We bring visibility to the supply chain to drive shorter lead times, streamline operations and improve productivity.
We are committed to reducing your total cost of ownership (TCO) with tailored access to the best cost reduction and support services through our quality people, quality processes and quality systems. We deliver value by providing innovative procurement, inventory management and distribution solutions that result in lower total operating costs for our customers. Our goal is to simplify the procurement and distribution of MRO supplies for industrial companies.
With an extensive MRO supply network and a national distribution center infrastructure, we provide professional procurement services for order processing and inventory management. Our procurement processes focus on strategic, tactical and category management associated with maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supplies. We provide expert support with ordering, tracking, receiving, replenishment and benchmarking MRO supplies.
Working alongside each customer, our goal is to understand your current supply chain and overall business environment. The collection and management of detailed transactional data allows our Strategic Sourcing Team to successfully leverage and optimize the supply chain in support of the customer’s defined needs. Value is delivered through the introduction of new and innovative product solutions, unit price savings, productivity improvements, process re-engineering and the application of lean principles.Key points about our team
Whether utilizing vendor managed inventory systems such as kanban, barcoding or automated dispensing, we have the capability to maintain stock for a quick turnaround, avoiding shortages and costly shutdowns. Our replenishment teams effectively plan and manage reorder points, track activity of products as they move in and out of warehouse areas and reduce inventory obsolescence, resulting in wise monetary investment.Inventory optimization solutions
Our inventory optimization process is focused on increasing stock availability while decreasing investment and improving returns on invested capital. The process involves:
Information management is a critical element of a successful integrated supply program. We have a standard set of reports and key performance indicators (KPIs) that add value to most programs.
We focus on what matters most”
We offer comprehensive support through data analytics, spend assessment, savings and measurement of key performance indicators.Benefits
Replenishment controls and material distribution through our on-site storeroom management processes are provided at each customer’s location for MRO products.Our dedicated onsite associates provide
An on-site dispensing solution can reduce your consumable product spend by as much as 30%, based on your production. With the latest in industrial dispensing technology, we help you take control of inventory, accountability and efficiency by installing the right machine for your facility and you embrace the cost savings.Benefits of dispensing solutions
The objective of an integrated supply chain services program is to develop a cost-effective, comprehensive MRO materials management system that leads to optimal use of material, manpower and equipment, while reducing or eliminating unnecessary inventory levels. An integral part of that optimal process is managing tooling, assets and spare parts.Serialization and lot controlsItems can be serialized which means the actual individual unit of an item is recorded with each transaction. This is particularly useful in high dollar items and items with warranty requirements. Additionally, Lot Control manages items with shelf life or other time or tracking limitations. Warranty managementWarranty management can be used in conjunction with Serialization and Repair management to track actual product warranty and trigger claim processing. Active tracking of manufacturer warranties is typically not being done by industrial organizations and is an area of opportunity. CommercializationThe process of identifying the genuine Original Part Manufacturer (OPM) rather than the OEM, allowing us to de-layer the supply chain and drive cost savings. Gage controlGage control is used for any “check-in/check-out” items, including hand tools and power tools. A variety of calibration schedules are managed. Cutting tools and abrasivesFocusing on the right tool for the project, initiating modern technologies, improving applications and managing repairs and regrinds, our specialists offer technical expertise and cost savings project management.
We're your complete source for industrial MRO supplies and safety products. Our national distribution center network allows us to deliver the MRO products you need with expedited service.
Professionals across the industrial market depend on us for our industry-leading inventory of PVF and MRO products and services backed by expert support.