Many electronics buyers and distributors are keeping a watchful eye on Amazon.com after the Internet-based retailer announced earlier in the year it had established its Amazon Business division.
The BTB site is selling a variety of business-related products, including electronic components. Many distributors wonder to what degree Amazon’s efforts to expand into components will affect distribution and the electronics supply chain in general....More
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....More
Pricing and availability remain steady for most of the components A&D Technology purchases, but buyers are keeping an eye on proposed interest rate increases and other factors that could affect both issues in 2015....More
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....More
Developing a more nimble online presence while maintaining strength in product technology and complexity is at the heart of Avnet EM’s mission for global growth, says Gerry Fay, president, Avnet Electronics Marketing Global....More