Why Sign up for Planned Maintenance?

May 15, 2019

Equipment breakdowns can cause loss of productivity and impair safety on the job. It can seriously impact your bottom line. Rather than waiting until your equipment causes a shutdown, consider regular planned maintenance visits that keep your dock equipment at peak performance. Partnering with W. E. Carlson for a loading dock door planned maintenance program can dramatically reduce your costs, improve the longevity of your equipment and provide peace of mind. Here are four benefits of planned maintenance:

1. Professional Assessments, Recommendations and Inspections

As part of the maintenance program, one of the first things the technicians perform is a survey that assesses the condition of your current equipment. At the completion of this survey, your business receives a report that recommends maintenance, repairs and upgrades to help you get the most out of your equipment. You’ll get recommendations for your planned maintenance schedule.

2. Increased Performance and Energy Efficiency

  • Service repair costs are reduced by 12 to 18 percent.
  • Energy bills are reduced 5 to 20 percent.
  • Equipment gets a longer lifetime, leading to a greater ROI.
  • Fewer equipment failures equal better productivity and higher revenues.
  • Planned maintenance ensures that product warranties are honored.

3. Reduce Downtime

Professional technicians identify potential problems that can be repaired before equipment completely breaks down. Having loading dock leveler planned maintenance keeps your business running efficiently and smoothly. With your planned maintenance program, you get local technicians who can get onsite quickly if you do experience a breakdown. Equipment that runs properly reduces the risk of accidents on the job, which can also impact your downtime.

4. Factory-trained Technicians

The benefit of factory-trained professionals is that these people can diagnose problems in your equipment quickly and can make repairs quickly to keep your business operating smoothly. Our professionals arrive in vehicles that are stocked with the most common parts, allowing us to provide service in one visit in most cases. 

Protect Your Investment

W. E. Carlson representatives can provide your business with information to help you plan for the future. You can track your equipment more efficiently to know when you should make the investment in updated products that fit into your business goals. If you are updating your facility, we can help you plan your new docks to provide the best ROI.

Ready to get more information about service and repairs? Contact the dock specialists with W.E. Carlson for planned maintenance that you can trust. We take dock design seriously, not just for improved productivity, but for safety, security and cost reductions.