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Below are the latest MRO focused articles published by SDI. These articles are provided to further educate users on MRO and the industry as a whole.

digital supply chain solutions

The pandemic highlighted the world’s lack of readiness to manage through a global supply chain crisis and the need for digital supply chain solutions and management strategies that reduce our reliance on off-shore suppliers.

mobile procurement technology

Given the robust technology and intuitive user interfaces available, nearly every industry or business vertical can benefit from implementing mobile procurement tools. The industrial, consumer goods, service industry, basic materials, and education sectors are the top 5 that will benefit most from this technology.

Mobile Procurement Tools

On-site supply mobilization, communication, and inventory tracking had grown complicated enough even before COVID-19 overturned the whole process. The pandemic highlighted the need to move quickly to connect parts access, technician workflow, and maintenance scheduling.

Digital Supply Chain Control Tower

To meet performance goals, and manage supply chain risk, organizations need the end-to-end visibility of a digital supply chain control tower. Learn the 5 steps organizations can take now to move the needle while mitigating the growing risk of supply chain disruption.

building maintenance supply chain

As shoppers flock back to physical stores, they demand the same convenient, frictionless experience they can get online. To deliver, retail shops and malls need a system to keep operations running efficiently.

industrial MRO services

Maintenance, Repair and Operations has historically been considered non-core – a way to control piece-price costs in the realm of high-volume, low-value purchases. MRO's scope and impact on the supply chains that support facilities and plants is becoming a distinguishing factor of competitive advantage, even survival.

Integrated Facility Management Solutions

Learn how Zeus, SDI’s digital supply chain management platform produces ultimate visibility into your parts stock and lower your management costs.

As the maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supply chain evolves from a cost center to a strategic asset, organizations increasingly are seeking ways to bust through silos, align processes, add flexibility, and build synergies in the supply chain ecosystem.

Supply Chain

While there may not be any willful neglect of parts and supplies the pandemic has caused a huge disruption for all of us. At SDI, we believe it's an inflection point and a great opportunity for the FM community to come together, pause and reset the way we view and manage the parts supply chain.

Mobile Procurement Technology

Manufacturing firms that invest in robust mobile procurement technology gain the potential to streamline their entire maintenance, repair, and operations source-to-pay (S2P) process, putting supply initiation and management in the hands of those closest to the front lines.

Success Story

SDI is an MRO integrator and partner that really helps drive categorization and a best practice approach.

SDI at Work

Data standardization is part of Google’s new initiative to help people find relevant datasets.  With a recent study from Data Science Central, it’s estimated that data scientists spend 60% of their time preparing data for analysis, rather than performing the analysis itself.  Therefore, the goal of this schema is to drive standardization so that more time can be spent analyzing it.  

Employee Spotlight

Shirley King is a Crib Attendant for the SDI Site Team in Pensacola, FL.