OEM working capital

20 Jun 2019 No Comments

Raw Material Shortages Will Prompt Last Time Buys

If asked what determines the manufacturing cost of an electronic component, many might be surprised to discover that the most capital is spent during raw materials acquisition. This holds particularly […]
28 May 2019 No Comments

Where Do Last Time Buys Fit into a Post-Silicon World

There are many variables that can result in supply chain disruption, from the assembly line all the way down to the acquisition of raw materials. Most recently, these disruptions have […]
26 Mar 2019 No Comments

‘Stretchable’ Electronics and the Dangers of Introducing Innovation

With foldable smartphones dominating the tech news cycle as of late, one would be forgiven for believing the future of so-called “stretchable” electronics is focused squarely in that sphere. In […]
31 Jan 2019 No Comments

History of the Partstat Last Time Buy Solution

27+ years of industry experience looks nice in bold lettering, and even better on our website paired next to one of our solutions that addresses the most pressing issues facing […]
8 Jan 2019 No Comments

OEMs: It’s Time to Make Your Working Capital Work for You

The act of saving working capital is a critical piece of any OEM’s long-term strategy, and it’s a common indicator for how well positioned the company is for future success. […]
3 Jan 2019 No Comments

2019 New Year Resolutions for Your Supply Chain

2018 has officially come and gone, and for many professionals involved in the manufacturing supply chain, the end couldn’t have come soon enough. Despite the electronic component market increasing approximately […]