Tag Archives: contracts

Five tips for negotiating contracts in China

When outsourcing OEM programs to EMS providers most OEMs know what good contracts need with regards to quality and delivery, inventory… But for contracts with Chinese EMS providers I suggest these important additional considerations.
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5 leadership skills for the OEM CFO

We all know of executives who fail as leaders because their ideas aren’t trusted. Remember the Pepsi executive at Apple? As talented as he was, he wasn’t trusted at Apple and was stereotyped as a misfit.
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Software license, product supply, support agreement for mobile chipset

Software licensing and product supply and support agreement between North American telecommunications company focused in the mobile and smartphone market and a China-based chipset provider for multi-media, digital cordless and VoIP industry applications.
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Sub-contract electronics services design agreement for OEMs

This sub-contract electronics design services agreement can help broaden understanding when your electronics design services are further sub-contracted.
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On Demand: Transferring High-Tech OEM Products into Contract Electronics ODM / EMS Providers

In the beginning, both sides can sometimes be sizing each other up. In such situations, the OEM program transfer into provider can often times set the tone for the duration of the longer term OEM-EMS relationship. This Webinar was 1 hour and included a 15 minute Q&A with the speaker. After this Webinar concluded attendees were able to…
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OEM strategies to reduce EMS provider pricing, sourcing costs

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Is investing in supplier development key to OEM success in the market and increasing supply chain performance? (Apple invested billions of dollars in the production of its LCD panel suppliers: LG, Sharp, and Toshiba) Or, can greater OEM reward be achieved through supply chain cost reductions with EMS providers and suppliers?
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EMS pricing assumptions and economic influences

EMS industry growth still largely tied to PC industry. Competition among EMS / ODMs will continue to keep prices and profit margins low leading to eroding ASPs that will continually challenge EMS and ODM providers.
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Contract manufacturing risk mitigation and risk management

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As contract manufacturing business development wins more OEM programs, the risk of the contract manufacturer not being able to recover his investment decreases because similar outsource product manufacturing programs often have similar startup support requirements.
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Contract electronics manufacturing service agreement for OEM hardware

This service level agreement contract can provide baseline guidance when outsourcing manufacturing electronics services.
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10 Reasons contract electronics programs fail

10 things you should be aware of that can ruin your contract manufacturing relationship and prevent your company from achieving some of its business objectives
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