FMP makes it easy to manage preventive and repair maintenance on your fleet. FMP alerts you when PM is due, provides user-definable PM schedules, generates a fleet history, monitors operating costs, and tracks repairs, fuel, vendors, and drivers.
Pros: Anyone who`s responsible for a fleet of vehicles and equipments knows that preventive maintenance is vital. Regular, methodical inspections of a fleet can help avoid costly measures in future and the probability of a nasty surprise goes down. Keeping track of not only the preventive maintenance but also required repairs from regular wear and tear is essential. For all this to happen one needs a overall picture of what happened with the vehicles or equipment, what’s due and what’s needed. It can be very difficult to ensure that everything gets done. You need to keep track of unexpected repairs and problems so you can accurately determine the cost effectiveness of your equipment. This application makes it easy to track and organize preventive and repair maintenance information on a fleet of vehicles and equipment. The application shows, on start up, the preventive maintenance due for vehicles/equipment in color coded form so that you can have the alerts at a glance at all times. User can specify the preventive maintenance interval so this package can keep track and set alerts. Besides repair schedule in the package will let you schedule repairs as reported by drivers/operators.
All the maintenance history data can be captured such PM, repairs, parts, labor, and overall operating costs etc. The trends can help detect any misuse or neglect or whether it’s simply due to aging equipment. Operating data such as fuel usage, registrations, inspections, insurance, loan/lease information, employees, vendors etc can also be tracked quite easily. A range of reports with data filtering capability to suit your needs help print out MIS reports as needed. Additional features such as work order generation, parts inventory tracking, bar-coding, purchase orders, invoicing etc. As well as network based distributed operation are available on various versions of the application.
Cons: No problems noticed.
Overall: With a nice set of features and ease of use this application does rate a 4 star level.