Altium Helps De-Risk Your Bill of Materials

Lawrence Romine
|  Created: June 6, 2022  |  Updated: June 14, 2022
May 27, 2022
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How Resilient is Your
Supply Chain?
Now you can get the data you need to stay ahead of supply chain woes with Spectra, a new suite of data products from Nexar. Spectra’s Supply Chain Resilience report helps you pinpoint your highest risk components using the industry’s best parts database, rich market data, and proprietary algorithms. Supply Chain Resilience gives you actionable supply chain intelligence that can help you de-risk every assembly.
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Identify major parts at risk in your BOM while factoring in your company’s risk tolerance based on actual usage.
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Predict inventory fluctuations based on popularity with historical inventory and pricing data.
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Identify part-specific trends, compare part performance to industry trends, and inform your long-term buying decisions.
Taking control of your supply chain requires a lot more than just pricing, inventory, and lead time information. Get the supply chain data and insights you need to make smarter buying decisions, powered by Spectra. Contact Nexar today to learn how you can get a detailed part-level risk assessment and actionable insights.
 
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EDA industry thought-leader and veteran expert at Altium, Lawrence is a firm believer that unified solutions are not just nice, but essential.

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