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MANAGEMENT
» Consider spending
at least 1 percent
of your effort
improving things,
not just fixing things
in the short term.

FLEET MAINTENANCE
SOFTWARE AND
SOLUTIONS

Dossier delivers a
complete maintenance
management software
solution fleet managers
rely on to produce the
results needed to control
costs and maximize
uptime.

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The Dossier
DIFFERENCE

A guide to worldclass maintenance

Consider your company's best practices for managing
the assets and people in your organization.
Some of the most critical concepts in our lives
are concepts that call on us to be better people.
World-class maintenance is an important
concept, not for what it is, but for what it can do.
World-class maintenance asks us to answer
the question, "How can we support the mission,
vision, and values of our organization in the
best way possible?" At its most powerful,
this is a cultural conversation, not an operational conversation.
These are some attributes a world-class maintenance environment may include:
Ü A "do no harm" approach to employees,
communities, and the environment
Ü Active management of risk
Ü Operation of assets only if they continue to
provide value
Ü Achieving a "waste nothing" operation

By Joel Levitt

DossierSystemsInc.com * 609.747.8800
6 Terri Lane, Suite 700 * Burlington, NJ 08016

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42 Fleet Maintenance | December 2019

PRESIDENT, SPRINGFIELD RESOURCES
Springfield Resources is a management consulting firm
that services a variety of clients on a wide range of maintenance issues. Levitt is the president of the company and
has trained more than 17,000 maintenance leaders from
more than 3,000 organizations in 38 countries. He is also
the creator of Laser-Focused Training, a flexible training
program that provides specific, targeted training on your
schedule, online for one to 250 people in maintenance
management, asset management, and reliability.

Assess asset management

The best companies today are dedicating themselves to the triple bottom line of profit, people,
and planet. They are taking a hard look at their
processes and procedures to deliver their mission
with fewer inputs of material, energy, and people.
A new view of maintenance activity might look
something like this:
Ü Maintenance is a part of asset management.
Ü Asset management is managing assets from
"lust to dust."
Ü When working on or operating an asset, use
precision techniques.
Ü Reduce all cost inputs. The fewer resources
used, the better.
Ü Focus on the ongoing need to improve
output, yield, and quality.
Ü All activity is accurately accounted for and
detailed in work orders.
Maintenance is part of a larger conversation.
This conversation starts with understanding
an organization's need, then finding an asset to
provide that need, and learning how to maintain
and operate that asset. Maintenance ends with
the asset's disposal and managing any residual
liability. Maintenance activity is something to be
thought about and planned, but it is not the goal.
The goal is getting the value the asset provides


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Fleet Maintenance

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime: Top Industry Trends in 2020 and Beyond
How Active Safety Systems Pave the Way to Vehicle Autonomy
Vehicles: Steps to Understand and Prevent Corrosion
In the Bay: Remote Vehicle Management Enters a New Phase
Shop Operations: How to Prevent, Contain, and Clean Up Shop Spills
Management: A Guide to World-Class Maintenance
Training: What is a Bistable Relay?
Reman, Rebuild, Replace: What's the Difference Between a Supplier and a Supply Partner?
Diagnostics: Four Steps of an Effective Maintenance Program
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial: Trends in Asset Telematics
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Fleet Maintenance - Uptime: Top Industry Trends in 2020 and Beyond
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Fleet Maintenance - How Active Safety Systems Pave the Way to Vehicle Autonomy
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Fleet Maintenance - Management: A Guide to World-Class Maintenance
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Fleet Maintenance - Training: What is a Bistable Relay?
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Fleet Maintenance - Reman, Rebuild, Replace: What's the Difference Between a Supplier and a Supply Partner?
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Fleet Maintenance - Diagnostics: Four Steps of an Effective Maintenance Program
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