10 Reasons to Implement a CMMS

Imagine being ahead of the game and being able to achieve the ideal balance of productivity, efficiency and economy required for world-class lean maintenance. Here are just 10 reasons to implement a CMMS and transform your factory:

  1. Find Focusreplace spreadsheets with a time saving CMMS that will automate standard maintenance processes, provide detailed analysis of asset performance, and help you balance workloads.
  2. Create a Visionstart to make maintenance decisions based on real information and move away from a reactive crisis management approach to an effectively planned maintenance management strategy.
  3. Build your business casedon’t lose your data to a black hole – use it. Highlight trends caused by rogue equipment, parts, and service providers, so that you can build a solid business case for investment.
  4. Share the knowledgeuse the central library function as a knowledge-management tool to capture maintenance best practices, procedures, standards, history, and the personal insights of your team.
  5. Respond quicklyaccelerate engineering response time to failure and keep everyone in the loop with Business Alerts.  Alert different engineering resources depending on the task or the severity of the problem.
  6. Liberate your engineersequip your engineers with real-time information via PDAs so they can check and allocate stock or initiate work-orders whilst they are on the move – reducing response/reporting times.
  7. Achieve energy efficiencyoperate resourcefully to minimise planned and unplanned downtime and the resultant impact on energy consumption could be staggering.
  8. Fly through audits make compliance traceable for audit at the click of a button – record Health & Safety procedures, maintenance activity on vital machinery, and set up prompts to ensure timely inspections.
  9. Impress your customersdemonstrate professionalism to your customers with sophisticated reporting modules.  Use dashboards to share information across the factory and improve the visibility of the maintenance team.
  10. Drive Savingsprevent expensive repairs, improve efficiency of routine maintenance tasks, extend the life of equipment, banish stock-outs, reduce inventory value, and use maintenance engineers more effectively, to achieve year on year savings.

If you would like to learn more or would like help putting together a business case for a Maintenance Management System, then get in contact with us today.