The Benefits are Real!
Why planned maintenance and not preventive maintenance? Planned maintenance is maintenance that is performed purposely and regularly in
order to prevent a machine from deteriorating or breaking down. We cannot
prevent maintenance. Even with the best maintenance program, you may still
encounter breakdowns. But with a planned maintenance program, it allows one
to catch most major failures before they happen and schedule the repairs on a
day that does not disturb your production. After all, what is the real reason for
planned maintenance? That's right! Profits!
Planned maintenance increases profits! And that should be
the primary objective for any business. Profit oriented goals apply to an
elderly couple operating a grocery store up to large
Planned maintenance can increase profits in many ways:
- Increased production: Reduces wasteful or
- Reduced costs: Higher productivity, form
less downtime, thereby increasing profits. Also can stop major damage of
equipment to allow overall ownership cost to be reduced.
One of the many
responsibilities of management is to seek ways to increase production and/or
reduce costs. It is usually easier to increase production, and
maintenance can help achieve that goal by reducing downtime. A piece of
equipment not operating is producing nothing. However a piece of equipment
running, even if is not 100%, is producing and thus adding profit. Planned
maintenance helps keep downtime to a minimum, while still maintaining the
equipment in such a condition that goals for both production and cost are
Call Gulf Coast Dock and Door today at
(985) 246-1550 to discuss your planned maintenance options or send us an Email!