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Maintenance Scheduling 101
Many organizations have tried to address their maintenance scheduling woes by introducing new and sometimes very advanced technologies. The reality is that

planned maintenance schedule  scheduling and execution of planned maintenance work is an imposing challenge. I, too, was a skeptic. I had seen my maintenance organization fall into a quagmire of never-ending emergency work and we were constantly struggling to keep our heads above water. Scheduling planned work seemed like a distant planet. But this was about to change. A new maintenance manager was hired and his first decree was that planned preventive maintenance (PM) work was going to be the order of the day. When creating weekly

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How to Choose a Service and Maintenance Application


If you’re not using a service and maintenance application, you may have reached the point where manual systems no longer support the pace of business. Where to start? You should know the five important questions to ask before implementing. The ten essential features to look for. How to prepare for product demonstrations. And the five most common mistakes people make.

planned maintenance schedule  Do you have multiple planned maintenance tasks in a single schedule for instance, one set of tasks for a 5,000-mile service and another set for a 10,000-mile service? Are your service intervals based on meter readings or other measurements, such as time since last service ? Do you set response times on equipment to be serviced? Do you create miscellaneous equipment when serial numbers are not known? Employees Do you link employees to work groups? Do you track cost and billing rates? Do you track Read More

Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part One: Challenges and Features


Companies are looking for more areas to squeeze savings out of operations. One such area that may be fertile ground to explore is equipment maintenance. The class of software that can help to cultivate these savings is computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS). This article discusses the basics of CMMS and its key features, enabling you to determine whether your company should investigate this software as a potential source of savings.

planned maintenance schedule  demand is equipment downtime, planned or otherwise. A CMMS provides equipment and tool state modeling, planning and scheduling, performance analysis, preventive maintenance, and paperless operation to maximize needed equipment reliability. And it's not getting any easier. In push industries, like process manufacturing, you need to react nimbly to changes in the marketplace and the needs for your customers. Equipment outage means lost opportunity, lost revenue, and lost customers. Automation has increased Read More

Lean Maintenance: Best Practices to Turn Asset Management into a Profit Center


It’s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of this because they focus on output, not on the assets used to create it. The irony is that companies can use asset performance management not only to make more widgets, but to make each widget more profitably.

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How Airlines Can Stop Getting Murdered by Maintenance Costs


Patchwork maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) systems can cost large airlines millions in duplicated effort, extra inventory, and delays. But with round-the-clock schedules to maintain, few airlines can afford to upgrade to an integrated MRO solution any time soon. Today TEC Analyst Philippe Reney looks at two ways airlines can improve their MRO capabilities without a complete IT overhaul.

planned maintenance schedule  subsequent maintenance activities, whether planned (e.g., A/B/C/D checks) or unplanned (e.g., emergency repairs), can then be associated as a subordinate or child project. You can track the progress of maintenance activities based on the assigned tasks and their associated costs. However, such a solution truly makes a significant impact when you combine APS capabilities with calendar functions to manage the various resource allocation constraints, such as maintenance bays, equipment, mechanics, parts, Read More

Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices


The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk prioritization analyses of assets, can help a company achieve lean success.

planned maintenance schedule  proactive maintenance operation employing planned and scheduled maintenance activities through total productive maintenance (TPM) practices. It uses maintenance strategies developed through the application of reliability centered maintenance (RCM) decision logic and is practiced by empowered (self-directed) action teams using the 5S process, weekly Kaizen improvement events, and autonomous maintenance. Multi-skilled, technician-performed maintenance is also done through the committed use of a work order Read More

Schedule / Plan / Operate


Taylor solutions help companies in the pharmaceutical, chemical, packaging, and parts fabrication to improve their bottom line. Taylor Scheduler is a highly intuitive, real-time scheduling system that gives the foresight to proactively schedule detailed production activities across the whole plant, and anticipate resource conflicts, shortages, and other problems. Built on a model of the actual capacity, constraints, and processes of production operations, it ensures that deliveries will be met. The Taylor Execution Scheduling System, or TESS®, fills the gap between the capabilities of most enterprise systems and the realities of the shop floor. Taylor Capacity Planner gives a solution to capacity management issues by allowing users to evaluation alternatives, and implement solutions. It can also solve many problems without intervention, which allows planners to focus their expertise on addressing more pressing issues. Using two decision techniques, Taylor Batch Allocator allows users to define business rules, and uses genetic algorithms to rapidly evaluate various ways of allocating orders.    

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Brewing Up a Better Schedule for a Product with Many Variables


For the coffee producer Mother Parkers, scheduling coffee production across two plants was an ever-increasing challenge. Mother Parkers decided to take proactive steps toward consolidating its day-to-day scheduling data by engaging Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) to help. SCC applied its scheduling algorithms to improve schedule attainment, visibility, and stability—exactly what Mother Parkers needed.

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The Quest for Leaner Asset Management: Interoperablility with ERP, GIS and HMI/SCADA Enables Maintenance Management Systems to Achieve Higher Levels of Efficiency and Increased Asset Output


Managers of maintenance systems continually strive for leaner, more optimized work flows. This white paper presents the benefits achieved by interoperating with enterprise resource planning (ERP), geographic information system (GIS), and human machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. The paper also presents the different approaches that organizations are taking to address the interoperability challenge.

planned maintenance schedule  Quest for Leaner Asset Management: Interoperablility with ERP, GIS and HMI/SCADA Enables Maintenance Management Systems to Achieve Higher Levels of Efficiency and Increased Asset Output Managers of maintenance systems continually strive for leaner, more optimized work flows. This white paper presents the benefits achieved by interoperating with enterprise resource planning (ERP), geographic information system (GIS), and human machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) s Read More

How One Vendor Addresses Support and Maintenance Issues


SAP is addressing the problem of customers wanting support that vendors are either not providing, or providing at unjustifiable prices. Support and maintenance customers are committed to service contracts, but only to a point. New options are thus available.

planned maintenance schedule  One Vendor Addresses Support and Maintenance Issues Problem Setting SAP is one of the major enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors that is addressing the concerns of its user base regarding support and maintenance (S&M) issues. These issues are detailed in a previous series on S&M: Will User Enterprises Ever Get Onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street? , Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's Best Kept Secret ? , What Is the Value Proposition of Support and Maintenance? , Read More

Fleet Assistant


The Fleet Assistant maintenance system developed by Cetaris provides real-time, accurate data enabling users to make proactive decisions to reduce. The focus is primarily on effective PM scheduling, wireless workflow for repair orders and parts, warranty, chronic repair, negotiated parts prices, parts inventory turns, and life cost reporting. The solution is comprised of a series of integrated modules that work together to track, analyze, and present maintenance information for a company's assets. Some of its modules include Digital Dashboard, Key Performance Indicators, Asset, Parts, Work Order, PM, Standard Job, Purchase Order, Supplier, Warranty, Road Call Center, Reports, Help, Administration, and Security. It has been developed using the most advanced .NET multi-tier threaded Smart Client architecture.  

planned maintenance schedule  Assistant The Fleet Assistant maintenance system developed by Cetaris provides real-time, accurate data enabling users to make proactive decisions to reduce. The focus is primarily on effective PM scheduling, wireless workflow for repair orders and parts, warranty, chronic repair, negotiated parts prices, parts inventory turns, and life cost reporting. The solution is comprised of a series of integrated modules that work together to track, analyze, and present maintenance information for a company's Read More

The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software


Tero Software specializes in maintenance and asset management solutions for small and medium businesses. This Quick Case for Tero Software provides concise background information, which is oriented toward organizations considering its Web Work solution.

planned maintenance schedule  TEC Quick Case for Tero Software The Company History Tero Software is a private company that was originally founded as a consulting firm in 1979 with the aim of teaching organizations about preventative maintenance strategies and how to automate them through the use of computerized maintenance systems. In the mid-1990s, Tero began delivering its own Web-based request management system, which helped users deal with in-coming phone, fax, e-mail, and paper work requests. In 1997, based on the success of Read More

The Best Gets Better: Automated Disk Maintenance


Most operating systems use logical file systems optimized for traditional magnetic hard disk drives (HDD). As a result, users adopting newer solid state drive (SSD) technology often see poor write-speed performance caused by free space fragmentation. Learn how new automatic disk maintenance technologies can improve SSD performance and extend the life of SSD devices by minimizing free space fragmentation.

planned maintenance schedule  Best Gets Better: Automated Disk Maintenance Most operating systems use logical file systems optimized for traditional magnetic hard disk drives (HDD). As a result, users adopting newer solid state drive (SSD) technology often see poor write-speed performance caused by free space fragmentation. Learn how new automatic disk maintenance technologies can improve SSD performance and extend the life of SSD devices by minimizing free space fragmentation. Read More

An ERP Vendor Poised to Overtake the Services Market


Companies in the services industry need both asset and field services management, but current integrated asset and field services maintenance systems often fail to meet these organization’s needs. However, enterprise resource planning vendor Agresso appears to have just the right solution.

planned maintenance schedule  ERP Vendor Poised to Overtake the Services Market As the US and European markets continue to drive away from manufacturing toward a more services-centric model, the twin factors of workforce mobility and inherent “change” that are tied to people-based industries have spawned a host of new technologies, software applications, and support structures. Simple customer relationship management (CRM) strategies have birthed new wired and wireless field services management, remote asset management, and Read More