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23 Aug 2018 No Comments

OEMs: Don’t Overlook the Risks of Market Inflation

According to Reuters, the International Institute of Finance forecasts 2018 global growth at 3.5 percent. While this is reported to be an optimistic outlook for the global economy in terms […]
22 Aug 2018 No Comments

Saving and Spending: The OEM Working Capital Paradox

The longer the OEM projects the lifecycle of their product to last, the more last time buy inventory needs to be purchased – and because long-term inventory needs can rarely […]
16 Aug 2018 No Comments

The Top Supply Chain Disruptors in Each U.S. Region

The study of geography and climate is a fascinating one. The infinite variations in landscapes, temperature, humidity, and inclement weather patterns have the potential to keep any scholar busy for […]
14 Aug 2018 No Comments

Overcoming the Costs of Die and Wafer Banking

The decision to incorporate die and wafer banking into your product designs is an easy one to make if it’s in the OEM’s capacity to do so. Not only can […]
9 Aug 2018 No Comments

Rising Prices for Electronic Components: The Full Story

The current component shortage has had a profound effect in all aspects of supply chains. Suppliers’ inability to increase capacity to meet demand in the automotive and IoT markets, for […]
3 Aug 2018 No Comments

Where Last Time Buys Fit into the Aerospace Industry

There are some aerospace products that will never be considered obsolete. Many of the largest component manufacturers in the industry have been supplying nuts and bolts to aircraft specifications for […]