Line of Business: Air, gel, fluid bladder products
Implemented AIMS: 1996
Vendor List: Originally 72; now 48
MRO items managed: 917
Amount saved with AIMS: $28,000 annually on purchases of $94,000
The AIMS Difference:
Then: Buyer spent at least 15 hours per week ordering supplies. Six employees previously spent 18 hours each week tracking inventory, signing off, entering data in the computer, expediting, and related inventory management tasks. Also, one receiver and one accounts payable clerk each spent 1.5 hours weekly matching packing slips and paying individual invoices, respectively.
Now: One accounting clerk spends 30 minutes per month processing our custom-designed monthly invoice.
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