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Safety First: Reducing the Risk of Falls and Injuries in the Workplace

This week’s guest blog comes from Jayde Ferguson of DM Civil Contractors. The construction and mining industry is easily one of the most dangerous when it comes to falls and injuries in the workplace. Each year, thousands are injured on … Continue reading

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Know Your Reports: The Basics

The first phase in any successful rollout of ManagerPlus is to run all work orders, logs, PM schedules, inspections, and other primary maintenance tasks through the system. Once the transition is complete and everyone is using the system to track, … Continue reading

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OEE: One Metric That Can Spell Success or Failure for Your Company

In business terms, there may be no maintenance-related metric more important than Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By accounting for availability, performance, and quality, OEE provides one of the quickest ways to assess the role of maintenance in the overall health … Continue reading

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How Much Preventive Maintenance Should You Be Doing?

When companies come to ManagerPlus looking for our maintenance software solutions and expertise, it’s not because they aren’t familiar with preventive maintenance. The vast majority are already performing routine oil changes, replacing HVAC filters, lubricating heavy machinery, performing safety inspections, … Continue reading

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Are You Spending Too Much on Maintenance Labor? Find Out with One Simple Equation

ABCs of Advanced Maintenance: Schedule Compliance Ratio In our last installment, we looked at the first key metric you should calculate when evaluating your maintenance operations: Maintenance Cost as a Percent of RAV (Replacement Asset Value). In broad terms, this metric indicates … Continue reading

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Maintenance Benchmarking with CMMS: How Does Your Company Compare?

  ABCs of Advanced Maintenance: Maintenance Cost and Replacement Asset Value For many companies, efforts to streamline maintenance operations tend to follow a “fire, ready, aim” progression. Management wants to see improvements, but everyone has a different idea about how … Continue reading

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3 Ways Facility Management Software Helps Keep Clients Happy

Occupancy is always at the top of every facility owner’s list of priorities—keeping current clients happy while attracting new business is the key to profitability. The key to client happiness is, in turn, a function of facility condition and overall … Continue reading

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Fleet Management Software: The First Step Toward Sustainability

The debate over fleet sustainability is increasingly focused on the question of ‘how’ rather than ‘if,’ according to experts and technicians who presented at the 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) held last week in Nashville, TN. Demand from customers … Continue reading

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Gas Storage Tank Maintenance: Quick Tips and Fixes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere (and maybe even then) you’ve undoubtedly heard the good news: gas prices are nearly 50 percent lower than they were a year ago. Fleet companies, heavy equipment contractors, and other companies, apart … Continue reading

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The Power of Focus + Intent

In this week’s blog, ManagerPlus Marketing Assistant Nimo Abdulle examines some of our company’s guiding precepts and encourages other companies to seek ways to adopt them. How focus + intent led ManagerPlus to unity + success ManagerPlus had a phenomenal … Continue reading

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