Benefits of a Free Electronic Component Search Engine

By Logan Wamsley

While we all love to read the word “free” and take advantage of whatever service or product is being offered, we have also grown to view the term with a degree of skepticism. By virtue of us offering the world’s largest free electronic component search engine, this is a skepticism we are used to seeing.…

BOM Monitoring from an Engineer’s Eyes

By Logan Wamsley

When viewing the electronics manufacturing industry from the outside, it is easy to gloss over the market conditions that have every bit as much to do with the production process as the design and assembly of the product itself. Just as a chef can only cook with the right ingredients, or a car technician can…

The Need for Rapid RFQs in the Modern Supply Chain

By Logan Wamsley

So much of the business continuity that defines the success of an electronic equipment supply chain — or any supply chain — is based on an OEM’s ability to maintain open lines of communication with their suppliers. The act of transitioning an active electronic component or semiconductor to obsolescence, for example, is a decision made…

Why Big Data Matters When Searching for Electronic Components

By Logan Wamsley

McDonald’s is back in the news this week as a $300 million buyer. While that could certainly buy a lot of Big Macs, the fast food staple is putting that capital to much better use with the purchase of Tel Aviv-based startup Dynamic Yield. This represents the largest single acquisition McDonald’s has made since Boston…

Understanding Our Electronic Components Search Engine Vetting Process

By Logan Wamsley

When making the decision to become an uploader on the world’s largest free electronic component search engine, the first question many suppliers have about our platform is in regards to our vetting process. How do we verify the authenticity of our uploaders? Are there any minimum standards an uploader must fulfill before a final decision…