Four Easy Ways To Setup An Equipment Maintenance Schedule

Why set up an equipment maintenance schedule? Nearly every equipment or machine needs some kind of regular maintenance. This scheduled maintenance (also called preventive or planned maintenance  aka PM) is an often overlooked aspect of maintenance management. This reduces the chance of unexpected failure or repetitive equipment breakdowns. Equipment downtime results in big costs due …

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CMMS Implementation – Six Technical Tips For Success

CMMS Implementation Is Not Just Features & Workflows! When an organization purchases CMMS software (maintenance management software) besides the usual features comparison, ease of use and other criteria there are a few technical items that you need to consider for your CMMS implementation. These items if ignored during the software selection and evaluation process can …

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How To: Preventive Maintenance Scheduling With Maintenance Calendars

Preventive maintenance scheduling is low on the totem pole! Working with operations to do preventive maintenance scheduling for vital equipment & facilities can become a challenge for maintenance managers. First of all breakdown maintenance is a priority (see “7 Breakdown Maintenance Planning Tips With CMMS Software” for some useful tips). Equipment needs to be up …

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Why Proactive Maintenance Is Better Than Just Preventive Maintenance

Proactive Maintenance – What Does It Mean? Proactive maintenance tries to identify and fix the root causes equipment failures. As part of your maintenance plan it can result in significant cost savings. It is different from reactive maintenance and preventive maintenance.

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3 Quick Maintenance Metrics For Maintenance Planners

Maintenance department having problems? Maintenance departments in many organizations often have a thankless job! If things are running smoothly no one remembers them. The opposite happens when there are delays or problems due to maintenance requirements. Are you getting many complaints regards facilities maintenance or equipment maintenance? Is there a lot of pending maintenance work? …

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Maintenance Backlog Management For Equipment & Facilities

What is maintenance backlog? Maintenance backlog refers to maintenance work that is overdue. Maintenance backlog is normally measured in hours or days. It shows the total time estimate it would take to complete the pending maintenance work orders. It is a very important maintenance metric for facilities managers, maintenance managers and maintenance planners. Big increases …

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Auditing Your Maintenance Management Program – 5 Essential Steps

Why Audit Your Maintenance Management Program? Do you do an periodic audit of all your maintenance activities for the last year? I know it sounds rather tedious! However, it has several benefits. It can help you identify problem areas and scope for improvement. Also where you are doing really well in your maintenance management program! …

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