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A New Way of Reaching an Inventory and Spare Parts Expert

A New Way of Reaching an Inventory and Spare Parts Expert

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At SparePartsKnowHow.com, Membership Provides Exclusive Access to Answers About Spare Parts and Inventory Management
At SparePartsKnowHow.com, Membership Provides Exclusive Access to Answers About Spare Parts and Inventory Management

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A New Way of Reaching an Inventory and Spare Parts Expert
 At SparePartsKnowHow.com, Membership Provides Exclusive Access to Answers About SpareParts and Inventory Management 
Austin, TX, January 26, 2012 --(PR.com)-- How many times have professionals wished that they had anexpert at their fingertips when issues and questions arise regarding their profession? How many timeshave managers paid for services without receiving any return? For inventory, spare parts, andmaintenance managers and engineers, ready access to expert opinion along with a quantifiable ROIbecomes reality with the launch of SparePartsKnowHow.com.SparePartsKnowHow.comserves as a "warehouse" of information to help managers save money andmanage their stockrooms, inventory, and spare parts. Hosted and written by international expert PhillipSlater, this website offers superior educational materials about the issues of inventory and spare partsmanagement and provides strategy for reducing costs.Mr. Slater is a Materials Management Specialist and the author of four books, including Smart InventorySolutions (Industrial Press, 2nd Ed.). With more than 25 years of operational experience, he has spent thepast 10 years as an independent consultant assisting 297 companies worldwide and over 1,000 storeroomswith cumulative value of $3.5bn of inventory achieve better inventory outcomes.“I noticed that expert opinion and commentary on inventory and spare parts management and on-linetraining was difficult to find - especially in one place. Through SparePartsKnowHow.com, I am hoping tofill that void,” stated Mr. Slater. “In addition, since my consulting practice and speaking engagementstake me around the world, I discovered that not all companies could afford consulting services despite itsmany benefits. I wanted to share tried-and-true cost reduction managerial practices for inventory andspare parts management at an affordable price to help these managers lower costs through effectivematerials management.”By becoming a member of SparePartsKnowHow.com, individuals gain access to expert instruction ondifferent aspects of materials and spare parts management including optimization, policies andprocedures, reporting, and implementation. In addition to receiving access to the materials and spare partsmanagement knowledge base, clients will receive four online training sessions per year.“One of the great frustrations of MRO Materials Management is feeling alone trying to improve abusiness model when the masses only 'want their parts.' Now that I have a resource likeSparePartsKnowHow.com, I can focus on achieving measureable results using proven methods. There isno need to create solutions based on trial and error or a collection of past paperwork.SparePartsKnowHow.com is an excellent repository of good practices and Mr. Slater provides valuableservice through webinars and one-on-one discussions that can assist 'drilling down' to find opportunities,”said Russ Thompson, MRO Inventory/Purchasing Manager, Idahoan Foods.Since the site's launch in October, managers are already seeing results. One member inventory manager
 
estimated that his company will realize savings of over $250,000 in the first year alone.To learn more about spare parts and inventory management, please visit the websitewww.SparePartsKnowHow.com.About Phillip SlaterPhillip Slater is a qualified mechanical engineer, an experienced operations manager, a seasonedmanagement consultant, and a published author. Mr. Slater holds degrees from the University of NSWand Monash University. He has authored four operations management books, including Smart InventorySolutions (2nd Ed.) and The Optimization Trap. He is in demand internationally as a consultant,conference speaker, and trainer and has been published more than 100 times in industry and trademagazines around the world.###

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