Depending on the size of an organisation, there can be many diverse decision makers when it comes to allocating responsibility for maintenance. However, one thing all decision makers have in common is that maintenance is seen as a service provision, perceived as a cost to the organisation. The internal struggle is how to demonstrate value from maintenance because without showing value, procurement will be determined on lowest cost. For maintenance to be most effective, it should be organised through a programme of cyclical maintenance. At the most basic level this includes daily routines, and works upwards to periodic programmes of weekly, monthly, semi-annual, annual, quinquennial and so on routines. Sign up to our weekly newsletter to have all the latest global industry news calling at your inbox.
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