electronic component shortage

13 Nov 2018 No Comments

A Tale of Two Manufacturers, and the Last Time Buys Between Them

With the current electronic component shortage crisis, the relationships between OEMs and contract manufacturers are of the utmost importance. Continuing to conduct business as usual is no longer an option. […]
8 Nov 2018 No Comments

Reactive vs. Proactive Obsolescence Management Strategies

While all obsolescence management strategies have the same goal of ensuring the lifecycles of OEM products despite any unforeseeable disruptions, they are not all alike. Now, just because each strategy […]
1 Nov 2018 No Comments

Choosing the Right Supply Chain Partner for Die Banking

The use of die banking to support long-term OEM product lifecycles is becoming more commonplace by the day. Widespread concerns regarding the current state of the electronic component market is […]
30 Oct 2018 No Comments

What Industries Need Long-Term Storage Capabilities? All of Them

One of the defining features of EDX is our ability to offer OEMs a solution capable of helping them maintain “long-term” product lifecycles. While such phrasing is accurate, what “long-term” […]
24 Oct 2018 No Comments

What We Talk About When We Talk About Last Time Buys

A last time buy, as does every supply chain decision, always comes down to money – money tied up, money spent, money saved, and money made. Going further, any decision […]
19 Oct 2018 No Comments

Live on EPS News: How OEMs Can Compress Their Cash-Conversion Cycle

“If one of your supply chain partners suffers a debilitating disruption, how quickly can it recover? A healthy company should have the working capital on hand to take immediate financial […]