COVID-19 Is Making Supply Chain Collaboration More Important than Ever

By Logan Wamsley

Collaboration and communication between parties has always been the essence of a sound supply chain, but COVID-19 disruption has made it a necessity. This is true between suppliers and manufacturers, but also between independent solutions providers and their customers, which are increasingly becoming staples of the successful supply chain. According to an article in Supply…

COVID-19 Is Making BOM Monitoring a Must

By Logan Wamsley

Ever since its inception, Partstat BOM Monitoring has been the industry’s only source for accurate obsolescence and allocation monitoring and prediction. What was once a luxury that took a team of analysts and billions of unstructured — and costly — data points to manage is all handled automatically for each BOM Monitoring customer after uploading…

The Problem with Internal BOM Monitoring

By Logan Wamsley

A common attitude taken by many manufacturers is one of absolute control. This is understandable for many aspects of the manufacturing process; after all, third-party inefficiencies are one of the most common causes of supply chain disruption, such as when raw material shipments are lost or delayed, or when a contract manufacturer fails to meet…

Supplier Lead Time Trends – February 2020

By Logan Wamsley

One of the key features Partstat offers Part Search users and BOM Monitoring customers is access to its Big Data — more specifically, 50 billion data points of Big Data. This data is comprised of over 56 million rows of inventory on 26 million unique parts compiled from thousands of authorized suppliers and component manufacturers.…

The Relationship Between BOM Monitoring and Last Time Buys

By Logan Wamsley

At Partstat, we believe that disruption can’t be consistently overcome without taking a broad picture view of the full lifecycle of an OEM product. This includes every step from inventory procurement, to the point of assembly, to the inevitable transition toward obsolescence. This is why all of the solutions Partstat offers, while valuable on their…