Component Sense Blog

Planet and Profit: InPlant™ and Circularity

In our most recent blog post, “Why a Sustainable Supply Chain makes Good Business and Environmental Sense,” we outlined the environmental and business benefits of an optimised supply chain. Making your supply chain more circular — and by extension, more sustainable — can result in a reduced impact on the environment, diminished costs, and improved customer satisfaction. The Boston Consulting Group — a corporate strategy firm — found that companies who improved their environmental performance “could not only improve the planet’s prospects but also significantly improve their business results” by adopting a circular economy model.

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Hot Stock: IR3555MTRPBF Integrated Driver (Infineon Technologies)

Component Sense has a mission to lead electronic manufacturers toward zero waste. In order to achieve this ambitious goal, we focus on acquiring and redistributing electronic components at the earliest stage possible. This means that our parts are available new, unused, and thus stay at their highest possible value.

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Planet and Profit: Why a Sustainable Supply Chain makes Good Business and Environmental Sense

In this time of extensive climate change, many companies and governments are keen to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. From cycle-to-work schemes and recycling initiatives to renewable energy legislation and plant-based diets, individuals and corporations are taking steps to lower their carbon footprint. It is important to note that, however well-meaning, these measures are minimal when compared to the major culprits of environmental destruction: mass production and global consumption.

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Changing Markets: Component Sense’s Advice for Navigating the Coming Market Downturn

Over the last two years, the electronics industry has been in a volatile state of high demand and low supply. The international market has not seen such intense and prolonged growth since the ‘Dot Com Bubble’ of the late 1990s. Customers and manufacturers are scrambling to keep up with increasing demand and raised prices. Whilst some industry players are celebrating the increased financial successes of such a ripe marketplace, OEMs and EMSs are in a predicament. For them, a market turn is welcome, as an ongoing lack of stock creates production difficulties, and by extension, limits potential income. However, not everyone in the electronics industry would welcome a dramatic slowing of the market. We spoke to the executive team here at Component Sense to gauge their opinions on the current market situation. Kenny McGee (CEO), Rose McGee (Head of Sales), and Grant Rutherford (CTO) are all experts in the field of electronics and the global supply chain. So, when do they think that the market will turn? And how can you prepare for it?

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