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…

EMS Providers: Want to Solidify Relationships with OEMs? Try This

By Logan Wamsley

In the competitive realm of contract manufacturing, there is nothing more important for an EMS provider than earning, developing, and maintaining a rapport with their OEM partners. But due to the nature of the business, where EMS providers are often required to operate on profit margins as thin as 5-6 percent, maintaining such a close-knit…