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The bill of materials for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32 gigabytes of NAND flash memory carries $219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Markit.
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While the effects of the global recession took its toll on enterprise software markets to a large degree in the form of a double-digit revenue reduction, it does not appear that damage to the Transportation Management System (TMS) market was nearly as severe, according to research from ARC Advisory Group. (May 25, 2010)
Entitled Managed Transportation Services (MTS), company officials said this offering provides shippers with superior visibility from pickup through delivery, coupled with centralized technology to monitor and improve supply chain operations. (May 21, 2010)
Business prospects are improving. However, companies are still under terrific pressure to hold down costs. Many have done an admirable job, but continue to be daunted by one of our time’s most-vexing cost-management challenges: wildly fluctuating oil prices. (May 19, 2010)