The Bigfoot CMMS Blog

OSHA Safety Checklist Warehouse Highlights Challenge of Keeping Workers Safe

October 15, 2015 | Asset Management, Distribution, Manufacturing, Occupational Safety & Health, Predictive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Work Orders/Maintenance Requests | no comments

Over 145,000 people work in warehouses across the United States, according to the OSHA. Employee safety is at the center of these distribution warehouse operations. Distribution centers are especially challenging environments to deal with when it comes to employee safety.

4 Ways Mobile Improves Maintenance Management

September 17, 2015 | CMMS Tips, Mobile, Work Orders/Maintenance Requests | no comments

Workers are on the move today. Literally.

Entrepreneur magazine reported on an updated forecast from International Data Corporation that “the global mobile workforce grew from one billion in 2010 to an estimated 1.3 billion in 2015.” Technology has played a role in that mobility, and continues to transform the way people work with availability across a wide range of devices.

Eyes on Expenditures

August 11, 2015 | Budget Management, CMMS Tips, Functionality, Project Management | no comments

Organizing purchases in line with fiscal requirements is a balancing act that needs to be managed perfectly to keep your maintenance teams equipped with the resources they need without overextending allocations. Today’s cloud-based CMMS solutions are well-equipped to add a layer of intelligence to project management, maintenance budgeting, and purchasing that has certainly come a long way from previous system iterations.