Recommended Holiday Reading: Mass Capitalism Offers Tech-Based Solutions for Embattled Global Economies

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — A new book by Apek Mulay, “Mass Capitalism: A Blueprint for Economic Revival,” (www.ApekMulay.com), presents solutions to the economic problems threatening the United States as well as global economies having capitalist systems. “What I propose would help establish a free-market economy in the United States and lead to a balanced economy,…

Do P-Cards Really Benefit Procurement Executives?

Procurement cards, or P-cards, are marketed for their ability to bypass traditional procurement procedures and enable speedy processing and ultimately efficient utilization of resources. Despite these benefits, P-cards are still a no-no for most organizations because of the multiple challenges associated with their use. In today's procurement scenario, when single-line solutions are being replaced by…

Dachser Continues to Expand in Asia

ATLANTA — International logistics provider DACHSER continues to expand its Asia operations by acquiring the remaining shares of DACHSER India from AFL Pvt. Ltd. This acquisition makes DACHSER the sole shareholder of the company’s ventures in India and Thailand, and a majority shareholder of the joint venture in Bangladesh. The collaboration between DACHSER and AFL…

RadioShack:The End Is Nigh!

I'm feeling a little nostalgic today as I read about what looks like the imminent demise of RadioShack, at least as we currently know it. An old ubiquitous cartoon image popped into my head. You know the one of the forlorn looking guy wearing a sandwich board with the words “The end is nigh” on…

Mouser Sponsors Team China in New Formula E Race Series

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics , Inc., a leading global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, announced its sponsorship of the China Racing Formula-E Team . The team will compete in the international 2014/15 Formula E racing series, built around all-electric cars, starting September 13 in Beijing. Molex” target=”_blank”>Molex and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Formula E…

Brazil’s Path to Hardware Manufacturing at Home

SAO PAULO — Brazil's policies on imported goods are hurting the country's economy. But engineers can do something about it. That was the message delivered by Jon “Maddog” Hall, president of Linux International, in his keynote at the opening day of the Embedded Systems Conference in Sao Paulo. “There are many reasons that more companies…