Services

Distribution Services


Distribution services is a core to the SLP solution portfolio. With our advanced strategic partnerships, the SLP Network has over 19 stocking drop-ship locations serving the US, Mexico and Canada. 


Need product immediately? Our strategic partnerships carry over to leading MRO Storefront companies. This enables same-day pickup at hundreds of locations throughout North America.



Integrated Supplier Services


Order Fulfillment



DO YOU NEED:

  • A centralized order processing solution? 
  • More focus on C & D spend? 
  • Additional sources for your supply chain but do not want the fixed overhead? 
  • To gain control and visibility to site purchases? 
  • Rationalize Supplier and/or ERP part numbers? 

 

WE OFFER:


  • Procure to Pay: Procure to Pay (P2P) is outsourcing the full Supplier Management Order Fulfillment process, including: Requisition, PO Processing, Receiving, Invoice Payment and Accounting.

 

  • Sourcing: Whether for one site, or across the entire enterprise, effective sourcing drives towards the best price, service and delivery within your supplier base.

 

  • Cost Reductions: Implement advanced supply chain practices to leverage your organizational volume to gain Total Cost of Ownership savings.

 

  • Supplier Standardization: Decentralized, individual site purchasing can present challenges for National Supplier Contract compliance.

 

  • Spot Buys / One Time Buys: Avoid paying top tier pricing, and offset the resource drain of adding suppliers to your system and processing one-time purchase orders.

 

  • Supplier Rationalization: Identification and scoring of each supplier’s impact to your organization, with emphasis on supply base consolidation.

 

  • Spare Parts Management: Outsource the management of your existing Spare Parts business to SLP to improve service levels and customer satisfaction.


Warehousing/Inventory




DO YOU NEED:

  • Expert knowledge and execution of inventory management? 
  • Increased turn rate and inventory reduction? 
  • External resource to achieve strategic initiatives? 
  • A catalyst for change? 
  • Advanced efficiencies with asset maintenance? 
  • Increased production of warehouse floor space?

 

WE OFFER:


  • Storehouse Management: SLP provides supply chain experienced personnel to directly manage your inventory Store Room.

 

  • Warehouse Management: Whether at your facility or at ours, SLP offers advanced warehouse offerings for domestic and international shipments.

 

  • Cross Docking Warehouse: Inbound inventory consolidation will increase efficiency and add production floor space.

 

  • Kitting Development / Management: Increase “Wrench Time” for your maintenance team by having PM kits delivered to your Production Asset “Just In Time”.

 

  • JIT Work Cell Delivery: Increase production efficiency and floor space by having SLP deliver directly to work cells based on daily production schedules.

 

  • Inventory Rationalization: Apply advanced supply chain techniques to drive an improved max/min order processing and reduce overall Inventory burden.

 

  • Spare Parts Management: Disposition obsolete and slow moving inventory to improve overall inventory metrics and reduce unnecessary warehouse space.



Onsite Staffing




DO YOU NEED:

  • More resources without fixed overhead?
  • Experienced staffing you can depend on? 
  • Expert personnel to drive best practices?
  • More time to focus on core initiatives? 
  • Consistent process followed at many locations?
  • Service level improvements for your Supply Chain?


WE OFFER:


  • Storeroom Clerks: Experienced, full time clerks to process inbound / outbound inventory transactions, perform cycle counts.


  • Buyers: On-site buyers provide PO order support and be escalation point for order processing.


  • Order Processing Clerks: Transition requisitions and/or inventory reorder reports into Purchase Orders.

     
  • Receiving: On-site personnel to electronically and physically Receive inbound order activity, and route to proper inventory location.

     
  • Expediting: Point person to drive on time order delivery, and accelerating delivery of late shipments.

     
  • Procedures / Documentation: Aid in ISO compliance and business consistency by having SLP develop your procedures and supply chain documentation.

     
  • Invoice Management: Have SLP make invoice payment and provide you with consolidated, itemized invoicing.

     
  • Pick - Pack - Ship: Have SLP support your spare part-shipping workload by working at your existing warehouse.



System Improvements:




DO YOU NEED:

  • Improvement from insufficient acquisition integrations?
  • Assistance in data warehousing?
  • Reduce supply base or product usage?
  • To better understand total product usage?
  • Improvement in obtaining cost reductions?
  • Bring clarity to a decentralized system?


WE OFFER:


  • Item Mater Cleansing: Redundancy in part numbers can lead to higher costs and order inefficiencies.

 

  • Product Standardization: Standardization of products can lower your overall costs and ensure the safety of your employees.

 

  • Product Rationalization: Rationalization of products provides a systematic approach to your spend, allowing your personal resources to focus on the highest impact categories.

 

  • Product Substitution: Driving same fit and function replacements product to gain cost reductions but without compromising the integrity of your spend.

 

  • Supplier Rationalization: Getting the most out of your supply base is critical for optimizing the performance of your supply chain.

 

  • Supplier Terms and Conditions: Drive consistency across your supply chain to the benefit of your organization.

 

  • Control and Spend Visibility: Improve supply chain practices by understanding your organization’s spend and enabling control.

 

  • Meaningful Reporting: Improvements have greatly more impact when driven by meaningful data reporting and KPI’s.