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How to Get the Most from Your Maintenance

How to Get the Most from Your Maintenance?

In order to make sure your assets remain in good condition, maintenance is crucial – and that’s why, at Trax Analytics, we encourage the use of a maintenance management system.

Maintenance management is how you keep track of your maintenance, keep it scheduled and organized, and utilize a maintenance program strategy.

Getting the Most From Maintenance

Following are some useful maintenance management tips that will help you get the most from your maintenance:

#1- Maintain a List of Assets and Equipment

It’s important for your business to maintain an asset list because it lets you know how many assets there are within the organization and how you can plan maintenance for each. A list also lets you know where each asset is located, and how you can plan for future maintenance depending on priority.

#2- Emphasize Preventive Maintenance

Preventive maintenance is crucial for your organization, assets, and equipment. It provides an understanding of the condition of your asset in order to avoid sudden, costly failure. That sudden failure can lead to revenue loss via a stall in operations and customer disappointment.

#3- Keep Track of Maintenance

If your organization has a plethora of assets, the amount of maintenance can get overwhelming and hard to keep track of. This will take away from performance and eventually lead to asset failure. Keep track of maintenance by keeping data and aligning your maintenance routine to stay within budget.

#4- Switch to Automated Processes

The pen and paper method doesn’t work anymore. Errors are too easy to make, and bad calls can be made. If you use a spreadsheet to collect data, you’ll have a hard time knowing if changes are made by another user – spreadsheets aren’t designed for asset management. There is too much room for human error as well.

Automated processes can eliminate these issues by minimizing human error and eradicating the use of spreadsheets.

#5- Use Maintenance Software

Investing in maintenance software is essential for creating an effective maintenance management strategy. It can track maintenance and let you know when maintenance needs to be done. When software handles these tasks, the maintenance manager is free to take care of other essential activities.

Maintenance With Trax Analytics

Maintenance is an important aspect of any business, and Trax Analytics can make sure that your maintenance management system is as efficient as possible. Click here to learn more about what we can do for your business.