Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Talking Logistics

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat sinks and power supplies, aluminum used in frames, chassis and cases.

Supply chain pain points: Consumer electronics

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater 4 problems facing consumer electronics and what to do about them. First up is consumer electronics. Consumer electronics supply chain pain points. These are just a few of the specific consumer electronics supply chain pain points.

Hi-Tech: The Future of Consumer Electronics Supply Chains

LeanCor

We all know the joke: "I just bought the brand new [insert electronic device here] and it’s already obsolete!" supply chain insights consumer electronics

Electronics Supply Chain: Combining Distance with Speed

Loftware

Consumer Products Electronics Counterfeiting Supply Chain Manufacturing LogisticsFor an example of the challenges facing modern device supply chains, look to Apple.

Live Webinar: Reducing the Risk of Electronics Counterfeiting

Loftware

Electronics counterfeiting continues to be a hot-button issue as manufacturers lose $160B+ annually in revenue. Even more concerning is the significant health and safety hazard facing consumers who unknowingly purchase counterfeit electronic components.

Electronic Logging Devices: Are You Prepared?

Supply Chain Link

Electronic Logging Devices: Are You Prepared? In February 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the implementation of mandatory electronic logging devices (ELDs) to track a driver’s hours of service (HOS).

Shifting Electronics Priorities Call for Supply Chain Adjustments

Loftware

New components are defining electronics demand. The electronics market has spent the past few decades as a valuable and essential field, producing and delivering the parts that have kept other industries growing. Despite the constant demand, however, life hasn't been easy for electronics manufacturers. Shifting Tides of Demand The next few years of electronics components demand will necessarily be different from those that have gone before.

Hi-Tech: The Future of Consumer Electronics Supply Chains (Furniture)

LeanCor

We all know the joke: "I just bought the brand new [insert electronic device here] and it’s already obsolete!" supply chain insights consumer electronicsProduct life cycles are shortening, consumers are the most educated they’ve ever been, and their expectations are continually increasing. My colleagues in supply chain are scrambling to evolve their supply chains to accommodate the challenges.

[Video] Complex Barcodes For A Globalized Market in Electronics

Loftware

Successful electronics companies look all over the world to source their production at the lowest possible cost. Electronics VideoBut they also work to maintain efficient supply chains so they can quickly expand sales efforts in new markets. Their labeling efforts need to keep up.

Cutting Supply Chain Costs through B2B Electronic Integration

Descartes

B2B electronic integration has been around for over decades now. They are also able to see improvement in their electronic connectivity capabilities. The post Cutting Supply Chain Costs through B2B Electronic Integration appeared first on Appterra.

Attribute Based Planning for the Consumer Electronics Industry

Logility

The sheer number of options available in consumer electronics products can be overwhelming as many in the United States likely experience every holiday and especially during the Thanksgiving holiday as they compared Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. White Paper: Winning the Inventory Battle in Consumer Electronics

EDI Solutions Save You from Electronic Data Interchange Nightmares

Descartes

Ideally, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) powers networks by connecting trading partners with distribution channels. The post EDI Solutions Save You from Electronic Data Interchange Nightmares appeared first on Appterra.

Electronic Data Interchange and its 4 Important Qualities

Descartes

Electronic Data Interchange migrates data points to their assigned ERP slots and business accounting systems, resulting to continuous data flow across omni-channels. The Electronic Data Interchange system is easy to operate and manage.

A Win-Win Situation: Electronic Device Manufacturers and Blockchain Solutions

Shipchain

As blockchain is now a frequent topic of discussion among supply chain circles, it is essential to consider how it could affect electronic device manufacturers. Decentralized Data Ensures Compliance and Universal Application of Electronic Devices.

A Guide to Electronic Kanban (E-Kanban)

TPSynergy

In addition, heavy reliance is placed on manual checking and reordering of inventory levels, which means that by switching to an electronic system, valuable employee time could be saved. That’s why an Electronic Kanban (E-Kanban) system is superior to a manual one. In an E-Kanban system, barcodes are scanned using a scanner and the status is sent to suppliers electronically. Problems With Traditional Inventory System (MRP).

SaaS TMS from an Electronics Manufacturer?

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Wall Street Journal reports electronics makers like Jabil Circuit Inc., a key supplier of components to Apple, and Flextronics International are among a recent spate of electronics manufacturers entering the supply chain software business.

Tariffs and the Electronics Supply Chain: A Perfect Storm?

Supply Chain Brain

A storm in the electronics industry is spreading into automotive, aerospace, healthcare industries and more — just about any supply chain that calls for electronic components

Supply Chain Planning for Electronics

Demand Solutions

Supply chain planning is becoming more important than ever within the electronics industry. With proper planning, it becomes possible to enhance the profitability within the electronics sector from the ground up. How Can Supply Chain Planning Aid in the Electronics Sector? The proper type of electronic supply chain management and planning facilitates better communication from end to end of the supply chain.

Supply Chain Planning for Electronics

Demand Solutions

Supply chain planning is becoming more important than ever within the electronics industry. With proper planning, it becomes possible to enhance the profitability within the electronics sector from the ground up. How Can Supply Chain Planning Aid in the Electronics Sector? The proper type of electronic supply chain management and planning facilitates better communication from end to end of the supply chain.

Used Electronics: Recycling the Lessons Learned in Mature Markets

Supply Chain @ MIT

As the number of consumer electronic devices continues to proliferate, look for more innovative approaches to end-of-life (EOL) strategies for these products.

New Q&A: Why Barcode Labeling Matters in Electronics

Loftware

How can you leverage innovations in enterprise barcode labeling to help your electronics company succeed in a highly competitive global marketplace?

Data collection: electronic or manual?

NC State SCRC

Data Gatheri ng – Paper Based vs. Electronic Data Collection. Among them are Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI or “electronic”) and Paper and Pencil Interviewing (PAPI or “paper based”). Here is a list of pros and cons to help you make the best decision: Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI or “electronic”). Electronic tools eliminate the need for manual intervention and minimize human error.

9th Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe

Supply Chain Movement

9th Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe. The 9th Annual Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit brings together the biggest players and brightest minds in the industry to establish best practices and discuss future trends that will be impacting your business. All the Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain sessions avoid the typical ‘death by powerpoint’ scenario in this unique 3 part format devised by eft.

Driver Digest: How Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) Will Affect Drivers

Supply Chain Link

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) has established that by December 10, 2017 trucks and drivers must comply and utilize electronic logging devices (ELDs).

Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

EcoVadis

Though we don’t typically consider the production background of the electronics we buy, it might come as a shock to know many of these devices are created in environments where exploitive labor practices are unfortunately commonplace across the supply chain.

Consumer Electronics Top 10 Questions: Supply Chain Leadership.

Kinaxis

What’s Next After Electronic Logging Devices?

Talking Logistics

Regulations have dominated transportation discussions in recent years, whether it’s Hours of Service (HOS) and the 34-hour restart rule , CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability ) program , and in the spotlight today, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). I have also fielded a lot of questions about Electronic Logging Device vendors. Robinson ELDs electronic logging devices FMCSA obstructive sleep apnea OOIDA Transplace trucking

The Truth about Electronic Supply Chains (part 1/2)

SCM Research

It is complicated to recycle electronic waste properly. For a long time, SCM students were told that a supply chain “must ultimately be measured by its responsiveness to customers” and that a supply chain starts with raw materials and ends with a final product. But this is only half the truth. Indeed, a supply chain ends with waste and, thus, a supply chain must ultimately be understood as a closed-loop system.

The Truth about Electronic Supply Chains (part 2/2)

SCM Research

This video shows where the e-waste goes. part 1/2 ). Practice Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Video

A Guide to Responsible Sourcing in Automotive, Electronics

Material Handling & Logistics

The report assesses the importance of 37 materials to the automotive and electronics industries and evaluates environmental, social and governance risks for those materials at industry levels.

A Moral Revision of Electronic Supply Chains (Guest Post by Bas van Abel, Fairphone)

SCM Research

Business practices in the supply chains of the electronics industry are in urgent need of moral revision. What do we know about the production of complex electronic devices and the people who make them? Instead of hiding behind the complexity of the supply chain, Fairphone wants to unveil the problems associated with the smartphone production like poor labor conditions, the use of conflict minerals and the rise in electronic waste.

Flying High With Electronic Air Waybills

Inbound Logistics

As major airlines implement the eAWB single-process approach in March 2016, industry-wide involvement in the program is encouraged for all participants as paperless air cargo supply chain operations lower costs, increase data accuracy, and improve the customer experience

Using Modern Labeling Features to Reduce Electronics Counterfeiting

Loftware

Electronics counterfeiting is a serious problem that ramps up in times of demand. Electronics Counterfeiting Track & Traceability

Governments, Industry Must Stop Electronics Counterfeiting

Loftware

Counterfeit electronics can pose a threat to the end customer - and not just to their pocketbooks. Electronics Counterfeiting

Electronic Health Records: Is it a Good Idea?

Descartes

Electronic Health Records or EHR refer to the details of your medical life from your doctor’s perspective. The post Electronic Health Records: Is it a Good Idea? Blog Electronic Health Records Healthcare Interoperability TechnologyHave you visited your physician recently?