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Equipment Management Solutions (EMSolutions)

Cat® Equipment Management Solutions (EMSolutions) give you scalable support whatever the size and type of your operation, whatever your budget.

Your equipment is the backbone of your business. You need to extract every penny of value from it that you can. Cat EMSolutions, delivered by Finning, make smart use of technology to help you lower your operating costs and maximise your performance in the following ways (click on an icon):

SCHEDULE TIMELY AND CONVENIENT MAINTENANCE
MONITOR MACHINE HEALTH
INCREASE FUEL EFFICIENCY

INCREASE UPTIME
EXTEND WORKING LIFE
REDUCE OPERATING COSTS

Equipment Management Solutions Across Multiple Industries

Finning have been powering businesses like yours since 1933 and today have 400 service and support staff working across a network of branches. We supply Equipment Management solutions to a variety of industries through excellence in innovation and technical expertise, backed by integrated support services.

Quick Feature Comparison

Solutions Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Vision Link
Fleet Benchmark Reports  
Condition Monitoring    
Comprehensive Fleet Breakdown Report,
Analysis and Recommendations
   
Preventative Maintenance Agreement      
Repair & Maintenance Agreement        

Level 1 - Access

Get connected to your asset and ACCESS the information it can provide. Start making basic decisions about your equipment with real-time information about your fleet.

Product Link hardware is retrofitted to your machine and transmits valuable information which can then be accessed via VisionLink - our user-friendly Web interface that gives you a clear picture of your data online whenever, wherever.

Benefits of level 1:

  • Product Link transmits data to VisionLink which can be accessed anywhere online, giving you ACCESS to valuable asset data and allowing you to monitor idle time, machine fault information, equipment utilization and running/fuel costs. Gain a competetive advantage by knowing the history of your equipment and actual running costs to better forecast and quote for work.

Level 2 - Inform

Level 2: INFORM is a proactive solution that helps you see the value of the electronic telematic information your equipment provides by utilizing the Cat® Product Link® technology and VisionLink® application.

INFORM helps you manage your equipment with an automated monthly report provided by Finning containing health and utilization trends with benchmark comparisons against geographic region averages. These comparisons will provide a high-level snapshot of your fleet's relative performance compared to fleets in your area.

Benefits of level 2:

Utilize the monthly reports to determine if there are areas you want to dig into for more detail. Your dealer can provide additional consultation to determine root causes.

  • Your dealer provides you with a monthly summary, leveraging your equipment's electronic information.
  • See your equipment's average run time vs .idle time to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Compares your fleet average against regional averages in five areas:
    • Key operator-induced fault codes
    • Run time
    • Fuel burn
    • Idle time
    • Overall average comparison against regional fleets
  • Product Link transmits data to VisionLink which can be accessed anywhere online, giving you ACCESS to valuable asset data and allowing you to monitor idle time, machine fault information, equipment utilization and running/fuel costs. Gain a competetive advantage by knowing the history of your equipment and actual running costs to better forecast and quote for work.

Level 3 - Advise

Benefit from comprehensive condition monitoring and data analysis to ADVISE you how, and when, to maintain and repair your equipment.

You understand and value the detailed information that your assets can provide and the benefits that condition-based data can add to your operation.

You appreciate how truly listening to your machine can help minimise your Total Cost of Ownership, and how aggregating information from all sources empowers you to make informed, educated and insightful decisions.

With ADVISE you can enjoy all the features found in the previous levels with the added benefit of having an analyst dedicated to condition monitoring watching your equipment and equipment alerts through Vision Link, Fluid Analysis and Inspections through Cat Inspect. The purpose of the condition monitoring analyst is to reduce the odds of unplanned failures and increase uptime.

Benefits of level 3:

  • Product Link transmits data to VisionLink which can be accessed anywhere online, giving you ACCESS to valuable asset data and allowing you to monitor idle time, machine fault information, equipment utilization and running/fuel costs. Gain a competetive advantage by knowing the history of your equipment and actual running costs to better forecast and quote for work.

  • Condition Monitoring The purpose of condition monitoring is to help reduce the risk of unplanned downtime while helping you to maximize your uptime and productivity. Take advantage of our monthly reports portal to allow you to get truly connected to your assets and to fully profit from the insight that this connectivity can bring.

  • Benchmark Fleet Reports Receive monthly fleet benchmarking reports allowing you to identify potential areas for improvement.

Level 4 - Support

Receive the technical support you need to allow you to focus on your core business through the combination of condition monitoring and a preventative maintenance service agreement.

Lower your maintenance costs through an affordable and convenient fixed cost servicing agreement. The SUPPORT solution combines the benefits of condition monitoring with a Preventative Maintenance service from Finning.

Planned preventive maintenance is a key contributor to improved equipment availability and lower operating costs and by allowing Finning to take care of this you can benefit from having experienced Cat trained Technicians carry out the work, and reduce the number of parts and resources needed in house.

Benefits of level 4:

  • Product Link transmits data to VisionLink which can be accessed anywhere online, giving you ACCESS to valuable asset data and allowing you to monitor idle time, machine fault information, equipment utilization and running/fuel costs. Gain a competetive advantage by knowing the history of your equipment and actual running costs to better forecast and quote for work.

  • Preventative Maintenance Agreement Finning will carry out all servicing to an agreed level, including maintenance parts, labour and travel. Maintenance is performed to the recommended schedule by Cat trained Finning technicians. We will also take care of planning the service intervals so servicing is never forgotten and can be scheduled to suit your operations. Servicing can be priced to be completed outside of normal working hours to suit your operation and to free your time to focus on your business.

  • Condition Monitoring The purpose of condition monitoring is to help reduce the risk of unplanned downtime while helping you to maximize your uptime and productivity. Take advantage of our monthly reports portal to allow you to get truly connected to your assets and to fully profit from the insight that this connectivity can bring.

  • Benchmark Fleet Reports Receive monthly fleet benchmarking reports allowing you to identify potential areas for improvement.

Level 5 - Manage

Allow Finning to MANAGE all the maintenance and repairs of your equipment enabling you to focus on optimising the rest of your operation.

With a MANAGE agreement you can benefit from all the support and consultancy provided in previous levels with the added benefit of a fixed price maintenance and repair agreement giving you peace of mind and allowing you to concentrate on maximising your productivity.

Benefits of level 5:

  • Product Link transmits data to VisionLink which can be accessed anywhere online, giving you ACCESS to valuable asset data and allowing you to monitor idle time, machine fault information, equipment utilization and running/fuel costs. Gain a competetive advantage by knowing the history of your equipment and actual running costs to better forecast and quote for work.

  • Repair and Maintenance Agreement Let Finning take care of everything, from routine oil changes to major engine repairs. Fixed maintenance costs per hour to keep your machine running, minimising downtime to ensure better machine availability and productivity. No need for workshop or service tooling and reduced parts inventory.

  • Preventative Maintenance Agreement Finning will carry out all servicing to an agreed level, including maintenance parts, labour and travel. Maintenance is performed to the recommended schedule by Cat trained Finning technicians. We will also take care of planning the service intervals so servicing is never forgotten and can be scheduled to suit your operations. Servicing can be priced to be completed outside of normal working hours to suit your operation and to free your time to focus on your business.

  • Condition Monitoring The purpose of condition monitoring is to help reduce the risk of unplanned downtime while helping you to maximize your uptime and productivity. Take advantage of our monthly reports portal to allow you to get truly connected to your assets and to fully profit from the insight that this connectivity can bring.

  • Benchmark Fleet Reports Receive monthly fleet benchmarking reports allowing you to identify potential areas for improvement.