Eagle Group Blog | Supply chain

    5 Mistakes Companies Make When Choosing a New Metal Casting Supplier

    Posted by Jeff Cook on 2018 Apr 17

    Whether you're bringing a new product to market, improving on an old design or entering the world of metal manufacturing for the first time, you'll need to find the right foundry for the job. Choosing a metal casting supplier can be a daunting task, and not everyone makes the right choice the first time.

    These five mistakes companies make when choosing a new metal casting supplier can lead to expensive fixes, defective products, overpriced castings, logistical headaches and customer service nightmares. Read on to find out what NOT to do when choosing a new foundry.

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    Tags: Metalcasting, Supply chain, Suppliers

    Understanding Your Supply Chain

    Posted by Jeff Cook on 2017 Dec 19

     

    Supply Chain Management (SCM) is becoming more and more important in the manufacturing industry. Businesses around the world are taking a more active approach to supply chain management, resulting in smoother process integration, higher profits and more transparency.

    Your supply chain is much more than just where your business sources raw materials, parts or other inputs. It's a long list of interactions, starting before raw material is even removed from the ground, and ending only when the end customer has a product in hand.

    If your business is ignoring the supply chain, you could be left in the dark when it comes to supply chain disruptions, leading to unexpected losses.

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    Tags: Manufacturing, Supply chain, supply chain management

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