Who uses IBM® Maximo®?

4.7 billion

metro riders count on Maximo¹

8 out of 11

busiest airports in the world use Maximo²

15 of the 20

largest automotive companies rely on Maximo³

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Efficient, reliable assets for less downtime

Whether airplanes, cars, trucks, buses or trains — your organization depends on complex and high-performing assets because the world depends on you to keep moving. That’s why you need better ways to monitor, manage and maintain your assets, control costs and keep everyone safer.

IBM Maximo solutions help you extend the life of every transportation asset, anticipate problems, meet stringent regulatory requirements and adhere to industry standards. You’ll find IoT-driven and AI-powered offerings for enterprise asset management (EAM) and asset performance management (APM) are designed to help you:

  • Spot issues with remote monitoring and reduce downtime
  • Maintain stringent asset maintenance data and manage warranties
  • Enhance failure predictions and analyze asset health
  • Use mobile tools to make technicians more productive 

Benefits of Maximo for travel and transportation

Improve maintenance practices and reliability

Go from tracking KPIs to predicting and preventing asset failure by combining maintenance and repair data with intuitive visualizations from machine learning.

Create a safer, cleaner, compliant environment

Deploy low-code and no-code capabilities that add AI-enabled remote asset monitoring and visual inspection to your existing production capabilities.

Increase the availability and utilization of assets

Leverage real-time data and analytics to improve asset uptime and lifespan while reducing cost and increasing utilization for greater revenue generation.

IBM Maximo Transportation: Built for all types of fleets

For any type of fleet asset — from cars, trucks and buses to trains, light rail and ships — IBM Maximo Transportation gives you the enterprise solution you need to meet regulatory requirements, extend asset life, optimize parts management, reduce road calls, and increase planned maintenance.

You’ll have the power to centrally manage the lifecycle of every asset, efficiently and effectively, all on a single platform and database. Learn how you can:

  • Manage the lifecycle of every asset from the first day of service to retirement
  • Monitor equipment status, meter change-out, serial number changes and more 
  • Automate maintenance based on a variety of factors
  • Extend inventory management for cycle counting and fuel tank management
  • Address stringent regulatory requirements 

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Closeup of jet engine turbine

IBM Maximo Aviation: Keep your operations soaring

IBM Maximo Aviation is an EAM solution to schedule and manage aircraft maintenance, maintain regulatory compliance, and minimize periods when an aircraft is grounded. More efficient maintenance, repair and overhaul of an aircraft means more flight availability, along with a longer life for airframes, engines and other critical components.

This integrated industry solution helps your organization improve asset life, reduce aircraft downtime and lower the cost of ownership. With Maximo Aviation, you can:

  • Manage the lifecycle of every asset — such as fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, including unmanned drones — from first entrance into service to retirement
  • Automate maintenance planning and scheduling 
  • Allocate aircraft to flight schedules, validate availability against planned maintenance, and import flight schedules from third-party applications
  • Maintain the correct level of spare parts inventory and manage warrantee claims
  • Comply with all relevant safety and other regulatory requirements

Travel and transportation industry case studies

Airplanes at airport

Aviation: Riyadh Airports Company

Maximo helps improve airport maintenance efficiency in Saudi Arabia, eliminating more than 80% of maintenance paperwork.

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority station

Travel: MARTA

AI helps this mass transit agency predict asset health of its tunnel ventilation system, upping safety and efficiencies.

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Aviation: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

By mobilizing asset management to improve efficiency and minimize delays, Schiphol provides customers more flexibility, service and comfort.

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  1. Wikipedia list of metro systems, 2017
  2. Airports Council International, World's Busiest Airports, 2019
  3. Focus2Move, World Car Group Ranking, 2019