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Competitive Advantage in MROP

Case Studies: Hard Dollar Savings in MROP
Case Studies: Soft Dollar Savings in MROP

The procurement of maintenance, repair, operating and production supplies (MROP) accounts for 20 percent of total spending in an organization, but consumes about 80 percent of the time, effort and expense in purchasing, according to The 20% Solution: A Practical Guide to Dramatic Cost Reduction in MROP Procurement, a new book by industry veteran Joel Roth. This article contains excerpts and case studies from Roth's book.


Roth says that very few organizations have analyzed and identified improvement potential in MROP procurement beyond price quotes. However, ...

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