7 Ways to Improve Job Security

Almost every person wants better job security. But that's a joke! Job security is practically non-existent in today's market. You may work for an established Fortune 500 company with 20 years of superior performance. Then new management decides to sell your division and suddenly you are “redundant.” Or you may be a serial entrepreneur with…

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DropTag: A Logistics Dream Come True

Have you ever been the recipient of a package that looked perfectly fine on the outside, but the contents were seriously damaged? The first question is, “How is this possible?” The second question is, “Did they package up a broken product without realizing it?” And then comes the hapless declaration distancing oneself from any responsibility…

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Arrow Establishes IT Asset Disposition and Reverse Logistics Presence in Brazil

ENGLEWOOD, COLO.– Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced the opening of a new facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that establishes a presence for the company’s value recovery (electronic and IT asset disposition) and reverse logistics businesses. Additionally, Arrow’s existing custom computer system integration operations in Brazil will be expanded and relocated to this facility. “The…

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Avnet, Inc. to Acquire RTI Holdings

PHOENIX–Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the shares of RTI Holdings Ltd., a value-added distributor of wireless, optical, telecom, data communications, and industrial components in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In addition, Avnet will also acquire the shares of three related entities, RTI Technology China Limited,…

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Q&A: Conflict Minerals – Define Your Policy, Start Now

To add clarity to the new conflict minerals requirements, I interviewed Dr. Chris Robertson, Head of Regulatory Compliance at ERA Technology, a UK-based consultancy and a consultant to Compliance & Risks, which provides on-line compliance advice. Dr. Robertson focuses on a wide variety of environmental issues, including RoHS, WEEE, REACH, Conflict Minerals, Eco-design, Sustainability, material…

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