iTECH: The Right Stuff - Searching for Maintenance Software
Do you manage maintenance or does maintenance manage you? For some equipment managers the answer might depend on the moment or the day. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have the potential to tip the balance of power toward the equipment manager and away from mayhem, but even suppliers of such systems, well aware of the variables that enter the equation, don't present their products as panaceas.For one thing, few if any users fully implement their maintenance software.For example, Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa, a truckload carrier with 700 tractors and more than 1,600 trailers, has been using World Information Systems' maintenance software, ShopFax, for close to 10 years, but applies it selectively.For the full story, see the December Issue of iTECH, which appeared as a supplement in the Dec. 2 print edition of Transport Topics. Subscribe today.