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On-Demand Webinar: Think "Inside the Box" for Maintenance Success

Sockeye Nov 28, 2018
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Planning and scheduling is the hub of a proactive work management system yet studies show only 10% of planner, schedulers are utilized effectively. Have you set yours up for success or failure? You’re invited to join expert Jeff Shiver, CMRP as he shares insight and experience on the practices that either limit or drive the effectiveness of maintenance planning and scheduling.
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On-Demand Webinar: The Five Levels of Maintenance Scheduling

Sockeye Sep 20, 2018
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Many maintenance schedulers are still ill-equipped today to effectively schedule work orders to improve plant performance. Instead the work, and often not the most important work, is scheduled last minute for the person yelling the loudest. There’s a better way.

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The Life of a Maintenance Scheduler

Christine Banham Sep 17, 2018
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You are responsible for taking a maintenance plan and bringing together all the resources needed to complete it and make it look easy. Your scheduling role involves assembling and coordinating the information, people, materials, and equipment, along with all the other necessary resources to get the job done. You are the one who will make it happen!

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10 Common Mistakes Made by Scheduling Teams

Sockeye Jun 1, 2018
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The scheduling process is imperative to successful maintenance management. Jobs need to completed in a satisfactory manner and enough time needs to be allocated so that the equipment maintenance can be properly handled. As your business grows and work gets busier, it can become very easy to make any of these common scheduling mistakes. 

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Five Easy Ways to Decrease Downtime and Increase Productivity at Your Facility

Sockeye Apr 16, 2018
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Finding ways to boost the overall efficiency of workers is constantly on the mind of every manager, regardless of the type of facility they run. Unnecessary downtime will inevitably lead to a loss in production which can have a serious effect on the company's profit margins.

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