Supply Chain & Procurement – Maintenance Services

The overall cost to perform maintenance work includes internal resources, external resources, stock materials/tools, and externally procured materials. This represents the total cost of maintaining assets. External resources or services represents a large percentage of maintenance cost...

Supply Chain & Procurement – Maintenance Services 2017-11-06T18:40:02+00:00

Supply Chain – Maintenance Planning / Scheduling Processes & Inputs

It is often easy to directly focus on improving the use of the information system to support maintenance and MRO work processes, this can be a mistake. A study was conducted by Professor Brynjolfssonin the MIT Sloan School of Management where he looked at the impact on profitability as IT processes and supply chain business processes, such as maintenance, inventory management, and procurement were improved...

Supply Chain – Maintenance Planning / Scheduling Processes & Inputs 2017-11-09T18:54:25+00:00

Supply Chain & Procurement – MRP Tips & Tricks

MRO Materials can account for up to 60% of an operation’s maintenance costs. This is a substantial impact on the cost of an operation’s maintenance and in many cases a major contributor to considerable and unnecessary costs. This holds true especially where superficial management of MRO Materials occurs and a general unfamiliarity exists for materials management and MRP best practices...

Supply Chain & Procurement – MRP Tips & Tricks 2017-11-06T19:37:40+00:00