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

21 Mar 2018

Trump Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

2018-03-26T15:31:47+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Risk Mitigation, Supply Chain|

On March 8, 2018, President Donald Trump signed two presidential proclamations introducing new safeguard tariffs on steel and aluminum of 25% and 10% respectively.

Tariffs will go into effect on any impacted goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse on or after 12:01 am on March 23, 2018 and will be in addition to any duty rate currently applied to the HTS…
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19 Feb 2018

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

2018-02-26T15:49:24+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)

2018-02-24T14:11:19+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.

10 May 2017

How to Approach Value Stream Mapping

2018-04-25T09:44:05+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Class C Components, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

Lean manufacturing is here to stay, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that want to keep up with the competition will need to stay on top of the many tools and methods, such as value stream mapping, to keep their factories running efficiently and smoothly.

28 Jun 2016

Better B2B Communication Key to Efficient Supply Chain Management

2018-05-12T16:25:21+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Supply Chain|

Without proper supply chain management strategies in place, any other efforts to enhance production efficiency and product quality will be significantly hampered.

15 Oct 2015

What to Consider When Purchasing Supply Chain Management Software

2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Categories: Supply Chain|

When original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) leverage the right supply chain management software, they can reap a slew of benefits. But choosing the perfect system can sometimes seem a monumental task.

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.