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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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OSHA Announces Updates on Recordkeeping Rule

The following guest post was written by Fositi Marie Athey of OSHAcampus.com The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on reporting illnesses and injuries, as well as an updated list on recordkeeping … Continue reading

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Using CMMS to Renegotiate Supplier Contracts: Information is Leverage

The “Great Recession” had an unexpected impact on the relationship between companies and their suppliers. At the depths of economic despair, companies reported concern for the welfare of their suppliers at roughly the same rate that they expressed worry over … Continue reading

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How to Customize Inventory Views and Create Basic Reports in ManagerPlus Enterprise

Centralizing and standardizing parts inventory data is a critical first step toward cutting costs and improving allocation. But without data navigation know-how, this information will be of little use. ManagerPlus was designed with this in mind, offering intuitive controls that … Continue reading

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