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offers management consulting services specializing in maintenance
management with over 25 years of consulting experience. The Maintenance
Managers Standard Manual has sold over 27,000 copies and is
quickly becoming the basis for plant maintenance systems throughout
PNI also offers several software solutions for maintenance management.
Aware.MNT(TM) is a productivity
audit software package that lets you determine where you are and
where you want to go in terms of your maintenance productivity
Maintenance Management Capabilities brochure (PDF).
Management Consulting Services
general management consulting services provide strategic avantages
for out clients. We maintain expertise in the areas of strategic
planning, organization, and policy to bring a broad management perspective
to each assignment. Assessing these matters regularly allows us
to manage the consulting process to the maximum benefit of our clients.
Our general management consulting services include:
Mission Statement and Corporate Visioning
Business and Market Plan Development
Policy and Procedure Manual
Management Consulting Services
management consulting firm must provide more for clients than general
consulting...it must be able to support specific management process
needs as well. Accordingly, PNI offers a full range of specific
services and consulting support:
Wage Incentive Plan Development and Restructuring
Administrative Value Analysis
Warehousing and Stores
To Turn Maintenance Problems into Profits with Planner Training
How many of these symptoms do you recognize?
Too many emergencies. Everything is Priority One.
Operating or production interruptions
Not enough maintenance people
Inventory costs too high
Can't find spares
Not enough lead time for planning
Duplicate work orders
Lost work orders. Takes too long to get
Fixing the same thing over and over
Product or service quality problems.
Equipment capability does not match quality
High rework costs
Late product or service delivery due
to equipment problems
Can't get preventive maintenance work
done on time
Costs too high
Not enough time to get all the work done
Equipment in use, unavailable for maintenance
Deferred maintenance increasing
High maintenance employee absence or
No time for skills and safety training
Inadequate facilities. Need more space
Contract costs too high
Too much overtime
Too many delays
Can't meet new regulatory requirements
Method improvements take too long to
Antiquated information system
Don't know what the backlog is
What is the proper staffing level?
The single most important factor, common to all these symptoms,
is TIME. Proper planning, scheduling and control of maintenance
activities results from optimum planning and control of lead TIMES,
accurate backlog TIMES, scheduled maintenance shutdown
TIMES and engineered standard job TIMES.
An effective, high-productivity Maintenance Planner Training Program
-- based on the principle that best productivity results when
each worker has a definite job to do, in a definite way and a
definite time -- is the solution you should consider. Click
here to learn more about structured in-plant or training
center courses as well as self-paced on-line or in-plant training.
Maintenance Productivity Suite
maintenance productivity suite is an open-source system for auditing
your current productivity level, implementing productivity improvements,
and tracking your progress toward your productivity goals. You
can obtain the software for free and install it yourself or use
our on-line version for free. The free version is limited to a
small number of work benchmarks. You can purchase access to the
entire benchmark database by contacting
here to learn more about Aware.MPS™.
here to login to the on-line
demo site (username is 'demo' and password is 'good%tv3' without
Productivity Network Innovations, L.L.C. consultants have served a wide range of clients in
manufacturing, service, commercial and government sectors (for-profit
and not-for-profit) including the following:
Pulp & Paper
Research and Development
Rail Car Manufacturing and Repair
Approach To Consulting
clients have told us they were especially impressed with our careful,
comprehensive and cost-effective approach to consulting assignments.
We consider each assignment a trust. Our approach combines training,
guided development and implementation and do-it-yourself activity.
Our objective is to provide a strategic mix of consulting-client
input and continuous project monitoring and control that assures
early results; well-trained and knowledgeable staff to continue
the improvements; high-quality, state-of-the-art processes; and
cost-effective benefits that enable the client to know how to see
clearly and achieve the business vision.
Should I Call PNI?
the same problem continually resurfacing? Do you have a temporary
project and do not want to permanently increase your staff? Do you
want to install a state-of-the-art system for your business office,
employee wage incentives, production control, maintenance management,
job evaluation, facility planning, accounts receivable management,
computer services or the like? Do you want to broaden the capabilities
of your key employees through a program of training and guided application
of modern management techniques? Are politics or personal prejudice
getting in the way of objective evaluation and timely solution to
When you decide to call a consultant, you'll get the most benefit
if you define the problem or concern carefully beforehand. The
principle values the consultant can bring to the situation are
objectivity, experience, analytical skill, project control techniques
and ability to give your concerns full-time attention.
Our clients begin their relationship with Productivity Network Innovations, L.L.C. when they make the first phone call. The process begins with
a brief introduction over the phone and then a visit to discuss
your situation. A written proposal is always prepared by Productivity Network Innovations, L.L.C. for the client's approval before the consulting
phase starts. The proposal includes a statement of the current
situation, proposed program recommendation, benefits, time frame,
program organization and cost.
Your Maintenance Work Order System Article
Looking to establish a computerized maintence work order system?
This article will help to get you started.
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