Infographic: How to Outsource Logistics

As OEMs outsource their logistics to third-party providers (3PLs), the benefits can be outstanding. However, it's important to plan carefully to get the best results. On average, organizations can expect to reduce logistics costs by 9%, inventory costs by 5%, and fixed logistics cost by 15%, according to the recently published 2015 3rd Party Logistics…

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Being an Effective Agency Client

Especially in the high-tech electronics industry, public relations is critical to building demand for products coming down the supply chain pipe. Electronics OEMs that want to succeed often partner with a PR agency, but the success or failure of a partnership depends greatly on the customer being a good client. What great agency clients do…

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EZchip Completes Acquisition of Tilera

Yokneam, Israel –EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance processing solutions for networking, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tilera Corporation, a privately-held US-based company that develops high-performance multi-core processors, intelligent network interface cards and white-box appliances for data-center networking equipment. The aggregate purchase price paid upon completion of the acquisition…

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Osram LEDs Achieve Breakthrough Efficacies

The “Hi-Q-LED” project coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed LEDs with extremely high efficacy and diminished “green gap” The “Hi-Q-LED” project funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has made pioneering advances with green LEDs, greatly diminishing what is known as the “green gap” phenomenon – the significant drop in efficacy…

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79% of Engineers Use Dev Kits for Production Designs

Chicago, Ill. – Development kits have become instrumental in taking electronic designs through to end products, according to a new report from element14. It reveals that 79 percent of engineers use all or part of their development kit designs in their final production designs, beyond the prototyping and testing stage. Three-quarters also agree development kits are playing…

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Freescale Brings the Internet of Things to a Safer Vehicle

Two recent announcements by Freescale ensure the reality of an IoT car and a safer vehicle through tire-pressure sensing. Freescale's comprehensive hardware/software development system provides automotive grade Ethernet connectivity for infotainment, instrument cluster, camera telematics, and rear-seat entertainment. The system provides for real-time data transport throughout vehicles, doing away with expensive digital technologies. The SABRE…

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Rutgers Business School Supply Chain Management Program Creates New Scholarship Opportunity

NEWARK, N.J. — Rutgers Business School's Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences (RBS-SCMMS) announces the establishment of the Newark Economic Development Scholarship Program. The program will provide scholarships to high school students from the greater Newark-area who have demonstrated strong leadership skills, have enrolled at Rutgers Business School-Newark and are interested in careers…

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