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Case Study: How Vending Can Help Reduce Material Consumption

8/2/17
Grainger Editorial Staff

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THE ISSUE

A billion-dollar maker of branding solutions and memorialization products needed to see how it could reduce spending on indirect items.

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Analyze inventory management across 7 locations
  • Implement industrial vending systems

The Solution

By analyzing product usage over a two-year period, the company established a baseline for product consumption levels and saw a 42% decrease in consumption of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products.

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