This is the next in a series of posts highlighting critical Action Items that every facilities manager should be focused on throughout the year but especially during certain parts of the year. You may learn about them all in the popular ebook, What Every Facilities Manager Should Do Now.
In our prior post, we explored the powerful benefits from enabling contractor-initiated work orders. Rather than always waiting for an issue to be reported and then for your vendor to make a trip on site, efficient FMs enable their vendors to create a work order on the spot when an issue is identified, within appropriate limits and constraints. This gets problems, particularly those that occur unexpectedly and/or off-hours resolved faster and more cost effectively.