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The Basics of a CMMS

Whether you’re a technician, a maintenance manager, an engineer, or the CEO of an organization, if your goal is to run it efficiently and intelligently, you need a CMMS.

What is a CMMS?

CMMS stands for Computerized Maintenance Management System. With capabilities like tracking your work orders and assets digitally, the system makes it easier to organize your data and generate reports. You can use this information to make informed decisions and save money.

By understanding each word in the CMMS abbreviation, you will better understand what a CMMS does and how it can help your operations.

Maintenance is what users of a CMMS do every day, whether it’s responding to an on-demand work order or performing a routine inspection. A system like this improves maintenance by prioritizing your tasks efficiently and ensuring you have the perfect quantity of on-hand inventory.

Managing maintenance is the most essential role of a CMMS solution. Maintenance management software is designed to give you immediate insight into the state of your facility, with comprehensive work order schedules, accurate inventory forecast, and instant access to reports.

A System can be thought of as the overall combination of features and capabilities within a CMMS. Different solutions offer different types of systems. The right CMMS will give you the tools you need to reduce costs and save time.

What Are The Results of Having a Good CMMS in Place?

  • Increased asset reliability
  • Saved labor time
  • Less waste
  • Better insights into operations

There are many more advantages to having a good CMMS, so be sure to do your homework.

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