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Role of Data Analytics in Component Distribution

In the rapidly evolving landscape of component distribution and supply chain management, the role of data analytics has become pivotal. This technological advancement enables businesses to navigate through the complexities of the supply chain with greater efficiency, precision, and adaptability. The impact of data analytics in this domain can be distilled into several key areas,...

The Semiconductor Industry: Innovations and Trends – Feb 2024

Introduction In an era where technology evolves at an unprecedented pace, the semiconductor industry stands as the backbone of innovation. This sector's breakthroughs not only fuel the next generation of electronic devices but also redefine the boundaries of what's possible in computing, communication, and automation. For companies like J2 Sourcing, staying abreast of these advancements is...

Risk Management in Electronic Component Sourcing: A Guide by J2 Sourcing

Introduction In the rapidly evolving electronics industry, managing sourcing risks is crucial for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS). Effective risk management ensures the smooth operation of supply chains, even in the face of disruptions. J2 Sourcing stands at the forefront of providing comprehensive solutions that safeguard against these challenges. What is Risk Management...

2024 J2 Semiconductor Market Forecast : Recovery and Growth Ahead

The semiconductor industry, a cornerstone of the global technology sector, is poised for a pivotal year in 2024. After navigating through the challenges of supply chain disruptions, geopolitical tensions, and economic uncertainties, the industry stands at the crossroads of innovation and adaptation. This forecast delves into the nuanced segments of the semiconductor market, offering a...

Navigating the Semiconductor Seas of Change in 2023

Introduction As we traverse the landscape of 2023, the semiconductor industry finds itself at a pivotal juncture. The once tumultuous waves of chip shortages that began cresting with the pandemic in 2020 are now showing signs of calming. Yet, new currents have emerged in the form of potential oversupply, leaving industries to navigate these shifting tides...

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Renault Finally Lets Google Off The Leash

Renault, Qualcomm & Google The latest blog post from RadioFreeMobile speculates how the announcement from Renault to use both Google and Qualcomm for future EV platforms might shape the future of automotive.  Renault announced its new long-term strategy, and for EVs, it is deepening its partnership with Google & Qualcomm. It is the first time that Google has...

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The Market Meltdown Is Now In Full Flow – Q3 Down 6.3% versus Q2 2022

According to Future Horizon Global Semiconductor Report for November 2022, the global economic outlook has deteriorated further over the past month, resulting from a mix of slowing end-market demand. On-going supply chain disruptions, Covid-19 enforced lockdowns in China, increasing levels of inflation, interest rate rises, and the increased tightening of US-driven chip restrictions on China. 22%...

Economic Headwinds Continues To Worsen

According to FutureHorizons Global Semiconductor Report for October, the economic headwinds continue to worsen. During September, inflation and interest rates continue to rise, increasing the threat of an inevitable global economic recession in 2023. The impact on the global semiconductor market will deepen and prolong the extent of the current market bust. This is driven by...