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.

Charlotte Office

10715 John Price Road
Charlotte, NC 28273

Phone: 800.438.0332

Mobile: 704.588.4740

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 7429 | Charlotte, NC 28241-7429

Phone: 704.588.4740

Fax: 704.588.5753

Kentucky Office

11536 Commonwealth Drive
Louisville, KY 40299

Phone: 502.266.6292

Fax: 502.526.5567

19 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis & Classification Process (Part 3 of 3: Pointers)

2018-02-20T16:43:36+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

The key to establishing a successful ABC classification system is trusting its design and following a few best practices. Below are a few tips and considerations related to ABC analysis.

12 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis & Classification Process (Part 2 of 3: 8-Step ABC Classification)

2018-02-20T16:44:41+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

While the concept of ABC classification is a simple one, classifying large, complex inventories can seem needlessly tedious and overwhelming. Fortunately, while classifying your inventory the first time, can feel like a lot of work with little return, the payoff us exponential when you consider that it forms the foundation of streamlined inventory management and material flow otherwise achievable. Once you’ve committed to conducting an ABC analysis of your inventory, follow the steps....

6 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis and Classification Process (Part 1 of 3: ABC Class Definitions)

2018-02-20T16:46:00+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

ABC classification is a simple and powerful inventory management tool that plays a vital role in inventory control and material flow planning. It empowers lean manufacturers to improve the efficiency of the inventory replenishment schedule. It is a straightforward task, and if you want to implement Kanban, it’s an essential prerequisite.

5 Jan 2016

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

2017-03-21T12:00:17+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

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

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

2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

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 [Video]

2018-01-04T11:02:33+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

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 [Video]

2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

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 [Video]

2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lead Time Reduction, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

Today, let's explore the cost of buying direct.

11 Aug 2015

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

2018-01-04T11:13:00+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lead Time Reduction, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

In this episode, we will look at carrying costs.