Suppliers cite slowly growing demand for online ordering capabilities, but point to staples such as personalized service, fabrication capabilities, and fast delivery when it comes to serving manufacturing customers.
Mid-year business outlook calls for slower growth following a strong 2014, as suppliers look for an upturn beginning next year.
A harsh winter and ongoing economic concerns add up to slower business conditions for OEM suppliers.
Security and analytics are among today’s top supply-chain challenges, as companies develop a sharper focus on these and other issues; Avnet’s Lynn Torrel points to five key supply-chain drivers for 2015.
Global expansion, new market strategies, and more “face time” with customers are key paths to growth in 2015, say top electronic components distributors.
Newcomers to the Top 50 add to global scope of Global Purchasing Top 50 Electronics Distributors report.
Researcher predicts growth in embedded vision devices, especially in consumer markets such as automotive; distributors take note, promoting new embedded vision solutions.
Today’s focus on delivering a quality-engineered product has industrial suppliers stepping up their service offerings.
Annual technology competition challenges students to use their technological, business, and engineering skills to solve state-of-the-art problems; Avnet to award up to $35,000 in scholarships.
Demand for specialized services and high-quality electronic component solutions has U.S. distributors betting on success in China this year.