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Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to Improve Predictive Maintenance Performance
Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management or

planned maintenance  for the ratio of planned to unplanned maintenance is 80:20. Clearly, many manufacturing environments have far to go to achieve this target. Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned environment notice significant improvements, such as significant reductions in total downtime lower inventory of spare parts required in stores increased production capacity, as fewer machines lie idle or are in the shop less space requirements for spare parts and equipment that's down

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Continuous Improvement Offers CMMS Maintenance Benefits


Computer maintenance management system (CMMS) packages are excellent tools for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data and can offer insight into a process’ problem. Critical success factors for the effective use for the CMMS involves clear support from management and measurable drivers involving time, quality, and cost.

planned maintenance  to compare actual versus planned times for completing a work-order, especially for repetitive tasks. For example, this applies to preventive maintenance (PM) routines. Reports can be generated to highlight any serious anomalies. In turn, analysis of the root cause can lead to corrective measures, such as training for more junior maintenance staff and replacement of deteriorating equipment, etc. Quality control For some companies, the biggest opportunity for improving processes is to do it right the Read More

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  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

What Is the Value Proposition of Support and Maintenance?


Mature systems in any enterprise require an approach different from newer implementations to software support—one that focuses on customization, interoperability, and performance support. Yet despite this fact, most vendors continue to offer the same one-size-fits-all models of support.

planned maintenance  fees than they had planned to. It was indeed interesting to note that some IT executives within the surveyed group indicated that they view maintenance agreements as insurance policies. Because it is hard to predict what and when something could go wrong with a system, these executives felt that paying the maintenance bill lowered the IT risk for their companies. Clearly, this value is a function of how any one company looks at risk—as in how much it is willing to accept. Vendors will continue to play Read More

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 trying to automate something that's broken will cause even more frustration and finger-pointing.

planned maintenance  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 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  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

SENERGY EAM / CMMS


The Senergy enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solution automates the maintenance process. Built on Oracle technology, Senergy can help manage preventive, conditional, and corrective maintenance. Senergy is compliant with several international safety standards, including International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).

planned maintenance  EAM / CMMS The Senergy enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solution automates the maintenance process. Built on Oracle technology, Senergy can help manage preventive, conditional, and corrective maintenance. Senergy is compliant with several international safety standards, including International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP). Read More

Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance


Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management system (CMMS) or an enterprise asset management (EAM) is a useful tool to create a planned environment, help build accurate equipment history, and develop comprehensive analysis capability. Reprinted with permission from Plant Engineering and Maintenance magazine.

planned maintenance  for the ratio of planned to unplanned maintenance is 80:20. Clearly, many manufacturing environments have far to go to achieve this target. Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned environment notice significant improvements. They include significant reductions in total downtime; lower inventory of spare parts required in stores; increased production capacity, as fewer machines lie idle or are in the shop; less space requirements for spare parts and equipment that's Read More

Driving New Efficiencies in the Indirect Supply Chain: Procurement and Logistics Strategies for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Supplies


In a challenging economy, many companies focus cost-cutting on direct materials and capital spending rather than maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies (also known as indirect materials). But an alternate concept allows you to implement lean processes to create a high-efficiency MRO outsource model. Find out how it offers greater visibility and promotes continuous improvement along the indirect supply chain.

planned maintenance  Exel,manufacturing strategies,3PL,outsourcing,MRO outsourcing,maintenance repair and operations Read More

Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces


A CMMS is an excellent business opportunity whose implementation can significantly improve operations, reduce equipment downtime, increase accountability of the maintenance functions, and produce substantial financial savings. Read on to learn how this can be accomplished.

planned maintenance  Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces Benefits A CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) can be one of the easier pieces of software to cost justify. This is not to say that every company should have one. Rather, the benefits are real and tangible; savings that you can take to the bank. You should analyze current maintenance practices, determine percentage of downtime, calculate yield loss, and loss revenue. Even if this information paints a 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  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

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  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

FastMaint CMMS


FastMaint CMMS software is preventive maintenance software for small to mid-size maintenance teams. It can be used for plant maintenance, facility maintenance, fleet maintenance, enterprise asset maintenance, building maintenance, hotel and restaurant maintenance, and many other types of maintenance tasks.  

planned maintenance  CMMS FastMaint CMMS software is preventive maintenance software for small to mid-size maintenance teams. It can be used for plant maintenance, facility maintenance, fleet maintenance, enterprise asset maintenance, building maintenance, hotel and restaurant maintenance, and many other types of maintenance tasks. Read More

Is There a Street Corner for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider?


Although Rimini Street's client base is still budding, the third party provider of support and maintenance has been quite bullish, owing to the accelerating demand for its service lines; healthy win ratios; and solid execution of its aggressive business plan.

planned maintenance  and New Zealand are planned for early 2007. The company is hoping to further redefine the market with its support program, which promises to enable Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards licensees to remain on their current software releases without any required upgrades or migrations for ten years or more. In addition to its commitment to a higher level of service, Rimini Street also strives to provide customers with an average savings of more than 50 percent in annual support fees as compared to Oracle. Read More