Maintenance BOM Quality: Lessons Learned

When built with careful consideration, maintenance BOMs help improve wrench time and decrease downtime. Without maintenance BOMs, planners would have to find vendor maintenance documents or recommended spare parts lists to find parts, and this can take the time that...

What Can BOM Accuracy Do For You?

When companies need to order parts to keep their maintenance teams stocked, users usually have to find vendor maintenance documents or spare parts lists to figure out what’s needed. There are many challenges with this approach. However, if you’re willing...

Good BOM Quality is Essential – Here’s Why

Many warehouses face hurdles in maintaining their materials lists for important equipment. In an EAM system, a materials BOM captures spare part information for a piece of equipment. This information is used during maintenance to determine the correct spare parts to...

Best Ways to Improve BOM Quality

BOMs are an integral part of running an asset-intensive company’s operations, using an EAM/CMMS system. These systems track up to hundreds of materials at a time for upcoming maintenance requests and replacement orders. All this information in the same database helps...

Do You Have Bad BOMs? Here’s a Few Things to Look For

So, we’ve talked extensively about what makes a great maintenance BOM for any company. What about the opposite? What do bad maintenance BOMs look like? A poor maintenance BOM will naturally incur handicaps on business productivity, leading to increased downtime,...