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3 Ways A Metal Manufacturer Fine-Tunes Its Services For OEMs: Part 2

Most OEMs expect their supplier to ship high-quality parts on time and help achieve the lowest manufacturing costs. Part one of this blog series discussed how the right metal manufacturer should add value beyond quality and delivery.

From speeding up quote turnaround time and product launches to leveraging lean manufacturing experience, your supplier should work to fine-tune its services and meet your most challenging demands.

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3 Ways A Metal Manufacturer Fine-Tunes Its Services For OEMs: Part 1

If you’re an OEM working with a metal manufacturer, you already expect the highest quality metal parts, on-time deliveries and cost-saving efficiencies.

So what truly makes a fabrication and metal finishing supplier stand out from the crowd? It 
must be the ability to adjust its services to suit OEMs’ most challenging demands, including fast quote turnarounds and product launches, lean manufacturing expertise and inventory control

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How To Tell If Your Metal Manufacturer Is Versatile Enough For OEMs

Keeping your production lines at capacity and meeting customer demand is less complicated if your metal manufacturing supplier always delivers quality parts on time.

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Good Relationships Are The Key To Effective Supply Chain Integration

OEMs and suppliers are steering away from aggressive negotiations because they no longer compete in the market as individualistic companies. Supply chain integration is changing the manufacturing landscape.

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How To Improve Logistics Efficiency In Your OEM Purchasing Strategy

Purchasing managers at OEMs are increasingly under pressure to prioritize logistics efficiency in their procurement decisions.

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Nail Your Procurement Budget With A 7-Step Spend Analysis: Part 3

Conducting a supplier spend analysis is the most comprehensive, organized approach to understanding weaknesses in your procurement plan. With your finalized data in hand, you’ll be able to develop a strategy for cutting back on metal manufacturing costs.

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Nail Your Procurement Budget With A 7-Step Spend Analysis: Part 2

Conducting a supplier spend analysis provides valuable insight into your procurement budget. With your spend data right in front of you, you’re able to consolidate suppliers and cut back on metal manufacturing costs.

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Nail Your Procurement Budget With A 7-Step Spend Analysis: Part 1

Practicing strategic procurement is essential to control costs. The right plan gives you direction on procurement goals as well as company-wide objectives, helping you reach them in a targeted way.

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3 Hidden Factors That Influenced Steel Price Trends In 2016

Purchasing managers at OEMs may not always have time to examine the materials market on a higher level because much of their work depends on making day-to-day buying decisions.

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Do You Have Sufficient Control Over Your Inventory Accuracy?

Inventory accuracy can mean the difference between a calm day at work and chaos.

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