automotive manufacturer had a problem with their
MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) parts inventory. The difficulty was an inventory of
more than 6.5 million parts and an unacceptable accuracy rate. The parts were located in
automotive manufacturing plants spanning North America.
To meet union regulations, RGIS teams completed two
proof-of-concept inventories resulting in lower costs and
more efficient service.
Once the bid had been accepted, RGIS teams got straight to work
correcting accuracy issues in the MRO inventory.
Inventories were completed at the auto manufacturing plants
over the weekends, to avoid disturbing regular operations.
Local, RGIS teams completed
full MRO inventories at 28 plants across the continent at a
lower cost than their in-house alternative. Auditors scanned
6.5 million pieces using pre-programmed handheld devices.