In this whitepaper RS & The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) analyse research conducted with CIPS procurement professionals in 2019 on the challnges of indirect procurement and supplies for Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO).
IIoT predictive analytics allow manufacturers to detect defects long before they become apparent to human senses
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.
Three industry experts explore attitudes towards new technologies and how these innovations help to solve common MRO procurement problems.