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Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling by Ralph Peters

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Overview of a Reliable Planning-Estimating-Scheduling-Monitoring-Controlling Process

Abstract

This chapter looks at the overall range of planning and scheduling, which has five key phases: planning, estimating, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling. The maintenance function must do a better job in defining staffing needs by defining total maintenance requirements and showing maximum craft labor productivity. It also identifies areas contributing to increased maintenance costs and greater staffing needs. A key area is what ineffective planning looks like to the organization, and this can be turned into benefits of effective planning. This chapter looks at selling this best practice to maintenance and how to improve craft productivity to equal ...

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