UpKeep

UpKeep

Mobile computerized maintenance management software

4.7/5 (1051 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
$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 1051 reviews
Excellent
729

Very good
291

Average
28

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
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.


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


Dirk K.

Crucial Team Management

This creates the foundation for extensive maintenance records, historical tracking of problems, inventory, and more. It allows you to monitor your entire portfolio on a macro and micro level.


Liam L.

Great for our medium sized business!

Overall UpKeep is a great piece of software that continues to improve with regular feature updates. I would recommend it to anyone managing a medium to large sized business facility or multiple properties.


Simon A.

Using upkeep for solar farm maintenance reporting.

Upkeep has helped hugely in showing clients what we actually do and giving them real times as to how long process may take. Before a list of times and costs were all clients received as to now a full report which shows the lengths taken to complete the tasks .


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

Best overall usability

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 11/27/2019
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

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 11/13/2019
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

Dirk K.
Industry: Real Estate
Company size: 13-50 Employees

Crucial Team Management

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 7/29/2019
Review Source: Capterra

This creates the foundation for extensive maintenance records, historical tracking of problems, inventory, and more. It allows you to monitor your entire portfolio on a macro and micro level.

Pros

Functionality. This cloud-based task manager functions at the level that works for you. Whether you're assigning basic tasks at a complex you own and manage or inspecting individually tagged pieces of hardware this is essential. The accountability from a required signature showing this task has been done is reassuring. Should there be a hang-up or question UpKeep's customer service is there to help you through it.

Cons

The initial challenge is determining the depth at which to utilize this software most effectively. Whenever an organization chooses to go with a task manager, it is only effective as the degree to which your staff buys into it.

Response from UpKeep Technologies

Hi Dirk,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for UpKeep! We're so happy to hear that UpKeep is serving your team for tasks and projects big & small.
The fact that the signature feature has provided a layer of accountability for your team is amazing! We're glad that the ability to historically track your work at a micro and macro level is helping you take the team to the next level.

If you ever do need assistance in developing your maintenance program using UpKeep, feel free to reach out to your dedicated Customer Success Manager. Our team will follow up with you to connect your team to this dedicated resource.

Thank you again for leaving us a great review. We really do take and appreciate your feedback seriously!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Liam L.
Industry: Recreational Facilities & Services
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Great for our medium sized business!

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 3/2/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Overall UpKeep is a great piece of software that continues to improve with regular feature updates. I would recommend it to anyone managing a medium to large sized business facility or multiple properties.

Pros

UpKeep is a great service for managing work orders, tracking assets and scheduling your teams time. The request portal and phone app make it easy for our managers to submit maintenance requests and for our maintenance team to prioritize and respond in a timely fashion. The asset system is great for tracking parts and preventative and reactive maintenance that has been performed on individual items such as HVAC units. The Ability to upload pictures and other files such as repair manuals, to work orders and assets is also a huge plus. All around UpKeep is a great piece of software that I would recommend to anyone with a medium to large size business or anyone managing multiple properties.

Cons

UpKeep offers the ability to generate PDF invoices to submit to clients however there is no way to save or return to a generated invoice within the software; once the invoice is exported as PDF and you close the window you can no longer return. I would love to see an invoicing feature that is more similar to the work order system. As a country club we not only track our internal maintenance, but maintenance performed on members golf carts and other items. The ability to generate invoices more fluidly would be much better than having to utilize an integration. I'm also disappointed that the ability to track additional costs related to a work order are only offered in the business plus plan, rather than the professional or starter plans. There are many times where I want to add an individual expense with a description attached to it, without having to input it in the parts and inventory section.

Response from UpKeep Technologies

Hi Liam, I'm so glad you're finding UpKeep both easy to use and valuable to your business! Additionally, we appreciate your detailed feedback in features you would like to see and how they would benefit you. Please know that we take all this feedback to heart and continue to work on releasing new features that will support you and your team!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Simon A.
Industry: Renewables & Environment
Company size: 501-1,000 Employees

Using upkeep for solar farm maintenance reporting.

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2/22/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Upkeep has helped hugely in showing clients what we actually do and giving them real times as to how long process may take. Before a list of times and costs were all clients received as to now a full report which shows the lengths taken to complete the tasks .

Pros

The software is very easy to use on many different formats. Being able to report in real time is very helpful in the field and reports can be generated very easy for instant use. The end reports are very professional and and look the part. Photos added to reports are a good for clients to be able to see the works carried out and being able to add many photos to as many different topics i may need is great.

Cons

The application needs to have either 3g, 4g or wifi for real time this is great in areas with these capabilities but most solar farms in the middle of no where meaning i need to take photos and write my reports after i have done my job and returned to an area with wifi etc. Also only being able to upload 1 photo at a time makes the process drawn out as you have to keep going back to the report and then finding the photo you need...... There have also been instances when working in areas with 4g etc that reports that have been worked on have lost all info meaning they have to been done again.

Response from UpKeep Technologies

Hi Simon, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! I'm so excited that UpKeep has improved your ability to show all the hard work that you and your team are doing!!! Our mission is to empower you all in exactly that way to help you to get recognition for the work that might otherwise go unnoticed. In terms of the app needing 3G, 4G, or WiFi, the reason for this is to be able to send and receive updates in real time, especially in cases where team members may be spread across different locations. Providing more offline services may be something we can do in the future, but we hope it's not too much of an inconvenience at the time!

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

User recommendation
9/10
Based on 1,051 user ratings
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UpKeep Pricing

UpKeep Pricing

Starting from
$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
Customizable 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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Videos and Tutorials

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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: $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