Driving MRO efficiency
Continuity - excerpt

Maintaining continuity in MRO

You might expect the pandemic to have pushed business continuity planning for critical parts up the agenda in 2021 Indirect Procurement Report. But it hasn't. Why is this and what lessons can we learn...
Stakeholders - excerpt

Managing stakeholders - a critical skill for MRO procurement

In the 2021 Indirect Procurement Report the percentage of people saying managing stakeholders is a daily challenge rose to almost half. So how can you improve relationships?
Sustainability - excerpt

Making MRO sustainable

Sustainable and ethical procurement has risen to the top of the agenda for MRO professionals. With stakeholders expecting the highest standards, procurement holds the company's reputation in its hands...
Managing risk in MRO - excerpt

Managing risk in MRO: learning from recent crises

While events from the last couple of years may be once in a lifetime occurrence, they contain valuable lessons for indirect procurement professionals looking ahead to future challenges
MRO in the 2020s - excerpt

The new normal? MRO in the 2020s

First came coronavirus and widespread industrial shutdowns. Then Brexit and new border checks, followed by the Suez Canal blockage and transport holdups.  
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Tropical fish - a lesson in leadership

RS Components' Technical Director Richard Jeffers shares his experience in effective leadership and the importance of communication in achieving this
Risk management - excerpt

Why risk management needs to be a top priority in MRO procurement

Risks, by their very nature, are unpredictable. Few foresaw the COVID-19 pandemic with its devastating impact on both human life and the economy.
Compliance - Excerpt

MRO compliance: A critical post-pandemic component

Compliance can seem like a necessary evil - one of those things you have to do but which adds little value. Nothing could be further from the truth.