Supply chain risk and uncertainty are as high as they’ve ever been. The experts at EQI have some thoughts on process improvements that can help you strengthen your procurement programs.

Three Freight Strategies for Securing Inventory

By Mike Gavle, Logistics Manager | August 11, 2021

As anyone in the logistics field knows, a confluence of stressors continue to strain a highly congested and extremely delicate network. Ocean freight demand at all origins around the world already far exceeds capacity, with no end in sight to that demand. Congestion in one region, whether caused by demand or low water, can wreak…

Five Key Steps to Assure Product Conformance and Quality from Overseas Foundries

By Jim Brown, Quality Manager | August 11, 2021

Sourcing cast parts through overseas foundries can make ensuring product quality more complicated, but certainly not impossible. The right sourcing and logistics partner can make all the difference. Your partner should conduct careful validation and vetting, have an onsite presence at the foundry, and provide risk mitigation in case of unforeseen issues. Look for a…