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…

How Is the Coronavirus Impacting Supply Chains?

By Logan Wamsley

The novel Coronavirus is a classic black swan for 2020 — an event that is largely unforeseeable and impossible to fully mitigate. As of this writing, the virus continues to spread to new countries beyond the boundaries of China with Australia, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan, France, Germany, Spain, the US, and others all reporting…

What Do Engineers Fear Most? Unpredictability

By Logan Wamsley

While Halloween may be the time of year that some of us expect to be scared out of our wits, the good news is that Halloween is a predictable event. Every year, it arrives on the same day, and those of us who get scared easily can plan ahead to ensure our blood pressure remains…

The Secret Behind Partstat’s Ability to Predict Obsolescence & Allocation

By Logan Wamsley

In addition to our ability to confirm component lifecycles, Partstat offers the only BOM Monitoring Solution on the market that can predict allocation before it occurs. Especially when OEMs are facing the most significant electronic component shortage in over a decade, this feature has become an indispensable part of our customers’ supply chains. Instead of…

Component Shortages, Obsolescence, & Allocation: The Solution You Need

By Logan Wamsley

The current high demand for electronic components has ‒ ultimately ‒ led to a severe shortage. While this has had a detrimental effect on supply chains, many manufacturers believed this would be a temporary situation. However, this component shortage may be here longer than expected. In today’s market, the supply and demand imbalance is defined…