Digi-Key, LS Research Have Distribution Pact

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and CEDARBURG, Wis. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LS Research have signed a global distribution agreement. Mark Zack, Digi-Key's Vice President of Semiconductors said, “We are pleased to sign this worldwide agreement.…

‘Element14 Features’ Showcases Latest Products

SINGAPORE — element14 (formerly Farnell), the industry’s first fusion of commerce and community supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced the launch of its new online service ‘element14 Features’ which will provide detailed information and showcase the best new products and solutions, along with relevant articles and training modules. As part of…

Supply Chain Wages Beat Business Averages

Growing concern over demand and supply gap in the supply chain profession has had people grumbling for years. Latest research, however, may help bring new workers if we get the news out: Supply chain professionals earn more than many business people. “In today's global economy, excellence in supply management improves both top- and bottom-line performance,…

Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Industrial Data Acquisition Market Until 2020

LONDON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors for the global industrial data acquisition marketin their latest research report from 2016-2020. To identify the top vendors, Technavio’s market research analysts have considered the top contributors to the overall revenue of this market. “In 2015, the Americas dominated the global industrial data acquisition…

VMI: A Thing of the Past or Still Relevant?

For several decades, OEMs have pushed their suppliers to set up vendor managed inventory (VMI) programs. It was a way to get inventory-holding costs off the OEM accounting books while ensuring continuously replenished supply delivered just-in-time when the manufacturing lines needed them. Suppliers often initially gawked at the OEM requirements of putting VMI hubs close…