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Distribution: It’s a risky business

Distributors must manage risks that impact their own businesses, but also help customers identify, avoid and mitigate risk in the …

POSTED July 4, 2017

Procurement Gets Smart

Cognitive procurement solutions aim to improve supplier management, contracts and sourcing, Cognitive procurement By Victoria Kickham. Technology has done much …

POSTED June 27, 2017

ECIA Reports North America Capacitor Sales Up 0.5% and Bookings up 6.5%

Capacitor manufacturers continued to see improved bookings and sales in Q1 CY’17 in North America. Sales for the first quarter …

POSTED June 16, 2017

Buyers have options with component obsolescence

The rate of component obsolescence has increased over the last 15 years, but component manufacturers are doing a better job …

POSTED June 9, 2017

See what’s inside smart logistics

Getting the order right and delivering it on time, every time, may be paramount, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy—especially …

POSTED June 8, 2017

Buyers leverage distributors’ services to compete

OEMs and EMS providers, big and small, are increasingly turning to distributors for support in new product introduction, production, inventory …

POSTED June 7, 2017

Expect steady prices for discrete chip tags despite growing demand

Demand for MOSFETS and IGBTs will be especially strong from automakers and their suppliers By James Carbone. The discrete semiconductor …

POSTED June 2, 2017

The Upside of Industry Consolidation

There is much talk about the risks associated with a consolidating supply base, but there are rewards for buyers, too—most …

POSTED May 31, 2017

Future Electronics Named Distributor of the Year by Vishay

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was named Passives Distributor of the Year, Actives Distributor of the …

POSTED May 26, 2017

Mouser Electronics and OLED developer Visionox sign global distribution agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a global distribution agreement …

POSTED May 24, 2017