6 Mar 2018 No Comments

Does Your Obsolescence Management Strategy Require a Vault?

One doesn’t have to try hard to recall the earthquake and tsunami disaster that befell the coast of Tohoku on March 11th, 2011. In addition to the 15,894 confirmed people […]
1 Mar 2018 No Comments

The Truth About Product Change Notifications

The ideal obsolescence management strategy requires transparency from all parties involved in the supply chain. These parties include the equipment manufacturers (OEMs) who design the consumer product, the EMS providers […]
28 Feb 2018 No Comments

The Financial Toll of Last Time Buys on OEMs

Last time buys will always be the central concern of every successful obsolescence management strategy. BOM monitoring gives OEMs the tools needed to stay ahead of obsolescence, proper long-term storage […]
27 Feb 2018 No Comments

Addressing Two Primary Concerns Associated with Die and Wafer Banking

When making the decision to implement ASICs into their product designs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) often look at the benefits ASICs can offer their supply chain. Tighter obsolescence management procedures, […]
22 Feb 2018 No Comments

Choosing the Right BOM Monitoring Tool for Obsolescence Management

Historically, BOM Monitoring services have been used to help original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, react to obsolescence in electronic components when it occurs. Upon confirmation of a critical component’s or […]
1 Feb 2018 No Comments

The Human Element: Your Supply Chain’s X Factor

Steve Jobs once said, “Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll […]