Modern Materials Handling suggests taking stock of the current state of your material handling equipment. Routine maintenance is critical for extending the shelf life of your equipment, but it can be common for the schedule to slip through the cracks. Instead, the news provider reports that technology is on the way to predict when your equipment needs routine maintenance, so you can be more prepared for any necessary repairs, making sure you still have a manageable fleet to continue operations.
It’s more cost effective to keep with maintenance, according to Manufacturing.net. However, you should be keeping track of how much maintenance costs and how frequently it happens. The news provider reports that once a piece is costing you more in regular maintenance, it’s time to replace it.
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