Intelligent Supply Chain Management from 4e

Here at 4E we are able to provide a comprehensive components procurement service for all required electronics components on your products Bill of Materials (BOM), ensuring that you product goes from product design to finished item trouble free.


We continually co-ordinate and collaborate with both our clients and our suppliers to enable us to provide security of supply, avoiding any nasty surprises. 4e has a first-rate and diverse Preferred Suppliers List, with whom we have built strong relationships and can supply a broad range of products and services.
In addition to procuring electronic components, we also source metal and plastic enclosures, CNC machined parts and other fabricated items.


Customers may take advantage of our component and materials purchasing expertise to provide full procurement and Bill of Materials (BOM) control. In doing so they are guaranteed a competitive and quality service for both prototype and production quantities. This, together with the experience of our own production and procurement teams often allows difficult components to be sourced. Where component obsolescence is a problem we can also advise alternatives to assist in maintaining the critical flow of your production.


The foundation to low-cost manufacturing is purchasing components at the lowest possible price. Your bill of materials (BOM) will be meticulously reviewed by our engineers and buyers. Are there any obsolescence issues? Can we make any changes to improve cost or performance? Are there any single-source or critical components within the assembly? Once the BOM analysis has taken place our experienced purchasing team will ensure we attain the best prices on the market to keep the cost of clients BOMs competitive.


With the complexities and risks involved in a supply chain, even a small disruption can impact on bottom line costs, which makes focused attention on managing this area extremely important.


4e procurement department can support your product by:

  • Providing full Bill of Material (BOM) costings and verification.
  • Suggesting alternative components for cost savings and shorter lead-times.
  • Supporting your products purchasing with our trusted Approved Suppliers List.
  • Regularly checking your BOM on critical component statuses.
  • Pro-active obsolescence management to help optimize your products life cycle.
  • Providing RoHS compliance checks.


Contact 4e today to discuss your product or request a quote.

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