ASCM Releases New Organizational Certification Standards Guide for Environmental, Ethical & Economic Practices In Supply Chain

CHICAGO – June 18, 2019 – Today the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the global leader in supply chain learning, transformation, innovation and leadership, released the first-of-its-kind standards that will help companies assess the ethical, ecological and economic aspects of their supply chain. Companies who meet the standards are eligible to apply for the…

edX, ASU & MIT Announce Innovative Stackable Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Cambridge, MA –  Today, edX.org, the trusted platform for learning, Arizona State University (ASU), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the launch of an online Master’s degree program in Supply Chain Management. This unique credit pathway between MIT and ASU takes a MicroMasters® program from one university, MIT, and stacks it up to a full Master’s…

Newark Celebrates Women in Engineering

Chicago, – Newark, the Development Distributor, celebrates the countless women engineers who drive innovation ahead of International Women in Engineering Day this Sunday, June 23. Additionally, Newark announces its founding sponsorship of Women in Electronics, a community of progressive women leaders at all stages of their careers, dedicated to the professional and personal leadership development of…

ECIA Analyst Dale Ford Webinar on Dynamic Industry Forces – Analysis and Perspectives on the Electronics Supply Chain

Atlanta, GA –  This year, ECIA launched a webinar series to enable member continuing education. Next month's webinar presenter will be Dale Ford, ECIA's Chief Analyst; it will take place on July 11, 2019 at 11:00 am ET. ECIA engages in active research to support its members and their need for data and analysis covering the electronics…

Logistyx President Ken Fleming to Speak at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain  – Logistyx Technologies (www.logistyx.com), the leader in transportation management for parcel shipping, today announced President Ken Fleming will be presenting two sessions at the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona. His first presentation, “Creating the ROI for Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solutions” will take place Tuesday, June 18 from 12:40 – 1:00 p.m. CEST. The second presentation, “Multi-Carrier…

America II Announces the Appointment of New CEO

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWeb) – America II Group, Inc. (America II), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced today that it has appointed Frank Cavallaro as Chief Executive Officer.  With more than 25 years of successful leadership experience within the global technology distribution industry, Mr. Cavallaro is a seasoned executive who brings global…

Supply Chain Planning Systems Create Total Value

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series examining how a supply chain planning system model can improve customer service and drive total value creation. Supply chain complexity has increased exponentially over the past several decades because of globalization, consumer demand for increased product customization, and the development of multi-functional business processes to…

element14 Community Teams with Kitronik to Launch Summer Code Club Challenge

Chicago:  element14.com, the online community for engineers, has launched their latest STEM initiative, the Summer Code Club Challenge, in association with educational project kit developers Kitronik. Following the success of last year’s Great micro:bit giveaway – which inspired creative design projects from educators in locations including Chile, Romania, New Zealand and Canada – the Summer…

Worker Shortages Plague EU Electronics OEMs

The electronics industry has enjoyed strong growth in 2017 and 2018, but the ability to find and retain skilled workers has remained a critical challenge. It’s been a recurrent theme in the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly factory index, and now the European Union (EU) fears its workforce will be stressed as electronics employment grows.…