For countless companies, maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supplies are indispensable. MRO industrial supply items for production and plant maintenance include tools, safety supplies, fasteners, machine parts, cleaning supplies and other products. MRO products and MRO services are needed to keep any plant running safely and efficiently, and MRO supply costs are typical company expenses. Yet even if these industrial MRO costs are considered to be "routine," are MRO companies offering the best possible pricing to their clients? What about MRO procurement services and related costs? An analysis of MRO expenses is the first step to possible cost savings — and how ERA consultants help organizations nationwide maximize cash flow, putting dollars back into their businesses.