Predictive Maintenance Can Maximize Facility’s Potential

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine

If you’ve ever noticed that your car gets substantially worse mileage per gallon than was advertised at the dealership, then you understand why predictive and preventative maintenance are so essential to warehouse operations.

In the past, warehouses and distribution centers would rely upon scheduled and reactive maintenance to keep equipment humming, according to Bruce Muir, director of distribution automation at MHI member Sick, Inc.

Based on manufacturers’ recommendations, warehouses would automate their scheduled maintenance, having work orders sent to technicians when equipment reached predetermined points in its service life. It’s the equivalent of changing your car’s oil every 3,000 miles, Muir said…

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