How Efficient is Your Parts Management?
Many old stories begin with the phrase “Back in the day…” Well, back in the day when Industrial Design Engineers, Procurement Professionals and Supply Managers needed to vet suppliers and find parts, they went to their bookcase where they housed…More
How Much Time do You Spend Searching for Supplier or Standard Parts?
Imagine repairing the Briggs & Stratton engine on your lawn mower and discovering a cracked bolt that appears to be 1/4-20. You then dump out the old nut and bolt jar on your work bench and start sifting through. You…More
Before starting classification of parts, ask these questions!
Here are three questions to as before classifying parts. Why classification? What classification structure/standard should we use? How will we maintain clean data on new parts? Why Classification? One reason given to PLM admins for classification is to…More