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Research shows that the typical pharmaceutical manufacturing plant has an MRO spend of roughly 6-10 percent of the site’s overall spend. So, a site spending $50 million annually, exhausts $3 million of that on MRO materials necessary to maintain the facility. Percentage wise, it’s not a lot. Yet, experience demonstrates that MRO eats up a […]

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For decades the MRO supply chain was virtually ignored as manufacturers focused on managing raw materials and supplies used in producing finished goods. Little attention was given to spare parts and materials consumed to support plant operations. This is no longer the case. Technology is forever changing how companies manage the MRO supply chain. From […]

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Managing the MRO supply chain is labor and time intensive. Understanding what it takes to successfully complete tactical and time-consuming activities like strategic sourcing, critical spares management, parts consolidation, inventory optimization and other MRO activities is imperative to program success. Sustaining that success is even more important. Download our latest white paper – MRO Supply […]

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MRO supply chain management drains resources, whether it is staffing required to manage the physical storeroom, time to process work orders and reconcile invoices, or ever-increasing costs for those spare parts. Plant management often struggles in developing a strategic approach to how those parts and services should be managed, missing opportunities for efficiency gains in […]

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It’s no secret when it comes to the MRO integrated supply chain that the different departments involved sometime have competing interests. While all work toward the common goal of sustaining a profitable business, the different approaches sometimes cause stress. When discrepancies flare up it adds complexity to the work load. To ease that tension, it’s […]

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