apple supply chain

Additional Report Indicating Apple to Begin Manufacturing iPhones in India

In late January, Supply Chain Matters called attention to a published report by The Wall Street Journal, citing local government sources, indicating that global smartphone and consumer electronics provider Apple was nearing a deal to manufacture its products locally in India.  The Wall Street Journal is now reporting (Paid subscription required) that production could begin […]

Apple’s December-Ending Performance Provides Indications of Supply Challenges

Supply Chain Matters provides added insights to recent financial and operational performance reports from major companies. We reflect on Apple’s latest report of December-ending (Fiscal 2017 Q1) financial and operating results which acknowledged supply constraints as limiting even more sales growth.  Wall Street headlines were generally positive as the iconic consumer electronics provider reversed three […]

Report Indicating Apple is Near Deal to Manufacture Products in India

The Wall Street Journal reports (Paid subscription required) that according to a senior government official, Apple is nearing a deal to manufacture its products locally in India.  India is expected to overtake the United States as the globe’s second-largest market after China, and thus such a move is a big deal for Apple and India’s […]

Report Indicating Apple is Near Deal to Manufacture Products in India

The Wall Street Journal reports (Paid subscription required) that according to a senior government official, Apple is nearing a deal to manufacture its products locally in India.  India is expected to overtake the United States as the globe’s second-largest market after China, and thus such a move is a big deal for Apple and India’s […]

Breaking News: Foxconn Evaluating $7 Billion Investment in U.S. LCD Manufacturing Facility

The Wall Street Journal is today reporting (Paid subscription required) that high-tech and consumer electronics provider Foxconn Technology is considering an investing $7 billion to build an advanced flat-panel LCD screen factory in the United States. This investment would involving the contract manufacturer’s recent acquisition of Sharp. However, ongoing discussions reportedly remain fluid and highly […]

New Supply Chain Developments Involving Apple

These past few days, Supply Chain Matters has been updating our readers regarding ongoing supply chain management developments involving specific companies. That includes Airbus, Boeing, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Pratt and Whitney and others. We have been somewhat remiss in not updating on developments involving one of global business’s most visible supply chain, that being Apple. […]

Цепь поставок Apple остается надежной в преддверии выпуска iPhone 6

Согласно прогнозам аналитиков, Apple планирует произвести до 80 миллионов единиц iPhone 6 до конца этого года. Ожидается, что новый iPhone будет представлен в двух вариантах – 4,7 дюймов и 5,5 дюймов. Традиционно, львиная доля заслуги в слаженной работе Apple принадлежит…

iWatch: Источники в Цепи Поставок Проинформировали о Запуске Производства

Заводы на Востоке уже начали поточный выпуск iWatch, которым Apple совершит свой долгожданный дебют на рынке одежды и аксессуаров. Согласно ChinaTimes, до осеннего запуска продукта будет произведено 2-3 миллиона единиц, а к концу года будет выпущено еще около 15 миллионов. …