CIL Materials and Purchasing Control
Obsolescence monitoring, Risk and communication of Product Change Notices.
Custom Interconnect Limited, as part of our quotation process we conduct "Data Cleansing", where appropriate commercial and risk assessments, we will identify materials and components deemed to be "At Risk" and will monitor these items for our clients until the perceived risks are deemed neutralised. We also request from our Supply Chain that we are notified of Product Change Notices or any advisory Notices of Obsolescence and recommended "Last Time Buy" actions. When we receive such notifications CIL Purchasing will forward all relevant Notices & PCN's to Customer Account Managers for any joint action to be taken with our Customers.
Formal Obsolescence Monitoring can be provided, where a Customer's Bill of Material is monitored specifically for obsolescence by a specialised third party, This can be complimenting or in addition to our own procedures, which permits part number flags to be allocated ensuring this provides for a safe and assured supply of product, and advance notice of risks affecting the in-flow of materials.