How to Reduce Defects in the Automotive Supply Chain

The automotive industry and its robust and complicated supply chain is constantly striving to reduce defective parts per million (DPPM). With autonomous vehicles entering mainstream markets over the next decade, the quality requirements for many automotive electronic systems are increasing rapidly, and suppliers have been required to shift from DPPM to DPPB (defective parts per…

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Supply Chain Management Goes Wearable

Google Glass may have been a bust, but connected eyewear and other wearables are proving essential in helping to make supply chains and warehousing operations more productive and safer. Supply chain management applications will contribute to wearables’ skyrocketing growth, as the market is set to surge from 2.3 million units in 2015 to 66.4 million…

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Obama to Urge Protection for Chip Industry

SAN FRANCISCO—Before he leaves office later this month, U.S. President Barack Obama is preparing to recommend that the U.S government toughen its stance against Chinese investment in the semiconductor industry, according to the Wall Street Journal. According to the Wall Street Journal article, published Monday (Jan. 2), the Obama administration is preparing to issue a…

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