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[Documents] Contract Agreement for EMS Electronics Design Services

This document gives OEM decisions makers insight into types of clauses, terms and concerns providers offering electronics product design services might present to OEMs during first-phase discussion when negotiating electronics product design contract agreements.
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[Documents] OEM RFQ Terms & Strategy Presented to EMS Provider

Concerns expressed by OEM professionals to Venture Outsource over the years when OEMs are engaged in request-for-quote (RFQ) process with EMS providers.
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Supplier assessment criteria for electronic design skill and capabilities

The list presented below includes most of the specific criteria categories OEMs would expect to find/evaluate when considering sourcing contract elevtronics design services.
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EMS provider secretive demeanor preventing better OEM relationships

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Is EMS open-book pricing typically offered without OEMs having to ask? Or do OEMs have to ask for it? Do most EMS providers sit at the table with prospects with an us v. them mentality?
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OEM trust in purchase price variance (PPV) and open-book pricing

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The underlying issue in the OEM-EMS relationship is most solutions providers are unwilling to share real open-book pricing because it exposes them to realizing they don’t fully understand and capture their true internal costs. A lot of EMS working capital is tied up due to poor internal EMS decision-making.
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OEM engineering product development and design validation in electronic EMS manufacturing market

Tests your EMS or ODM partner will perform to make sure your electronics product is ready for manufacturing depending on product complexity, special testing requirements, unique or custom components…
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Electronics NPI engineering influence on EMS manufacturing partner selection

You could increase your risks if your NPI center is a different company than your EMS solution because costs of transferring programs from your NPI center to a different EMS production location is expensive.
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Ways OEMs avoid electronics NPI mistakes

Excess inventory is a liability to both the EMS provider and OEM. This exposure must be watched closely by both since the EMS provider will undoubtedly come back to the OEM looking for payment for exposed material left over. If OEMs feel the EMS provider is not practicing proper procurement practices, OEMs should push … 
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New product introduction (NPI) quoting and the OEM

OEM companies engaged in quoting exercises for new product introduction (NPI) business services with contract manufacturers can expect the capable contract manufacturer to carefully lead the OEM through an established and itemized list of NPI product requirements and processes.

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Checklist: Questions to qualify electronics original design manufacturers (ODM)

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These question should help OEMs gain a better understanding of capabilities, tools, staffing experience, shortcomings… with ODM or EMS providers.
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