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Contract Manufacturing Consultants – Should cost model templates for outsourcing design and production

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Effective budget forecasts require understanding true product design costs and accurate production manufacturing costs when outsourcing SMT printed circuit board (PDB) assemblies and electro-mechanical box build systems integration services to contract electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers and original design manufacturers (ODM).

Having access to this type of information is helpful when weighing costs to up-rev products currently in the market, introducing new product launches, during negotiations (and re-negotiating) contract manufacturing service contract agreements, expanding the number of or changing contract manufacturing partners, migrating your outsourcing program from one EMS manufacturing factory to another factory located in a different geography plus, many other business objectives.

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The benefits to understanding fair, ‘should costs’ for direct labor and indirect labor and other outsourcing value-add services tied to your bill of materials (BOM) are endless in helping you set target costs when comparing quote prices. To help further breakdown costs tied to outsourcing electronics product design and production manufacturing costs, below are articles and resources available to you.

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