Imagine having the ability to link company goals with inventory processes to streamline processes in every location. By implementing the inventory management feature of Maintenance Connection Africa’s computerized maintenance management software solution (CMMS) you can, and more. Don’t you want Great improvement in inventory management with CMMS?

Read below to learn what we uncovered about the maintenance team’s inventory strategies.

Breakdown: What industries are using CMMS to manage inventory?

With automated features on a CMMS, maintenance teams reap the benefits of accurate and efficient inventory levels. So, what’s taking advantage? The following breakdown demonstrates which industries use a CMMS for inventory management:

  • Energy: 87% of energy respondents use CMMS for inventory management.
  • Manufacturing: 67% of respondents.
  • Government: 61% of respondents.
  • Transportation: 60% of respondents.
  • Facilities: 57% of respondents.
  • Healthcare: 47% of respondents.
  • Education: 39% of respondents.

What’s keeping your organization from utilizing a CMMS for improved inventory management? Check out the benefits below.

  1. Improved parts availability and time to fix.

Eighty-five percent of organizations that have all inventory managed in their CMMS have realized a stronger or maximum benefit of improved parts availability and time to fix, according to our 2018 State of CMMS Report.

Visibility of spare parts inventory is vital to understanding the ins and outs of maintenance operations. And without the proper tools in place, maintenance professionals lack insight into what’s in stock and what’s at risk of being out of stock. If stockout does occur, technicians are unable to complete work orders in a timely fashion, causing longer periods of downtime.

With a CMMS, maintenance professionals can easily manage on-hand, available, and reserved inventory items. Not only does this result in more effective control of parts and material inventories, but it also improves speed and accuracy with repairs.

  1. Better system reliability and reduced downtime.

The report also shows improved system reliability and reduced downtime as a result of CMMS implementation.

The CMMS acts as a database with key vendor specifications and maintenance history details. This means maintenance teams can quickly access information, when and where they need it. The result: less downtime and faster response rates. And if your team is tasked with producing accurate insights into performance, then you can capture key metrics and KPIs in your CMMS.

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