Maintenance Management – 5 Ways To Improve Work Order Estimates

Poor work order time & material estimates can be an expensive headache! When there are several different maintenance tasks to do every day, it is quite important to estimate how much time each work order will take. Underestimating the time required will frequently result in extra overtime, maintenance team burnout and dropped work orders. This will …

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Maintenance Budget Cuts? Use CMMS Software Data To Get More Budget Instead

The maintenance budget is a big and tempting target! Maintenance management is normally a labor intensive and capital intensive process. Significant labor must be spent in doing the actual maintenance work, employee training and retention. Besides the cost of such labor there are significant expenses associated with purchasing and stocking spare parts and maintenance supplies.

CMMS Software Tip: Why You Need An Equipment Maintenance Calendar

Complex planning required! With several different types of equipment it can be hard to figure out the best times to schedule preventative maintenance. Some maintenance may take several days to complete causing issues with operations/ production who need the equipment to be available and functioning. Several periods during the year can be bad because they …

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CMMS/ Maintenance Software – Why Are So Many Users Unhappy?

Many maintenance managers are dissatisfied and feel that they are not properly utilizing their CMMS/ maintenance management software. This is quite surprising considering that in many cases their organizations may have spent thousands of dollars on purchasing the product, training and ongoing maintenance. The CMMS software should work for you – not you for the …

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7 Tips For Better Maintenance Management Planning

Why Maintenance Planning Can Be A Challenge Planning maintenance work can be a challenge because it normally consists of two different types of maintenance: Unplanned or emergency maintenance to fix equipment breakdowns or other urgent work as it comes up Planned or preventative maintenance to keep systems/ equipment running in peak condition

What Is The Best Way To Schedule Preventative Maintenance?

Preventative Maintenance Is A Key Process No matter what the company, keeping your equipment running smoothly and efficiently is of the utmost importance when it comes to productivity and money. Preventative maintenance is a key process that should not be overlooked. E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co. (Delaware) reported that “The largest, single controllable expenditure in …

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5 Tips For Using CMMS Software For Better Preventative Maintenance

Anyone who is responsible for maintenance in a commercial facility or manufacturing plant is keenly aware of the headaches caused by equipment breakdowns. You may have thousands of items to keep in top operating condition; knowing that if one breaks down, the entire operation may come to a screeching halt.

Using maintenance software to track work order cost & labor overruns

Keeping track of cost and labor overruns can be hard! When running a large maintenance management program where several hundred work orders or more are generated monthly it can be hard for managers to keep an eye on material and labor overruns. Not being able to track such items will result in unexpected expenses that …

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Find the best CMMS/ maintenance software

There are literally hundreds of maintenance software packages out there. With costs of packages ranging from free to running into six figures each one is targeted at a specific niche or need. If you have been charged with looking for maintenance management software for your organization, finding the right package for your needs can be quite …

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