Key Inflation Indicator Hits Highest Point in 30 Years, Says Federal Reserve

By Logan Wamsley

Today’s supply chain disruptions are not only affecting manufacturing industries, but also everyday consumers trying to purchase anything from chicken to golf clubs. Global climate trends, natural disasters, geopolitical tensions, shipping freight delays, and other such issues are combining with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to create a perfect storm of challenges that makes 2021 one…

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…

Healthcare Supply Chains Are Facing a Cost Issue

By Logan Wamsley

We have reached a point in the COVID-19 pandemic where we are beginning to understand just what some of the long-term implications might be from the last year. Notably, while shortages for some critical healthcare equipment such as N95 masks, KN95 masks, and isolation gowns have noticeably subsided, raw material shortages have continued to constrain…

COVID-19 Brings The Risk of Counterfeit Components to Forefront

By Logan Wamsley

Among the many issues supply chains have had to address amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one that has not made as many headlines is the increase in the number of bad actors willing to take advantage of a strained supply market with counterfeit components and products. Counterfeits Are Widespread When supply is low and coupled with…