Unfortunately, though circumstances may not allow for anything else, equipment downtime is unacceptable in any manufacturing operation. Any piece of equipment failing suddenly will require emergency maintenance, with technicians and other personnel diverted from other tasks or called in on an emergency basis. This can prove to cause bottlenecks across other sectors of an organization. What’s more, this emergency maintenance may need to accelerate emergency replacement part orders, with elevated costs for expedited fulfillment. Assuming these orders can’t be fulfilled in time, or worse, the order is not up to quality standards, this can threaten customer relationships. So, while it’s true that downtime is particular impactful at the manufacturing level, it also casts a much bigger shadow on the bigger picture of an organization’s operational strategy if downtime is prevented. Taking steps to reduce equipment downtime can counteract these issues and have an extensive positive impact on any organization. For more information on these positive impacts, take a moment to check out the resource included alongside this post.
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