The so-called MRO purchases (for Maintenance, Repair and Operations) concern all purchases related to maintenance, repair and overhaul of operations. In other words, all the products and services useful for production but which do not enter directly into the process of manufacturing a good. This type of Category B and C purchases often means high process costs.
In fact, changes in technology, machinery and corporate buyouts are leading to an increase in the number of spare parts to be managed: which complicates the process of managing spare parts, including the purchasing process.
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