3 Ways Slow Approvals Drive Up Procurement Costs

Businesses increasingly rely on third-party vendors and contractors to supplement their workforce, expand their capabilities and serve customers. The benefits a company realizes as a result of leveraging a range of third-party vendors are undeniable, yet doing so doesn’t come without risk. If payments, agreements and approvals aren’t properly managed, the business can be at…

7 Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Tariffs

Editor’s note: This is one of two articles focusing on strategies that mitigate the impact of tariffs on imported goods. Tax and business advisory firm KPMG identified seven successful tactics in its webinar TradeWatch: Section 301 Tariffs; What we’ve Learned in Year One. This article covers recommendations one through three. Tariffs, according to leading tax…

Precogs Expands Electronics Marketplace Platform

French startup PRECOGS is opening their marketplace platform for access to EMS-OEM-ODM businesses and component distributors across the globe, after the successful completion of a €2.5m, two-year research and development project with EMS’s LACROIX Electronics and ÉOLANE. The project was conducted with funding awarded to PRECOGS as a winner of the Concours Mondial de l’Innovation…

Exostar Helps DoD Suppliers Cope With Security Compliance

 Exostar, the leader in trusted, secure business collaboration in highly-regulated industries including aerospace and defense, life sciences, and healthcare, today announced the launch and general availability of Exostar PolicyProTM, an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based policy management solution. Exostar PolicyPro extends the company’s risk management suite by allowing organizations throughout the DoD supply chain to quickly assess,…

Mouser & Wilcoxon Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, has announced a global distribution agreement with Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, to distribute its brand of Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies vibration monitoring products and sensing solutions. A trusted brand since the 1960s, Wilcoxon has a strong legacy of success in vibration monitoring. Companies…