When your production line is down and your operations are stalled, what is preventing a quick restart? Spares and maintenance supplies? If so, your company can significantly reduce downtime and production problems. By implementing spare parts inventory control and tracking maintenance items which aren’t on hand, you can get back online sooner. GP MaTe software does an intelligent job of following the use of these items and using it to help you plan ahead.
Working Smarter, Not Harder With GP MaTe
Equipment follows patterns of wear and breakdown, both typically and in your specific production environment. By identifying these patterns, GP MaTe can help by predicting which items you should keep on hand for quick repairs and swap-out/swap-in maintenance operations. Managers can use this information to stock key parts accordingly. Production downtime is kept to a minimum when the lead time for spare parts is reduced to only the time it takes to receive them from your local storeroom.
Target Spare Parts Purchasing for Cost Savings
For large production operations, predictive purchasing and stocking of specific spare parts, notably those that are in common use, can save time and money. Even beyond manufacturer recommended spare parts inventory, you’re focusing on the inventory you are likely to need and keeping it available locally. If the parts ever become back ordered, you’ll be especially glad you’re ahead of the curve.
Limit Reactive Maintenance and Repair and Start Planning Ahead
GP MaTe is a sophisticated system which uses a variety of data collection methods, supports multiple languages, and offers a choice of operating environments to work with your global IT department. It follows business administration and operations standards so your personnel will understand reports and data more intuitively. Most importantly, it uses historical and predictive data to help your organization plan maintenance downtime and other activities, moving from a reactive operations strategy to a proactive one.
Run GP MaTe in Your Data Center or Ours
In addition to installation at your facility for production, purchasing, and parts managers and staff, GP MaTe is available in a “cloud-based” version. Managed remotely, it is always available to your company on the internet. Cloud-based access has advantages: capital versus operational expenses, allowing for remote access by offsite personnel, and connection for disaster recovery. Contact us for a demo or to get more information.
About GP MaTe
GP MaTe is a user-friendly maintenance and material management system that facilitates maintenance planning and spare parts inventory control. Our product has many optional modules that support Safety (PSM, MOC and LOTO), Budgeting, Multi-plant information sharing, and Operator Tours and Data Collection. The system is available in many languages and interfaces with most accounting and ERP systems.