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All Circuits, success story

All Circuits, success story Ted Bonnamy, an Estimator at ALL Circuits, gives us his feedback following the introduction of the Buymanager strategic sourcing software package at the Projects Procurement department. A French PCB subcontractor established in Meung-sur-Loire for over 20 years, the company ALL Circuits has experienced a boost [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on All Circuits, success story

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

All Circuits, success story

All Circuits, success story Ted Bonnamy, an Estimator at ALL Circuits, gives us his feedback following the introduction of the Buymanager strategic sourcing software package at the Projects Procurement department. A French PCB subcontractor established in Meung-sur-Loire for over 20 years, the company ALL Circuits has experienced a boost [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Achat, Achat, Strategic sourcing, Strategic sourcing|Comments Off on All Circuits, success story

Excel Is Not Good Enough For Your BOMs

Excel Is Not Good Enough For Your BOMs by Steven Chan "No BOM will ever stays the same. There will always be changes.[...] A capable BOM management tool needs to be able to keep track of these changes." BOM (Bill of Materials) is a critical piece of documentation [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Excel Is Not Good Enough For Your BOMs

Bill Of Materials > Request For Quotation: The Hot Potato

Do you also spend too much time cleaning BOMs or RFQs? Whether you want to quote or manufacture, what everyone needs is a regular, simple format with well laid out data in separate columns. I’d love to live in Theory, because in Theory everything is just fine! However, in practice this is not [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bill Of Materials > Request For Quotation: The Hot Potato

Bill Of Material > Request For Quotation : The Hot Potato

Bill Of Material > Request For Quotation : The Hot Potato This is the starting point of most price requests to suppliers: the BOM (Bill of Material). The result of customer orders (manufacturer, OEM, engineering), it is the basis of supplier queries. In substance, BOMs (Bills of Materials), contain the whole description [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bill Of Material > Request For Quotation : The Hot Potato

QUOTE LEADTIME FOR EMS

Quote Lead time for EMS A differentiated approach to increase sales efficiency In a first part, we will deal with the following subject in several points: What is the current situation? Respecting quoting deadlines: the quest for the Holy Grail Costing process Preparing quotes: a thankless task Human resources management Respecting [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|EMS|Comments Off on QUOTE LEADTIME FOR EMS

Custom Parts Sourcing : Chapter 2 – Issues & solutions

The problems related to the sourcing process described above can separated in 3 groups Sourcers problems The major problems mentioned are : The number of technical modifications that will occur for one RFQ. Indeed, for each of them, the sourcer shall go thru every step of the process and ensure necessary tracking for each [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Custom Parts Sourcing : Chapter 2 – Issues & solutions

Custom Parts Sourcing: pratices & improvement orientations

Custom part sourcing (mechanics, PCB) is a major stake, for both economical and quality reasons. We have met many sourcers in different countries, and it appears that the practices as well as the problems encountered, are very similar. In the first chapter, we will present a summary of practices, operational processes implemented by [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Custom Parts Sourcing: pratices & improvement orientations

8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #5

Reason #5 : High-Mix / Low volume / Care about MOQ-SPQ The consequence of the High-Mix is the low-volume. Managing lower volume productions require the sourcing team to pay attention to additional data that they may not be considering before. For example, the Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) and the Standard Packing Quantity (SPQ) will [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 reasons why you have too much inventory – Reason #5