The Need for ROIC: How Partstat Works to Save OEM Working Capital

By Logan Wamsley

The costs of last time buy inventory go far beyond the initial cost to acquire it; in fact, according to a recent survey of equipment manufacturers, the annual costs of carrying inventory alone are, on average, greater than 21% the original cost of the product. Despite this reality however, the need to acquire last time…

Partstat Last Time Buy Solution FAQ

By Logan Wamsley

There is little doubt that our Last Time Buy Solution is one-of-a-kind in the electronics manufacturing industry, and as a result of this, we receive a lot of questions regarding how it works exactly. What is it? What makes it unique? What limitations does it have? To help alleviate these concerns, we have compiled a…

How Partstat Saves OEMs 42% on Annual Inventory Carrying Costs

By Logan Wamsley

Over the past 27 years, Partstat has partnered with some of the largest and most accomplished and innovative manufacturers in the manufacturing industry. GE, Philips, Boeing, Harris, IBM, and HP have all enrolled in a Partstat solution, and all have realized benefits that only Partstat can provide. One of these is saving an average of…

What We Talk About When We Talk About Last Time Buys

By Logan Wamsley

A last time buy, as does every supply chain decision, always comes down to money – money tied up, money spent, money saved, and money made. Going further, any decision that comes down to money must also be taken within context of time. If I spend this amount now, how long until I see return…

Long-Term Storage of Electronic Components: What Are the Options

By Logan Wamsley

The widening lifecycle mismatch between OEM products and the critical electronic inventory used to create them has had a profound effect on the modern supply chain. Where once OEMs could source the parts required over time under the assumption they would be available for a reasonable amount of time, now even components that were once…

Solutions For Excess Inventory

By Logan Wamsley

Everyone has excess inventory. It’s a bigger problem than people might think. Having excess lying around is one of those things that come up, and it seems to be more of a burden than anything else. No one wants to deal with it, it’s low on the priority list, and most of the time it…