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NPI mistake EMS manufacturers make

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Read why no EMS provider should refuse an NPI project. NPI programs let EMS providers see a new customer’s AVL supplier list, enabling EMS providers to possibly quote production-level pricing for lower individual components costs, and more.
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Tier-2 EMS provider is a small-to-medium business (SMB)

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OEM manufacturing professionals use this questionnaire to drive manufacturing supplier accountability, workflow accuracy, timeliness, and executions to your standards.
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Why Tony Stark doesn’t scrub hardware BOMs and neither should you

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Artificial intelligence helping OEMs determine should cost quote pricing, and materials pricing and availability, more accurately and faster than EMS providers.
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Industrial HazLoc, intrinsic safety drives European manufacturing executives

One common theme for each, recent OEM program inquiry above is they all come from European companies positioning themselves to offset EU regional and global economic challenges. 
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The #1 Question OEMs should ask EMS manufacturers

Twenty percent (20%) of materials purchases by contract EMS manufacturers are risk buys, on a volume basis. This translates to higher MCOGs for OEM customers and is due to a variety of reasons like EMS uncertainty of optimal materials pricing,
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Top 50 EMS provider revenues

Its not uncommon for private EMS providers (of all sizes) to boast. OEMs should ask for EMS financials signed off by a third-party auditor as part of your EMS due diligence.
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Watson is IBM’s Hail Mary pass: Why its not working

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To try and make sense of the constant marketing push for Watson I looked into Watson’s projects. I wanted to see and gauge the success stories, but finding them proved difficult. So difficult I could not find one. But what …
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How to compare Flex, Jabil, Sanmina, Celestica manufacturing supply chain capabilities

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My electronics manufacturing solutions provider just sold me a bill of goods, conveying their manufacturing supply chain capabilities and framing the narrative with “superior supply chain predictability, agility, and visibility”. This is how EMS provider Sanmina positions their manufacturing execution …
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[Documents] Manufacturing Supply Chain Competitive Readiness Questionnaire

Some areas this questionnaire can help manufacturers reduce costly IDL errors and better manage IDL productivity and supply chain execution include BOM management, purchasing and planning, materials and inventory management, scheduling and work orders, sales and operations planning (S&OP), manufacturing execution systems (MES), risks in third-party IP ownership against supply chain technology stacks, and manufacturing artificial intelligence, to name a few.
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OEM cash-in-advance EMS manufacturing

One way OEMs can help get potential EMS partners to commit includes being open to cutting change orders and adding to your AVL to make things easier for EMS providers to get through their materials acquisition cycle.
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