Tier 2 Telecom OEM Excess Disposition
$500M Revenue Telecom Equipment Manufacturer located in United States has surplus/excess inventory of obsolete components. A new project prompted the immediate scheduled disposition of the excess items. Management perspective assigned little value to the now obsolete parts. TJR Global submitted data indicating that international demand was still present for this obsolete lot. TJR Global marketed the lot as consigned stock, and in 6 months recouped $227,000 – which was well above this OEM’s book value. Remaining items were sold as a lot, and floor-space was made available.
“I was ready to write these parts off, but decided to give TJR Global 3 months and we were surprised and encouraged by the results. We then had the entire inventory sold in 6 months! We will call you when we have excess and obsolete material again. Thanks Again.” S.M. – Materials Manager
Product Substitution / Drop In Replacement
$900M Contract Manufacturer and existing TJR Global customer requested assistance for a market related shortage. TJR Global, as Authorized Distributor recommended substitute product manufactured by Passive Plus. Product was sampled from stock to the CM, item was tested and approved by both CM and end customer. Item was subsequently added to the production Bill Of Material.
“Thank you for taking the time to suggest an alternative part instead of the “NO BID” that I received from 3 other larger suppliers.” K.P. – Purchasing Supervisor II
Tier 1 EMS Experiences Line Down Event at Eastern European LCC Facility. TJR Global fields a call from this Electronic Contract Manufacturer’s Production Center regarding an immediate shortage. The TJR Commodity Team responds and locates surplus inventory from an OEM partner located in Canada. The shortage component is en-route to the Romanian facility within 6 hours of the customer’s initial call to TJR Global
“I was surprised that you answered the phone at the early hour that I called. You were also equally patient with my English. Thank you for helping us fix our extreme shortage, and keep our Customer and management team happy!” R.V – Plant Supervisor