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A Fresh Approach To Field Service Pays Off

Migrating from an ERP-based field service module to a stand-alone, cloud-based solution has enabled Luminex to improve its same-day service call resolution rate to more than 95%.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • IFS — Becoming A Serious Field Service Management Contender

    Mobile workforce management is a high-priority area for IFS that has received much investment from the vendor. Indeed, during the past few years, IFS has delivered a number of solutions that target the rapidly growing mobile workforce. Among these is the mobile-friendly and touch-screen optimized IFS Enterprise Explorer (IEE) user interface (UI), whereby the entire IFS Applications 8 suite can be accessed via a tablet (and have the same look and feel as the desktop version, of course without the touch-based navigation at the desktop screen).

  • A No-Nonsense Approach To Measurable ROI From Field Service Management Software

    Determining a tangible ROI for service business operations software can be a tedious and difficult task. Software vendors often offer an interactive return on investment (ROI) tool that allows you to enter variables into a calculator to determine the projected return on investment.

  • MSA, Inc. Streamlines Month-end Close And Improves Employee Time Tracking

    When the company implemented IFS Applications in 2000, MSA expected to realize a number of benefits. In addition to automated processing, MSA hoped to realize efficiencies in collecting transactional information through the use of IFS’ integration capabilities.

  • Holland Co. Increases Productivity, Goes Wireless

    Companies like Holland that both manufacture a product and maintain field service or construction operations face unique business and information technology challenges and have a very limited number of choices for comprehensive enterprise software.

  • Mobility In The Field Service Management Space

    In early 2013, IFS North America and Advantage Business Media conducted a study among executives with industrial companies to determine how respondents involved with field service management access enterprise software from mobile devices while servicing equipment and customers at remote sites.

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FROM THE EDITOR

3 Strategies For Growing Your Service Revenue

3 Strategies For Growing Your Service Revenue

It’s no surprise that the top goal of today’s service organizations is increasing revenue. Service has evolved from often an afterthought to a differentiator, and as such, the view of the service function within the majority of organizations today is one of a profit center vs. cost center. With that evolution comes mounting pressure on service organizations to maximize revenue.

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    The Motion F5t is a tablet PC that is meticulously designed, thoroughly developed, and purposely built for field productivity. The F5t is lightweight, rugged, and mobile weighing in at only 3.3 lbs and MIL-STD-810G tested and IP54 tested for moisture and dust.

  • 3820: Cordless Linear Imager
    3820: Cordless Linear Imager Ideal for light industrial mobile applications, the 3820 (formerly the 5620) features Bluetooth wireless communications for freedom of movement in retail, warehouse, and distribution. Honeywell 3820 combines exclusive Adaptus Imaging Technology with Bluetooth wireless connectivity to provide class-leading performance and durability for retail and commercial cordless bar code reading.
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    KORE Security Solutions KORE Telematics is the world’s largest fully digital wireless network provider of business class, all digital wireless services for the security industry.
  • Analytics Module

    Without knowing the true state of your mobile deployment, it’s impossible to make the kinds of intelligent decisions that will help your business run more securely and efficiently.

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  • Mastering Reverse Logistics For Optimal Service

    To provide optimal service to your customers, you must have a reverse logistics strategy in place, and invest it tools to support and enable that strategy. By implementing a configurable reverse logistics management solution that automates the end-to-end reverse logistics cycle, from RMA creation through billing, service organizations can increase productivity, improve the customer experience, and significantly reduce costs.

  • Mobile Workforce Apps: 5 Insider Secrets To Field Service Success

    Mobile apps can have a huge positive impact on field service —but improving customer service and operational efficiency don’t come automatically. It turns out there are at least 5 best practices that successful companies consistently implement. Antenna Software has delivered hundreds of Field Service apps for the world’s largest companies supporting workers in the most demanding environments imaginable. Join Field Technologies and Antenna Software to learn 5 Insider Secrets To Field Service Success, and how to avoid the common pitfalls that hinder many mobile workforce apps.

  • Learn How To Ensure Safety In The Field To Minimize Risk & Liability

    Policies, procedures and training are part of every safety program. When they reach the field, safety policies and procedures often turn into paper-based manuals, check lists and forms. It can be tough for your mobile workers to check the manual, review the check list and fill out forms when they’re in the middle of a large project. As a result, procedures are sometimes ignored – and the potential for an accident (or OSHA safety violation) increases.

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