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.
24 Jan 2017

3 Inventory Management Strategies That Work

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Inventory management can be complicated, confusing and time-consuming, dragging down lean manufacturing efforts for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
5 Jan 2016
  • Finding new ways to handle the parts procurement process and manage inventories could potentially lay the groundwork for manufacturing operations that constantly self-improve.
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    Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement

Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement

By |January 5th, 2016|Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement|

Finding new ways to handle the parts procurement process and manage inventories could potentially lay the groundwork for manufacturing operations that constantly self-improve.
15 Dec 2015
  • As the clock counts down to 2016, OEMs should celebrate the value VMI programs can bring to Class C Component procurement.
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    How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs

How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs

By |December 15th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs|

As the clock counts down to 2016, OEMs should celebrate the value VMI programs can bring to Class C Component procurement.
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.
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.
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.