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Mobile CMMS Applications

Can your Mobile CMMS work in an offline or disconnected state? Just because you’re not connected to the internet does not mean your employees must stop using your maintenance software.  If your CMMS has a mobile application, being without a … 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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The Elk River Chemical Spill: A Preventive Maintenance Cautionary Tale

Drinking Water Contaminated, a Company Bankrupted, a Federal Emergency Declared: All Because of One Leaky Tank Last January, when it was discovered that a single leaky tank had poured some 10,000 gallons of an industrial chemical into the Elk River … Continue reading

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CMMS in Waste Management Part 2: Managing Regulations and Rising Costs

ManagerPlus is at Waste Expo in Atlanta this week (booth 4920), providing waste management companies with a hands-on look at our CMMS solutions and explaining how they can help cut costs and improve profit margins. In a previous blog installment … Continue reading

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