To determine which of our spare parts management training options is right for you, simply work through the following five questions. Question 1: Do you want more than spare parts management training? Yes: If you want more than just spare parts management training (e.g. full
Of course, spare parts management goals can be determined at any time of the year but usually there is an event that precipitates the need to review current goals and, if necessary, set new ones. This might correspond with budget setting. Often it is the start of a New Year.
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In this 2 Minute Tutorial Phillip Slater explains the problems of inventory optimization and puts forward the idea of inventory prevention, that is, preventing the accrual of excess inventory in the first place. Run time: 2:28
In 2018 the University of Kansas and Phillip Slater joined forces to create a University Certificate in Spare Parts Inventory Management. This ten-week online course was created to help participants develop the expertise, skills, policies, and systems to minimize their spare parts investment and maximize their spare parts availability.
This free webinar is presented in association with the University of Kansas. Here is the summary: Many conventions of spare parts inventory management are different from those of the usual supply chain and inventory management. The classic supply chain theory (and most training) is based on what can be called
Procurement and Supply Australasia (PASA) is pleased to announce that Phillip Slater, the Founder of SparePartsKnowHow.com will chair the upcoming MRO for Procurement Conference. The MRO conference will be held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel in Brisbane, Australia on 20th & 21st September 2018. This two-day special event will give
Over the years I have discovered something interesting. There are many spare parts inventory managers that do something a little different at this time of the year. No, I don’t mean that they plan how they can move budget allocation from one fiscal year to another (although
Special Announcement This month we have added or updated 33 articles and white papers. All titles are available as a PDF download. Here is the list of titles. 1. The Big Lie of Spare Parts Obsolescence 2. Managing Repairable Items 3. Storeroom Management 4. Spare Parts Inventory Optimization 5. Categorizing
In my line of work I meet and engage with a lot of different people. Some in person. Some via email. Some via LinkedIn. These people come from all parts of the spare parts management spectrum. Some are just starting out their careers. Some are ‘old timers’ who have been