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Maintenance Scheduling 101
Many organizations have tried to address their maintenance scheduling woes by introducing new and sometimes very advanced technologies. The reality is that

vacation scheduling  available for scheduling purposes—including vacation and training time. The end result is the total available hours to schedule for each trade. Because the supervisor has the best knowledge of the crew status, it makes sense to have the supervisor communicate the available crew hours to the scheduler who develops a weekly schedule. Based on the available hours to schedule, the scheduler can now insert jobs that are ready to schedule . The scheduler first schedules all due PMs for the period. Once

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Staff Scheduling for the Health Care Industry

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