Avnet, Inc. Releases Avnet Supply Chain Velocity E-Magazine

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New issue features best practices for supply chain strategies, talent management and social media in the supply chain

Jul 14, 2014

PHOENIX – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, released the newest edition of Avnet Supply Chain Velocity, an e-magazine that focuses on supply chain management in the technology industry to help organizations be more successful and reduce time to market for their customers. The June issue offers its readers an in-depth look at advanced supply chain management topics, including changes in supply chain management, social media in the supply chain, and supply chain talent management.

Avnet Supply Chain Velocity is designed to enable manufacturing professionals to learn and deepen their knowledge of supply chain skills. The e-magazine is unique in its approach by combining insights from acclaimed high-technology journalists, academia, Avnet leaders with experience managing complex global supply chains, and other industry experts.

“As the electronics industry continues to transform how we do business, supply chains must also adapt to meet the changing needs of customers and suppliers,” said Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions architecture, Avnet Velocity, and Avnet Supply Chain Velocity’s executive editor. “In this issue of Avnet Supply Chain Velocity, we’re proud to share insights from SCM World’s Chief Content Officer Kevin O’Marah who discusses the changing role of the supply chain and that learning to evolve with the industry is key to supply chain growth.”

Among this issue’s features are:

  • The SCM World According to Kevin O’Marah
  • Supply Chain Shrinkage: Can a Smaller AVL Revive Sony?
  • Mobile and Social Media Boost Supply Chain Transparency
  • Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail
  • Flexing the Supply Chain Workforce

Launched in September 2012, Avnet Supply Chain Velocity is published in conjunction with UBM Electronics, and reaches an average of 30,000 readers each issue. To subscribe, or read online, go to: http://www.ebnonline.com/velocity/.  

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About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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Jamie Ernst

Brodeur Partners, for Avnet

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jernst@brodeur.com

Joal Redmond

Vice President, Public Relations

Avnet, Inc.

480-643-5528
joal.redmond@avnet.com

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