Shadow Inflation and the Effect on Inventory Carrying Costs

By Logan Wamsley

Most people are familiar with the concept of inflation, a monetary phenomenon that occurs when individual currently loses its value. As a result, basic goods and services increase their prices to maintain profitability, while personal income such as wages often stay stagnant as individuals see their dollars stretching less and less. Taken to its extreme,…

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…

Here’s How Manufacturers Can Improve Supply Chain Resilience NOW

By Logan Wamsley

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even the most minor vulnerabilities in the modern supply chain — and supply chain executives are taking every precaution to ensure that for the next great black swan, their supply chain resilience is improved. Supply Chain Resilience and Agility Is Critical This fact is made clear in a new global…

Partstat Last Time Buy Solution FAQ

By Logan Wamsley

There is little doubt that our Last Time Buy Solution is one-of-a-kind in the electronics manufacturing industry, and as a result of this, we receive a lot of questions regarding how it works exactly. What is it? What makes it unique? What limitations does it have? To help alleviate these concerns, we have compiled a…

New Aerospace Frontiers, Old Obsolescence Challenges

By Logan Wamsley

While initial thoughts of the aerospace industry typically conjure images of fighter jets, commercial aircraft, and possibly aftermarket parts among those who are familiar with this world, we often forget to include the rapidly growing training and simulation market. Boeing, for example, has historically been a leader in this field, but their recent announcement of…