Thought Leadership Series: Reducing Risk Through On-Demand Manufacturing
Regardless of how well you plan, component delivery delays, production problems and a variety of unanticipated problems will arise as you ready a product for launch. That’s why top performing companies need manufacturing supply chain safeguards to compete in today’s global business environment, where time is money and late-to-market can be fatal. That’s why partnerships with rapid-response contract manufacturers is a necessity, to mitigate risks caused by delays in production or shipment and unanticipated demand spikes across the product’s lifecycle.
From design to request-for-quote, prototyping and market launch, a strategic, proactive strategy that safeguards the product manufacturing process is increasingly important. This article looks at ways to boost time-to-market by using cutting-edge tools to speed request-for-quote, product development, prototyping and pilot product, and a bridge to full production.