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Articles

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.

Mistakes in ordering, handling, and distribution can be directly effective to the firm's success. Learn how to fix these deficiences and better operation your faculity.

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of the three main types of maintenance; reactive, planned, and precision, and how to apply the best approach to each part of the production process.

Check out SDI's eye-opening guide that provides solutions to your common MRO problems. Increase your business outcome and improve upon supply chain goals.

Find that slow-moving or obsolete parts are cluttering your warehouse? Optimize your MRO inventory and learn how you can benefit from getting rid of SLOB in your warehouse.

Looking to reduce Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) costs or reduce lead times and even improve your equipments lifespan? Learn how SDI's 3D laser scanner can help resolve these issues.

The average manager overlooks MRO purchasing as a method to improve costs and inventory management. However, maintenance repair and operations (MRO) materials actually deserves serious attention.  

SDI had the pleasure of exhibiting at this year’s ISM Annual Conference. SDI was honored to be announced to be part of Spend Matters 50 Providers to Watch List for 2016.

Learn how having an efficient integrated supply chain in place opens the door for more opportunity!

Is your organization encountering slow fill rates, increased returns, or other various part problems? Check out our latest article to learn how to avoid these problems by partnering with SDI. 

Achieve savings and productivity gains by shifting your focus from “How cheaply can we manage our MRO tasks?”, to “How can we integrate MRO with our other processes to achieve our business goals?”

Success Story

Our former solution provider was not independent; they were a supplier of parts. It's not the best thing to have a supplier be your MRO outsourcing provider. With SDI, we have a truly independent sourcing agent looking after our best interests.

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

One of SDI’s Senior Purchasing Managers, Jenny is dedicated to helping our clients achieve their business goals.