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How to Improve Spare Parts Management for Maintenance

May 22, 2023
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Learn about six tactics to improve spare parts management for maintenance, from building a digital inventory to embracing predictive analysis.

Effectively managing spare parts for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MROs) poses significant challenges. The task involves handling substantial quantities of slow-moving parts, tying up capital, and incurring high warehousing costs to prevent downtime or lengthy production lead times associated with maintaining legacy equipment. Despite meticulous monitoring and forecasting efforts, companies often face difficulties in procuring spare parts for maintenance purposes. The management of spare parts is crucial for efficient equipment operation, playing a pivotal role in minimizing downtime, reducing repair costs, and ensuring the continuous functioning of machinery. This becomes particularly challenging for businesses dealing with extensive inventories of legacy equipment and machinery.

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