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Artificial intelligence exceeding EMS manufacturing industry expectations

Faster, more accurate RFQ quote turnaround with fewer EMS staff, while reducing OEM new program launch to just 4 days v. 14-21 days previously. Read more findings.
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EMS manufacturing metric: Materials work-in-progress (WIP) percent raw materials

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Inventory turns are easily, and often, manipulated. Metric focuses EMS provider material purchasing cost and helps manage direct labor, costly EMS indirect labor workflow.
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Hourly manufacturing labor wages across Asia compared to rates in developed economies

Some shifts are taking place in manufacturers relocating operations and supply chains to less expensive countries even thought its costly and risky when moving production. Electronics OEMs and contract EMS manufacturing PCB assembly providers are impacted by tariffs, the rising …
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South East Asia destinations attract China manufacturing supply chain relocation

South East Asia is currently the biggest beneficiary of China relocations. Read why with links to alternative manufacturing destinations.
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Errors in EMS manufacturer OEM quote package pricing and sourcing costs

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EMS provider opportunities for errors and slow, or lack of, execution happen regularly. Every hour. Every day. We identify some key areas OEMs should hold their EMS manufacturers accountable.
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Moving EMS manufacturing to Mexico and other EMS CEO concerns amid tariffs and rising costs

CEOs of EMS manufacturing companies seeking to expand operations and capabilities have many options to choose from. Venture Outsource provides industry insight and more to guide CEO decision-making.
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EMS fallacy of optimizing materials cost of goods sold (MCOGs)

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Contrary to popular EMS industry belief, nearly every EMS provider today does not purchase components and materials using procurement economies of scale (volume), across multiple customer programs, in an effort to achieve lower MCOGs for your OEM customer program. The …
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Strip mall ownership of a high tech industry

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EMS manufactureres create cozy relationships sub-contracting with third-party EMS providers, often without the OEM cusomter knowing their program and IP are exposed.
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Mexico, Canada dependent on US trade, Brexit, and China independence

Graph displays some reasoning behind the UK’s Brexit with the European Union, USA leverage with Canada and Mexico for NAFTA, and China trade tariffs.
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