This month eMaint was pleased to welcome Doug Wallace, Materials Management Expert for Life Cycle Engineering, for their Best Practices webinar series. During this webinar Doug discussed the mission of materials management as well as the 7 critical factors for successful storeroom organization.
The mission of Materials Management is to provide the right parts at the right time at the least possible total cost to the company. With poor storeroom organization companies face various pitfalls such as:
- Providing the wrong quantity of parts
- Holding parts with unacceptable quality
- Providing the wrong parts
- Increased costs due to unnecessary delays
However, by following the 7 critical success factors, Maintenance Departments can house materials in a safe, clean, secure and organized environment. The seven critical success factors include:
- Physical Layout
- Logical Layout
- Visual Management
- Space Utilization
Missed the webinar? No worries, learn more and check out the whole presentation here.
These CMMS Best Practices webinars are a value-added service presented by eMaint Enterprises.