Peter Malpas, President for EMEA at RS Components, reflects on the findings of the fourth annual survey of the MRO sector conducted jointly by RS Components and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), to assess what those changes mean to the procurement profession.
In this whitepaper RS & The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) analyse research conducted with CIPS procurement professionals in 2019 on the challenges of indirect procurement and supplies for Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO).
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MRO is changing – and quickly. According to a recent survey amongst Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) members, 44% anticipate “complete change” in company strategy over the next five years. A further 34% envisage “some change”.
Recent research shows professionals responsible for indirect procurement and MRO supplies face a range of pressures both on a day-to-day basis and at a strategic level.