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

5 Jan 2016

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

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:17+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: 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

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

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: 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 [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Categories: 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 [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Categories: 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 [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: 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. 1 – Labor [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Categories: 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

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Categories: 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 | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: 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.