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Look to Your Vendors for Solutions

The key is to develop relationships (rather than chase the lowest price), with clear and frequent communication.

They may not ride in on white horses, but vendors can dramatically reduce repair-related downtime. The key is to develop relationships (rather than chase the lowest price), with clear and frequent communication. Here are a few success stories to share with your team:

  • A factor in premature motor failure was the “drag” from their gearboxes. Discussions with the lubrication vendor resulted in changing to a different lubricant. Average gearbox temperatures dropped

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