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. These companies' efforts to keep up with shifting demand represent a unique challenge, as the rapid pace of innovation has called for frequent changes in focus.

Labeling at the Speed of Innovation

Loftware

Few industries are as vast, global, complex, and competitively-intense as the electronics industry. Products are becoming more and more intricate, and more and more products not generally thought of as electronic now contain electronic components.

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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?

3 Reasons Continuous Innovation is Vital for Manufacturers, Shippers, and Businesses Alike

Cerasis

Throughout the course of business, business owners, who may be in the manufacturing, retail, or in another industry, find themselves focusing on innovation. In fact, the annual ChainLink Research Study found innovation to be the top focus for those involved in the manufacturing community.

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

Supply Chain Movement

9th Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe. Hi-Tech Supply Chain 2.0 – Your Guide to Scaling Up Supply Chain Innovation for 2015 & Beyond. 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. Date: 20-21 May 2015. Venue: Park Plaza, Amsterdam Airport, (NL).

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

Cerasis

The increasing demand for higher levels of performance and flexibility in warehouse robotics is stimulating some innovative product developments and early adoptions of mobile warehouse robotics. Innovative technology to consider is the use of a learning management system to train warehouse operators regularly. As more advanced technology is introduced for the warehousing and logistics sectors, it is up to warehouse managers and firms to stay updated on the latest innovations.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Source: “Advances & Best Practices in Supply Chain Design,” Toby Brzoznowski, LLamasoft, Ryder Innovate 2014.

Today, What is Innovation?

EFT

Steve Brady starts another great series, this time focusing on innovation as it becomes ever so challenging in today’s technology-centric world. Innovation. Perhaps even a bit of bewilderment, asking yourself “just what is innovation anyway?” People drive innovation.

An Innovator’s Journey to a Segmented Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Planning JDA SanDisk segmentationKehat Shahar, the Vice President of Supply Chain Planning at SanDisk, spoke on the journey that SanDisk has taken to improve their supply chain operations at the eft conference on June 18th in Chicago. While most of the content for this article came from the speech at eft, some information came from the company’s 10-K, […].

How Can Labeling Combat Electronics Counterfeiting?

Loftware

Some reports estimate that up to 8% of total market revenue for electronics components are diverted through the gray market. How can you leverage innovations in Enterprise Labeling to help fight this growing epidemic of electronics counterfeiting?

Supplier Ecosystems as a Source of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

These challenges were discussed by senior supply chain executives from a wide range of industries at MIT CTL’s Supply Chain Innovation Roundtable, San Jose, CA, December 3rd, 2015.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

Eyes on Innovation: 3 Supply Chain Innovation Themes to Watch

TMC

We’re sharing his original post here because supply chain innovation is a relevant topic. Innovation is all about thinking creatively and developing new solutions to universal challenges. That’s why it’s so important—and interesting—to stay on top of supply chain innovation.

Dragon Innovation at CES 2020

Dragon Innovation

Last week, our team at Dragon Innovation attended the most popular consumer electronic event in the world: CES 2020. Avnet Dragon Innovation Innovation IOT CES 2020 Consumer Electronics

7th Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit

Supply Chain Movement

7th Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit. Results Proven Supply Chain Innovation To Put You and Your Business At The Forefront Of The Hi-Tech Industry. Join the only niche Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit in Europe to hear from world class speakers, get involved in crucial industry debate and network with your senior supply chain peers. Date: 16-17 May 2013. Venue: Novotel Hotel, Amsterdam. Organisation: Eyefortransport. URL: [link].

International Consumer Electronics Show 2016

Enterra Insights

For techies, January not only ushers in a new year it introduces them to the latest electronic gadgets during the annual … Continued. The post International Consumer Electronics Show 2016 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation. The Impact of Electronic Logging Devices: Separating Hype from Reality. As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics.

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API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In a world of fast-paced change, customer demands are forcing supply chains to adapt and use innovation to drive performance improvements, or else risk competitive threats. The post API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations appeared first on Transportfolio.

Eyes on Innovation: 3 Supply Chain Innovation Themes to Watch

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Innovation is all about thinking creatively and developing new solutions to universal challenges. Innovations in technology and processes can impact your supply chain in many ways, like gaining visibility into your in-transit network or the reducing supply chain spend.

New Industry Report Spotlights Product Innovation for a New Era – Evolving Products to Platforms in a Changing World

Arena Solutions

Spearheaded by Cloud PLM leader Arena Solutions, the report offers new operating principles of product innovation and practical lessons for product developers to navigate uncertain times and accelerate growth. “But innovation should not stop.

Innovation has Never Been More Complex; or Rewarding

Oracle SCM

In the past, innovative businesses had it easy. Globalization and technology innovation is, by and large, commoditizing consumer products. Brands are reacting to this change by innovating in a different way; namely: through business model and service innovation.

New Research from BluJay Solutions Finds Customer Experience Overtakes Cost as Top Supply Chain Differentiator and Innovation Driver

BluJay Solutions

Report explores the driving forces behind supply chain innovation and priorities. Commissioned by BluJay and conducted by Adelante SCM, in partnership with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the research explores key topics including customer experience, technology investments, barriers to innovation, partner connectivity, and data in the context of supply chain and logistics innovation.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The secret behind the innovation is Google X , a lab whose boss has the job title “Captain of Moonshot”, focused on looking at what everyone thinks is impossible and flipping it on its head. The post Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm. Overall, Peloton provides an awesome example of challenging the status quo in the trucking industry with innovative transportation technology. KeepTruckin – Electronic Logbook App.

Innovation in the Workplace: Experts and Newcomers

QAD

“A true innovator does best, what he doesn’t know best.” ? Companies know they need to innovate, so they often task process or product experts with the responsibility for developing next-generation ideas. That may be true, but it may not be considered as innovation.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

We have an employment skills gap , an uncoordinated approach to nurturing innovation, and an export imbalance. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. The NNMI is the infrastructure for the innovation network.

Transformational Tech in Retail, Part 2: Innovation That’s Changing How We Shop

Supply Chain Nation

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the details of innovative shopping technologies you might have heard of, but might not fully understand, so you can grasp the benefits these technologies could bring you in terms of new shopping and buying experiences.

A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Reverse Logistics Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has initiated a research project to help enterprises design networks for reverse logistics operations that meet their organizational objectives.

It’s about time to embrace AI in your supply chain organization. If too late, you might be obsolete already…

o9 Solutions

Best Practices Consumer Electronics & Durables Consumer Goods High Tech Industries o9 P&L Management Product Innovation Retail Solutions Supply ChainTim Cook, CEO of Apple stated the following in Apple’s financial press release on January 2nd, 2019: “We knew we […]. The post It’s about time to embrace AI in your supply chain organization. If too late, you might be obsolete already… appeared first on o9 Solutions.

Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

Cerasis

Editor's Note : In this guest blog post from Adams Nager, of ITIF (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation) , he stresses the importance of fostering innovation and spurring competitiveness of American Manufacturing by focusing on more R&D from both the public and private sectors. The area experienced explosive growth after the invention of the silicon semiconductor sparked waves of manufacturing innovation. Innovation Driven By Concentrated Industry Clusters.

Transformational Tech in Retail, Part 2: Innovation That’s Changing How We Shop

Supply Chain Nation

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the details of innovative shopping technologies you might have heard of, but might not fully understand, so you can grasp the benefits these technologies could bring you in terms of new shopping and buying experiences. “Wearables” refers to any electronic technologies that are worn on the body, either incorporated into clothing or as an accessory, such as activity trackers.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

To understand the results, follow the year-over-year pattern in the orbit chart in Figure 1 and then look at the results of the consumer electronics industry in Table 1. Table 1: Results of the Consumer Electronics Industry for Performance, Improvement and Value.

ON Semiconductor’s Supply Chain Risk Management Program is a Competitive Weopon

Logistics Viewpoints

ON Semiconductor is a premier supplier of energy efficient innovations in the semiconductor industry. High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Risk Management ON Semiconductor Risk supply chainI talked to Brent Wilson, SVP of Global Supply Chain Operations at ON Semiconductor, about their supply chain risk management program. The public company, headquartered in Phoenix, has a truly global supply chain with over 90 locations globally. Brent believes their […].

Global Chemical Company Uses PINC YMS to Cut $1.5 Million in Detention and Demurrage Fees

PINC

is a global chemical company that makes performance chemicals used by the oil refinery, agricultural, automotive, energy, and consumer electronics industries. digital supply chain innovation logistics supply chain technology yard management yard management system customer success digital yar

E-commerce spurring drive for innovation in third-party logistics industry

EFT

With 86% 1 of American shoppers using a minimum of two channels and spending up to 11 hours a day engaging with electronic media, having a strategy to target this flourishing market is crucial for growth. With both the rise of e-commerce and the increasing expectations of a consumer-like experience for B2B, 3PLs are experiencing pressure to evolve regardless of their customers says the Third Party Logistics Report.