Why do OEMs need to modernize the experience of identifying and purchasing parts? Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) often make a majority of their revenue from parts sales, rather than selling the assets themselves.  Due to this, highly competitive industries emerge throughout various equipment types for aftermarket part sales.  This competition forces OEMs to remain competitive…

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Like many asset-intensive organizations, the largest US Bottler was hampered by siloed asset information and closed systems.  Their Planners and Maintenance Technicians juggled parts information from various sources (parts books, SAP, a Document Management System, and physical tags on assets) in order to correctly identify the parts and documents required for Maintenance activities. The laborious…

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The Cost of MRO Spares MRO Spares are spare parts used by maintenance teams to repair broken equipment.  By holding onto spare parts for critical assets, they are able to drastically reduce the downtime of equipment, by immediately starting repairs and not waiting for new parts to be shipped. This process, however, comes at a…

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