Mouser Adds 25 New Suppliers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has added more than 25 new suppliers YTD to its already vast line card of over 700 suppliers. With an already extensive portfolio of products and suppliers across the board, the additional suppliers bolster the…

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Mouser Grows Line Card, Adds 25 New Suppliers in First Half of 2018

 Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has added more than 25 new suppliers YTD to its already vast line card of over 700 suppliers. With an already extensive portfolio of products and suppliers across the board, the additional suppliers bolster the product choices for…

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Oracle extends Cloud-based Warehouse Management to Give Customers Enhanced Logistics Performance and Global Inventory Visibility

Redwood Shores, Calif. — To help customersreduce logistics costs, optimize inventory levels and improve customer service, Oracle today announced extended Oracle Warehouse Management (WMS) Cloud capabilities.Thelatest global enhancements offer heightened inventory visibility through yard management and integration with Oracle Inventory Management Cloud, as well as improved extensibility with the addition of new REST Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).…

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Electronics Distributors Ride the Recovery for Big Gains in 2017

The North American franchised distribution industry had a robust 2017. The electronics industry saw the signs of a turnaround in the second half of the year as demand spiked and lead times extended for memory ICs (DRAMs and NAND flash), capacitors, resistors, discrete semiconductors and power components. Longer lead times – and allocations – have…

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Uncovering the New Wave of Manufacturing Service Leaders

Recently one of the most authoritative voices in the service industry,  The Service Council  (TSC), conducted a study to uncover how industrial manufacturing service leaders are thinking about improving customer experience, data-driven operations management, and knowledge management. One of the key elements that emerged from conversations among service executives was skill gap and the need…

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Why Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Manufacturers across industries, and perhaps most especially high-tech and electronics manufacturers, are trying to manage hyper-complex, global supply chains. These massive networks involve the production, transportation, and fulfillment of products among widespread suppliers, manufacturing sites, distribution centers, e-tailers, and retailers. With goods touching so many parties, companies often suffer from data silos that fragment operations…

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Sustainability Clauses: CSR in Contracts Yields Mixed But Promising Results

Adding corporate social responsibility (CSR) language into supplier contracts is becoming increasingly common for high-tech and electronics OEMs. It remains to be seen, though, if these sustainability clauses actually shift supplier behavior. A recent study from EcoVadis, which rates global supply chains for business sustainability, found that CSR clauses have the potential to improve supply…

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