Expediting Procurement of Indirect Materials
Expediting Procurement, With a large number of suppliers and a high volume of Purchase Orders being issued every day, ensuring indirect materials delivery on time was a serious challenge. The delayed delivery of materials beyond ETA was causing serious challenges for plant maintenance and operations. Due to uncertainity in supplies, store managers were holding more stock than needed, pushing up costs. Improper documentation of materials received at the location caused significant lag in the downstream process.