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APPLIED FORECAST PARTS MANAGEMENT™ (FPM)

FORECAST PARTS MGMT
The exact inventory you need, when you need it

Maintain the exact inventory you need to maximize the use of your production equipment. FPM leverages Applied Materials’ global supply chain infrastructure and inventory to offer parts support specifically tailored to your operational needs. The benefits of FPM allow greater assurance of supply, with more efficient use of inventory, which translates into savings for customers.

WHAT IT OFFERS

FPM focuses on forward-looking active supply chain management. With FPM, Applied Materials provides a committed level of service—based on your part usage forecast. The supply chain design is based on your specific requirements, ensuring you have the exact inventory you need, when you need it.

FPM provides tailored service level commitments based upon customer forecast:

  • >97% delivered within 24 hours for scheduled parts
  • >90% delivered within 7 days for unscheduled parts

WHAT IT INCLUDES

Through FPM, Applied Materials helps you minimize fab disruptions and ensure you receive the highest-quality parts, at costs that enable you to remain competitive. FPM includes:

  • High service levels
  • World-class, global supply chain support
  • Access to the latest in part technology improvements