3 Tips for Making Supply Chain Management More Sustainable

Sustainability is often little more than a buzzword in modern supply chain management. Multinational corporations set sustainability standards and try to follow them, but the issue of maintaining them across a supply chain can be difficult. True sustainability is a concept built upon three pillars: environments, economics, and people. When supply chain management fails, negative…

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Avnet Announces Preliminary Results for Q4 FY 2021

Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced preliminary, unaudited results for fourth quarter sales, operating margins, and earnings per share. Sales and earnings per share will exceed the high end of previous guidance. Commenting on today’s announcement, Avnet Chief Executive Officer Phil Gallagher stated, “Strong quarter-over-quarter sales growth in EMEA, Asia and Farnell, and continued operating…

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Preparing the Supply Chain for Severe Weather Events

Supply chain and logistics professionals must increasingly prepare for the impact of severe weather events on operations as many scientists agree that climate change will only worsen dangerous weather. Semiconductor companies are still recovering from snowstorms in Texas, and Germany is reeling from devastating floods. Here are five practical ways to minimize the impact of…

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Cirrus Logic to Acquire Lion Semiconductor

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Lion Semiconductor for $335 million in cash. This acquisition brings unique intellectual property and products for power applications in smartphones, laptops and other devices and accelerates growth of the company’s high-performance mixed-signal business. Lion is expected to be immediately…

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Sourcengine Partners With Nexperia

Sourcengine, the electronic component industry’s leading e-commerce marketplace, today announced that it is making components from Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, available worldwide. This hugely beneficial strategic partnership leverages Sourceability’s new global distribution agreement with Nexperia to further grow Sourcengine’s ability to offer purchasers in-demand, top-quality parts while expanding their insight into the components…

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