For over 50 years, Wesco has been a pathfinder in developing systems and database capabilities that achieve better controls, transparency and efficiencies in the supply chain. Our integrated supply services operate six centralized procurement centers in North America and Europe. Using extensive market sourcing expertise, we leverage a business’s country and regional MRO spend.
Our storeroom and warehouse programs meet the highest performance standards. With field organization embedded at customer sites, we shape savings and process improvement by working hand in hand with our customers. Wesco embraces a culture of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies, driving positive change and innovation in our customers’ facilities.
Transform your supply chain for a competitive advantage.
Wesco’s integrated supply services can design and implement programs which significantly reduce total costs while improving supply chain performance. Our indirect purchasing and inventory management programs help customers optimize and reduce inventory while decreasing labor, operational and material costs.
Transformative supply chain process and benefits:
- Eliminate waste from supply chain
- Leverage advanced technology across your enterprise
- Challenge the sourcing status quo
- Optimize inventory to improve working capital
- Drive overall cost saving opportunities
World-Class Programs for MRO Supply Chain Activities
By collaborating with customers in design, development and implementation, Wesco provides a wide range of turn-key integrated supply solutions from transaction management to a fully integrated supply services program. Purchases are negotiated directly with manufacturers through tactical sourcing teams. Each account gains a dedicated, centralized procurement center staff and field staff for superior customer service.
Wesco’s automated RFQ process regularly tests market price and availability. Our centralized expediting centers and catalog programs drive product standardization and contract pricing administration. Our integrated supply services achieve 100% electronic programs for all procurement and inventory management functions through integration with customer systems such as SAP.
Using a comprehensive software suite, Wesco automates the MRO supply chain. Our integrated supply services offer a proprietary technology solution that lowers inventories and offers higher parts availability. e-Crib is a flexible, standalone platform that interfaces with most customer enterprise and maintenance software programs.
With e-Crib technology, a customer’s entire MRO inventory can be managed in a single, searchable database resulting in significantly lower inventories while improving parts availability and services. This intelligent software is web-enabled and provides each user with a unique profile and electronic approval process at no additional cost to customers.
e-Crib allows customers to significantly improve MRO supply chain functions and performance by managing key functions such as:
Site Order Approval Hierarchies
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