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YEG Locator offer efficiencies and cost savings to Electronics Manufacturers

For OEM's and CEM's there are significant benefits to be achieved from outsourcing to a specialist company. As well as efficiencies in supply chain management and production, these can include lower component prices, reduced administration, purchasing, inventory and warehousing costs.

In these times of increasing manufacturing competitiveness, reduced margins and increasing overheads, more and more companies are turning to alternative supply chain solutions in a bid to increase operational and production efficiency, reduce overheads and reduce the headaches associated with internal component sourcing and some manufacturing processes.

Choosing the right specialist company to provide these services can free up valuable resources, leaving you to concentrate on your core business expertise and can lead to improved efficiencies in many areas of the supply chain and manufacturing processes.

YEG Locator, based in High Wycombe in the UK have been offering electronics sub contract manufacturing services, component sourcing, kitting and logistics services since 1985.

YEG Locator's business is all about trust and reliability. Outsourcing is a big step for a manufacturer and we are be able to demonstrate an immediate and sustained positive impact to a companies efficiency through offering services which add value, reducing costs and demonstrating production and operational efficiency improvements. We work hard at building close relationships based on transparency and flexibility to be able to effectively integrate into our clients business processes. This is why, over the years, we have developed a flexible array of supply chain services that go beyond simply the Sourcing and Purchasing processes, to encompass Kitting, Project Management, Board Level Assembly and complete Box Build and Test.

For OEM's, CEM's and SME's there are significant benefits to be achieved from outsourcing to a specialist company like YEG Locator. These can include lower component prices, achieved through our superior purchasing power and close relationships with leading brands and alternative component manufacturers. In addition, considerable savings can be made on IT, Logistics, administration, purchasing inventory and warehousing operations.

The infrastructure needed to support the supply chain operation can be a drain on resources, which inevitably, can impact on cashflow, production cycles and ultimately affect the bottom line, so it makes economical and logistical sense to consider a specialist company to supply some of these services.

By utilizing YEG Locators services, companies can speed up production processes and introduce efficiencies which can release valuable resources to be redirected to the clients core expertise and business needs.

Flexibility is the key to longevity in this business. We have learned to respond to customers needs rapidly and this has been the driving force behind the expansion of our services. Once our clients can see the benefits our involvement in their business they are keen to take up additional services.

Our in-house expertise means we are able to help design in components and take a project from the initial specification through to EMC testing in our own facility offering the right advice when sourcing components considering such issues of obsolescence, offering cost effective alternatives without compromising on quality or performance. From a bill of materials YEG Locator can supply all components – grouped packaged and labeled from component kits to complete box build sub-systems.

It is equally important to be able to integrate into a clients procurement and production systems. At YEG Locator we are able to take on the entire procurement process or become an extension of a clients existing purchasing department. We are also able to integrate seamlessly with a clients preferred production process such as Kanban or Faxban and we are BSEN ISO 9001:2000 accredited.

In summary, outsourcing supply chain services such as Subcontract manufacturing, Kitting and Component Sourcing to a flexible partner such as YEG Locator can result in:

• Streamlined admin and logistics operations
• Reductions in component cost prices
• Reduced purchase orders and invoices
• Reduced administration costs
• Greater price stability over the duration of production cycle
• Faster production cycles
• Faster response to customer orders
• Cashflow benefits from reduced stockholding
• Savings from reduced inventory management
• Cost savings from utilization of additional workspace


To find out how YEG Locator can save your company money and deliver real efficiencies, call us today on +44 (0)1494 753500 for a no obligation consultation. Alternatively more details can be found at our website: www.yeglocator.com

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Young Electronics Group

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