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.
13 Oct 2016

How VMI anticipates forecasting challenges in manufacturing

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Vendor managed inventory (VMI) services can help OEMs address challenges inherent in forecasting demand.
27 Jan 2016
  • Here's why OEMs in search of more effective procurement should stop thinking with their wallets and start considering the long-term benefits to on-site functionality.
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    Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement

Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement

By |January 27th, 2016|Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement|

Here's why OEMs in search of more effective procurement should stop thinking with their wallets and start considering the long-term benefits to on-site functionality.
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 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.
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.