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Everything You Wanted to Know About MRO Sourcing But Were Afraid to Ask

The MRO sourcing landscape has changed dramatically in recent years, yet most of us haven't adapted to the changes. On the surface, MRO looks like many other large spend areas. But if your procurement organization is applying old techniques to a category where new approaches, options, and technologies can dramatically impact the cost and quality of the MRO experience, then you're losing out on potentially tens of millions of dollars of savings.

One of the challenges is that MRO is complicated. From safety supplies that protect workers to janitorial/facilities items to electrical items to specialized MRO goods for specific industries to fasteners to MRO services, the list of MRO sub-categories is diverse.

The effective sourcing of the most strategic and largest MRO areas requires that procurement organizations invest the time to segment their spend effectively by fully exploring different supplier options and understanding internal preference. This paper offers the strategies and tools to do just that!

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