Order Lead Time Reduction
For a high mix power products company, CMC showed how to revamp forecast and demand loading methods,
cut China EMS supplier lead-times in half and fix MRP deficiencies for 2X improvement in finished
goods inventory turns.
Make or Buy?
A Fortune 500 company wanted to understand the financial impact of outsourcing their complex
electro-mechanical equipment to a tier-1 EMS supplier. CMC's work included in-depth survey of the
client's production sites in the US, Asia and Europe; then, multi-year cost modeling of
best / worst case differences in product costs and cash flows. Final report included sensitivity analysis and likely transition risks.
New Product Line at Risk
BOM cost was 20% too high. CMC assessed further cost reduction potential of
stratified parts and suppliers for differential procurement actions including
price re-negotiations and second sourcing for a Fortune 50 corporation.
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Finding the Right Contract Manufacturer
Requirements analysis, RFQ guidance, in-depth factory audits, financial analysis and other supplier risk
assessment work to evaluate EMS providers for a leading storage products company. Created contract draft and
assisted in price negotiation.
Assessed operations capabilities, risks to growth and competitive advantages of a large multi-site EMS company
for possible acquisition by a private equity venture capital firm.
Class Action Expert Witness
Forensic review of internal & external documents over several years to assess allegations
of fraud against a public EMS company in a complaint filed by institutional investors.
Expert report with deposition included innovative investigatory methods and presentation of findings.
Telecom switches, networking and other communications, medical diagnostic and analytical systems,
computers and data storage, cellular handsets, optoelectronics, semiconductor
capital equipment, financial systems, power conversion, high-end consumer.