IDEA-QMS-9090: Development & Key Processes

This is the second post in a three-part series on IDEA-QMS-9090, an auditable standard that covers the ability to source, inspect, store, and deliver product and answers the call for a responsible procurement solution. The first was Next Step in Responsible Procurement: IDEA-QMS-9090. The design and development of IDEA-QMS-9090 took more than 24 months and…

Infographic: How to Improve Supply Chain Management

The relentless push to grease the wheels of the supply has seized on wireless networking. Savvy supply chain companies are leveraging wireless technologies to track goods both inside and outside their facilities. This infographic, a bit focused on this particular solution, nevertheless gives you a sense for how this evolution can impact your business. (Source:…

Avnet, Inc. to Acquire RTI Holdings

PHOENIX–Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the shares of RTI Holdings Ltd., a value-added distributor of wireless, optical, telecom, data communications, and industrial components in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In addition, Avnet will also acquire the shares of three related entities, RTI Technology China Limited,…

Arrow Establishes IT Asset Disposition and Reverse Logistics Presence in Brazil

ENGLEWOOD, COLO.– Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced the opening of a new facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that establishes a presence for the company’s value recovery (electronic and IT asset disposition) and reverse logistics businesses. Additionally, Arrow’s existing custom computer system integration operations in Brazil will be expanded and relocated to this facility. “The…

Mouser Receives Top Award from Harwin

MANSFIELD, TEXAS–Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has been honored with the 2012 Global Product and Market Outreach Award from Harwin, a highly respected global designer and manufacturer of specialty interconnects. The award from Harwin is in recognition of Mouser’s…

Avnet Tapped Among Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”

PHOENIX—Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a global value-added technology distributor, was recognized on Fortune magazine's 2013 “World's Most Admired Companies” list. Avnet placed No. 1 for the fifth year in a row in the Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment category. Fortune continues to acknowledge Avnet as a leader in people management, social responsibility, quality of management, and…