supply chain rss sort by issue

Issue 04/2019

Missing parts

How to manage obsolescence in the supply chain

IEC Technical Committee 56: Dependability, recently published a second edition of IEC 62402 which establishes requirements for obsolescence management applicable to any company or organization.

Issue 01/2019

Form and substance

Increased flexibility and wider reach for key standard on substance reporting

A new edition of IEC 62474 makes chemical substance reporting easier for suppliers and manufacturers in the supply chain, helping them meet regulatory requirements.

Issue 01/2019

Keeping track of things with RFID

Agriculture, healthcare and retail are some of the industries that already benefit from radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.

RFID plays a key role in streamlining supply chain management applications, as the digitization of industries advances.

2018
Issue 06/2018

Protecting supply chains against cyber attacks

Cyber resilience can only be achieved by focusing both on information and operational technologies

In recent months, a number of international studies and reports have highlighted an alarming increase in cyber attacks targeting the supply chain.  One such survey, conducted in the Americas, Asia and Europe, suggests that in the past year two thirds of companies have experienced a cyber attack on their supply chain.