Maintenance Management Tips

How To Do Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM)

Importance Of Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is a critical function of a maintenance department. The equipment and machines used for production are a manufacturing or industrial operation’s lifeblood. Equipment breakdowns due to missed maintenance means products not being made or delivered to customers. Unfortunately maintenance departments are often overworked. Preventive maintenance work is the first …

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Preventive Maintenance Planning – How To Check Plan Health

Preventive maintenance planning has a purpose! Are you using maintenance management software for your preventive maintenance planning? Most maintenance programs aka CMMS software have many reports for different purposes. They often look very good and sometimes they can be really useful! 😉 On the other hand… Do you know the health of your preventive maintenance plan?

7 Tips To Plan Equipment Preventive Maintenance

When equipment preventive maintenance Becomes A headache! Have a lot of equipment preventive maintenance being skipped? Is it because reactive maintenance aka breakdown maintenance is dominating your day? 😒 Want to create a good preventive maintenance plan to reduce equipment breakdowns and complaints from users and management? Here are a few preventive maintenance planning tips …

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Why An Equipment Maintenance Workflow Is Important

Equipment maintenance Workflow Setup Well organized maintenance programs have a clear equipment maintenance workflow (see the diagram below). For instance a workflow with the following steps: External users or customers send in maintenance work requests. We schedule this maintenance work as well as preventive maintenance and create work orders. Technicians receive these work orders and …

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Equipment Maintenance Software Reports For Real Costs

Some maintenance jobs can be costing more than you thought! Maintenance managers often look at equipment maintenance software reports by equipment to find equipment that is getting expensive to maintain. But that’s just part of the story… There are other ways to to slice our data and look for ways to reduce costs and improve effectiveness. …

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6 Tips To Reduce Equipment Maintenance Costs

Equipment maintenance costs at many organizations can be a significant expense. As a result, maintenance managers or supervisors will often be under pressure to reduce these costs. Due to its impact on the bottom line, senior management will also take interest in such cost reductions. Have you ever had this happen to you? Impact of …

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