The Impact of Maintenance Operations On Supply Chain Management

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The Impact of Maintenance Operations On Supply Chain Management

We all know how delays in any part of the supply chain can cause significant problems and incur additional delays among the rest of the supply chain. One thing that is often overlooked but plays a major role in keeping the supply chain from crumbling down is maintenance management. In one way or another, you can connect maintenance activities with every stop in your supply chain. Be it transportation, production, or storage, a failure of one maintenance team can be felt throughout the supply chain. In that light, let’s explore this idea into more detail.   Transportation   Be it moving raw materials to a warehouse or moving finished product to the consumer, transportation is an essential part of every supply chain.   For this part of the chain to work without any hiccups there are a lot of maintenance work that must be done behind the scene.   First, if […]

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9 Types of Maintenance: How to Choose the Right Maintenance Strategy

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9 Types of Maintenance: How to Choose the Right Maintenance Strategy

Across industry, many definitions are used when it comes to the different types of maintenance. It can quickly get confusing when people talk about preventive maintenance, condition based maintenance or predictive maintenance but actually have something else in mind than you do. Some people get very excited about these definitions and can spend a lot of time on for example disagreeing with what is and what isn’t preventive maintenance. Let’s not do that, instead, I’ll offer you my view of the different types of maintenance and more importantly, when to use them.   9 TYPES OF MAINTENANCE: FROM PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE TO CORRECTIVE MAINTENANCE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN   As far as I am concerned terminology is not important. Other than making sure we are talking about the same thing. If what I consider to be condition-based maintenance you call predictive maintenance that doesn’t really matter. As long as we can sensibly talk about […]

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