Fasteners and Class C Component Supply

Falcon supplies fasteners and inventory management services to manufacturers in North and South Carolina, Kentucky, and the surrounding areas.

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About Michelle Safrit

Michelle is the Marketing Manager at Falcon Fastening Solutions, Inc. She is focused in communicating value to Falcon's customers, contacts and audiences by sharing the company's unique approach to fastening and class C production component supply.
8 Sep 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 5 Error-Related Costs
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 5 Error-Related Costs [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 5 Error-Related Costs [Video]

By |September 8th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Practices, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 5 Error-Related Costs [Video]|

In this episode of our supply inefficiency series, we want to talk about the costs associated with errors.
2 Sep 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]|

Today, we're going to discuss the many ways freight costs can add up.
27 Aug 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct [Video]

By |August 27th, 2015|Inventory Management, Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct [Video]|

Today, let's explore the cost of buying direct.
11 Aug 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 - Carrying Costs
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 – Carrying Costs [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 – Carrying Costs [Video]

By |August 11th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Practices, Reducing Lead Times, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 – Carrying Costs [Video]|

In this episode, we will look at carrying costs.
11 Aug 2015

Get in Gear for the 4th Annual Manufacturing Day

By |August 11th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, News & Events|Comments Off on Get in Gear for the 4th Annual Manufacturing Day|

Manufacturing Day may not have the rich history of annual events like Labor Day or July Fourth, but its celebration is still invaluable to everyone within the manufacturing supply chain.
3 Aug 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 Carrying Costs
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 1 – Labor [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 1 – Labor [Video]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Practices, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 1 – Labor [Video]|

In this video, we want to talk about hidden labor costs that could be costing you money.
24 Jul 2015

What’s So Great About American Supply Chains?

By |July 24th, 2015|Supply Chain|Comments Off on What’s So Great About American Supply Chains?|

As the U.S. manufacturing sector continues to expand economically, the growth is making waves across the nation and changing the face of the manufacturing supply chain.
17 Jul 2015
  • Total Cost of Ownership: The Basics
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]

By |July 17th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Practices, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]|

Lowering cost is always at the top of every production department's list, but many manufacturers just shop for the lowest price and completely miss the bigger cost-saving opportunity.
9 Jul 2015

What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? [Infographic]

By |July 9th, 2015|Inventory Management, Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? [Infographic]|

A vendor managed inventory (VMI) program is a highly effective way for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to make both financial and operational improvements that directly impact the bottom line.
16 Jun 2015
  • OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes
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    OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

By |June 16th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes|

As efficiency is a key factor in successful lean manufacturing efforts, it is imperative that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are able to measure the finer points of their equipment and production processes.