30 Jan 2018 No Comments

Why Does the Life Cycle Mismatch Between Products and Components Exist?

Consumers browsing the shelves at your local retailer rarely glance behind the curtain and see how their buying habits affect all levels of the manufacturing supply chain. It’s a fascinating […]
23 Jan 2018 No Comments

2018 Supply Chain Prediction: Putting Big Data to Work

The supply chain industry is hardly alone in supporting the global push for Big Data technologies. Nearly every industry, from telecommunications to energy to healthcare, has been steadily accumulating detailed, […]
15 Jan 2018 No Comments

The Flawed Logic of Planned Obsolescence

In the last month, technology titan Apple has found itself caught in the crossfire of customers (and a few mainstream media publications) accusing them of “planned obsolescence” in regard to […]
10 Jan 2018 No Comments

Three Benefits OCMs Receive with a Last Time Buy Solution

A flexible, personalized delivery schedule. Guaranteed business continuity throughout the entire lifecycle of the OEM’s product. An average of 42 percent savings on inventory carrying costs. Up to 10 years […]
12 Dec 2017 2 Comments

The Obsolescence Problem In Your Supply Chain

Obsolescence is one of the greatest challenges for today’s manufacturers – but it can be overcome. A manufactured product, regardless of industry or function, is, quite literally, the sum of […]
28 Aug 2017 No Comments

BOM Monitoring and The Life Cycle Mismatch

There is a life cycle mismatch between the life of an electronic component, or semiconductor, and the life of an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) product. This problem requires that during […]