Category: Procurement

Solutions to the Tariff Woes

Louisiana leaders in manufacturing and trade gathered recently in New Orleans for the World Trade Center New Orleans Policy Meeting to discuss new legislation, challenges and possible solutions to the current trade woes. Con-Tech was proud to share its insights into current issues that suppliers face with respect to imports, pricing and availability. Trade and tariff… Read More

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More Tariffs Lead to Other Emerging Markets

More tariffs continue and Con-Tech is diligently monitoring our news feeds and media updates.

Celebrating 300 Years and Giving Thanks

As November rolls around and the holiday season nears, we are reminded of the things we are grateful for. Con-Tech has many reasons to be both thankful and celebratory!

Pallets and Packaging Innovations

Pallets and Packaging Innovations Keeping up with the latest news in manufacturing, steel, drums and supply chain management is a big undertaking, one Con-Tech is happy to tackle. Being a thought leader in our industries in hugely important to us, which is why our VPs, sales team and product managers are continuously meeting with industry… Read More

Con-Tech – Global Parts Supplier Mastering American Tariff Regulations

As a global parts supplier specializing in imports for more than 35 years, Con-Tech’s strong relationships with global suppliers and manufacturers and our logistics expertise allow us to master the recent changes in American tariff regulations. Let’s break these down and address how we tackle some of the most important issues include sourcing, pricing, transportation,… Read More

Just In Time Inventory

Are you familiar with JIT, the Just In Time concept? Basically it’s an inventory system. Many plants use Just In Time (JIT) so they don’t have storage real estate expenses, or carrying costs on inventory, or manufacturing expenses due to over producing parts they don’t need, or inactivity costs when shut down due to inavailable… Read More

Procurement Sourcing

Procurement Sourcing Purchasing is a detailed analytical group of tasks and many companies don’t like to spend their time shopping. Outsourcing procurement is more than just hiring a professional shopper. Procurement Sourcing Procurement outsourcing is one of the processes undertaken by global sourcing companies as part of supply chain management when representing other companies that… Read More