SAM Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

SAM

Aviation Maintenance Software for CAMO and MRO businesses

4.2/5 (5 reviews)

SAM overview

What is SAM?

SAM is a tool for planning, scheduling, and tracking aircraft repairs and maintenance. Designed for use by CAMO and MRO businesses, SAM offers users inventory management, task scheduling, resource allocation, part reordering, batch and serial number tracking, fleet overview, and productivity tracking capabilities.

SAM gives users an overview of the status, availability, and shelf life (with support for both cure dates and expiry dates) for all spare parts. Batch and serial numbers are linked with documents, and materials set to be used “in house” are automatically registered to the aircraft tail number, to avoid part losses. Minimum levels can be set for parts, and those parts reordered when the number in stock falls below minimum. SAM also supports 3D barcoding.

Users can automatically import maintenance task lists into SAM, and define the part required for each task. Interactions between inventory and work orders allows for ordering parts in “just in time” for maintenance to be carried out, designed to reduce ordering and storage of unnecessary parts and improve cashflow. Work and preparation hours required, and necessary minimum skill levels can also be defined, allowing users to appropriately allocate their staff.
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Pricing

Starting from
€300/month
Pricing options
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Devices

Business size

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Markets

United Kingdom, Germany

Supported languages

English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
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SAM user reviews

Value for money
Features
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  4.6
  3.8
  4.4
  5.0
Jannie Engelbrecht

Jannie Engelbrecht Planning manager Safair

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-09-14
Review Source: Capterra

I like the system it is user friendly, the system, can support any airline All camo functions are great

Pros
The support is excellent

Cons
Component positions on the aircraft

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Likka Kurikka

Pleased user from CAMO

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-02-06
Review Source: Capterra

I have seen few other programs for maintaining aircrafts and airworthiness but SAM still offers the most widest features and best value for money. There is still couple features where we need other program to support our actions (like communication between workers and scheduling maintenances) but I have already seen progress with these features and hopefully some day in near future we can drop this other program away.

Pros
When you get it, it's pretty easy to use. Also I'm very satisfyid for customers support serivice. I always get answers quickly and they help me to find easiest and the most suitable solution for my issues.

Cons
Sometimes we still have some bugs in you system, but always when reporting them, I'll get directions how to proceed and some hours/days/weeks later (depending on quality of bugs) it's been taken care of.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Coert Horsten

General

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-11
Review Source: Capterra

We use SAM for purchase, workorders (without automatic SAM tasks, Stock control, invoice

Pros
Easy stock control, possibility to correct mistakes after printing (Status 9) via admin login

Cons
Task extension possibility's, categories of SB, MOD, AD etc.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Michael Olsen

15 years using SAM in three companies is the best recommendation I can give.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-12-01
Review Source: Capterra

The system works for every company, small as big and can take account for all aspects in a CAMO. Doing my 15 years, working with the system, if a problem occur or a new feature needs (customer request) to be developed, we always had good support and understanding from the support.

Pros
Easy to use and quick to understand. Userfriendly .

Cons
There is no chapter 13 in the training manual.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Colin Lee

Value for money product

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2020-06-24
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I find this product easy to use and setup. The customer support is fantastic, and it is easy to impediment across multiple aircraft types

Cons
The remote desktop application can be a bit slow to connect

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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SAM pricing

Starting from
€300/month
Pricing options
Subscription
Free trial
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The license price is independent on the number of aircrafts - only the concurrent users and the modules used, has an influence.

SAM features

Inventory Management

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Auditing (386 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (552 other apps)
Billing & Invoicing (322 other apps)
Compliance Management (431 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (435 other apps)
Data Import/Export (413 other apps)
Document Management (359 other apps)
Document Storage (344 other apps)
Inventory Tracking (361 other apps)
Monitoring (324 other apps)
Real Time Data (360 other apps)
Real Time Reporting (317 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (587 other apps)
Third Party Integration (472 other apps)
Workflow Management (462 other apps)

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Additional information for SAM

Key features of SAM

  • Shelf life controls
  • Linked documents
  • Part reordering
  • Task list import
  • Parts needed per task
  • Revision date specification
  • Automatic task reactivation
  • Fleet overview
  • KPIs
  • Resource allocation
  • Minimum required skill level planning
  • Work and preparation hours planning
  • Batch/serial number tracking
  • 3D barcoding
  • Maintenance planning
  • Inventory management
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Benefits

- Optimized for any aircraft type, be it a biplane or a large jumbo jet.
- Sync workshop availability and aircraft repair schedules data together, ensuring minimum downtime.
- Direct interface with ATP Aviation Hub and International Flight Support (IFS).
- Gives you total control. No need to wait for slow and expensive analysts.
- Overview of spare part availability, statuses, and shelf life (cure date or expiry date).
- Materials for ‘in house’ use automatically booked to a ‘tail number’ for loss avoidance.
- Materials transactions invoiced within SAM and exported to ERP system.
- Define required parts, preparation hours, work hours, and minimum required skill levels when planning tasks.
- Tasks are automatically reactivated on specified task revision dates.
- Pricer per concurrent user, not per aircraft.
- Penalty factor calculation for helicopters.