MRO Case Studies

As experts in integrated supply, Synovos has amassed countless examples of how our services have impacted client productivity and profitability. Here is a small sample demonstrating the success our clients experience by regaining control of the MRO supply chain.

Life Sciences Plant Shutdown

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Plant Shutdown / MRO Logistix

Location
Southern U.S.

In the Life Sciences industry, full or partial planned plant shutdowns are commonplace throughout any given year. Typically, such shutdowns are related to general plant or preventive maintenance, or installation of new production lines or equipment. The shutdowns are sometimes necessary to meet or maintain FDA requirements. Others are used to improve machine operations and production eff iciency by limiting or negating downtime. It’s a common occurrence. Any delay in material delivery or kitting accuracy could signifi cantly impact production and, ultimately, profi ts. Such delays cost companies tens of thousands of dollars each hour.

Read More

Repair, Don’t Replace

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Integrated Supply Chain Management

Location
Midwest, U.S. (global company)

A large life sciences manufacturing company, based in the MidWest U.S. with global reach, enlisted Synovos integrated supply chain management services to bring added value to the company’s MRO supply chain program. With more than 50,000 SKUs and $20 million in spare part inventory spread across nearly a dozen storerooms, the client was looking to take an already strong MRO program to the next level.

Read More

Printing/Publishing / Engineering & Consulting Services

Industry
Printing/Publishing

Support
Engineering & Consulting Services

Location
East Coast, U.S.

A publishing company based on the east cost of the U.S., publishes multiple outlets, including two newspapers in the top 100 circulation in the U.S., as well as dozens of smaller publications. Combined daily circulation equals more than half a million. The client, moving through multiple restructurings and ownership groups, remains one of the longest active Synovos clients and benefits from a full-service integrated plant management program. As part of its program, the client also benefits from our asset services expertise.

Read More

Life Sciences / Supply Chain Services

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Supply Chain Services

Location
West Coast, U.S. (with global reach)

A global life sciences company, based on the West Coast of the U.S., develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceuticals for serious medical conditions, including numerous cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. The client uses Synovos full storeroom management services, including Supply Chain, Asset Services and Technology. In addition to the on-site personnel provided by Synovos, the client also benefits from a dedicated Enterprise Strategic Sourcing Manager whose responsibility is to identify and implement sourcing plans that reduce costs while improving service levels.

Read More

Chemical Manufacturer / Master Data LeadershipSM

Industry
Chemical Manufacturer

Support
Master Data LeadershipSM

Location
Global

The global chemical manufacturer client engaged Synovos to cleanse and standardize its maintenance, repair and spare parts data. It provided a spreadsheet detailing 350,000 items in seven different languages that were housed at 33 different sites in four different regions around the world. It was a global Master Data Leadership project spanning 17 countries. About 60 percent of the data contained mismatches as well as missing product or location information, requiring Synovos personnel to go on-site to physically inventory the items.

Read More

Contact Us