Supply Chain Security
ICT supply chains are global, dynamic, and complex, therefore supply chain risk management works best through consensus-based, industry-led processes. Industry-driven standard-setting efforts and public-private partnerships also play key roles.
TL 9000 Requirements
This webinar provided an overview of the TL 9000 requirements framework, its basic concepts, and what TL provides over the ISO 9001 quality standard while expounding specifically upon supply chain related requirements. Original Date: May 7, 2019 Webinar Recording
TIA Launches “Enhance and Improve Your Supply Chain with TL 9000” Webinar Series
Arlington, VA (April 24, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, announced a new webinar series for supply chain managers and professionals focused on how the TL 9000 standard can improve predictability and lower an organization’s risk in their supply chain. Initially developed…
The Corporate Sustainability Working Group (CWSG) is made up of companies that prioritize sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
TIA Joins Americans for Free Trade
Arlington, VA (September 12, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced it has joined Americans for Free Trade, a new, nation-wide coalition that will raise awareness about the harmful impacts of tariffs on American businesses, workers and consumers. “TIA is proud…
TIA Applauds Creation of National Risk Management Center to Foster Collaboration Across Industry Sectors
Arlington, VA (July 31, 2018) –– In response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s announcement of the creation of a National Risk Management Center today, that will provide coordination across industry sectors and the federal government to ensure the breadth of expertise needed to address the challenge of securing our nation’s infrastructure, the Telecommunications Industry…
TIA Supports FCC Action to Protect USF Networks
Arlington, VA (July 2, 2018) –– The FCC should take targeted steps to protect networks supported by the Universal Service Fund (USF) from specific suppliers deemed to pose a threat to national security, said the Telecommunications Industry Association, the largest trade association for the manufacturers and suppliers of information and communications technology products and services. In…
The Good Supplier
AT&T’s VP of Strategic Initiatives Rachel Kutz, and Matt Bruening, VP of Supply Chain Sourcing, speak with TIA NOW about the the desired characteristics of a good supplier, the importance of compliance and sustainability in supplier relationships, the effects disaggregation are having on the supply chain, and what AT&T needs from its suppliers.
AT&T and CenturyLink on Setting Pace for Quality and Reliability, Together With The Value Chain
AT&T’s Susan Johnson, SVP of Global Supply Chain, and CenturyLink’s Todd Miller, VP of Network Operations, discuss how they’ve raised the bar thanks to TL9000 and close coordination with their supplier partners via QuEST Forum. They also discuss what they foresee as required network innovation, and their expectations for the newly announced merger of TIA…
How AT&T Ensures Network Quality and Performance Partnering With Suppliers
Rachel Kutz, VP of Strategic Initiatives within AT&T’s Global Supply Chain group discusses how the value chain of suppliers and QuEST Forum’s role help AT&T compete and achieve near-term sustainability goals.
AT&T and Supply Chain
AT&T’s President of Supply Chain and Fleet Operations, Tim Harden, talks to TIA NOW about supply chain issues from cybersecurity and vendor competition to spectrum and high-speed broadband deployment.