Tag Archives: Cost Models

Electronic assembly manufacturing feasibility, due diligence and strategy

VentureOutsource.com content is based on first-hand executive operating experience managing contract electronics manufacturing costs and accompanied by fact-based analysis. Performance of electronics assembly manufacturing services companies can vary from factory to factory, even within the same firm. (READ: How to drive cost …
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14 Steps how OEMs select contract electronic manufacturing (EMS) partners

Every electronics OEM outsourcing program is different. Highlights for key, internal OEM discussions when considering EMS partners are detailed in outline format.
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OEM BOMs and eight improvement opportunities in contract electronics

Contract electronic manufacturers frequently take the OEM’s data and create new part numbers in the CM’s product documentation management system. This creates issues and errors for a number of reasons.
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Why quote pricing for contract electronics services isn’t standardized

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Reasoning behind internal provider costs and prices offered to OEMs for provider services with links to provider financial due diligence, RFQ best practices and more.
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Should cost analysis: How contract electronics manufacturing services price OEM quotes

Performing should cost analysis for electronics services means understanding how contract manufacturers turn a cost center – into a profit center. This article is based on an actual OEM program cost case study from within a provider.
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Outsource printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) management

Electronics OEMs can opt to remove printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) operations from in house to an outsourced model. Partnering this unskilled activity to a qualified outsourcing partner can lead to better quality electronics product and, at a lower cost. …
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12 Keys to understanding EMS quotes for printed circuit board box build assembly

Electronics OEMs can expect to see the following pricing breakouts when outsourcing printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) to an electronics contract manufacturing provider. For more detailed information on how internal provider pricing for these line items is determined visit the additional links at the bottom of this article.
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OEM electronics purchasing and planning best practices

It’s not uncommon for electronics providers to source 2,000 different components to produce 500 printed circuit board assemblies. On-boarding (arrival of) OEM customer programs is considered the de-coupling point for active materials management in the scope of the greater OEM-EMS …
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Electronics manufacture supply chain best practices

Supply chain management in contract electronics manufacturing can be very challenging, indeed, especially with allocated and long lead-time parts; new product introductions challenges, product life cycles that are becoming shorter, various supplier contract strategies, the cyclical nature of many electronics end-markets, …
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Electronics OEM outsourcing new product introduction (NPI) management

Several helpful articles are below for managers and executives to consider when introducing new electronics products to market through contract manufacturing partners. Some industry estimates state qualified EMS providers and ODM companies with product development and design engineering and prototyping talent capability, …
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