It can be a challenge to convince some about the value of performing work before it is required – the concept of preventative maintenance. Of course many of us take pre-emptive steps at times in our lives. Having a physical with your Doctor each year or being tested for conditions that run in the family…Details
We’ve referred to the latest version of EMDECS (what we refer to as generation 2) as an evolution revolution! It is, but I’ll be more clear – we consider it an evolution and a revolution of software design and how it can be used to assist with heavy equipment maintenance information capture, not an evolution of…Details
Much is written about driver employee shortages in the trucking industry. Now certainly, the physical realities of the position will keep some folks away – a lot of sitting – a difficult (compared to a car) vehicle to navigate through city centers – backing up to loading platforms, etc. Safety for some is a concern,…Details
Truck maintenance is somewhat cyclical. To clarify, the trend of a greater reliance on truck maintenance is somewhat cyclical – a lesson learned from the most recent global recession. With the amount of hours spent on the road and the punishing conditions sometimes endured by equipment during long hauls, maintenance is of course, a normal…Details
In the years that I personally have been working with heavy-duty equipment maintenance tracking software, or the preferred term, Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS), the need for these systems seems to have evolved from a novelty, to a competitive edge, to an outright necessity. The necessity at this point simply falls into the category of…Details
Yes. To do this in the 2nd generation of EMDECS, please contact the Perfit CX team. To record PM services from other shops in the 1st generation of EMDECS, either select the External PM button on the Equipment Detail screen (Repairs> Customer Equipment> Equipment Detail) or navigate to Repairs> Customer Equipment> External Maintenance Date. Select the customer (Belongs to) and the unit…Details
After the PM schedule has been setup, proceed to the Maintenance Due By Customer screen found under Repairs> Customer Equipment> Maintenance Due By Customer.
Here, select the appropriate filters such as Customer, Equipment, MS Group, etc. When ready, hit either F8 or the Refresh button to populate your screen.
Looking for a part, piece of equipment or an employee record that you know is somewhere in the system? Don’t worry, its most likely just inactive. To reactivate a record: Go to the respective record screen Hit F7 on your keyboard to start a query Type in the code of the inactive record Hit F8 on your keyboard to execute the query…Details
In the 1st generation of EMDECS, this data can be found under Reports> Repair Services> PM Schedule By Customer. Filter the data by unit Owner, Equipment number, maintenance group (MS Grp), VMRS codes and Due Date range. For detailed analysis of the data, the menu Repairs>Customer Equipment>Maintenance Due by Customer can also be used. If using the 2nd generation of EMDECS, a…Details
From time to time, you may need to make changes in a closed month. As an Administrator, access the menu Financial> Month End> Open Closed Periods for this purpose. Clicking the Open button beside the most recent month opens that month for further adjustments. If you need to open up an older month, please remember that you must…Details