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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.

In order to effectively manage the supply chain there must be a Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) strategy.  But first what is SRM and what does it include?

SDI’s fully integrated MRO software and storeroom solutions transform your supply chain management task from the drudgery of monitoring costs and mitigating risks into a strategic platform that maximizes profits and maintains competitive advantage across core operational units. Learn More! 

As a way to reduce expenses, many companies have developed various types of storeroom management strategies to help reduce MRO inventory levels. However, many of these approaches can be improved to a much greater degree with SDI's predictive MRO inventory management. 

SDI's MRO Supply Chain Evolution allows clients to get an assessment on how their MRO impacts the organization as a whole.

SDI participated in the Institute for Supply Management Carolinas-Virginia Summer Conference and Expo where our Director of Strategic Sourcing spoke on the benefits of procurement for MRO.

Within organizations, MRO supply chain can help increase production and allow for more predicitablilty. Traditional MRO has laid out the groundwork the MRO used today and its future.

Earlier this month, over 3,000 supply chain and procurement professionals from around the world came together in Phoenix, Arizona for three intensive days of education, research, and relationship-building with some of the brightest minds in the supply chain management industry.

Early this month, more than 75 industry experts in MRO and supply chain management met in the Philadelphia suburb of Bristol to attend this 2-day educational and networking event designed to move the industry towards a more connected approach.

SDI recently hosted a panel discussion addressing emerging security issues concerning the transition from on-premise to PaaS and SaaS solutions. Our CIO provided guidance in resolving these issues, based on industry best practices and his experience with SDI clients.

Using the Six Sigma methodology, SDI is able to save clients money using a two-pronged approach. Learn more about how SDI’s adherence to Six Sigma principles can improve your strategic sourcing process and save you money. 

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

On any given day, you’ll find Chris with his sleeves rolled up, working to unlock the hidden value of MRO.