MRO Industrial Supply
Keeping up with the demands of a demanding category.
Within SDI you’ll find industry professionals who specialize in the inner workings of the industries we serve. We understand your world, and how to apply Best-in-Class strategies and processes that make it work more efficiently – and more profitably.
The Industrials we serve include companies with large portfolios of locations, asset-intensive facilities, maintenance-intensive production lines, and a focus on uptime and reliability:
- Construction & Materials
Industrial Goods & Services
- Aerospace & Defense
- Electronic & Electrical Equipment
- General Industrials
- Industrial Transportation
- Support Services (waste disposal)
Oil & Gas
- Alternative Energy
- Oil & Gas Producers
- Oil Equipment, Services, Distribution
SDI expertise applied in the real world.
Escalators in your airline terminal fail, customers are inconvenienced, soon thousands of negative Tweets go viral – OEE and parts availability couldn’t be more vital. Or a furnace that demands 24/7/365 operation goes down, costing you $10K per hour until repaired – efficient storeroom operations take on a whole new meaning.
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- Basic Materials
- Consumer Goods & Services
- Service Industry
It is important for my MRO supply chain provider to have a general understanding of my business--SDI knows my business from end to end.
In the third post in this series on MRO As-a-Service by Spend Matters, Pierre Mitchell and Michael Lamoureux talk about how managing MRO as a process delivers benefits from efficiency to effectiveness and beyond to an evolutionary phase. The next generation of value, MRO-as-a-Service, helps organizations build intelligent, agile, scalable and integrated supply chains (direct and indirect).
The project team has worked its way through Define, Measure, Analyze, and Improve. It’s time to begin the Control phase. The key stakeholders gather to evaluate the solution as implemented and create a plan to sustain the improvements. The goal is to standardize the improved processes, establish an audit schedule and schedule periodic follow-up to identify additional opportunities for improvement.