27 May 2014

“Pull” to Support Leaner Production

2017-03-21T12:00:35-04:00May 27th, 2014|Categories: Lean Learning|Tags: , , , , |

The traditional process in supply management is to forecast demand. While there have been significant advancements in the forecasting tools in today’s ERP systems, high forecast accuracy continues to be a major challenge. As a result, inventory is often “out of balance” with requirements. […]

14 May 2014

Expanding Lead Times: How One Company Overcame the Challenges of a Growing Economy

2017-03-21T12:00:35-04:00May 14th, 2014|Categories: Lean Learning|Tags: , , |

Now that the economy is again growing, manufacturing companies are starting to see longer lead-times and higher minimums with the fastener manufacturers from whom they have been purchasing. Buyers face the challenges of needing product in a timely manner, a reduced amount of available storage space in the plant, and goals to reduce the investment in on-hand inventory. […]

24 Mar 2014

Lean Principles in Purchasing

2017-03-21T12:00:36-04:00March 24th, 2014|Categories: Lean Learning|Tags: |

We are hearing more and more about “re-shoring” of manufacturing. The Lean concept is becoming an accepted practice in progressive US manufacturing operations. It has helped to the make our domestic organizations competitive in the global marketplace. […]

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