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How to Get Upper Management Onboard with Maintenance Software

As a facilities/maintenance manager, you’ve thought long and hard about it, and determined you really need a computerized maintenance management system to better manage your workload and take your operations to the next level. You are tired of feeling overwhelmed … Continue reading

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How Maintenance Software Addresses the Top Concerns of Facility Managers

  The work of facility managers is complex and demanding, and many report that they’re struggling to keep up. According to a recent FacilitiesNet survey, which asked facility managers to rate their top job-related concerns, the most common response was … Continue reading

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Can Inventory Theft Be Prevented?

Workers at a Texas Caterpillar plant were recently accused of stealing some $160,000 worth of parts.  Nine people are believed to be involved in the thefts, which have been taking place since July. Situations like the one faced by Caterpillar … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Construction Site Safe From Theft

Don’t miss our latest article for Construction Executive’s Risk Management newsletter on how to keep your equipment safe from theft: http://bit.ly/1pihMI3    

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How Strong Organization Saved Foster Farms from Regulatory Disaster

For years it appeared that Foster Farms, California’s largest producer of chicken, was doing an excellent job of keeping its meat salmonella-free. When the company conducted regular salmonella testing on chicken carcasses, they usually found no trace of the dangerous … Continue reading

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Construction Executive Posts ManagerPlus Fleet Article

Be sure to head over the Construction Executive’s Tech Trends to check out the latest article by ManagerPlus. Learn how to find the right mobile fleet tracking for your operations: bit.ly/1usXcsS  

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Can Pay-for-Performance Increase Equipment ROI?

On the surface, pay-for-performance programs seem to offer a straightforward way to boost output and other performance metrics. After all, nobody is going to pass up an opportunity to make more money, right? After years of pay-for-performance experiments in a … Continue reading

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How CMMS Helps Manufacturers Win Business

What started as a slow turnaround in manufacturing has lately started to look more like a full-fledged revival. July marked the 14th straight month of expansion for the sector, and the Institute of Supply Management’s manufacturing index reached its highest … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Spot Problem Employees with Maintenance Software

Mistakes happen, but every company has to draw the line somewhere. How many mistakes have to be made—and how costly do those mistakes have to be—before a company must take disciplinary action, hire a new employee, or switch vendors? Like … Continue reading

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Reducing Regulatory Costs: 5 Reasons to Ditch Paper Systems for Maintenance Software

Debates over the effectiveness and necessity of government regulations have long been a fixture of political debates. The question is usually whether, or to what extent, government agencies should intervene in the economy to protect citizens from the costs or … Continue reading

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