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2019

CalcuQuote Adds Sourcengine Platform as New Integration Partner

Dallas, TX CalcuQuote, a comprehensive quoting software made for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies, is partnering with Sourcengine, a multi-dimensional e-commerce and e-procurement platform.

pricing, APIs, press, release, Supply Chain, customer success, partner, announcement, partnership, Sourcengine

Insurance and EMS, there's a similar story

Contract manufacturers have a unique challenge: we are expected to provide a fixed fee bid on building a product, even though we might not have any prior experience with building it.

It’s possible that the price you charge turns out to be favorable, and the product is very simple to build. But.

EMS, insurance

5 Things I learned in 5 Years of CalcuQuote

Everyone has their own version of how major life events occurred. When someone asks me and my wife how long we've been together, we never answer the sameDo you start from when we first met, when we started dating, when we got married? I have the same reaction when answering the question of "How.

customer success, product development, Lean, partnership, customer feedback, startup, anniversary

Need for Speed is not only in Production

Could anyone have imagined the degree to which our world has become automated? From  smartphones to fully automated data centers, we’ve experienced a technological revolution that has digitized everything from buying movie tickets to nearly all business processes. Ironically, the industry that.

Labor, Labor Cost, partner, Aegis, Speed, Production

7 Ways to Improve Your Cost Model

The best place to start when discussing ways to improve your cost model is  establishing a definition of what is a cost model in the context of the EMS industry. A Dictionary definition of a cost model is that "a cost model is a mathematical algorithm or equation for estimating costs of a.

Webinar, Labor, Cost Modeling, EMS, Process Improvement

What's the secret to an accurate labor model?

At CalcuQuote, we have worked with more than 100 Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies across North America and Europe to improve their RFQ process. We like to say that we've see it all. Well, maybe not all, but enough to learn a thing or two.

Labor, Cost Modeling, Model, EMS, cost plus, Strategy, Labor Cost, Estimation

CalcuQuote Announces New Vice President of Product

CalcuQuote announced the addition of David Sharp as the new Vice President of Product and Client Services. He joins the CalcuQuote team from a diverse background in the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry for over 20 years. For the last 14 years, he has focused on helping EMS.

Technology, press, team, customer discovery, Strategy, press release, customer support, customer success, product development, announcement

2018

In the spirit of giving

In case you didn't know, our customers have helped drive our product decisions. And this year, we asked them to help us decide how we distribute our donation to the community. We made a donation on behalf of our customers to three organizations near and dear to us based on their feedback. 

team, customer support, customer success, announcement, giving, holiday, donation, customer feedback

CalcuQuote Adds Venkel Ltd. to EMS Quoting Platform

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote, a comprehensive Request For Quotation (RFQ) Management System designed for the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry is partnering with Austin-based Venkel Ltd., a supplier of printed circuit board components, specializing in Surface Mount Components, to provide.

EMS, PCBA, Quoting, APIs, Purchasing, Supply Chain, press release, partner, announcement, Venkel, partnership

CalcuQuote Partners with Aegis Software

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote, a comprehensive Request For Quotation (RFQ) Management System designed for the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry and Aegis Software, a global provider of Manufacturing Execution Software (MES), have partnered to provide an integrated solution. This.

PCBA, press release, product development, partner, Lean, Lean Services, announcement, Aegis