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Kristen Ludlow

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Innovation is in Kristen Ludlow’s DNA. An astute, results-driven business analyst with over 5 years of experience driving profit and evaluating risk for diverse global organizations, Kristen is exceptionally skilled at analyzing performance data, interpreting contracts, and identifying exposure. Her history of developing innovative methods and identifying cost-saving opportunities makes her an asset to connecting each of our clients’ enterprises to their overall MRO supply chains. Her proven ability to work in cross-functional teams, develop impromptu analysis methodologies and interpret data allows our sourcing group to develop strategic plans aligned with not only our business objectives, but those of our clients as well.

Success Story

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.

SDI at Work

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.