Cat® Equipment Management Solutions
- Increase operational productivity and decrease costs
- Regularly view reports to make sure you are making the right business decisions
By working together with Al-Bahar you can now manage your machinery and equipment to drive up the value of your production and lower operational costs through Equipment Management Solutions from Cat (Cat EMSolutions).
This process allows you to view and act upon machinery location, fuel consumption, as well as health and maintenance issues like hours, fluid contamination, scheduled oil samples and much more…
Equipment Management is just one of the areas where Cat Connect combines technology and services to boost your job site efficiency. Cat Connect makes smart use of technology to monitor, control and manage your equipment. Using the information gathered from technology-equipped machines, Al-Bahar can help you find new ways to enhance production, reduce costs, improve safety and build the more sustainable, successful business you want.
Explore more of our service options and the benefits of EMSolutions:
Cat® EMSolutions for Construction |
Cat® Product Link™ | Overview
Remote access to electronic data from your equipment is the first step to uncovering additional value.
EMSolutions starts by making sure you’re connected with Cat Product Link™ and its user-friendly Web interface, VisionLink®. Product Link is integrated with the electronic control modules on your equipment to collect and deliver valuable information that helps you:
- Track the location and status of equipment
- Monitor utilization, availability and health
- Respond to repair and maintenance indicators more quickly
With Level 1: ACCESS, you can easily begin using a range of Cat technologies to track and analyze critical information more quickly…and realize more value from your equipment.
We can also help you register for Cat PartStore™ or easy online parts ordering and provide training to help you get the most out of the equipment-reporting technologies.
When you get connected with Product Link, you’ll begin to see immediate results. While you work, we can turn your equipment data into valuable monthly reports that help you learn:
- How much fuel your fleet is burning compared to similar equipment in your region
- If fault codes indicate your operators need more training
- How much time your equipment spends idling versus working
- How many hours are on your equipment so you can schedule maintenance on time
Our state of the art fleet management services will deliver notifications at the overall fleet level that help you determine if there are areas of concern, like excessive idle time.
Knowledge is power. Level 2: INFORM gives you more information about your fleet, transforming data into operational efficiencies.
In addition to the above, you will get the services applicable for Level 1: Access.
While routine maintenance is essential to keeping your equipment up and running — and providing you with many years of productive service. Al-Bahar has the expertise to build an equipment management solution that meets your business needs and budget—and goes beyond just data.
We’ll conduct a thorough analysis of your machine health conditions at regular intervals to determine possible areas of opportunity. We will then recommend the appropriate solution that addresses these areas.
These recommendations work hand in hand with a comprehensive condition monitoring program that can include:
- Electronic data via Product Link and VisionLink
- Fluid analysis via S.O.S℠ Services
- Equipment inspections
Level 3: ADVISE means you have an equipment advisor— Al-Bahar —helping you manage your fleet for maximum efficiency, lowest cost of ownership and highest availability
In addition to the above, you will get the services applicable for Level 1: Access & Level 2: Inform.
It lets you concentrate on operating your business while Al-Bahar handles the preventive maintenance services, scheduled and provided at planned intervals.
Dealer-delivered services in Level 4: SUPPORT include:
- Condition monitoring for your fleet, including inspections, S.O.S, electronic data, reports and more
- On-site PM services, including maintenance parts and labor
- Proactive, expert monitoring of your fleet
- CSA – Customer Support Agreements
Equipment maintenance and repair services in Level 4: SUPPORT are the best way to ensure your maintenance is performed correctly and on time—from machines to generators.
With Level 4: SUPPORT, you can leave the details to Al-Bahar and concentrate on managing your business, not your maintenance.
To protect your investment in equipment, we offer a wide range of Customer Support Programs / Agreements, such as:
1. Preventive Maintenance Programs (PM)
2. Technical Analysis Level I (TA1) Inspection Programs
3. Technical Analysis Level II (TA2) Inspection Programs
Effective Preventive Maintenance is one of the most cost-effective ways to keep your machines operating effectively. We can provide you with a customised Preventive Maintenance Program that you can apply yourself, using convenient parts kits that are suited to your unique needs. Alternately, our experienced technicians can carry out this service at very nominal charges, at your site or at our workshop. Our fully equipped PM vans manned by experienced technicians carry our thousands of Preventive Maintenance jobs every year, saving our customers expensive downtime and also freeing customer resources to focus on their core activities while leaving equipment maintenance to the experts.
TA1 is a comprehensive free inspection program. It is based on visual and operational observations of performance indicators. Inspection results are reported using inspection check lists and comments related to equipment performance
TA2 is required to pin point performance problems identified in TA1. It requires the use of specialized diagnostic tools and extensive knowledge to interpret test results. It gives a clear, in-depth indication of the condition of your equipment. TA2 is a cost and down-time saving program that tells you exactly what you need to repair and when. A fully detailed inspection and diagnostic report is submitted for each inspection, along with performance analysis and recommended course of action
In addition to the above, you will get the services applicable for Level 1: Access, Level 2: Inform & Level 3: Advise.
When you turn the management of your fleet over to Al-Bahar, you’re not just buying services from a maintenance shop. You’re getting the expertise and resources of a global leader.
With Level 5: MANAGE, you’re also:
- Reducing unscheduled repairs and downtime
- Ensuring fixed operating and maintenance costs, which enable better business planning
- Getting world-class service from factory-trained technicians who know your equipment better than anyone
- Partnering with us to optimize your fleet performance, availability and lifecycle planning
Level 5: MANAGE delivers proactive equipment management so you can concentrate on your jobs—and your bottom line.
With Level 5: MANAGE service, you can enjoy the comfort of knowing your machines are being serviced properly — and on schedule. Our agreements pertain to any type of equipment, regardless of age, manufacturer or type of operating conditions. By removing the maintenance burden from your shoulders, our Customer Solution Agreements enable you to focus on running your business.
In addition to the above, you will get the services applicable for Level 1: Access, Level 2: Inform, Level 3: Advise & Level 4: Manage