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.
8 Oct 2015
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]

By |October 8th, 2015|Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]|

Now, let's look at a viable option to cut back on those inefficiencies.
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.
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.
8 Dec 2014
  • Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky's Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014
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    Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky’s Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014

Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky’s Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014

By |December 8th, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky’s Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014|

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in Kentucky can pat themselves on the back as 2014 draws to a close.
2 Dec 2014

Colder Winter Weather Could Impact Kentucky Manufacturers

By |December 2nd, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on Colder Winter Weather Could Impact Kentucky Manufacturers|

When planning for the future, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to take into account a slew of factors, from the global economy to consumer demand to the cost of materials - even the weather can play a key role in a business forecast.
21 Nov 2014
  • November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth
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    November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth

November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth

By |November 21st, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth|

The U.S. manufacturing industry has been expanding over the past two years, but that growth may be slowing down.
3 Nov 2014

How to Forecast Demand

By |November 3rd, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on How to Forecast Demand|

To ensure adequate inventory for upcoming builds, a necessity for reducing lead times, a procurement plan must be able to forecast demand.
29 Sep 2014

4 Easily Adoptable Methods of Reducing Lead Times

By |September 29th, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on 4 Easily Adoptable Methods of Reducing Lead Times|

Saving money and boosting productivity are two key aspects of improving operations for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and there are numerous ways to accomplish both goals.
27 Aug 2014

How Can Kitting Services Benefit an OEM?

By |August 27th, 2014|Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on How Can Kitting Services Benefit an OEM?|

Moving toward lean manufacturing is a great way to improve production and reduce waste. A good chunk of time is spent placing orders, waiting for deliveries and storing inventory. With kitting services, you can streamline all of these processes.