Whitepapers

Planning Work: Planning work is integral to any successful operation, and adds value to organizations across the board. Questions must be posed to ensure all bases are covered, including: Are there permanently assigned Maintenance Planners? Are there identified and trained “back-up” Maintenance Planners? Is the planner’s “product” a well developed job package, which clearly details the scope of the work to be done? These are just a few of the important questions that must be addressed when planning work. This whitepaper addresses these concerns.

SAP and xIO Maintenance (MRO) Inventory Decision Support: Explore the relationship with SAP and our xIO Inventory Management software.

TEMBEC Case Study: One year later: The TEMBEC Pulp Mill.

Data Governance: You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: Data management is quintessential to any successful operation, much like planning work.

xIO Corporate View: xIO Corporate View has been created to provide a single access point to all MRO Inventory across all systems within an enterprise. Not only can you search for parts, you can also ask more complicated questions such as “What plants have an excess of a specific part?” Using existing xIO functionality, and combining it with the Rules Engine and Query ability, all of the power available in the xIO is also available in the xIO Corporate View. The xIO Corporate View allows you to execute at the plant level while leveraging larger Corporate Economies of Scale.

MRO Warehouse Best Practices: The warehouse’s primary roles are to secure, store and properly manage high usage and production critical materials. In this whitepaper we look at how an effective MRO Warehouse Operation helps get the right material, in the right quantity, in the right condition, to the right place, at the right time while minimizing total inventory cost.

Improving Profitability Through Indirect Spend Management: Every organization, no matter how big or small, has a sizeable piece of its business that, for the most part, goes unnoticed: Indirect spend. Download this whitepaper to gain insight into how you can improve profitability by properly managing your indirect spend.