First mover advantage

December 2009
Utility Week;12/18/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 24, Special Section p4
Trade Publication
The article addresses the need to improve asset management maintenance in the utilities sector. Graeme Thompson at Eon's Central Networks and Steve Plumb of Tube Lines described the challenges faced by their firms in asset management during a meeting of Marketforce. For Alexander Daehne of SAS' global supply chain practice, maintenance and inspection based on condition provides firms more insight, lead in higher availability and lower maintenance costs, a strategy called condition-based maintenance (CBM) or predictive asset maintenance (PAM).


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