How Electronics Companies Can Increase Supply Chain Agility

Loftware

Ever since Gordon Moore predicted the doubling of the components on an integrated circuit every two years, the demand for electronic components expanded with their growth in performance and reduction in size. Electronics Manufacturing Labeling Standardization Labeling Trends Barcode Labeling

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. As mergers and acquisitions often play a vital role in company expansion in the consumer electronics industry, it’s also likely you’re looking at a host of disparate enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems – and as most people who’ve worked in supply chain will agree, they don’t typically play well together.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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. The hazardous materials in electronic waste are usually Lithium used in batteries, mercury used in backlight displays or lead used in soldering.

Government’s Big Move to Electronic Marketplaces

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George WAshington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement.

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

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works

Cerasis

Today begins our series about electronic data interchange or EDI in transportation. What is Electronic Data Interchange? First we must understand and get on the same page of what is Electronic Data Interchange, or EDI, as it is not only used in the transportation industry. According to Wikipedia and EDI Basics , Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners.

How Can Electronic Payment Improve the Supply Chain Process?

Industry Star

Learn which electronic payment methods could help your company improve internal efficiencies and financial statement reliability while avoiding additional costs. The post How Can Electronic Payment Improve the Supply Chain Process? Technology ACH Blockchain eCommerce EIPP Electronic Payment Procurement Supply ChainEvery organization manages payments with suppliers, lenders, logistics providers, etc.

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. Some industries implement them, while others don’t. Organizations that invest in technology integration find it easier to do business with cloud-based managed services.

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. Supporting the overall Electronic Data Interchange solution requires a broad range of expertise. Not only will the Electronic Data Interchange pay for itself; it will also create efficiency and support growth many times over. .

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. Data points migrate to their assigned plots in business accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems all the time. Supply chain data flows continuously and predictably across omni-channels, too. However, supply chains are far from ideal.

Consumer Electronics Top 10 Questions: Supply Chain Leadership.

Kinaxis

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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.

Survey: How to benefit from electronic invoicing

SupplyOn

A scientific survey details the positive effects of electronic invoicing for the invoice’s issuer and the recipient Despite all the buzz over catchwords like Industry 4.0, automation and digital transformation, when it comes to invoicing, we still live in a mainly analogue, non-electronic, non-automated world. Formats that cannot (or hardly) be processed electronically. Furthermore, the longer one uses electronic invoicing, the greater its impact on savings.

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? Are you overlooking an area where you can reduce supply chain costs—upwards of millions of dollars—and realize a solution packback in as little as 12 months? Counterfeiting RoHS

A Guide to Responsible Sourcing in Automotive, Electronics

Material Handling and Logistics

The report, Material Change , which was commissioned by Drive Sustainability, which is a partnership of 10 leading automotive companies that work together to improve sustainability in the supply chain and assessed over 20,000 suppliers in more than 100, presents analyses of materials commonly used in the manufacture of automobiles and electronic products using two sets of criteria that establish a material’s importance to industry, and its associated environmental, social and governance issues.

SEMI partners with GlobalFoundries to offer apprenticeship programme aimed at building the electronics talent pipeline

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, has launched a new collaborative apprenticeship programme to make it easier for companies to offer training and for more workers to pursue careers in electronics

Electronic Data Interchange: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Tecsys

Although electronic data interchange (EDI) has been around since the early 1970s, many businesses are taking a fresh look at how this powerful commerce platform can affect their cash conversion cycle. The post Electronic Data Interchange: The Gift That Keeps on Giving appeared first on Tecsys. Platform Posts Supply Chain Cash conversion cycle EDI in supply chain EDI service providers EDI strategy Electronic data interchange Modern supply chain

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

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). Technology continues to shape the way the supply chain evolves and transportation is no exception to this trend.

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. After all, electronics manufacturers are well-acquainted with managing complex supply chains in their operations. The post SaaS TMS from an Electronics Manufacturer?

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.

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. Marrying electronic device manufacturers and blockchain software vendors will have a profound impact on reducing the spread of counterfeit products and more. Decentralized Data Ensures Compliance and Universal Application of Electronic Devices. Blockchain Reduces Fraud in Electronic Manufacturer Supply Chains.

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. Human rights abuse is often more egregious in the electronics sector than other industries since the parts are almost exclusively made in some of the poorest countries in the world.

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.

Cross-Border Electronics Sales: Opportunity and Challenge

Loftware

Electronic devices can be sold around the world, as long as manufacturers prepare. Electronics

Electronics manufacturing marred by counterfeiting

Loftware

This includes electronics. ElectronicsIn a globalized market, an increasing number of consumer products come from the developing world. Many of the components that make up our computers and smart devices are made in factories overseas.