Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management
Manufacturing is what it's all about. Check below for guidelines on how to properly evaluate your suppliers and contract manufacturers, to ensure they can produce the parts you need to your quality specifications. The goal is to establish long lasting relationships with suppliers you can count on.
A robust Supply Chain is critical to ensure minimal delays and down time in your production cycles. Managing suppliers can be like herding cats - there are too many variables often beyond your control. On this page you can find articles and guidelines to help you setup the necessary redundancy to ensure you don't break a sweat the next time a supplier tells you their lead time went from 4 weeks to 12 weeks.
In this presentation I talk about the nuances of manufacturing in China, how to evaluate and select a CM, and the division of responsibilities between you and your manufacturer. It is a marriage...