Efficient supply management adds value far beyond the storeroom. With ERIKS know-how, efficiency improvements to your indirect supply chain and parts management can lead to operational efficiencies, which in turn not only enhance productivity but also deliver real cost savings throughout the enterprise.
This resource hub contains guides, research, white papers that can help you quantify the size of the potential saving available.
UK industry invests millions every year on indirect stock for its production processes, from hand tools through to hydraulic motors, inverters and motors. However, our new research undertaken in conjunction with The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and their members highlights how the performance of factory storerooms and inventory control is all-too-often overlooked, and how that could impact on the efficiency and productivity of your site.
Savings on the spot
An experienced supply partner can spot potential efficiencies and savings, wherever they arise. Which might not be where you expect. VIEW
We've got your number
7 frightening figures you can't afford to ignore, that show where you may be wasting time and money across your site. VIEW
Here's a few examples of companies that have worked hard to implement technical engineering savings, released engineering staffs time and gained control of their engineering stores to reduce capital back in to the business. Companies from industries as diverse as pharmaceutical and beverage producers have used Total Cost of Ownership and best practice in indirect supply chain management to drive efficiency up and operating costs down.
Read about the Cabling manufacturer that released engineers time and capital tied up in stock with an engineering stores transformation and technical support on-site supported by vending.
Read about a pharmaceutical company that consolidated its supply chain and implemented a stores management and procurement system for an uplift in plant and process efficiency.
Read about a beverage manufacturer that underwent a engineering maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) stores transformation including data cleansing, redesign and management system update to aid productivity gains within the maintenance team.
Read about a solution involving both technical support onsite and an indirect (MRO) supply chain transformation, the company can now focus its maintenance team on productivity improvements while rationalising the supply chain and engineering stores, the numbers will surprise you.
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