Kenco Announces Supply Chain Innovation Lab Expansion to Drive Value for Customer

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kenco Logistics, North America’s leading third-party logistics provider,  announced plans to open a dedicated physical warehouse space, an expansion of the Supply Chain Innovation Lab which was originally announced in 2015. The 10,000 square foot space will serve as a true test facility for the Kenco team of innovation specialists to assess value-added technology and…

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How a Supply Chain Planning System Drives Total Value, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a two-part series examining how a supply chain planning system model can improve customer service and drive total value creation. Supply chain complexity has increased exponentially over the past several decades because of globalization, consumer demand for increased product customization and the development of multi-functional business processes…

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Manufacturing Blockchain Platform SyncFab Launches New User Account Management Suite, Announces System Upgrades

San Francisco, US— SyncFab’s product, blockchain, and development teams have announced new platform features that will dramatically enhance the interaction of part buyers and suppliers, as well as new user onboarding.  First Manufacturing Blockchain platform SyncFab has launched a multiple user,  account team management feature today, which will make parts procurement more streamlined and effective.  Based on…

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America II Announces the Appointment of New CEO

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWeb) – America II Group, Inc. (America II), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced today that it has appointed Frank Cavallaro as Chief Executive Officer.  With more than 25 years of successful leadership experience within the global technology distribution industry, Mr. Cavallaro is a seasoned executive who brings global…

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Supply Chain Planning Systems Create Total Value

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series examining how a supply chain planning system model can improve customer service and drive total value creation. Supply chain complexity has increased exponentially over the past several decades because of globalization, consumer demand for increased product customization, and the development of multi-functional business processes to…

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U.S.-China Trade War: Supply Chain Crisis or Opportunity?

Editor’s note on Special Project U.S.-China Trade War Damages Done: A permanent trade war with China has already thrust the supply chain in a mad scramble. Procurement costs have increased; partnerships have been severed; and companies have been forced to relocate manufacturing. Still, some companies see the conflict as a path toward differentiation President Trump’s…

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Tariffs & Trade Wars with China Shape Supply Chain

Editor’s note on Special Project U.S.-China Trade War Damages Done : A permanent trade war with China has already thrust the supply chain in a mad scramble. Procurement costs have increased; partnerships have been severed; and companies have been forced to relocate manufacturing. Global procurement operations are shifting away from China-reliant suppliers. President Trump’s tariffs…

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element14 Community Teams with Kitronik to Launch Summer Code Club Challenge

Chicago:  element14.com, the online community for engineers, has launched their latest STEM initiative, the Summer Code Club Challenge, in association with educational project kit developers Kitronik. Following the success of last year’s Great micro:bit giveaway – which inspired creative design projects from educators in locations including Chile, Romania, New Zealand and Canada – the Summer…

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