By: PR.com
May 02, 2013 at 09:10 AM EDT
Quaker Oats Completes Successful Upgrade to CHAMPS CMMS/EAM Version 12.0

Crystal River, FL, May 02, 2013 --(PR.com)-- CHAMPS Software, Inc., a leading provider of Computerized Maintenance Management (CMMS) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions for over four decades, announces a successful system upgrade for Quaker Oats Company – a division of PepsiCo. The largest cereal mill in the world migrated to the recently released CHAMPS CMMS/EAM version 12.0 to gain new functionality for work order management, preventive maintenance, equipment management, scheduling, materials management, and improved administrative features. As a result, Quaker Oats has been able to streamline functions and activities of maintenance supervisors and planners. Additionally, the company can now expedite their procurement process with improved communications functionality within the CHAMPS purchasing module.

The CHAMPS support team worked directly with the upgrade team at Quaker Oats to prepare and manage the transition for the upgrade. A migration plan was used to ensure a smooth transition to the new version of the CHAMPS CMMS/EAM solution. The CHAMPS team provided training overviews of the system features and functionality to acclimate the Quaker Oats team to the new release.

“We run a very large operation that covers nearly 2 million square feet under roof with multiple shifts seven days a week,” stated Judy Mittan, Facilities Maintenance Planner and Supervisor, Quaker Oats Company. “It is imperative that our maintenance system is properly configured to capture, track and manage all activity that we perform to keep our mill running efficiently. This upgrade to CHAMPS version 12.0 further supports these efforts and enables us to run our operations and maintenance activity with full confidence.”

The Quaker Oats Company has relied on the CHAMPS CMMS/EAM solution for more than 20 years. The system is used to manage maintenance for production and facility equipment, and materials management activities including the storeroom and purchasing areas. Key Performance Indicator (KPI) dashboards provide real-time views of critical performance areas and are used by management for decision making analysis.

About CHAMPS Software, Inc.

For more than four decades, CHAMPS Software, Inc. has been developing and delivering Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software solutions that enable enterprises of varying size, sophistication, and industry to optimize the life cycles of their capital assets. CHAMPS CMMS/EAM continuously improves operations by incorporating industry best practices with the flexibility inherent in component based web architected solutions. Regardless of organizational size or geographical layout, CHAMPS CMMS/EAM is purposely scalable to manage business processes for asset optimization across the enterprise. Efficient acquisition, maintenance, repairs, replacement or salvaging of these critical assets result in operational excellence, leading to decreased cost and increased profits. For more information, visit CHAMPSInc.com.

Contact Information:
CHAMPS Software, Inc.
William Russell
(352) 795-2362
Contact via Email
http://www.champsinc.com

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