SourceDay nets ‘Built for NetSuite’ status; Kelly Services, Moonlighting in blockchain partnership; Boeing’s struggles continue

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Reuters reports that Boeing has once again delayed the entry of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody into service. The U.S. aircraft maker is still grappling with the fallout from the 737 MAX crisis and engine issues with the 777X. The grounding of the 737 MAX is already in its sixth month.

SourceDay’s SuiteApp bolsters development standards, best practices

SourceDay, a provider of purchase order management and supplier collaboration solutions, announced today that its SuiteApp has achieved “Built for NetSuite” status, according to this release.

‘Built for NetSuite’ is “a program for NetSuite SuiteCloud Developer Network (SDN) partners that provides partners with the information, resources and methodology required to help them verify that their applications and integrations meet NetSuite standards and best practices,” according to the release.

“Procurement is often a huge pain point in the supply chain as miscommunication and incorrect data can lead to unnecessary costs and wasted productivity,” said Clint McRee, COO, SourceDay, as quoted in the release. “Our SuiteApp enhances automation to help make it easy for companies to master the procurement process and increase efficiencies across the supply chain.”

Kelly Services partners with Moonlighting for blockchain

Kelly Services recently announced a strategic partnership with Moonlighting, said John Healy, vice president and managing director for the Office of the Future of Work, an organization within Kelly Services, in an interview with Forbes.

The motivation behind the partnership involves Kelly being able to take advantage of Moonlighting’s platform, which is “based on EOSIO's public blockchain, with no crypto asset involved,” according to Moonlighting CEO and founder Jeff Tennery as quoted by Forbes.

With freelance and other contract workers often uploading their job-seeking data to many different platforms and sites, eating up time and effort, “blockchain may hold the keys to smoothing out the process, as well as adding elements of decentralization and security to the mix,” the article states.

Pilot drone food delivery in North Carolina gets green light

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given a thumbs-up to Israeli dronemaker Flytrex and North Carolina-based drone services firm Causey Aviation Unmanned for a drone-based food delivery pilot. A press release emailed to Supply Chain Dive said the pilot was part of the FAA's UAS Integration Pilot Program in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Town of Holly Springs.

Despite delay in holiday tax, toymakers still worried

President Donald Trump may have delayed the levy of additional tariffs on some more goods from China until December, but that has only given temporary relief to certain manufacturers, including toy manufacturers, according to a New York Times report.

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