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  1. The Emerging Mobile Workforce: Tech-Savvy And Collaborative
    1/30/2015

    The maturing workforce has been a subject of concern in the location technology industry, and the implications this has as these workers, with their knowledge and experience, reach retirement age. However, as the industry continues to evolve, a major trend is the emergence of young, tech-savvy and collaborative workers.  According to AberdeenGroup’s recent report, Emerging Workforce in the Field: Tech-savvy to Technician, approximately one-fifth of the current workforce is under 30, with the average age of a mobile technician being 32 years old. Fleet and field service organizations must recognize what the needs and motivations of this new, up and coming workforce are, in order to keep them for the long run as well as to attract a new pool of young talent. 

  2. Reduce Miles Driven Up To 30 Percent With More Optimal And Accurate Routes
    1/22/2015

    Imagine making more deliveries every day with the same resources, and having real-time visibility into what your drivers are doing and where your trucks are located at any time.

  3. Maximize Your Mobile App Investment With A Private Enterprise App Store
    1/22/2015

    Businesses who are best-in-class in building mobile apps for their field workers including BYOD employees, independent contractors, field techs or sales agents have learned that the only way of delivering these apps to 100% of their users is with a private Enterprise App Store.

  4. The Top 10 Questions About Managing Freelancers & Independent Contractors
    1/20/2015

    More businesses have started turning to freelancers and independent contractors (ICs) than ever before, and the reason is simple: talent is the most precious corpo- rate resource. Organizations have found that freelancers and ICs allow them to scale an on-demand workforce, access new talent pools, and pursue new market opportunities.

  5. Top Seven Reasons You Need A More Effective Freelance Management Strategy
    1/20/2015

    As organizations begin to rely more and more on freelance or independent contractor workers, managing the total workforce grows in complexity. Organizations must consider a new approach to managing this critical talent pool through improved strategies and service/technology options to realize a number of benefits, outlined below.

  6. Top 5 Objections Fleet Executives Have About GPS Tracking
    1/20/2015

    As a fleet executive, you may have doubts about implementing GPS tracking technology to your fleet operations. Maybe you are worried about your drivers thinking that you don’t trust them, that there is no budget for this, or that you don’t need all of the features GPS fleet tracking offers. If you are having these same doubts among others, you are not alone.

  7. Installing GPS Tracking Devices: Which Method Is Best?
    1/20/2015

    In any fleet tracking implementation, the most important step is to ensure devices are installed correctly so your business can start seeing the benefits of tracking technology as soon as possible. There is a debate among fleet professionals whether it is best to professionally install GPS tracking devices or if it is just as effective to perform a self-installation. Like any issue, there are pros and cons to either side.

  8. Dayton’s Pest Control Uses Fleet Tracking Software To Uncover New Business Challenges
    1/20/2015

    Dayton’s Pest Control started looking for a GPS tracking solution to increase driver accountability and to verify job completion. They wanted to increase accountability for their technicians when they were in the field by verifying their vehicle locations and monitoring utilization of company trucks throughout the workday. Additionally, customers would sometimes call in and claim that their technician had not serviced their account. Without GPS tracking in place, Dayton’s had no proof whether or not their technician had in fact completed the job.

  9. Landscape Company Uses Fleet Tracking To Reduce Costs And Gain Valuable Insight
    1/20/2015

    Singing Hills Landscape, located in Aurora, Colorado provides commercial landscaping installation and maintenance in the greater Denver area. They are known for their work in creative and design services, water conserving irrigation systems, residential landscape construction, and more.

  10. The Role Of Workforce Management In Driving Productivity
    1/20/2015

    Moore Supply started looking at field service technology with the goal of gathering critical data to improve efficiencies, lower costs and optimize routing. Before implementing a field service management solution, it was common for them to send two trucks to the same site by mistake or call drivers out in the field to find out where they were. Daily operations at the plumbing products supply company were slightly chaotic, with the employee who scheduled deliveries trying to keep track by memory of who was where and when they were there.

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