Supply chain

How Amazon is Beating Supply Chain Turmoil: Containers, Ships, Planes [VIDEO]

Amazon is using a combination of its own containers, chartered ships and long-haul planes, and meticulous planning to overcome the supply chain issues that have been plaguing retailers ever since COVID-19 hit and have only gotten worse this holiday season — reports CNBC. Safety regulations and the holiday rush have left massive 14,000-container ships waiting...

Apple Will Reportedly Delay ‘iPhone 8’ Launch to October or November

New supply chain reports suggest that Apple is having difficulty with the design and sourcing of components of the "iPhone 8." The Chinese-language Economic Daily News reports that "technical issues" related to the OLED screen lamination process and unspecified difficulties with the 3D sensing system. The report notes that these supply chain issues could shift...

Apple Could Announce New Products Next Week, Claim Sources

Citing "reputable supply chain analysts”, a report by MacRumors is claiming that Apple may announce new products between Monday, March 20 and Friday, March 24. While the unnamed sources did not give out details about which products Apple is expected to unveil this month, rumours strongly suggest that a trio of new iPad Pro models may be...

Majority of Apple’s Chinese Suppliers Won’t Shift Production to US

In response to US President-elect Donald Trump's calls for manufacturing in the United States, if Apple decides to shift production from China to the U.S., majority of its China-based supply chain partners will not follow suit, DigiTimes is reporting. According to a qq.com report, Apple’s suppliers in China have indicated that they will not set up...

Apple Suppliers Look Towards Other Markets As Smartphone Sales Decline

Smartphone manufacturers will likely end the year selling 1.45 billion phones, a slight uptick in sales from 2015, industry analysts at IDC said in a new report this week. If IDC’s forecast is accurate, that’ll represent year-over-year growth of just 0.6 percent. By comparison, smartphone sales grew 10.4 percent from 2014 to 2015. As Apple’s […]