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…

Partstat Partner News August 2021

By Logan Wamsley

Hewlett Packard Shipments Up 20% in 2021 Despite Chip Shortage In a welcome surprise in a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has been responsible for a multitude of supply chain disruptions such as chip shortages, Hewlett Packard (HP) along with other tech brands such as Dell are posting surprisingly strong sales figures. This comes despite…

COVID-19 Delta Variant Ravages Automotive Supply Chains and Beyond

By Logan Wamsley

Although the automotive industry has both introduced exciting new technologies and made several bold plans to fully embrace a new, net-zero carbon emissions model, 2021 has proven to be an incredibly difficult year. These difficulties have only been amplified by the emergence of the COVID-19 Delta variant, which has called into question the ability of…

New EIU Report Shows Scale of COVID-19 Impact on Supply Chains

By Logan Wamsley

In a new survey from Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) with sponsorship from Citi, clarity has been given regarding which industries were hardest hit by the various supply chain disruptions in 2021 — most of which were directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNBC reports. While some of the results were expected, the sheer scale of…