Spare Parts Inventory Management: A Complete Guide to Sparesology(R)addresses the issues confronting personnel duringthe entire life cycle of inventory management, from establishing a system for management, identifying the need for a part,to physical management, and even final disposal. All areas involving spare parts inventory are considered, includingfinancial implications, developing processes that allow for good decision making, establishing a robust parts identificationsystem, operation, maintenance, procurement, and stock takes.As a spare parts expert with extensive industry experience, author Phillip Slater has coined the word Sparesology to refer tothe discipline of optimizing the physical and financial processes, as well as the human resource management of spare parts.More than just inventory optimization, Sparesology requires an understanding of the complete "ecosystem" within whichspare parts are managed, and seeks to ensure that ALL factors influencing spare parts management work together inharmony to achieve and sustain an organization's goals.
"Phillip Slater is a true expert who brings the issues involved in spare parts inventory management to the public attention constantly. A complete, clear, well supported, and practically applicable guide, Spare Parts Inventory Management: A Complete Guide to Sparesology(R) is a must-read for those who decide on spare parts inventories."- Jurgen Donders, Partner, Gordian Logistic Experts, www.gordian.nl; "Slater sticks with proven systems and best practices born out of real-world experience. As timely as it is useful, Spare Parts Inventory Management: A Complete Guide to Sparesology(R) is a 'dirt under the nails' guide that translates just as well in the boardroom as in the parts storage cribs." - Russ Thompson, M3 ERP Functional Consultant, Avaap USA (www.avaap.com)
Chapter 1: Establishing Your Spare Parts Management System; What is MRO and Spare Parts?; The #1 Problem with Spare Parts Management; The Big Picture - Putting Spare Parts in Context; Why Spare Parts are Different (than other inventory types); Standard Supply Chain Tools that Don't Work with (Most) Spare Parts; Financial Considerations; Inventory Prevention; Inventory Management Policies; Chapter 2: Best Practice Spare Parts Management: Best Practice Research; The Five Best Practices that Make a Real Difference; Chapter 3: The Spare Parts Management Life Cycle: Creation; Operation; Obsolescence and Disposal; Chapter 4: Implementing Your Spare Parts Management System: How to Go From a Pilot Program to Productive Execution.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 25th November 2016
Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.7
Weight (kg): 0.57