How a CMMS can Scare Up Savings in Operations
- Asset and Equipment Information in One Central Location
Asset management provides users with the ability to keep all asset information in one central location. By tracking asset information such as asset ID tags, serial numbers, manuals, and pictures of equipment, critical information is at your fingertips at any moment. This tools aids in standardizing processes and retrieving essential data with excellent efficiency that is unmatched by typical paper-based or spreadsheet systems.Virtually limitless access is also made possible with the help of cloud-based CMMS software. Users can access a valuable asset date from any computer or smart device from anywhere at any time. This shifts valuable man-hours away from searching aimlessly through paper blueprints or asset spreadsheets—freeing up time and resource to tackle maintenance issues head on. By creating and implementing organized asset systems, operations are streamlined, decreasing the time it takes to complete work orders and reducing labor costs by cutting out wasted time.
- Scheduling a Reliable Preventive Maintenance Program
One of the most effective tools of any maintenance operation is the ability to schedule preventive maintenance on critical equipment. By regularly scheduling equipment checks and performing preventative maintenance procedures, you can drastically increase the life span of your assets and avoid equipment downtime-this in turns ensure smooth operations and better productivity overall! By keeping your asset data—from installation dates to warranties to manuals– in one central location you will have access to relevant asset data which can help make scheduling decisions and create standard task checklists for workers to follow. Simply put, a CMMS empowers your team to seamlessly plan out a powerful preventive maintenance plan.
- Seeing Is Believing: Visual Asset Mapping
Interactive asset mapping allows users to quickly locate vital pieces of equipment at the click of a button. Assets are mapped to an organization’s floor plan, pin-pointing their exact location within each section of the facility. This capability can be priceless when time is not a luxury and new staff are not yet familiar with asset locations across large-scale facilities. Furthermore, Interactive asset mapping enables users to seamlessly interact with equipment information by clicking on the asset’s icon. At a glance, you can view asset information, maintenance history, photographs, and even invoices for previous repairs.
- Operational Savings You Can Rely On
Asset management is one of the most important tools that a CMMS can provide. By using a CMMS to capture and store valuable equipment data, organizations will see impressive cost savings– primarily in the form of time management. Workers will spend less time looking for a piece of equipment or repairing overlooked maintenance issues, and more time optimizing your operations. Saving time on work orders allows workers to shift their focus towards important maintenance projects and effectively reduces the time spent on each job. By employing asset management as one tool to rule them all, your maintenance department becomes an asset itself rather than an expense, and your bottom line grows stronger.