001.cmms_best_practices(9P)

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Unformatted text preview: n some instances, the complex system capabilities and functions that can assist management are rarely used. The advantages of leveraging maintenance transaction information are often reduced by poor CMMS work practices. In an effort to uncover some of the causes that reduce the return on investment and affect the promised productivity increases from CMMS, Reliabilityweb.com, Cmmscity.com and Maintenancebenchmarking.com launched the largest independent CMMS Benchmarking survey with responses from over 600 participants from around the world. Reliabilityweb.com (www.reliabilityweb.com) is the solution oriented asset reliability web site for the plant maintenance community with a member network of over 10,000 maintenance and reliability professionals. Tracking Maintenance Transactions The survey found that only 20% of respondents track 100% of maintenance and repair work in their CMMS. Tracking maintenance and repair work creates accurate labor and materials cost information. It also captures valuable preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and failure information that will be used to develop optimized maintenance activity. © Copyright 2003 NetexpressUSA Inc. All rights reserved 3 Reliabilityweb.com PO Box 07070 Fort Myers FL 33919 USA [email protected] http://www.reliabilityweb.com Additionally, half of the survey participants reported that only 50% of maintenance and repair spares were tracked in the CMMS. Inaccurate information about spares on hand can cause an expensive “over stock” situation or worse, not having a spare part available when it is required. Maintenance and repair inventory can cost an additional 25% of its value per year to carry. That is a real cost and in today’s rapid delivery world, provides a significant opportunity for maintenance operations to improve quickly...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course INDUSTRIAL 20502935 taught by Professor Thomas during the Spring '09 term at University of Tech - Iraq.

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