Avnet Posts Record Q2

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the second quarter fiscal year 2014 ended December 28, 2013. Sales for the quarter ended December 28, 2013 increased 10.8% year over year to record sales of $7.4 billion; organic sales (as defined later in the document) grew 8.2% year over year and 8.1% in constant currency. Adjusted operating income…

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DHL Launches New Risk Management Solution

DHL has announced the launch of DHL Resilience360, a new risk management solution which will enable businesses to turn supply chain disruption and global environmental and socio-political volatility into competitive advantage by providing them with a holistic, end-to-end view of their supply chains and real-time risk visibility. With the support of DHL Resilience360, customers can…

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Bosch Sales Up for 2013

According to preliminary figures, the Bosch Group increased its sales by 2.7 percent in 2013, to 46.4 billion euros, and this despite the difficult economic environment (adjusted previous-year figure: 45.2 billion euros). In the form of negative exchange-rate effects to the tune of some 1.5 billion euros, the strong euro places a considerable burden on…

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