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WHAT IS MRO OR INDIRECT PROCUREMENT?

By RS Integrated Supply Communications

Published June 27, 2022

What is MRO or ‘indirect procurement, why do most companies underestimate its importance, and how can a strong MRO strategy improve your bottom line? MRO stands for maintenance, repair, and operations. In procurement terms it refers to the products and tools purchased that keep an organization running. It’s also referenced within the context of ‘indirect procurement,’ […]

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Published April 14, 2021

Big data and analytics have transformed many aspects of the supply chain. Though often overlooked, the importance of an integrated digital supply chain in the MRO space is huge. This article defines the digital integration opportunities in the MRO supply chain, including efficiencies, insights, and savings. What is an Integrated MRO Digital Supply Chain? One […]

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MRO Storeroom Best Practices

By RS Integrated Supply Communications

Published March 12, 2021

Best Practices to Increase MRO Storeroom Efficiency The effectiveness of your storeroom has a huge impact on your operations. A storeroom unable to provide critical spares in a timely manner slows down maintenance and causes plant downtime. Inefficient purchasing processes become a costly drain on your bottom line. This article will cover the four major […]

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How to Avoid MRO Mistakes

By RS Integrated Supply Communications

Published February 19, 2021

The MRO supply chain is a crucial but often under-optimized element of an efficient and profitable plant. The lack of analytics and automation in this department cause costly but common mistakes. This article examines these common MRO mistakes, and how leveraging technology can resolve them.  What Are the Most Common MRO Mistakes? In a survey […]

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How to Keep your MRO Storeroom Lean

By RS Integrated Supply Communications

Published February 8, 2021

Issues with Storeroom Inventory Management In a typical company-owned MRO storeroom, 90% of all parts account for about 6% of the inventory value. The majority of parts are either obsolete or duplicate parts for “just-in-case” scenarios that rarely happen. Those parts, as a result, are wasting away in the MRO storeroom. Companies are spending a […]

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