OEMs: Before Selling Your Surplus Inventory, Read This

By Logan Wamsley

A lot bid is the most common solution OEMs use in regards to surplus inventory. There are a multitude of reasons for this and while some are valid, others are misguided and based on a lack of information of the options available to OEMs. First, it is true that when it comes to surplus or…

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.…

List Your Inventory FAQ

By Logan Wamsley

The power of Partstat’s Big Data comes primarily from the data provided by the global authorized resellers that choose to upload their inventory to our platform. Today, our online electronic component platform is powered by data from thousands of manufacturers and authorized distributors who upload their inventory to Partstat, where it can easily be viewed…

The Historical Costs of Obsolescence Management With Big Data

By Logan Wamsley

One of the most significant features of all of Partstat’s obsolescence management solutions — BOM Monitoring, Part Search, Excess Inventory, and API — is our access to Big Data. Through the inventory uploads from thousands of manufacturers and authorized suppliers, Partstat allows our users access to over 50 billion points of Big Data. This provides…

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…

BOM Monitoring: The Best Safeguard Against the Effects of M&As

By Logan Wamsley

In 2016, Broadcom announced their intentions to acquire NXP Semiconductors for a whopping $44 billion. At the time, it was the largest single acquisition the electronic components industry had ever seen – and although the merger was cancelled in July of 2018, for a time it provided an appropriate capstone for what has very much…