Control Costs

Equipment management helps control costs.

Equipment management helps you reduce the owning and operating costs of your equipment by allowing for real-time access to machine stats, hours, locations, maintenance tracking and other critical diagnostic data. An example of using equipment management to create cost savings can be shown by monitoring and then reducing idle time, which in turn reduces fuel burn.

Cat® EM Services is ready to help you control the costs of doing business every day. Interested in how equipment management can help your business?

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Cat® customer Malcolm Long describes how he uses Cat Product Link to reduce service costs by tracking maintenance schedules and pre-ordering parts for his company's construction equipment.

6 Ways Equipment Data Can Help You Cut Equipment Costs | Caterpillar

control costs

Using the data generated by your equipment puts money in your pocket by helping you keep your equipment in top shape and avoid unplanned downtime. Here are six ways to make the most of your data to help manage your equipment and reduce operating costs.

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How You Can Use Equipment Management to Improve Margins

The cyclical nature of the construction industry makes maintaining margins a constant challenge. One way to combat the many pressures facing your business is through effective equipment management. It can do a lot to reduce costs, boost efficiency and substantially improve your bottom line.

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How much is idle time costing you? | Caterpillar

If your machine runs 2,000 hours per year, what percentage of that time are you actually doing productive work? Non-productive hours can translate into a lot of wasted fuel: 1 GALLON OR MORE EVERY HOUR. This chart shows you how fast the numbers add up.

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