Mind the Talent Gap with BPaaS

Record low unemployment, dwindling pools of supply chain graduates, and increased supply chain complexity are realities in today’s business world.  These factors, along with an evolving definition of a ‘team’ and increased supply chain complexity are putting environmental pressures on supply chain organizations.   It’s time to evolve, and technology will be critical to that evolution.…

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Power Semiconductors: Lead Times Continue to Stretch

Lead times for power discrete semiconductors, including MOSFETs, diodes, rectifiers and thyristors, have stretched significantly in 2017 due to increased demand particularly from automotive and industrial applications, according to market experts. For some devices, lead times have stretched to 24 to 30 weeks. Diodes, rectifiers, and low- and high-voltage MOSFETs are currently posing the biggest…

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Robotics Manufacturing Takes Off in Thailand

Robotics plays a growing role in manufacturing industries such as automotive, agriculture, and electronics. The global supply chain needs to be prepared for the changes that are shaping the digital, on-demand, and always-on supply chain. Thailand is currently offering great opportunities for foreign investment and incentives that make it worth taking a closer look. Thailand…

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Lower Labor Costs Without Firing Anyone

Especially in the margin-tight, high-tech electronics marketplace, electronics OEMs need all the help they can get in cutting costs. Lowering headcount is a pretty typical step toward decreasing costs, but cutting labor costs doesn’t necessarily mean layoffs. Instead, manufacturers should be looking to identify and lessen hidden labor cost rather than always reducing headcount.  …

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3GTMS Partners with project44 to Deliver Automated, Real-Time LTL and Volume LTL Solutions

project44, a Chicago-based enterprise company bringing automation and visibility to the transportation and logistics space, and 3GTMS, a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software (TMS), today announced the launch of a comprehensive global integration that will provide real-time full lifecycle LTL and Volume automation services directly through the 3GTMS’ interface. This partnership expands…

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The Future of Smart Building Solutions Delivered: Altair’s Carriots Analytics Integrates with CANDI PowerTools

Troy, Mich..– Altair today announced its collaboration with CANDI Controls to offer a comprehensive smart building solution that operates with industry-leading commercial gateways. The new Altair-CANDI solution combines the strength of CANDI PowerTools, which handles the complex protocol and networking problems required to securely integrate and manage edge device communications, with Carriots Analytics’ comprehensive data…

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Master Electronics Enters Partnership with CalcuQuote

Santa Monica, CA (August 15, 2017) – Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, recently entered a partnership with CalcuQuote. This move allows Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies using CalcuQuote to search Master Electronics database for pricing and availability information. CalcuQuote is a Cloud based Quote Management System for high-mix,…

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