Let's face it. The odds of a plan - even a well laid plan - being executed as designed are pretty low. Eventually, something is going to change. An AD will be published or a MOD program will pop up. A visit will go long, a plane will be late, a part will be missing. No matter what the cause, it's up to you to keep the plan current. Putting the pieces of the puzzle back together again is a time consuming, mundane chore. And time consuming, mundane chores are perfect for automation!
IFS Maintenix Fleet Planner makes it easy to collaborate on, modify and publish plan updates. As your plans are updated, IFS Maintenix Fleet Planner recalculates and reforecasts visits, automatically filling gaps to ensure nose to tail visits and full utilization of expensive maintenance facilities. Adding, or phasing in, ad hoc tasks, MODs and ADs can be managed with ease without manually calculating start or end dates or messing around in a spreadsheet.
Once the plan is updated, you have to let people know. By enabling access to the current plan from anywhere, on any device, IFS Maintenix Fleet Planner allows you to publish the plan for access in real-time by your users throughout the organization. When you are happy with your plan, you simply "publish" and changes are reflected immediately and downstream users can alter their work accordingly - and you can be on to other things.
Here are some areas IFS Maintenix Fleet Planner can help you streamline your planning:
- Planning and pricing out a yearly budget for heavy maintenance
- Maintaining plan accuracy and compliance as planning parameters change: span, in/out dates, location/track changes, accounting for non-working days
- Developing and managing yield targets for your plan (eg. within the same organization, 92% may work with one fleet, while 90% may work for another)
- Running parallel plans and What If scenarios: simulating fleet changes, block changes, capacity changes at HMV locations, mid-year vendor changes, etc.
- Communicating the plan across the organization with minimal effort
- Producing reports for stakeholder groups, such as hangar management, supply chain, or operations
- Managing performance check on vendors