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April 3, 2024
WIN SOURCE provides insight into the trends of the electronic components industry and how they leverage technology to successfully navigate disruption.


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How Data Analytics Helped Guide Avnet Through the Chip Shortage

Dec. 22, 2023
Component access is improving, but the lessons learned during the peak period of shortages serve electronics distributor Avnet well today, as they continue to leverage machine...
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Q&A with Ample Solutions

Ample Solutions shares how they have strengthened their supply chains, insight on growing trends in the market, and what the future holds for the industry.
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Friendshoring: A Realistic Trade Practice?

July 10, 2023
International corporations have incentives to reduce their operational risks and diversify their production but relying on nations perceived as "friendly" to U.S. interests will...
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India Enters the Race to Become the Next Semiconductor Powerhouse—Will it Succeed?

June 23, 2023
Significant challenges lie ahead, but the country remains in a strong position.
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Supply Chain Technology

The Importance of Material Handling for Supply Chain Management: What and How to Optimize

May 26, 2023
As supply chains continue to evolve, the effective management of material handling plays a pivotal role in ensuring operational efficiency, cost reduction and customer satisfaction...
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5 Problems in Warehouse Operations and How to Solve Them

May 4, 2023
Employees are the central pillar of warehouse operations, and management’s ability to preempt employee problems as well as implement solutions is the difference-maker for success...
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News & Trends

Navigating the Fluctuating Electronics Supply Chain: Trends and Developments

April 20, 2023
The electronics supply chain faces continued disruption, requiring proactive measures by manufacturers to secure supply chains through long-term orders and NCNR terms, while specific...
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A Beacon in the Storm: Procurement Helps Organizations Navigate Uncertainty

April 14, 2023
How procurement departments can help their companies navigate the current market uncertainty, address core challenges and plan for future success.
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Material Management: A Critical Aspect of the Supply Chain

March 30, 2023
An organization’s material management program must ensure the quality and cost-effective use of resources while accounting for demand, price, availability, delivery and more. ...
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Supply Chain Technology

How Custom Components Solve Design Challenges While Saving Time and Cost

March 22, 2023
Customization services can be a significant time- and cost-saver for designers and engineers needing to replace obsolete components, match specific design specs, source new hard...
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Supply Chain Technology

Custom Kitting Helps Simplify Product Development and Save Money

March 20, 2023
Myriad components are necessary to produce electronic products and sourcing them separately can be time-consuming and complicated. Startups and small businesses can benefit from...
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Supply Chain Technology

How Smaller-Sized OEMs Can Speed Product Time-to-Market with a Development Distributor

March 17, 2023
The first in a series, this article highlights how OEMs that may not be the biggest can capitalize on partnering with a development distributor, including accelerating the design...