obsolescence

9 May 2018 1 Comment

The Best Obsolescence Management Strategy Still Comes Down to People

Much has been said in the news recently regarding supply chain automation finally reaching the potential analysts predicted decades ago, which has prompted intense discussions regarding obvious production benefits against […]
7 May 2018 3 Comments

To Predict Component Allocation, There’s Only One Option

2018 has seen the chip market experiencing a period of nearly record demand, especially for chip capacitors, resistors, and memory such as NOR and NAND Flash. Although this surge was […]
2 May 2018 No Comments

What Makes a Complete Obsolescence Management Strategy?

The term obsolescence management strategy, while simple in theory (how OEMs adapt their supply chain when faced with critical electronic components approaching end-of-life), has a nearly infinite number of variations […]
1 May 2018 No Comments

The Importance of Last Time Buys in a Transitioning Auto Industry Supply Chain

It is difficult to read anything about today’s auto industry without diving headfirst into the discussion about the impending electric revolution. Some automakers, such as Volvo, have been extremely enthusiastic […]
23 Apr 2018 No Comments

The Secret to a Successful Obsolescence Management Strategy

OEMs across the globe in nearly every imaginable industry, in some capacity, feel the impact of obsolescence on their supply chain. The reasons for the discontinuation of critical electronic components […]
19 Apr 2018 1 Comment

The Consolidation of the Aerospace Supply Chain

While each industry can be defined by its own defining features and challenges, the aerospace industry stands apart as being particularly unique — and risky. By 2023, the Airbus Global […]