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Take Advantage of the Benefits of Vendor Managed Inventory from ASF Components

Vendor Manage Inventory
9/12/2017

Are you considering vendor managed inventory as a way to reduce your inventory costs? Are you looking to free up more time for your employees? Interested in lessening the burden of maintaining by-hand inventory counts? If so, then VMI from ASF Components is exactly what you've been searching for! Offering an unmatched number of SKUs, we are thorough – exacting – in our quality control processes to ensure that our customers aren't stuck with substandard parts.

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Why Vendor Managed Inventory Might Be Right For You

Vendor Managed Inventory
7/17/2017

Managing your class C components shouldn't be difficult. The process sounds easy enough for everyone involved. Order them, pack them up, ship them out and cut a check. Piece of cake, right? Not always. At least If you do it all in-house. There are countless reasons to hand these duties to a vendor-managed inventory (VMI) specialist.

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Maintain Your Stock Levels – and Your Sanity – with Vendor Managed Inventory

Vendor Managed Inventory
5/17/2017

If you run an operation of any size, from a small local manufacturing plant to a global distributor, it is essential that you stay on top of your inventory levels. In many cases, business owners opt to maintain their inventory in-house, whether they manage it themselves or delegate it to another employee. This course of action, however, can cause difficulties and can slow your operation down by burdening your employees with time-consuming, non-productive tasks. In today's post, we're going to talk about how vendor managed inventory from ASF Components can optimize your processes, reduce costs, and save your sanity.

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ASF Components is a Reliable Source for All of Your High-Quality Class “C” Components

Class "C" Components
4/17/2017

When you're replenishing your stock of class "C" components, it can be a real hassle getting accurate counts, stocking the correct amounts, and locating the high-quality parts that you need. To simplify the process, a lot of manufacturers utilize vendor managed inventory programs to maintain their stock levels. If, however, your VMI provider doesn't have access to a large inventory of products, you may experience more troubles than you solve. Because of this, it is essential to work with a vendor managed inventory provider that carries a massive stock and, more importantly, takes steps to ensure that the items they stock are high quality and reliable.

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The Time and Cost-Saving Benefits of Vendor Managed Inventory from ASF Components

Vendor Managed Inventory
2/20/2017

When investigating vendor managed inventory programs, some of the best questions that you can ask are, "Does this program save me time?" and "Does this program save me money?" If the answer to both of these questions isn't a resounding yes, then you should take that as a sign that you need to look at other providers. While it's great to hone in and focus on finding a provider that addresses one solitary issue that you are experiencing, it is more important to think forward, plan, and identify what your operation will need tomorrow, next month, and next year. In today's post, we're going to look at how VMI from ASF Components can help you save time, reduce costs, and plan for the future.

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Vendor Managed Inventory is the Solution to Managing Your Class “C” Components

Class "C" Components
1/18/2017

The goal of every industrial operation is to reduce costs, increase productivity and yield profits. While this is easy to put on paper, it can be much more difficult in practice. Managing employees, adhering to regulations, maintaining essential equipment and ensuring a steady flow of class "C" components are only a handful of the daily tasks that industrial companies are expected to perform. While vendor managed inventory can't help with everything, it can help with your inventory. By utilizing a VMI program, you cut down on waste: wasted time, wasted inventory and wasted money.

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Simplify the Management of Your Class “C” Components with Vendor Managed Inventory

Vendor Managed Inventory
11/28/2016

Do you – or your employees – spend countless hours tediously managing your operation's inventory? Do you perform regular, agonizing hand counts of your class "C" components? Have you found yourself thinking... "Is there a better way to do this?" In short, the answer is a resounding, "Yes!" With vendor managed inventory from ASF Components, the burden of tracking your operation's inventory is shifted from you to your supplier. By allowing us to manage your inventory, you receive the parts that you need, when you need them and – more importantly – you free up massive amounts of time that can be better spent performing productive, profitable tasks.

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Simplify Logistics and Lower Your Costs with Vendor Managed Inventory from ASF Components

Vendor Managed Inventory
10/25/2016

If you've recently become interested in implementing a vendor manage inventory program into your operation, you have almost certainly weighed the costs and the benefits. After performing those calculations, you've become aware of the amount of money that you can save by employing VMI. More importantly, you've learned that you can significantly ease your plant's logistics, saving you – and your employees – valuable time.

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Considering Transitioning to Vendor Managed Inventory? Read This First!

Vendor Managed Inventory
9/22/2016

If you've been thinking about transitioning your inventory management over to a vendor managed inventory program, you likely have a slew of questions. Does the vendor you're considering have access to a large number of SKUs? Do they take steps to ensure the quality of the class "C" components that they're sourcing? Can they adjust stock levels, as needed, as new information comes to light? If these questions were asked of the team at ASF Components, our answer would be a resounding, "yes, absolutely." In this post, we're going to look at how our capabilities – and experience – can help you streamline your supply chain and make inventory management a breeze.

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Work with a Class “C” Components Supplier That Will Help You Avoid Defects

Class "C" Components
8/23/2016

Getting the parts that you need to keep your operation running is only half the battle. The other half, naturally, is ensuring that those parts are dependable and of a high quality. If you're sourcing your parts from a supplier that isn't performing their own quality checks – thorough quality checks – then you're wasting precious time on returns and internal stock management.

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