UpKeep

UpKeep

Mobile computerized maintenance management software

4.7/5 (1064 reviews)

UpKeep Overview

What is UpKeep?

UpKeep is a cloud-based CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) designed to be used on mobile devices, and suitable for a range of industries including manufacturing, construction, distribution, warehousing, utilities, hotels, restaurants, food processing, churches, education, and more. The system allows users to manage maintenance planning and work orders on-the-go, with tools for work order creation, prioritization, signature capture, image annotation, asset data import, barcode scanning, inventory management, chat & collaboration, invoice creation, and more. UpKeep allows users to create custom work orders for multiple purposes, such as creating checklists and measuring values, using templates and form items. Files, pictures, and parts can all be added to tasks, and users can prioritize work orders according to their urgency. Work orders and invoices can be created in PDF format, and emailed or printed. Asset data can be imported into UpKeep from existing records, and barcodes assigned to parts or assets, which can be scanned to add them into work orders. Users can create recurring schedules for preventative maintenance, and reserve or schedule individual parts to be used for specific work orders. Inventory can be managed by location, and part history tracking allows users to see where each part has been used. UpKeep automatically sends users push notifications and alerts in real time to inform them of any task updates or issues with equipment. Sensors can be integrated to enable real-time asset monitoring, and users can create triggers to automatically generate maintenance requests when specific conditions are reached. More than 50 different sensor types are supported, and users can view detailed reports of sensor data, such as humidity, tilt, temperature, and more. UpKeep also allows users to collaborate with real-time in-app chat for discussing issues or sharing updates, and reports on completed tasks, spend, and any recurring issues.

UpKeep Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$29.00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Starter: $25 per user, per month (billed annually) or $30 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Professional: $40 per user, per month (billed annually) or $48 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Business Plus: $70 per user, per month (billed annually) or $79 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Enterprise plans are available on request.


UpKeep Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 others, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America
Supported Languages
English

Screenshots

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UpKeep Reviews

UpKeep Reviews

Overall rating
4.7
/
5 1064 reviews
Excellent
735

Very good
297

Average
29

Poor
3

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4.6
Features
4.4
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Support
4.8
97% recommended this app
Paul D.

Upkeep can change your whole maintenance program

It's as good at the information provided, which is made better because once it's in there, its accessible to anyone and over time, can provide information


Jonathan B.

Best overall usability

Overall, this is the best CMMS we have used. I did sample the top 10 for a year before deciding and upKeep was the best because of easy of use in the field. This software saves time by reducing paperwork and admin tasks.


Ryan S.

A great start!

My experience over the first month with UpKeep has been very positive. The team in California have been checking in to provide support and they've sent us a ton of QR labels for our assets and stock room. I have worked with five different CMMSs over the past several years and have been responsible for two implementations. This has been the smoothest and easiest one so far... configuration has been easy and it's been warmly welcomed by my team and the organization as a whole.


Jamie P.

A very strong start, but a long way to go yet.

We all like it, but the glitches are too slow at being corrected. I really don't want to switch companies but it has come up recently. I like working with the support team, they always seem very willing to help. Unfortunately the solutions they provide are hardly ever agreeable with me. I think that is usually no fault of theirs, but rather that we keep reaching the end of the program's capabilities. That is frustrating for me.


Brian B.

Intuitive software that is easy to setup and use daily

Wonderful and knowledgeable sales team


Paul D.
Industry: Food & Beverages
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Upkeep can change your whole maintenance program

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 13/11/2019
Review Source: Capterra

It's as good at the information provided, which is made better because once it's in there, its accessible to anyone and over time, can provide information

Pros

Information, details, knowing what was done on a machine last time, it means that you don't necessarily have to do the same job twice. If a problem comes back and was misdiagnosed last time you can review what was done and see if you can find where the actual issue is.

Locations, parts, assets, you can put them all into this software and down to the bolt you can provide details on any of them.

Cons

The UI needs work, especially when moving parts around or finding assets in a location. Having a naming standard helps a lot. If you know that an item belongs at a specific site, having a clear site name along with what it is makes a difference.

Response from UpKeep Technologies

Hi Paul!

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for all of your feedback! We are so happy to hear UpKeep is providing value to you and your team and helping to improve your maintenance program. Your feedback regarding the UI of the Parts page is valuable and we will make sure to bring it to the attention of our Product team.

Thank you again for taking the time to submit your feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve the app and make our customer's workflows as seamless as possible.

Have a great day!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jonathan B.
Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Best overall usability

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 27/11/2019
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

Overall, this is the best CMMS we have used. I did sample the top 10 for a year before deciding and upKeep was the best because of easy of use in the field. This software saves time by reducing paperwork and admin tasks.

Pros

I sampled many different CMMS programs and upKeep was the only software that made the cut. This software is actually usable in the field.

Cons

There are a few additional features I would like to see. I would like to be able to set exact permissions per user. the amount of administrative data available to Limited Technician renders some functionality not usable. Not everyone needs a list of all vendors and customers. There needs be a permissions checkbox to limit some access and functionality per user. Depending on how this software is used, it could cause an issue. would you want everyone in your company to have a list of our all your customers and vendors? for this reason. We avoid using some features and have not upgraded to the business package.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Ryan S.
Industry: Food & Beverages
Company size: 51-200 Employees

A great start!

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 3/12/2019
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

My experience over the first month with UpKeep has been very positive. The team in California have been checking in to provide support and they've sent us a ton of QR labels for our assets and stock room. I have worked with five different CMMSs over the past several years and have been responsible for two implementations. This has been the smoothest and easiest one so far... configuration has been easy and it's been warmly welcomed by my team and the organization as a whole.

Pros

The ease of use and functionality check all of the boxes I was looking for. I get updates on my phone, can track work, and share what we're doing throughout our organization in a way that is simple to understand. The cost and very low barrier to entry has been a huge plus as well.

Cons

There have been little quirks with the system that have taken a little getting used to. Updating PMs or creating a PO, for example, can be difficult when you click off the screen to update a piece of that (check list, asset, or part) and then the whole thing that was being worked on is lost. Having discreet location differences for assets and stock rooms would be nice, too.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jamie P.
Industry: Events Services
Company size: 13-50 Employees

A very strong start, but a long way to go yet.

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 28/02/2019
Review Source: Capterra

We all like it, but the glitches are too slow at being corrected. I really don't want to switch companies but it has come up recently. I like working with the support team, they always seem very willing to help. Unfortunately the solutions they provide are hardly ever agreeable with me. I think that is usually no fault of theirs, but rather that we keep reaching the end of the program's capabilities. That is frustrating for me.

Pros

I really love the layout and the ease of use. I also appreciate the diverse application to many different uses. The fact that you can access it from a phone or a computer is amazing. Very convenient that way.

Cons

RECURRING WORK ORDERS! There are so many glitches when you start making work orders recur. I've tried my best to provide feedback on this because it is really starting to be a deal breaker but the problems continue.

1) duplicates pop up constantly and they don't go away easily.
2) The scheduling options for recurring work orders is totally bad. Model it after Google Calendar first, then add options to make it more detailed. The fact that you can't schedule seasonal tasks without some silly back-end procedure to duplicate the work orders every year is highly frustrating.
3) Gonna need a little more flexibility in the different categories of user. My techs need to be able to create their own work orders without being a complete access administrator. There should be something in between. I trust my guys and they know their jobs, I don't need to make all their work orders for them.
4) I'd like to see some improvement in the template modules. I've not been able to benefit from them realistically even though I've tried. When you go to add them into a work order it just never seems to make much sense.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 4.0/10

Brian B.
Industry: Facilities Services
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Intuitive software that is easy to setup and use daily

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 8/10/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Wonderful and knowledgeable sales team

Pros

• Work request portal and app design- easy to use and very precise
• All staff can input requests and can easily check progress by viewing work order
• Front desk can make appointments and have real time info when inquiries are made
• Technicians see work request creation in real time.
• Increased productivity
• Work orders priorities flagged to ensure quick response times
• Central hub to manage all info to improve organization
• Ability to generate work requests via app
• Inventory tracking and resident billing
• Asset management
• Reports

Cons

• No notification that invoices need to be processed

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9/10
Based on 1,064 user ratings
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UpKeep Pricing

UpKeep Pricing

Starting from
US$29.00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Starter: $25 per user, per month (billed annually) or $30 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Professional: $40 per user, per month (billed annually) or $48 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Business Plus: $70 per user, per month (billed annually) or $79 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Enterprise plans are available on request.

Starter: $25 per user, per month (billed annually) or $30 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Professional: $40 per user, per month (billed annually) or $48 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Business Plus: $70 per user, per month (billed annually) or $79 per user, per month (billed monthly)

Enterprise plans are available on request.

Value for Money
4.6/5
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UpKeep Features

UpKeep Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Audit Trail
Auditing
Automatic Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Compliance Management
Customisable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Document Storage
Inventory Management
Inventory Tracking
Invoice Management
Monitoring
Real Time Data
Real Time Reporting
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
4.4/5
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Additional information for UpKeep

Additional information for UpKeep

Key features of UpKeep

  • Asset data import
  • Asset management
  • Barcode scanning
  • Company request portal
  • Custom form fields
  • Dashboard & reporting
  • Enhanced scheduling
  • File & photo storage
  • Inventory management by location
  • Invoice PDF printing & emailing
  • Part history tracking
  • Preventative maintenance scheduling
  • Real-time chat
  • Real-time push notifications
  • Recurring tasks
  • Request status tracking
  • Signature capture
  • User access controls
  • Video uploading
  • Work order PDF printing & emailing
  • Work order prioritization
  • Work order templates

Benefits

  • Notifications and alerts are generated in real time, to inform users of any updates to tasks and asset failures.

  • Work orders can be customized to track notes, create checklists, and measure values, with the ability to set priority levels and add pictures, files, or parts to each individual task.

  • Data on existing assets can be imported, and users can scan barcodes on assets or parts to add them to work orders, reserve and schedule parts to be used in maintenance, and track part histories.

  • Branded, customized request portals can be created to allow requests to be made by anyone, from any device, with notifications for new requests, and the ability to track request statuses in real time.

  • Sensors can be integrated with UpKeep, allowing users to monitor assets in real time, define conditions to automatically trigger maintenance requests, view detailed sensor reports, and more.

  • UpKeep FAQs

    UpKeep FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for UpKeep.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does UpKeep offer?

    UpKeep offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$29.00/month

    Pricing model: Free, Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Starter: $25 per user, per month (billed annually) or $30 per user, per month (billed monthly) Professional: $40 per user, per month (billed annually) or $48 per user, per month (billed monthly) Business Plus: $70 per user, per month (billed annually) or $79 per user, per month (billed monthly) Enterprise plans are available on request.

    Q. What are the main features of UpKeep?

    UpKeep offers the following features:

    • Asset data import
    • Asset management
    • Barcode scanning
    • Company request portal
    • Custom form fields
    • Dashboard & reporting
    • Enhanced scheduling
    • File & photo storage
    • Inventory management by location
    • Invoice PDF printing & emailing
    • Part history tracking
    • Preventative maintenance scheduling
    • Real-time chat
    • Real-time push notifications
    • Recurring tasks
    • Request status tracking
    • Signature capture
    • User access controls
    • Video uploading
    • Work order PDF printing & emailing
    • Work order prioritization
    • Work order templates

    Q. Who are the typical users of UpKeep?

    UpKeep has the following typical customers:

    Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

    Q. What languages does UpKeep support?

    UpKeep supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does UpKeep offer?

    UpKeep has the following pricing plans:

    Free, Subscription

    Q. Does UpKeep support mobile devices?

    UpKeep supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does UpKeep integrate with?

    UpKeep integrates with the following applications:

    Magpie Property Management Software, Slack, Slack, Zapier

    Q. What level of support does UpKeep offer?

    UpKeep offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials