3 ways to manage spare parts by using FAST Equipment Maintenance Management Software
Managing maintenance parts and supplies can be hard. This become a harder still if you have many types of equipment to maintain. Each type of equipment will have its own unique set of parts and supplies for corrective and preventive maintenance. Equipment spares can also be quite expensive and add significantly to the maintenance budget. In addition keeping an adequate stock on hand of different types parts & supplies will also add to your maintenance budget requirements.
How Your Maintenance Management Software Can Help
∎ Will have parts usage and inventory reports.
∎ Find out how many parts of each type you will need for preventive maintenance in the future.
∎ Specify reorder levels when to restock items.
∎ an review work orders reports to identify parts that fail frequently.
Setting up your maintenance software for success
With a proper online maintenance software in place, it is possible to see dramatic improvements in maintenance planning and plant performance. Others however, with a similar tool, fail to realize the gains they anticipated. The real key to the successful implementation of a CMMS can be found by closely assessing two important factors.
A CMMS combines spare parts inventory, maintenance planning, maintenance resources allocation and reporting into a unified maintenance strategy. With a proper CMMS system in place, it is possible to see dramatic improvements in maintenance planning and plant performance.
The real key to the successful implementation of a CMMS can be found by closely assessing the two factors below.
∎ Truly understanding what you need out of your maintenance system
∎ Finding the right partner with industry expertise
Top CMMS integrations that can improve your maintenance
The pace of change in maintenance is fast, and getting faster all the time. Technology is becoming more complex. Data has turned from a trickle into a tidal wave. Using software isn’t enough anymore — all your systems have to be connected and able to talk to each other. Everything in your organization has to be tied together, from different assets to entire departments.
∎ Integration between two systems eliminates the redundancy of managing both separately. Data in one system is automatically synced and updated in the second system. That means nothing needs to be added twice, and what you see in one system always reflects the truth.
∎ With integration, you’re letting your systems talk directly to each other, which seriously decreases the chance of errors.
How To Analyze Machine/ Equipment Breakdown Reports From CMMS Software
When you lots of equipment it can be hard to do! This is where the equipment breakdown reports or similar asset maintenance reports from your maintenance management software come in handy. Use reports from your CMMS program to get an idea of the total maintenance costs. Look at unplanned as well as planned maintenance costs over the last twelve months. Avoid looking at too short a period. Otherwise costs will be skewed if some equipment needs heavy maintenance only during certain times of the year.
∎ Maintenance costs by equipment
∎ Equipment downtime duration
∎ Complaints history and maintenance work requests
∎ Equipment statistics
∎ Find Breakdown Reasons