Tag Archives: distribution

Electronics distributors lose control as pressure to innovate increases

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Electronics distribution model is proving harder to manage as control of supply chain slips, shifting to non-OEM components manfuacturers.
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Electronics distribution: Choosing a global or regional distributor in a flat world

Your corporate procurement team manages your global distributor strategy while also observing situations in each country. In doing so, the team can better identify competitive distributors performing well. Two strategy methodologies the author suggests are bottom-up distributor selection and top-down distributor selection.
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Developing core suppliers improves purchase order management and procurement strategy

Learn ways to define and execute greater strategic-level guidance for purchase orders and better materials management by understanding your customers; supply chain alliance partners, distributors and your competitors.
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Mark Larson talks Digi-Key, semiconductors, electronics components, distribution

Larson says performance marketing is rapidly replacing relationship marketing. EMS providers and OEMs recognize committed inventory heavily buffered by uncommitted inventory. Semiconductor chips will continue to address increasingly specific needs of customers. Market forces putting severe competitive pressures on local distributors forcing re-analysis of business models.

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