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Driving procurement efficiency for MRO supplies

2020 Indirect Procurement Report

The 2020 Indirect Procurement Report provides an in-depth look at the category for Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO), the impact of COVID-19, how the category is managed and the role of techn...

Future-proofing MRO with digital technology

In maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) procurement, one of the biggest effects of the pandemic has been a switch to digital solutions to manage the process.

Reframing MRO Procurement as a Strategic Enabler

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...

Indirect Procurement Report 2019 - The Future of MRO

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...

MRO in a fast-changing world

Nobody ever said being an MRO professional was easy. Things are getting tougher, with constant pressure on costs, the need to avoid downtime and new demands to be ethical as well.

Empowering change in MRO procurement

Change is hard, and this can put businesses off doing things differently - but we shouldn't let fear of failure stop us making the improvements that will take us into the future.

The art of continuous improvement in MRO

Sometimes the only way to make progress towards a goal is to break your objective into bite-sized pieces and get there one step at a time.

The benefits of shared strategic responsibilities

There are many ways in which businesses can start to delegate some of their responsibilities to their suppliers, simultaneously improving service and reducing overall cost.