Avnet Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company

Phoenix, Ariz. – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it was recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation honors those companies that align principle with action, work tirelessly to…

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ECIA Meeting to Focus on Innovation, Investment

The ECIA Regional Series continues with an informative meeting on March 15th at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara. Registration is required to ensure seating capacity. The meeting starts with a social hour at 4:00 p.m. and continues through dinner with three key presentations by local experts focused on industry trends: Russell Hancock, President & CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valleyand founder…

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Apple-FBI a Poor Test Case

I agree with Adi Shamir, an outlier in the Apple v. FBI case. Apple should not have made the work phone used by the San Bernadino shooter its test case for defining the line between security and privacy. The government is holding better cards. The phone in question was owned by the employer, the branch…

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Logistics Management: How Market Volatility Impacts Freight Transportation Rates in 2016

The continuing economic slowdown of international markets, particularly in China, is leading to a volatile period of global rate fluctuation in 2016, world energy, logistics, trade, and transportation analysts agree. These analysts also bring to the table their concern about sustaining long-term distribution plans. All together, it could prove to be very challenging years ahead…

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