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What sets Limble CMMS apart

All of our features are designed to make you and your team's life easier

Simple, Yet Power Mobile app

Our Android and IOS mobile apps are first and foremost designed to help your maintenance team better communicate and better perform.

From their handheld device your maintenance team can:

  • View their assigned Work Orders and PMs
  • Complete Work Orders and PMs while doing the work
  • Start new Work Orders while out in the field
  • Report problems at the actual problem with text and pictures
  • Lookup critical asset information while diagnosing a problem
  • Better communicate with their team

There is an average gain of 40 min in wrench time per day per technician when electronic work orders accessible by handheld devices replace paper work orders.

Plant Engineering source

Feature Rich Desktop App

The Limble CMMS Desktop Application brings all of the power and functionality of a modern CMMS into an easy and simple to use user interface.

In one easy spot you can view your assets and their work orders, preventative maintenance, work history, reports and more.

  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Work Orders
  • Work Management
  • Asset Management
  • Parts Management
  • Multi Site Management
  • Reports and Dashboards

Managers can deliver a number of benefits through the efficient use of a CMMS. Some benefits include increased labor productivity, increased equipment availability and performance, and longer equipment life.

Plant Engineering source

One Stop, Complete Work Management

You shouldn't have to have 5 different screens open to understand what is happening at your building.

Limble CMMS's Location dashboard allows you to easily do all of the following from one screen:

  • View all WOs, PMs, Work Requests, and Problem Reports
  • Set work priority so the right work gets done first
  • View who is assigned what work
  • Drag and drop to change work assignments
  • Change due dates or defer work
  • Start a new Work Order
  • View KPI such as actual time spent and planned vs unplanned work
  • Download helpful reports that show which work was last worked on
  • One click away from a work's detailed information
  • One click away from an asset's detailed information
One stop work order management

Put your data to work

Now that everything is being properly tracking you can quickly get a understanding how your maintenance operations are running.

With Limble CMMS's reports you can answer all of the following and more:

  • Has the right maintenance work been done?
  • What is maintenance work costing me?
  • Which asset is costing the most and why?
  • Where is your maintenance team's time is being spent?
  • How many parts were used and what did it cost?
  • Is maintenance work being done on time?
  • Is more prevenative work or unplanned work occuring?
CMMS Reports

Report a problem from anywhere by anyone

Limble CMMS's work request system allows anyone within your organization to submit work requests with or without a login.

It is as simple as using your phone to scan a Barcode or visiting a URL and typing in what the problem is.

  • Report problems from any mobile device or desktop computer
  • Automatically notifies your maintenance team
  • Attach pictures along with the problem's description
  • Automatic notifies work requester upon work completion
  • Attach "Report a Problem" barcodes to entire buildings or specific assets
  • No additional hardware required

What our customers have to say

Limble cmms customer IHG
"Limble has changed the way that my team works. We are more efficient and better able to explain expenditures. We can track not only our PM cycles but also the costs associated with them. "

Benjamin Scott - Intercontinental Hotel Group

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What is a CMMS? - Frequently Asked Questions

We've compiled some of the most CMMS Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does CMMS stand for?
A: CMMS stands for Computerized Maintenance Management System, which simply means software that is designed to help you organize, plan, track and simplify your maintenance operations.

Q: What is a CMMS used for?
A: CMMS software can be used for many things, however, it is mostly used to help you organize, plan, track and simplify your maintenance operations. This is done by faciliting the tracking of work orders, scheduling of preventive maintenace, receiving external work requests, tracking asset history, manage inventories, and generating reports.

Q: How does a CMMS help Work Orders?
A: Work Order Management can become a complicated and unorganized undertaking without the right tools. CMMS systems help you organize and track all of your Work Orders. You can see what work needs to be done, who needs to do it, how much time it took, how many parts were used, what invoices were involved and much more. Additionally, Work Orders can be tied to specific Assets creating data that is valuable when making critical business decisions such as should I replace an asset or continue to run it for another year?

Q: How does a CMMS help Preventative Maintenance?
A: The benefits of Preventative Maintenance is a well known fact and is responsible for longer equipment life, less energy consumption, fewer production delays, and much more, however, getting a PM program established and in place can be a daunting task. CMMS systems help you perform this by creating a platform where you can automatically schedule work months or even years into the future. The planned work is automatically generated for the right person with reminders automatically sent out. Additionally, all of the PMs are tracked so you know how much time they are taking and if they are being done on time.

Q: How does a CMMS help Work Requests?
A: Without a CMMS, Work Requests happen in a very manual and time extensive way with very little followup. Phone calls or emails to the maintenance team take up precious time and effort that is better spent elsewhere. CMMS systems automate this process by allowing anyone within your organization to submit a Work Request that is automatically delivered to the right maintenance team member. Additionally, when the work is completed the person who requested the work receives notice that it has been completed along with completion notes.

Q: How does a CMMS help Tracking Asset History?
A: CMMS systems enable you to track anything you deem valuable for a given asset. You can track Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Labor costs, Parts costs and more. Additionally, you can attached manuals, pdfs, serial numbers and any other piece of information you need recorded. This establishes a extensive repository of information for each asset arming with you with nessecarry information needed for critical business decisions.

Q: How does a CMMS help Manage Inventories?
A: CMMS systems allow you to keep a running inventory of critical parts or tools that are needed for your maintenance operations. Parts are integrated with work orders and prevenative maintenance so that your maintenance technicians can easily see if you have the right parts in stock before performing the work. Additionally, you can view how many parts were used within a given time, how many you may need in the upcoming year, and much more.

Q: How does a CMMS help Reporting?
A: One of the most powerful aspects of a CMMS is putting your data to work for you. Now that everything is being tracking you can pull reports that answers questions you were never able to answer before. Is the right maintenance work being done? What asset is costing me the most? Where is my maintenance team's time being spent? Is maintenance work done on time? What asset is breaking down the most? Which of my maintenance team members is best performing? CMMS reports allow you to answer all of these questions and more.

Q: Where can a CMMS be installed?
A: CMMS systems can be installed either as an on-premise solution or as a cloud or SaaS based solution. On-premise installations require you to install the software at your office on your servers and is maintained by your IT staff which often requires a large setup fee and ongoing server maintenance costs. Cloud or SaaS based solutions are setup on your CMMS vendor's systems and do not require you to configure servers or perform server maintenace. Both types of installations have pros and cons and it is best to talk with a CMMS specialist to see what best fits your needs and budget.

Q: How long does a CMMS implementation take?
A: This can widely vary based on many factors. How large is your business? How many features or modules are you trying to implement? Do you have team buy in not only from your maintenance team, but from other managers? How difficult to use is the CMMS software you are choosing to use? How much time can you put into the implementation? Answering these questions should give you a better understanding of the time a CMMS implementation will take. At Limble CMMS our software can be setup within minutes and successfully implemented within a matter of weeks.

Q: How often is CMMS software updated?
A: This will depend on the type of installation you choose. Cloud or SaaS based CMMS software is often updated on a daily basis with no hassle on your part. On-premise updates involve you or your IT team and are often updated anywhere from every 3 months to once a year.

Q: Where is the CMMS data stored?
A: This also depends on the type of installation you choose. Cloud or SaaS based CMMS software will have the data stored on the CMMS software provider's servers. On-premise will store the CMMS data on your server at your location.

Q: What industries benefit from a CMMS system?
A: Many industries can benefit from a CMMS including: Manufacturing, Facilities, Equipment, Building, Property, Hospitality, Restaurants, Churches, Fleet, School, Government, Gyms and more. If you work in an industry with valuable assets that need maintenance a CMMS software could be beneficial to you.

Q: Does CMMS software work for small businesses as well as large corporations?
A: Although the implementations may be a little longer CMMS software is designed to work well for both small businesses and large corporations.

Q: What is the difference between a CMMS software and Facility Management software?
A: CMMS and FM software often mean the same thing although some FM software packages have non-maintenance modules included. For example, FM software may have a space management module which a CMMS software package might not. Be careful on FM software or CMMS software that tries to do too much. Finding the right CMMS software is one of the key factors in a successful implementation.

Further reading:

Wikipedia's CMMS page
Plant Maintenance CMMS review
CMMS best practices
Limble CMMS's feature list
Limble CMMS's pricing

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Why CMMS Implementations can fail

From talking with maintenance managers accross the country here are several reasons why CMMS implementations can fail

According to Reliable Plant Magazine up to 80% of all CMMS implementations fail before they bring the desired ROI.

From our experience, here are just a couple reasons why CMMS implementations fail:

  • Requires expensive consultants to get going
  • Requires intensive time to learn and then setup
  • Very difficult for the average maintenance technicans to use
  • Requires extensive and ongoing training
  • Requires continuous vendor support due to complexity

CMMS Software should not be this difficult to use!

After years of using old, complicated and just difficult to use software the Founders of Limble CMMS set out to create something better. Something that is easy to use. Something that can be setup and implemented within days. Something that will bring a ROI within a matter of weeks.

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History of CMMS

Here is an outline of the history of CMMS software