Last Time Buy

26 Jul 2018 No Comments

Featured on EBN: Component Shortages Give OEMs Cold Feet on Inventory Commitments

“There is little about the “Great Component Shortage of 2018” that hasn’t already been thoroughly analyzed. Unprecedented demand for smaller and more efficient passive electronics, especially in the automotive and […]
12 Jul 2018 No Comments

Why Does Obsolescence Impact Healthcare Manufacturers More than Most?

The healthcare industry is somewhat unique in the fact technology, for all of the responsibility it bears for moving society forward, is still not the primary force behind a patient’s […]
10 Jul 2018 1 Comment

The Key to Surviving Component Shortages: Long-Term Storage

Anyone paying attention to the state of the electronic component marketplace knows that 2018 has seen the most significant industry-wide shortage in over a decade. Lead times for once-commoditized components […]
28 Jun 2018 No Comments

The Aerospace Supply Chain in 10 Years

There’s an interesting paradox that can be attributed to the aerospace industry: despite being responsible for some most advanced military and consumer-based technology the world has ever seen, the supply […]
19 Jun 2018 1 Comment

The Evolution of the Last Time Buy

Historically, it has been easy to look at the implementation of a last time buy as a mark of professional failure. While common practice and necessary to avoid a redesign […]
12 Jun 2018 No Comments

3 Strategies to Clear the Way for Supply Chain Transparency

With the current component shortage and obsolescence challenges present in today’s manufacturing climate, transparency is needed now more than ever. Transparency not just regarding knowledge of where components originated, but […]