Overview

IBM Maximo® MRO Inventory Optimization and Support Services help you optimize your maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) inventory to significantly cut costs and reduce unplanned asset downtime. Using predictive and prescriptive analytics, MRO Inventory Optimization helps asset-intensive companies maintain the ideal mix of critical spares and materials to ensure the right parts are available at the right time and the right cost.

Benefits

MRO Reduce assets downtime

Cut MRO inventory-related costs by up to USD 60 million or more¹

Reduce unplanned asset downtime by up to 50% by having the right maintenance spares in stock and available when you need them³

Reduce unplanned asset downtime by up to 50% by having the right maintenance spares in stock²

Realize up to 40% efficiency improvements across inventory analysts³

Realize up to 40% efficiency improvements across inventory analysts¹

Forrester findings

Forrester, an independent research organization, conducted extensive interviews with five IBM customers across diverse asset-intensive industries. See what these customers are saying about the financial impact of using IBM Maximo MRO Inventory Optimization.

Services

Services MRO

IBM Maximo MRO Inventory Optimization Solution

Balance cost of inventory and risk to operations to optimize MRO inventory levels, ensuring spares are available when needed to help reduce downtime.
 

Services-MRO

IBM Maximo MRO Inventory Optimization Services

Our Professional Services team performs rapid deployments within 3-6 months and thoroughly trains new users, allowing customers to quickly achieve value.
 

MRO for industries

Utilities

Reduce inventory-related costs while enhancing reliability, compliance and customer service.

Oil and gas

MRO Inventory Optimization optimizes asset performance, safety and reliability.

Mining

MRO Inventory Optimization helps customers unearth significant savings and increase up time.

Transportation

Transportation

The right MRO spares inventory can reduce expenses while keeping products moving.

Petrochemical

Petrochemical

Companies operate profitably, efficiently and safely by keeping costs low and service levels high.

Manufacturing

MRO Inventory Optimization reduces downtime and improves efficiencies by having the right spares on hand.

Success stories

Large global oil and gas company

Large global oil and gas company

  • Reduced MRO working capital by 10 percent within six months of implementation
  • Lowered global inventory levels by at least another 10 percent for three years in a row
US Utility

US Utility

  • Achieved net improvement in MRO inventory costs of USD 25 million
  • Brought 10 percent inventory growth rate down to zero
One of world's largest mining companies

One of world's largest mining companies

  • Rolled out global solution across more than 120 sites
  • Handled over USD two billion in total inventory management

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¹Statistic is a reference Forrester TEI study (https://www.ibm.com/downloads/cas/AOYWNPZE)

²Statistic is a reference Aberdeen Group, "The Importance of Inventory Optimization and MRO." July 2015