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Trade Tariffs Prompt US Manufacturers to Shift Operations Outside China

U.S. companies have accelerated efforts to adjust supply chains after the Trump administration increased the tariff rate from 10 percent to 25 percent on $250B worth of goods imported from China, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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Michael Alkire Promoted to President of Premier; Craig McKasson Named Chief Administrative Officer

Michael Alkire, formerly chief operating officer of Premier (Nasdaq: PINC), has been promoted to president of the Charlotte, N.C.-based health care technology company. Premier said Tuesday Alkire’s promotion recognizes the expansion of his role, which now includes oversight of strategies for the company’s supply chain and performance services segments in addition …

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AECOM Ranked No. 1 Military-Friendly Supplier Diversity Program; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 27, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has secured the top position in a ranking of supplier diversity programs for 2019 in recognition of its work with veteran-owned businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 11. The company said Dec. 10 its No. 1 rank in Viqtory‘s 2019 Military Friendly Supplier Diversity …

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Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain. …

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Report: Lockheed Part of DoD Effort to Get Complete View of Defense Supply Chain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is working on a pilot program with the Defense Department and industry partners with the aim to establish a “comprehensive” view of the defense supply chain amid concerns over possible foreign infiltration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Fifth Domain reported Sunday …

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Air Force Taps Dell EMC, HPE for Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Platform CRADA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) are working with the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center under separate cooperative research and development agreements in an effort to build information technology infrastructures that utilize supply chain risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Boeing Reports $2.1B in Government, Commercial Services Orders; Stan Deal Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday approximately $2.1 billion worth of services orders, contracts and agreements with government agencies and commercial customers at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. The company said Monday the agreements and orders span across its global services business’ capability areas that include training and professional …

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