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Buymanager SiliconExpert partnership

Press Release Pertilience, the editor of Buymanager, has announced a partnership with SiliconExpert.   Buymanager is the benchmark in strategic sourcing, management and Product cost management software for the electronics sector. The partnership with SiliconExpert responds to a market need and fits into Buymanager’s strategy to provide evermore value to its users. [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buymanager SiliconExpert partnership

8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #4

This is the recurrent concern in every company. There is of course not a unique reason but a global context that lead to this situation   Reason #4: High-Mix / More Products, more BOMs, more Data. To catch more customers, more market shares in a competitive market, every product manufacturer will enlarge [...]

By | September 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #4

“8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #3″

This is the recurrent concern in every company. There is of course not a unique reason but a global context that lead to this situation   Reason#3:More & more data / Component life cycle - Environmental concern The reduced product life cycle is also applicable for the components which will be used [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #3″

“8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #2″

This is the recurrent concern in every company. There is of course not a unique reason but a global context that lead to this situation   Reason#2:Not enough time / Product Life Cycle is getting shorter processed during the product development by engineering, sourcing and PM need to be covered within a [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #2″

“8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #1”

This is the recurrent concern in every company. There is of course not a unique reason but a global context that lead to this situation   Reason#1:Price pressure / Forecast presumption It’s not a surprise that the pressure on the cost is getting stronger and stronger. Thus one of the most well-known [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #1”

Email feeder : a revolution for sourcers!

Emails never end for sourcers! One-hour meeting: 10 more emails pending, and for supplier quotations, it’s necessary to get the data out of it, fill a summary spreadsheet and store the email. Requisition, benchmark, new vendor sourcing, internal emails... The workflow is always increasing but not the resources; the situation [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Email feeder : a revolution for sourcers!

Are you a sourcer who do not have time for suppliers?

Do you think the head of your company will be satisfied, if the sales do not have time for customers? The more customer a sales meet, the more he learns from his market the more chances he has to increase the sales revenue. This is the same situation for sourcers, the more [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|English, Uncategorized|3 Comments

New product development: reducing costs and time-to-market

You are more likely asking us to integrate functions at the crossroad of purchasing and R & D Dept. For ODM and OEM companies, optimizing the new product development process is indeed a major challenge.. 80% of costs are fixed in the design process, so it is essential to have an efficient purchasing process when [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New product development: reducing costs and time-to-market

OEM – What is the current situation in electronic product design ?

What is the current situation in most cases in electronic product design? When making a new product, a new PCBA, Electronic Engineer need to first choose components. What are the solutions they use to apply? Search in ERP database Benefit of ERP is to have an up-to-date database [...]

By | December 11th, 2015|French|Comments Off on OEM – What is the current situation in electronic product design ?

Component sourcing, a major pain for OEM, why?

What is the current situation regarding electronic product design? When designing a new product, a new PCBA, electronic engineers first need to select components. What tools do they use? Search in ERP database ERP provides access to an up-to-date database since it’s used for production. Prices listed are available [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|English|Comments Off on Component sourcing, a major pain for OEM, why?