Enventure Supply Chain and Asset Solutions division wins an MRO Data Excellence contract to transform inventory management for a large mining company in the ANZ region

Portsmouth, NH; January 15, 2020 – Enventure has been awarded an order by a large mining company in the ANZ region to standardize their MRO Data during its migration to SAP systems. The scope for project includes providing MRO Data Excellence services such as Data Standardization, Enrichment, and Governance to achieve supply chain efficiencies.

The client is known for surface and underground mining in the ANZ region and has been mining various commodities such as coal, iron, copper, gold, nickel, and many more. Along with mining, the client also possesses specialized engineering services capabilities providing design, construction, and a complete range of engineering services on-site for its customers.

This engagement is a primarily via consulting with the client to understand their key MRO data issues. Based on findings, Enventure will implement solutions addressing their immediate goals towards optimize their inventory, while keeping in mind the long-term goals, around – procurement, plant maintenance and asset utilization.

The managed service offering by Enventure with a dedicated team of MRO Engineers, Data Catalogers, SAP MM experts, and QC specialists is supported by an online platform – Partlinq – to automate tasks such as workflow management, data integration, and on-going governance.

The major objective for the client to engage with Enventure is to seamlessly migrate their material data to SAP and achieve maximum ROI. The issues identified in their material data were high number of duplicates, inconsistent item descriptions, absence of industry-specific taxonomy, and lack of standard classification system. Enventure will standardize, classify, enhance item descriptions and supplier data for all MRO materials in the inventory.

The MRO Data Excellence will be achieved with the use of an AI-based cloud platform – Partlinq – which enables:

  • Mapping of noun modifiers and technical attributes with ease
  • Deduplicate parts by analyzing part number, manufacturer name, and descriptions
  • Assign industry specific taxonomy, classification and standardize materials as per UNSPSC
  • Define standard data rules for new item additions and on-going data governance
  • Integrate with SAP in real-time to automatically generate materials descriptions as per SAP standards
    • “We are excited to be part of this engagement to help a large mining company migrate their MRO data catalogs to SAP. This is a very important move for client to achieve operational excellence across functions. The vital aspect in this journey is accurate data, we have dedicated our services to deliver the best of MRO data management practices and we will continue to transform the client’s ability to increase their readiness towards inventory optimization, procurement cost reduction and supply chain optimization activities.” Says CK Bharathan – Head of MRO Supply Chain Solutions, Enventure.

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