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…

Making a Last Time Buy? Consider Your Inventory Storage Needs

By Logan Wamsley

When it becomes clear that an OEM must make a last time buy to preserve the continuity of its business model, there are often several hang-ups that result in either delays or outright rejection of the last time buy plan altogether. One of these is the discovery of how much working capital it might take…

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 Industries Could You Enter with Extra Working Capital in 2018?

By Logan Wamsley

Outside of our storage and fulfillment capabilities that save OEMs an average of 42 percent in annual inventory carrying costs, the feature that customers most commonly respond to regarding the Partstat Last Time Buy Solution is our ability to preserve up to ten years of OEM working capital. Without the added burden of an upfront…

The One Thing OEMs Want from EMS Providers, but None Offer

By Logan Wamsley

When it comes to last time buys, it doesn’t take long to realize that they are everyone’s problem. And when the time comes when such a transaction becomes necessary to ensure a product’s life cycle can be completed, it can often prove complicated to determine whose problem it is to solve. Every EMS provider/OEM partnership…