What the Federal Reserve Will Do, and How Manufacturers Should Respond

By Logan Wamsley

As the meeting of the Federal Reserve on March 15-16 looms, companies across the economic landscape are eagerly awaiting the specifics regarding measures it will take to curb the historic inflation rates currently being seen in the U.S. In preparation for these actions, many financial entities are making predictions as to what the Fed’s measures…

New Data Reveals Depths of Supply Chain Crisis

By Logan Wamsley

The modern supply chain is in a crisis. Although supply chain disruptions occur in some form annually, and major disruptions occur in cycles at least every few years, 2021 is proving to be a different beast. Inflation, raw materials shortages, port congestion, political tensions within nations that constitute critical pain points for critical electronic component…

Medical Device Manufacturers Have a Cost Problem

By Logan Wamsley

Manufacturers of critical, life-saving healthcare equipment deal with a myriad of complexities and regulations that no other industry has to consider. Many of these considerations require significant additional costs, and in an era that has been defined by risks and disruption include supply chain delays, inflation, raw material shortages, extensive lead times, natural disasters, geopolitical…

Who Are Partstat Solutions For? Part 1: OEMs

By Logan Wamsley

One of the common questions we receive at Partstat is who exactly are our Inventory Ownership Solutions designed for. Who is poised to take advantage of the benefits they offer, and are there any entities who are excluded from considering the service? This series of articles will try to clarify this question and highlight how…

Supply Chains Disruptions Have Defined 2021 — Time for Solutions

By Logan Wamsley

2021 is not even half over, but already we have seen several glaring examples of just how fragile the modern supply chain really is. Irrespective of company size, product, or industry, one or more supply chain disruptions have the potential for disastrous consequences for manufacturers and other businesses. One example was recently seen with the…