Optimization of MRO

Baseline situation

  • No transparency about the product portfolio and purchasing conditions
  • The purchase of spare parts is mainly carried out in Maverick Buying by the specialist department without involving the procurement department
  • The materials are purchased locally as well as regionally
  • Very high process costs per order due to use of classic media „paper management”

Method

  • Vendor Evaluation for C-Parts Management
  • Development of an eProcurement strategy
  • Creation of data transparency for the use of eCatalog solutions
  • Bundling of product ranges
  • Supplier consolidation to reduce process costs
  • Introduction of electronic approval and invoicing processes
  • Ensuring compliance through continuous electronic process with 4-eyes principle and controlling

Outcome

  • Reduced process costs with area of invoice verification
  • Optimization of purchasing conditions