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V-LINE and Join Forces to Help Companies Fulfil Their MRO Mission.


Hannover, Germany, June 24, 2019. Today, and V-LINE EUROPE announced that V-LINE has joined the Spare Parts Alliance.

The V-LINE GROUP is a world leader in the provision of procurement services and solutions that transform the way businesses manage their supply chains. V-LINE helps companies manage the complex activities of MRO and spare parts procurement and management. V-LINE’s mission is to help their customers fulfil their mission.

The Spare Parts Alliance brings together global leaders in services relating to spare parts management with, the leading provider of spare parts management online training.

By joining the Spare Parts Alliance, V-LINE will bring its broad service portfolio offerings and rich variety of solutions and services relating to end-to-end maintenance, repair, and operations supply chains to a wider customer base. With its tailor-made concepts, V-LINE responds to industrial plants, manufacturers, and other business needs.

Referring to this new affiliation, Mr. Detlef Daues, Chief Executive Officer of the V-LINE GROUP, said, ‘Phillip Slater is a global thought-leader in spare parts inventory management and has built into the leading online resource center for spare parts management practitioners. We are very excited to be associated with his business. In particular, we were attracted by the global reach that the site provides, and we want to be part of that reach into the future.’

Phillip Slater, founder of, said ‘Our vision is to become the central hub for anyone involved in spare parts management, anywhere in the world. In addition to our own online resource center and training, with this V-LINE alliance our clients and subscribers will be introduced to a company that can help them with the complex task of end-to-end maintenance, repair and operations, spare parts procurement and logistics.’

Mr. Slater added, ‘We have been very selective in forming alliances and one of the attractions of V-LINE is that they have a long track record of success in managing global MRO complexity. I think that our expertise in online training combined with V-LINE’s long-term price agreements, guaranteed delivery and management of complex international logistics provides a combination of skills and expertise that will help our clients reach the next level of performance.’