Big Data Solving Big Problems

By Logan Wamsley

I wanted to use this post to highlight the benefits of this massive big data warehouse we call Partstat.  I hope you keep reading and end up signing up for a free account with us.  That’s right, I said free.  But mostly, we want you to sign up for you.  You see, we know how…

Component Obsolescence and Replacement Parts

By Logan Wamsley

Despite it’s usually negative connotation, the word ‘obsolescence’ isn’t always a bad thing.  Obsolescence doesn’t always mean entirely useless either.  Many older components dating back over a decade ago are still reliable and in use today.  But sticking to the subject matter in the title, we’ll save that for another post. So, you might be…

Price Your BOM In Seconds

By Logan Wamsley

BOM monitoring is a crucial aspect of any build.  You need to be prepared when you receive a PCN (product change notification) or an EOL (end of life) notice.  There is also the issue of making a Last Time Buy which can be a headache all in itself.  But, what if there were more benefits…

The New Components Search Engine

By Logan Wamsley

Do you need a place to sell your inventory?  Maybe you are looking for a place to buy that hard to find part or component?  It’s no secret that there are several websites out there where companies can post their inventory, or search for components; in fact a couple of them include www.netComponents.com and www.icsource.com. …

The Challenge of Obsolescence

By Logan Wamsley

Component obsolescence is something that is an on-going struggle for many supply chain managers.  When it comes to supply chain management, there are so many issues that can throw a company for a huge loop.  It can be something as simple as a duplicated spreadsheet, or just a simple slip with miscommunication that leads to…