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CMMS ROI Calculator: How Much Can You Save?

When companies approach us looking for ways to streamline and optimize their maintenance operations, one of the first questions we typically get asked is: what’s the return on investment for maintenance software? The answers can vary widely depending on the … Continue reading

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OEE: Using Maintenance to Achieve Higher Product Quality

We’ve finally arrived at the third leg of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) journey: product/output quality. At this point, if we’ve been calculating the first two components of OEE correctly, we should have accurate measures of equipment availability and the … 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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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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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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How DeFoe Corp Cut Downtime by 50% with ManagerPlus

For over five years now, DeFoe Corp, a heavy highway contractor specializing in bridges and architectural concrete, has used ManagerPlus Enterprise to streamline their maintenance operations and regulatory compliance. Our best-in-class solutions have enabled them to zero in on common … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Ranked Among Top CMMS and Fleet Management Solution Providers

A rapidly growing customer base, combined with strong growth in social media outreach and continued product innovation, have earned ManagerPlus recognition as one of the elite providers of both computerized maintenance management solutions (CMMS) and fleet management solutions. Studies conducted … 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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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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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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