Component Price Tracker CPT - November 2012

Global Economic Downturn Continues to Affect Component Pricing - November 2012

Component Price Tracker CPT  |  November 08, 2012  | Subscribers Only

Rick Pierson Senior Analyst, Semiconductors & CPT

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Component Price Tracker (CPTTM) is an annual service that provides current pricing and price forecasts across the three major global regions for high-volume, multi-sourced electronic components. The IHS Component Price Tracker examines the most representative part descriptions per component group on a monthly basis. It uniquely affords consistent and accurate pricing information by analyzing thousands of global pricing data points for key components. Clients utilize CPT market pricing and forecast visibility to validate pricing and ensure continuity of supply at market competitive prices.

Key Issues Addressed

  • Are my component costs in line with current and forecast market pricing?
  • Can I improve my regional sourcing of components from electronic components manufacturers to take advantage of tactical price swings?
  • Is there any way suppliers can improve the industry's product mix issues?
  • What procurement/supply strategies should vendors and buyers pursue?

Applicable To:

  • OEMS: Procurement, Market Research
  • Component Manufacturers: Marketing, Product Management
  • ODMs/EMS: Strategic Purchasing
  • Financial Community

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Rick Pierson

Senior Analyst, Semiconductors & CPT

Leading iSuppli Corp.’s Component Price Tracking (CPT) Service, Rick is responsible for leading, creating and delivering research and analysis on the electronics components market. Rick delivers business analysis and actionable advice to the suppliers and buyers of electronic components...

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Research Area
Component Pricing