This fast (~10 minute), self survey has been designed to quickly and accurately assess an original equipment manufacturer’s (OEMs) current state of readiness for deploying and benefiting from a vendor managed inventory (VMI) program.
Typically, these OEMs are looking to:
This assessment cannot consistently predict VMI readiness or provide recommendations for non-OEMs (i.e. food and drug, oil and gas, etc.).For non-OEMs, we recommend considering the generic 'VMI readiness framework' developed by Tarikere T. Niranjan, Stephan M. Wagner and Bublu Thakur-Weigold.
The generic VMI readiness framework is the foundation that Falcon's VMI Fitness Assessment has refined and expanded upon.
This assessment is provided as a courtesy by Falcon Fastening Solutions, Inc.Falcon provides lean inventory solutions to help manufacturers cut spend, liquidate overstock, reduce lead times, eliminate rush orders, shield against shutdowns, and slash time wasted on managing low-value (class “C”) production components.Your information is completely confidential and is not shared with any third party.
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