Less than a year after Amazon shook up things in the business-to-business supply chain, here comes Google. The search giant has launched a beta version of Google Shopping for Suppliers, which right now is focused on the electrical and electronics industries.
Amazon Supply, which serves a host of different industries, now features more than 600,000 parts in areas such as industrial and test equipment. As Bolaji Ojo put it in a post last year when that venue was unveiled:
If you supply products to the electronics industry, the archrival you should be concerned about may no longer be the company you've competed against for decades. It's Amazon.
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