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John P. Brown

Component Buyer Tip #4: Evaluating Shortage Suppliers on Quality and Timeliness of Information

Research shows that buyers spend a full 40 percent of their time on shortages: a mere 1 percent of their annual spend. Why? Largely...

Tip#1: The First Step to Shortage Purchasing: Trust

The key to earning trust is...to be trustworthy. There isn't some kind of marketing gimmick that will pull the wool over our eyes and...

Seven Challenges for Electronic Component Shortage Buyers

Electronic component buyers have it rough. Do your job well and no one notices. Slip up even a little, and the world comes down...

Food Safety & the Electronics Supply Chain

Vice President Biden spoke at a White House ceremony recently introducing a new approach to regulating the food supply chain. In order to ensure...

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