Supply chain

07.11.14
Apple joins President Obama's 'SupplierPay' initiative
07.11.14

Apple joins President Obama's 'SupplierPay' initiative

US President Barack Obama has extended the so-called QuickPay initiative to the private sector wit...

By D. Caolo,   07.11.14
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11.08.13
Keeping an eye on working conditions across Apple's vast supply chain is no easy task
11.08.13

Keeping an eye on working conditions across Apple's vast supply chain is no easy task

Bloomberg Businessweek yesterday posted a gripping tale detailing the inherent challenges faced by A...

By Y. Heisler,   11.08.13
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10.02.13
Reuters sources predict shortage for unannounced iPad mini with Retina display
10.02.13

Reuters sources predict shortage for unannounced iPad mini with Retina display

It's little more than a rumor at this point, but stories of delays and shortages have been circula...

By B. Heater,   10.02.13
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09.11.13
The logistics behind transporting millions of iPhones from China to stores worldwide
09.11.13

The logistics behind transporting millions of iPhones from China to stores worldwide

Apple yesterday announced that its fleet of next-gen iPhones will hit store shelves on September 2...

By Y. Heisler,   09.11.13
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07.27.13
Apple creates academic advisory board to oversee its Supplier Responsibility program
07.27.13

Apple creates academic advisory board to oversee its Supplier Responsibility program

As part of Apple's ongoing efforts to improve labor practices in its supply chain, the company rec...

By Y. Heisler,   07.27.13
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09.17.12
Pegatron reportedly nabs 50 to 60 percent of iPad mini orders, breaks up Foxconn's monopoly
09.17.12

Pegatron reportedly nabs 50 to 60 percent of iPad mini orders, breaks up Foxconn's monopoly

While folks are waiting for their precious new iPhones to arrive on their doorsteps, word has it t...

By R. Lai,   09.17.12
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07.18.12
Sony postpones Nasne NAS due to quality control issues
07.18.12

Sony postpones Nasne NAS due to quality control issues

Due to a quality control hiccup just one day before the Nasne was due for release in Japan, Sony h...

By S. Sakr,   07.18.12
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06.01.12
Gartner: Apple turns over inventory every five days
06.01.12

Gartner: Apple turns over inventory every five days

Technology research firm Gartner is always coming up with innovative ways to compare companies...

By S. Sande,   06.01.12
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04.23.12
China Times: HTC wants to develop its own processors for low-end phones
04.23.12

China Times: HTC wants to develop its own processors for low-end phones

Encroaching into the semiconductor business might not seem the most obvious move for a phone manuf...

By S. Sakr,   04.23.12
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