Victoria Kickham

Distribution Editor

Victoria Kickham is the distribution editor for Electronic Design magazine, SourceESB and GlobalPurchasing.com, where she covers issues related to the electronics supply chain. Victoria started out as a general assignment reporter for several Boston-area newspapers before joining Industrial Distribution magazine, where she spent 14 years covering industrial markets. She served as ID’s managing editor from 2000 to 2010. Victoria has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in English from Northeastern University.

Posts by Victoria Kickham

Mining for Data in the Supply Chain

From procurement to IT, information is the key to improving jobs, departments, and entire organizations....More

Digi-Key’s Mark Larson Talks Industry Change

What has changed the most in the world of electronic components distribution? Service, says the longtime leader of Digi-Key Electronics, who stepped....More

Anti-Counterfeit Update: Traceability, Software Rank as Top Issues

Suppliers grapple with ongoing anti-counterfeit efforts, as the need to change behaviors in the buying community grows. ECIA’s Robin Gray offers....More

Will Amazon Drive a Better B2B Online Experience?

The online retail giant’s newest attempt to grab a bigger piece of the B2B pie may have its greatest impact on how traditional suppliers shape the....More

Electronics Industry Readies for EDS

Manufacturers and suppliers of electronic components will connect at the Electronics Distribution Show, May 12-15 in Las Vegas, with celebrity....More

Top Distributors Grow More than 7%

The 2015 Top 50 report is just a few weeks away; preliminary results show the Top 10 companies account for more than $77 billion in sales of....More

Making Software a Priority for Buyers

Advocates say spend management software adds value to the supply channel, especially as OEMs and contract manufacturers seek to reduce costs and as....More

Top 3 Concerns of Electronic Component Buyers

Component availability, economic issues top buyers’ list of things that “keep me up at night,” according to new survey of 800 purchasing pros....More

Surviving a Flat Electronic Components Marketplace

TTI’s Michael Knight writes about “making the most of flat,” as the electronic components supply chain faces a third year of mediocre business....More

Anti-counterfeit movement gains momentum

Industry has done much to raise awareness about the dangers of counterfeit electronic components, but engineers and procurement professionals remain....More

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