Tools for EMS manufacturing quote pricing analysis - Optimize total landed cost savings for your contract electronics outsourcing programs

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Tools for EMS manufacturing quote pricing analysis - Optimize total landed cost savings for your contract electronics outsourcing programs

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14 Steps how OEMs select contract electronic manufacturing (EMS) partners

By VentureOutsource Staff

The information below is to highlight points of internal OEM discussion when considering EMS partners. Our aim with this outline is to provide some general guidance and topics for electronics OEM equipment firms (brand owners) to consider on your journey formulating extended contract electronics manufacturing supply chains. See also: OEM management of EMS RFQs

1. OEM’s come in different sizes and shapes (life cycle and type of company)

  • Small to large companies
  • Startups – mature companies
  • Hardware vs software driven companies
  • High gross margin versus low gross margin companies

2. What is your companies culture as it relates to outsourcing?


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3. What is the driver of your selection decision?

4. What is your product portfolio?

5. Geographies

  • What are your geographic end markets (location)?
  • Where are your offices/key teams/program management located?
  • Does your NPI need to be done close to your development teams or can it be done at the main factory site?

6. What are your current landed cost (base line)?


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7. Whom are your stakeholders for the sourcing decision?


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8. What are the strength and weakness of your own team/company as it relates to the products/services you are outsourcing?

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We understand electronics OEM decision makers are not interested spending scarce capital on in-house manufacturing capabilities. Depending on your company or division P&L, your cost of goods sold are critical in making or breaking the quarter. Your ability to move your product to your customers in your marketplace with the right quality at the right price is a cornerstone to your company survival. Our online workshops with private labs come with our EMS manufacturing program cost modeler and save OEM companies between 5% and 15% of your annual contract manufacturing program spend.

Venture Outsource has developed a proprietary, 20-point framework for identifying and comparing EMS provider actual capabilities – specifically for your program and business requirements. This service guides you to invite only the right EMS providers for first-round discussions (while eliminating poor EMS providers from consideration) so your final-round EMS discussions are with a select number of ranked candidates, with a clear outlier. Your company saves time and money, and you can make more informed decisions when awarding the business.

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