Ledcor's Mobile Workforce Optimization Blueprint
Automating scheduling and dispatch operations can be challenging for companies with complex service level agreement (SLA) requirements. Customers’ contracts can have varying requirements that affect everything from priority scheduling to billing processes. For companies that act as third-party service providers, managing technicians and work orders is even more complicated, since each client has its own mix of SLA requirements, and technicians are often called upon to work on behalf of different clients at different times.
Web-Based Field Automation To The Rescue
This restaurant franchise operator has improved labor and work order tracking, and eliminated hours of data entry using Web-based field service software.
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Field Mobility Supplement: How The Latest Technologies And Trends Are Transforming The Mobile Workforce
For this annual report, we conducted a survey of our audience to see what technologies are currently in use, what are on the roadmap for the near future, which features/functionality you feel are most important in some of the main field mobility categories, and what your take is on the current field mobility trends. This year, we had more than 700 of you take our survey (Big thanks to those who participated!) and here we share the results.
The 3 Phases Of Mobile In Field Service
The idea of mobile technologies in field service isn’t new — the innovation comes into play in how they’re being used.
WHY ADVERTISE IN FIELD TECHNOLOGIES?
Published monthly, Field Technologies provides:
- In-depth feature articles
- Exemplary case histories and application stories
- Technology-specific trends and outlooks
- Practical insights to emerging technologies
- Topical and insightful columns
- New product releases and developments
- Coverage of the most relevant events
Field Technologies’ Editorial Mission
Field Technologies shows growing organizations how to capture, generate, and retrieve data at all points of work and service. We educate readers about technologies and applications that drive business performance – and revenue – by eliminating boundaries of time, distance, and scale.
Field Technologies realizes that business executives want to read articles that clearly outline business benefits without having to sift through highly technical jargon. Field Technologies meets this goal by delivering straightforward editorial on the most effective ways to combine converging technologies.
If your company's executives or solutions are featured in Field Technologies magazine, editorial reprints are the best way to further increase your exposure. Editorial reprints can supplement your in-house marketing collateral and activities. Editorial reprints can be used in a variety of ways.
Hard-copy and electronic reprints of articles appearing in Field Technologies can be customized to meet your specific needs. To order editorial reprints or get a price quote, contact The YGS Group.
The YGS Group
The YGS Group is the exclusive reprint marketer and fulfillment manager for over 250 different publishers and over 600 different magazines. We connect reprint buyers with publishers and their content.
Field Technologies Ad Specifications
Formats: Submit ad materials in a press-ready Adobe Acrobat PDF [Version 5.0 (1.4) or later] in CMYK color mode. Other file types can be accepted, please contact the production manager for details.
Output resolution for CTP (computer to plate) is 2540. PICT, Paint, GIF, Quicktime, PowerPoint, and Quark or InDesign source files are not acceptable formats.
Colors/Images: RGB, spot, Lab, and ICC-based colors are not accepted and must be converted to process (CMYK) in the original document before processing for ad file output. Link all images. Image resolution must be at least 300 dpi; line art should be at least 800-1200 dpi. Do not save images with screen angles or transfer functions. Images must be positioned in boxes, with a fill of white or 0% black. Do all resizing, rotating, or skewing to graphics within the graphic program, not the page layout program.
Fonts: All fonts must be embedded or converted to outlines and paths.
Bleed/Border: For full-page, ad must extend .125” beyond the trim for each edge that bleeds. For full-page, live materials must be at least .5” from trim, or .625” from bleed edge. Fractional ads do not bleed. Any ad that requires a border must be submitted with the border included.
Color Proofs: A hard copy proof is requested for all digital ad files for print. Color lasers or faxes are accepted, but will be used for content reference only and will not accompany your ad file to the presses. If color is critical, please provide a SWOP-certified proof (with color bars, exposure scales, and crop marks) for color guidance on press. For current SWOP specifications and additional information, go to www.swop.org. Jameson Publishing cannot be held responsible for color, positioning, or accuracy of digital file output if a SWOP-certified proof has not been provided.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is a SWOP-certified proof requested?
SWOP-certified proofs (not color lasers or PDFs) are used by our print company to monitor the colors of ads throughout the print process. The requirement is included with our digital specs, and for current SWOP specifications and additional information, go to www.swop.org. Using a SWOP-certified proof allows you to see how your file will print, and if there's any problem, you can have it corrected before submitting to us. You may choose to fax a copy and trust that the colors in the file will print to your satisfaction, but we must ask for your written acknowledgement regarding responsibility.
Does Field Technologies have an FTP site?
Field Technologies does provide an FTP site for uploading files. Please contact our production manager (see below) for more information.
Ad Labeling Requirements When submitting your advertisement to us, include:
For advertisers requiring total ad production, Field Technologies outsources the ad copy and design work to a local ad agency. Contact the production manager (see below) for more information.
For additional questions about ad requirements, contact:
(814) 897-9000, ext. 255
Big Data: Datalogic Predicts Growth In Advanced Data Collection As Business Analytics Systems Drive Need For More Data And Innovation
Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets and producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking systems, expects a surge in next generation advanced data collection devices.
Since its inception, Field Technologies has been audited by BPA Worldwide. It's not a process or distinction that we take lightly. We are pleased to provide access to our latest FTM June 2013 BPA Statement.
BPA Worldwide (www.bpaww.com) is the global industry resource for verified audience data and media knowledge. BPA delivers consumer and business media audits of unsurpassed rigor, objectivity, accuracy, transparency, and timeliness — audits that provide solid assurance for both media owners and media buyers. With rich, in-depth information, BPA audits also provide advertisers, agencies, and media owners with audience insights that they can turn into competitive advantage. For media buyers and owners all over the world, BPA helps turn assurance and insight into advantage.
Field Technologies' audit statement from BPA Worldwide for the 6 month period ended June 2012. FTM_June_2013.pdf (PDF - 225kb)