Google has made an agreement with Tech Data Europe to manage the supply chain of Google’s indirect channel across Europe for its Chromecast media streaming device.
Manhattan Associates Inc. announced Forever Direct EU BV has greatly improved its order fulfillment operations throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa with Manhattan’s Supply Chain Commerce Solutions.
Gartner predicts the “internet of things” (IoT) will hit 26 billion devices by 2020, up from 900 million five years ago, and this will increase the amount of information available to supply chain professionals, as well as exposure to cyber risks.
The Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) in partnership with the Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) of the University of San Diego (USD) will organize a conference, Strategic Sourcing Learning Exchange, on June 24, 2014 to foster the exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices of strategic sourcing from R&D to clinical trials, commercialization, manufacturing and logistics. Theme is "Reducing Cost, Lead Time and Defects.”