment
Leading universities are offering something for every situation from those who want to be full-time students to those who want to study long distance or on evenings and weekends.
Engage Employees in the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/16/2016   (13) comments
Employee disengagement is a bigger problem than you may think. Here's a way to maximize your supply chain results by getting workers on their best behavior.




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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.