Tag Archives: pricing

Top five mistakes OEMs make with EMS providers

Economic uncertainty in the current global environment is forcing OEMs to turn their current business models upside down just to survive. Learn from these 5 common OEM mistakes and avoid ruining your OEM-EMS relationship.
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Spring report: Electronics supply chain optimistic for second half of 2011 though fear, uncertainty, doubt regarding Japan is evident

Electronics supply chain key decision makers share current insight and perspectives on future inventories; pricing, hiring and employment, and business outlook across various technology sectors.
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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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Electronics manufacturing services value is not cost reductions

Real problem with EMS industry is inability to effectively communicate its value proposition. Pressure on EMS firms relates to the mistaken belief the core value proposition of outsourced manufacturing is cost reductions.
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U.S. Office of Manufacturing and Services on unfair pricing, global competition

When U.S. manufacturing companies suspect they are being harmed by unfair pricing and subsidies, they should …
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Direct cost, total cost of ownership, and reducing risk in low cost locations

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Countries in low cost regions such as Asia and Eastern Europe may well be better positioned for many high volume manufacturing product needs. Furthermore, in many instances, these geographies may be ideal for offering a stronger ROI when executives are engaged in high-volume production.
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Contract electronics direct costs, profits and OEM pricing

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While there are some common outsourcing manufacturing contract formats, no two contracts are identical and, there is no viable, common platform that can be applied to every outsourcing contract pricing model with regards to either party’s profits.
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Outsource manufacturing contracts and cost reductions

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Cost reductions likely be split between the contract manufacturer and the OEM: with 25% of the cost reductions, or savings, retained by the …
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