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Brian Holman

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Building Solid Supplier Relationships in Electronic Manufacturing Services    

Posted by Brian Holman on Mar 16, 2018 4:33:03 PM

How Report Cards, Training, and Supplier Retention Programs Help!

Email programs, project management platforms, virtual conferencing, 3D CAD displays, automated production, inventory and ERP systems—these are some of the tools we use to get through a work day. But at the end of the day, one constant remains: we are people doing business with people. Cliché as it may be, our people—more to the point—our relationships, are our most important assets. 

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Topics: Custom Cable Assemblies, RoHS compliance, Interconnect Solutions, Supplier Relationships, Electronic Manufacturing Service Provider

An Incorrect Custom Cable Assemblies Order Will Cost You

Posted by Brian Holman on Apr 6, 2016 6:35:46 PM

Costs Can Climb when Wrong Parts or Inaccurate Quantities Hijack the Supply Chain

The process of purchasing custom cable assemblies, standard cable assemblies, or wire harnesses, when executed in the right manner, can be a favorable experience. It generally begins with the purchasing department placing an order over the phone or via email. Cable assembly parts are received and are either sent straight into stock to be kitted for a job—or inspected, if needed, and then sent into stock. The standard or custom cable assembly (or wire harnessing) job gets built, no issues are found with the material, and life is good for all parties involved.

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Topics: Custom Cable Assemblies, Supply Chain Management, Wire Harnessing

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