Most supply chain management concepts and tools have been designed and tailored to suit industries such as retail, trading, distribution and manufacturing.
Too often MRO organisations try to implement them ‘as is’ but unless supply chain management concepts and tools are tailored to the MRO environment, initiatives to improve supply chain management outcomes or costs may not meet their goal.
MRO organisations are different to organisations in other industries due to:
- The nature of the “end customer”
- The end of the MRO supply chain generates cost, not revenue
To be able to realise the opportunities for reducing cost and improving service in MRO organisations, it is crucial that supply chain management considerations that are unique to MRO organisations are well understood:
- Demand Planning
- Supply Planning
- Supply Chain Performance Management
- Customer Fulfilment
This article explains how to optimise your MRO supply chain with 4 unique considerations.
Read the article.