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Continuous Improvement Offers CMMS Maintenance Benefits
Computer maintenance management system (CMMS) packages are excellent tools for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data and can offer insight into a process

reduce maintenance cost  process, you can sometimes reduce or even eliminate wait-time. Suppose, for example, maintenance staff complain they spend a lot of time assessing a problem, going to the stockroom and waiting for parts that usually aren''t there. Then, more time is wasted checking back every few days to see if the parts are in. Once the parts are finally picked up, there''s no guarantee the equipment will be available from operations for maintenance to do the work. Using the work-order status field on the CMMS, you can Read More
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces
A CMMS is an excellent business opportunity whose implementation can significantly improve operations, reduce equipment downtime, increase accountability of the

reduce maintenance cost  can significantly improve operations, reduce equipment downtime, increase accountability of the maintenance functions, and produce substantial financial savings. The old ways of managing the maintenance function do not work anymore. The use of everything from index cards, pegboards, and white boards is cumbersome, ineffective, and unreliable. What''s more, these low-tech tools were used inconsistently and irregularly, further reducing whatever minimal benefits they may have been expected to achieve. A comp Read More
How to Choose a Service and Maintenance Application
If you’re not using a service and maintenance application, you may have reached the point where manual systems no longer support the pace of business. Where to

reduce maintenance cost  By doing so, you''ll reduce transcription errors, lower the staffing requirements for data entry, and improve access to up-to-the-minute information throughout your organization. Ask about the latest technology In order to stay competitive and efficient, you''ll need a system that works with the latest technologies. Ask yourself which technologies are important to your organization. For example, if you use bar code scanners to support your infrastructure, make sure your service and maintenance applications Read More
Lean Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean?
How can we determine the right maintenance strategy for a specific asset? To meet the objectives of lean, we need to evaluate the cost of failure in terms of

reduce maintenance cost  of these areas. To reduce waste, assets must perform as expected and when expected. This means that failure must be redefined to mean an asset is unable to meet business objectives. The business objectives of the asset include running at the expected rate, producing product within the expected quality standards, and being ready when it is needed for production. If an asset does not meet these objectives, it has failed. How can reliability eliminate waste? Machines that are reliable produce less scrap and Read More
The Old ERP Dilemma: How Long Should You Pay Maintenance?
After a company has decided to keep an existing ERP system, the next decision is how long should they continue to pay the vendor for maintenance.

reduce maintenance cost  you more value or reduce the price? Discontinue If either of the above options are acceptable or fail to provide an acceptable value proposition, you can always discontinue the maintenance agreement. A key question, that vendors typically do not like to discuss, is how expensive it will be to go back on maintenance if you decide to drop it. Some will say that you cannot go back on maintenance, but the phrase money talks is a key one to remember. Most vendors will allow you to go back on maintenance if y Read More
Bigfoot CMMS, Web-Based Maintenance Software


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Cost and Pricing Models in Food and Beverage Processing: Seeing the Forest through the Trees
Lost sight of your bottom line? Product pricing not in step with your actual costs? So busy trying to stay on top of cost behavior that you can’t keep your

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SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning and Consolidation: Streamline Planning and Reduce Business Risk
Chief financial officers (CFOs) and other senior managers are under tremendous pressure to maximize profitability, reduce operational costs, minimize risk, and

reduce maintenance cost  Consolidation: Streamline Planning and Reduce Business Risk Chief financial officers (CFOs) and other senior managers are under tremendous pressure to maximize profitability, reduce operational costs, minimize risk, and improve stakeholder confidence. Read about an application that can help you streamline operations, instill confidence, and reduce risk. The solution provides planning, budgeting, and forecasting and supports financial consolidation and reporting operations. Read More
How CFOs Can Overcome Internal Resistance to Cost Reduction
The major barrier to continuous cost reduction is not the suppliers; instead, the internal resistance to change by employees is often the primary reason

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Total Cost of Goods Shipped: A Guide to Better Sourcing Decisions
To increase profits, companies are searching for ways to reduce costs or sell more at the highest possible price. Many companies are turning to imported goods

reduce maintenance cost  searching for ways to reduce costs or sell more at the highest possible price. Many companies are turning to imported goods and materials due to lower manufacturing costs, but this can involve many hidden costs. In this paper, PM War Stories and Pronto Software examines how to effectively track the total cost of goods shipped to aid executives in making faster, better sourcing decisions. Read More
What Are the Support and Maintenance Options?
Enterprise software licensees do have a choice when it comes to software support and maintenance (S&M) providers, with several, less expensive options existing

reduce maintenance cost  in their quests to reduce their budgets and in bargaining with vendors. In particular, those enterprises that are tired of never-ending, forced marches to upgrades might want to consider switching to SaaS, at least for a part of the functional scope (see Software as a Service Is Gaining Ground ). For some applications, open source software might be a cheaper alternative, with maintenance either provided in-house or through a third party (see Why Open Source is Important to You ). Discontinue —if neither Read More
The Best Gets Better: Automated Disk Maintenance
Most operating systems use logical file systems optimized for traditional magnetic hard disk drives (HDD). As a result, users adopting newer solid state drive

reduce maintenance cost  Best Gets Better: Automated Disk Maintenance Most operating systems use logical file systems optimized for traditional magnetic hard disk drives (HDD). As a result, users adopting newer solid state drive (SSD) technology often see poor write-speed performance caused by free space fragmentation. Learn how new automatic disk maintenance technologies can improve SSD performance and extend the life of SSD devices by minimizing free space fragmentation. Read More
Forecasting Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades
For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both

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Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies
Process industries (chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, etc.) face rising manufacturing and logistics costs. And they’re finding that the old strategies

reduce maintenance cost  have been able to reduce costs or keep them flat. Companies can use Table 3 to gauge their maturity across four dimensions. Whether a company is trying to gradually move up in the process industry from Lag- gard to Industry Average, Industry Average to Best in Class, or protect its Best in Class status, the following actions will help spur the necessary performance im- provements. Laggard Steps to Success   Improve forecasting and sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes This Aberdeen stu Read More
Cost Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft
In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective

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