Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) is the automated software systems for handling maintenance work orders, as well as associated inventory, purchasing, accounting, and human resources functions.

In some industriesparticularly process production, in which manufacturers look to optimize the use of capital-intensive equipmentmaintenance management systems plays a leading role as the enterprise system.

Maintenance management systems have similar basic functionality, including,

  1. use of work orders for preventive and predictive maintenance
  2. equipment recording and tracking
  3. inventory control
  4. scheduling labor and resources
  5. purchasing.

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