MRO Cost Reduction & Spend Management Insights

MRO Spend Management Whitepaper

Maintenance, Repair, & Operations Spend Management Whitepaper

Repairing the Traditional Approaches to MRO Spend management

Source One’s MRO category experts share step-by-step spend management insights in the MRO Demystified whitepaper series.

The MRO category presents Procurement professionals with a variety of challenges:

  • The category includes a diverse range of highly-technical products and nuanced services.
  • Long-standing relationships between end-users and their preferred suppliers can complicate the supply base.
  • Purchases are often made with safety and up-time in mind rather than costs or long-term sustainability.
  • Numerous facilities often make spot buys independently.
  • Communication between these sights can be spotty and lead to poor or non-existent standardization.


Effectively managing MRO spend means contending with all this and more. Understandably, the category is a tricky one that requires a strategic and methodical approach. Source One detail such an approach in MRO Demystified. The whitepaper series exposes the shortcomings in typical approaches to MRO spend, provides a step-by-step guide to tackling the category, and offers a framework for more effective MRO Category Management.

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