The efficient management concerned with company infrastructure - including equipment, modules and stock of spare parts - and with the logistics of such elements is expressed by service quality. Managing a great deal of operating assets dispersed in large, as well as distant areas requires a precise level of control in order to avoid trouble and loss.
CPqD Asset Management is an operations support system aimed at managing the life cycle of every asset of a company. In telecommunications, involving either fixed telephony or mobile telephony companies, the system is able to manage equipment and modules installed in central offices. In the electrical sector, it controls both use and stock of consumption meters. In other sectors, it is able to accompany computing equipment and software licenses.
For assets in need of repair, the system manages all the maintenance process, either preventive or corrective, including information on maintenance contracts and warranty terms. Beyond all else, as it accompanies the location and the situation of each item, the system offers an integrated overview of the company's assets, even though their physical distribution. Therefore, it is possible to offer a precise dimension of spare parts stocks and to avoid costs involving unnecessary acquisitions. In addition, the system scores item durability and the efficiency of outsourced maintenance services so that new acquisitions can be directed and new repair service renders can be chosen.
The solution offers the following functions
Element Management: All the information related to elements is centralized (type, manufacturer, supplier, maintenance and warranty contracts, plant localization, etc.), along with the life cycle of each equipment, module or part.
Maintenance Management: Records defects in the elements by supplying performance indices which help control the quality of outsourced services. It also makes administration easier and optimizes maintenance and warranty contracts by helping control repair costs.
Stock Management: manages the stock of elements related to different physical places by guaranteeing its availability under reduced costs.Main CPqD Asset Management deployment gains: cost reduction, mainly owing to the adequate dimensioning of asset inventory; operational efficiency improvement, specially in failure reduction and in element repair time; management improvement, providing wider visibility and clearness in relation to the assets and their corresponding repairs.