The pandemic exposed the vulnerability and risk exposure that organizations face in the global parts and materials supply chain. It acted as an inflection point for many of the trends that were already impacting plant and facilities maintenance teams. The aging workforce, particularly in the technical trades, and the resulting loss of intellectual property and tribal knowledge are only adding to the growing skills gap as facilities and assets become more complex, sophisticated, and smarter. These changes are the driving force behind aligning plant and facilities management goals with broader organizational and operational objectives including:
Traditional sector siloes are breaking down, and business leaders can take advantage of this interconnected supply chain ecosystem to transform their businesses for the new world. SDI works with an ever-expanding ecosystem of world-class technology providers, carriers, research teams, and solution providers to focus on innovation and continuous value creation.