What We Learned From Japan Earthquake

During the spring of last year, the global business community was shocked and saddened to learn of the devastating earthquake and violent tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan, crippling the operations of local manufacturers and suppliers and causing significant supply chain disruptions on an international scale. To measure the impact of the disasters…

5 Tips for Setting Up Shop in China

For the past decade, China has enjoyed the economic benefits of serving as a popular sourcing and production location for major high-tech and electronics manufacturers. Now businesses within the industry are seeing the country in a new light and recognizing its potential as a major growth market, as well. Companies around the world are gearing…

It’s July: Are You Ready for Christmas?

The latest consumer electronics products often rank high on shoppers' wish-lists during the holiday season, making it the busiest time of year for many high-tech and electronic retailers. But the holidays start even earlier for manufacturers. Manufacturers are charged with supplying the right inventory at the right time for the right customers. The high-tech and…

Get the Most From Returns

Recently, high-tech manufacturers and service providers gathered at Interlog Summer 2011 in Los Angeles. This annual conference specifically focuses on the aftermarket and brings together after-sales service parts and reverse logistics professionals in high-tech industries to share their supply chain successes and challenges. Interlog provided the opportunity for companies to come together and discuss the…