GrandCanals Releases Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud v3.5 and Significant Enhancements to TurboRFP

Los Gatos, Calif.   GrandCanals, the leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, announced the general availability of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud version 3.5.  This latest, updated version includes several significant enhancements to TurboRFP which will simplify the creation of RFPs, comparing results and managing the RFP process.  Shipping and fulfillment costs rise every year and, as a result,…

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Investment in Supply Chain IoT Grows

At the beginning of 2017, IDC published its forecast for worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT). It came up with the figure of $737 billion for spending on IoT in 2016 to cover organizational investments “in the hardware, software, services, and connectivity” it requires. That amount would continue to grow based at “a…

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Future Electronics Announces Pre-ordering of Nebula IoT Development Kit with Cypress Semiconductor & Murata

Montreal, Canada –  Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced the launch of their Nebula IoT Development Kit with partners Cypress Semiconductor and Murata. Kits will be available to purchase for $99 in September 2017. The Nebula board is an IoT cloud ready board that allows developers to quickly prototype and…

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BluJay Solutions Raises up to $500 Million New Financing to Drive Accelerated Growth

Manchester, UK –  BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network and help accelerate…

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Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation

PHOENIX – Avnet (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired Dragon Innovation, expanding the global distributor’s portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production. Dragon Innovation’s proven process and deep hardware experience help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories and manage production as they scale their businesses. …

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Epson Partners with Loftware to Offer New Solution that Meets Growing Demand for Color Label Printing Across Global Supply Chains

LONG BEACH, Calif. and PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Epson America, Inc. and Loftware, Inc., the global leader in Enterprise Labeling Solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership designed to support the growing demand for color label printing. Now as part of their Enterprise Labeling Solutions offering, used by thousands of companies globally, Loftware is delivering native print…

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One Network Announces Global Logistics Gateway: Enables End-to-End Interoperability Between Global Supply Chain Networks

Dallas, TX —One Network Enterprises [www.onenetwork.com], the global provider of multi-party digital network platform and services, today announced the immediate availability of the Global Logistics Gateway, a new solution that enables Carriers, Freight Forwarders, Orchestrators, Distributors, Custom Brokers, and Suppliers to execute the global fulfillment and transportation process from a single access point. The Gateway connects with…

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Sager Electronics Announces Director of Supply Chain Management

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Kathy Bordeleau in the new role as Director of Supply Chain Management. Ms. Bordeleau, previously with Avnet Electronics Marketing, brings to Sager over thirty years of supply chain and product management expertise.  During her career at Avnet, she…

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