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Streamlining Facility Operations: The Power of Integrated Parts Management

Learn how linking procurement systems with work order management enhances maintenance efficiency and asset management for multi-site facilities and mid-market industrial manufacturers.
Cooperative Purchasing Process

Cooperative Purchasing vs. Group Purchasing: Understanding the Key Differences

In the world of procurement strategies, cooperative purchasing and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) play pivotal roles in optimizing procurement efficiency and enhancing business operations. These approaches are central topics in...

Best Practices for Managing MRO Inventory

Discover best practices for managing MRO inventory to streamline processes, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. Learn how to optimize your storeroom layout, maintain accurate records, and balance purchasing. Request an...

Unlocking Procurement Efficiency: How To Streamline Your Process

Discover the key strategies to achieve greater procurement efficiency and take our interactive quiz to assess your facilities management effectiveness.

Streamlining MRO Procurement with Single-Source Search Technology

Discover how Single-Source Search Technology transforms MRO procurement by centralizing supplier databases and inventory systems into one accessible platform.
Intelligent Automated Sourcing

Cost Control Made Simple: The Financial Benefits of Intelligent Automated Sourcing

The Imperative of Automation in MRO Supply Chain Management In the realm of Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO), traditional management approaches, burdened by manual processes and siloed data, cannot keep...
Schools Overcome Building Maintenance Procurement Challenges

How Cooperative Purchasing Helps Schools Overcome Building Maintenance Procurement Challenges Cost-Effectively

In the K-12 education realm, achieving a balance between fiscal responsibility and operational efficiency presents a significant challenge, particularly regarding building maintenance and operations (MRO). Schools face unique hurdles, from...
eprocurement service and solutions

Why eProcurement Software is Essential in 2024

Procurement professionals know that managing the process of sourcing MRO supplies, facilities maintenance parts, PPE, and other tail-spend categories is no simple task. With multiple suppliers, complex approval workflows, and...
Facility Management

Why Integrated Parts Management is Critical for Multi-Site FM in 2024

In 2024, facilities management (FM) leaders can no longer afford to ignore the parts and materials supply chain. As revealed in our recent whitepaper, unmanaged and fragmented supply chains have...
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