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Material Handling

Part 1: Inventory Management: Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Part 2: CMMS: Backbone of Inventory Management and Control

Part 3: Successful Supervision Pays Dividends in Storeroom Operations


CMMS: Backbone of Inventory Management and Control

By Thomas A. Westerkamp - April 2014 - Material Handling


The CMMS is the backbone of inventory management and control. Besides the typical modules —work orders, equipment records, material stores inventory, project management, standard reports, work-scheduling databases — the CMMS query system can yield summary inventory reports that supervisors and managers need.

When each work-order status indicates the material is available, the work order is ready to go, and the maintenance planner can schedule it with the confidence that a lack of materials will not delay the job. Managers also can monitor the trend of work orders awaiting material.

With real-time inventory control, the need for physical inventory decreases, especially if entries are accurate and complete. Out-of-stock trends can alert the stores supervisor to specific items that need expediting before they lead to equipment downtime. Managers also can monitor inventory-valuation trends efficiently.




Material Handling

Part 1: Inventory Management: Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Part 2: CMMS: Backbone of Inventory Management and Control

Part 3: Successful Supervision Pays Dividends in Storeroom Operations


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