Smith in the News

Smith’s recent media exposure has put a spotlight on many facets of the unique service and quality we have to offer customers. From commodity expertise to aggressive quality assurance, we’re leading the industry – take a look at these publications to see why.

EBN Online Supply Chain Intelligence blog: “Sourcing Challenges for End-of-Life Parts”

This blog post by Smith Senior Executive Todd Burke details the challenges OEMs experience when components or products go End-of-Life (EOL), from the shortening of product lead times and lifespans to the resulting scarcity that can threaten production. He discusses measures manufacturers can take to ensure their supply of EOL parts remains stable, including seeking suppliers specialized in “EOL cycles, LTB, VMI services, and…other specialized inventory management solutions” and with stringent quality processes and accreditations.

Read article: “Sourcing Challenges for End-of-Life Parts”

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