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Is your CMS or EMS managing your Excess and Obsolete stock effectively?

Is your CMS or EMS managing your Excess and Obsolete stock effectively?
When you outsource your manufacturing you typically pass over control of your inventory to the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) Company. In doing so, you have also passed the responsibility of managing your E&O over to them too. Many outsourcing contracts will state 'we will use best endeavours to mitigate your E&O liability'. Do you find yourself questioning whether or not they really are using their best endeavours? The EMS will typically pass around a list to brokers without sense checking the data and without properly populating the manufacturers part numbers. Often, they are concerned only with creating the impression of...