Nothing happens for equipment manufacturers until something is sold. Nothing to install, nothing to service, nothing to renew. Great hardware and equipment manufacturers have been built on great engineers creating great products for great salespeople to sell. And the best of the best repeated this cycle as often as they could. Even talk of additional services revolved around the initial product sale. These “attached service” offers included customization, installation, support and maintenance contracts, and training on how to use the equipment. Then, every 18-24 months, engineers developed a product refresh and the cycle started all over again. However, customer and supplier discussions are changing.
Thanks to new technologies available, like dashboard cameras and GPS fleet tracking software, fleet managers have a direct line of sight into how drivers are performing while on duty.
The work your field service teams do isn’t easy. Consider the time pressure to complete a job. Not to mention the logistics of getting from one customer to the next, which brings more challenges one has little control over.
Field Service Management (FSM) technology coupled with a Visual Intelligence platform empowers you to share critical data in real-time with both field technicians and customers, so that customers get the transparency they want and each tech can now be equally as qualified as your best technicians.
Everyone knows happy customers buy more. A great customer experience typically generates more revenue from each customer. This logic has shaped how most service organizations approach improving profitability. But it isn’t how the world’s best service organizations think.
After assessing the factors causing risk in a fleet, and identifying recurrent issues stemming from poor driving performance, the next phase is to put new safety measures in place, or expanding upon ones already established.
Learn the processes, technologies, tools, and tricks leading field service companies today are using to optimize operations and prepare for the next phase of field service.
From basic overview to solution selection criteria, this report is your go-to guide to ensuring compliance with the ELD mandate.
Practical insight for ensuring a smooth transition from basic to advanced to next-generation field automation.
The time for IoT is now. Learn the technology essentials, how to put IoT data to work, and tips for keeping your customers in the IoT loop.
ProntoForms Corporation (TSXV:PFM), a global leader in smart mobile forms for enterprise, today announced it has launched ProntoForms on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways.
In this webinar, learn how consumers expectations of service have changed with the advent of IoT and connected products. Learn how to better connect with these consumers and deliver faster, smarter service.
How have service parts logistics practices evolved over the past five years? Which capabilities do leading manufacturers and service organizations look for in service parts optimization solutions? Bill Pollock, President and Principal Consulting Analyst, Strategies for Growth, PTC Vice President of Business Development, Steven Caldwell, and Capgemini’s Principal Digital Supply Chain, Dave Williams, will discuss Pollock’s latest survey on the top trends, objectives, and practices among service parts logisticians.
Customer expectations have never been greater. Organizations today benchmark their service goals based on consumer experiences from the likes of Uber, Amazon and Netflix. From chatbots to real-time updates, automated appointment booking to escalation via social networks - “always on” is the norm instead of a differentiator. Are you able to meet these increasing demands, while offering multiple contract types, variable SLA’s and doing all of this ever more profitably? Learn how to deliver a superior customer experience throughout the entire service lifecycle, without losing sight of your bottom line.
Field Technologies Online is the premier resource for the optimization of your field workers, service, and assets. Our goal is to provide companies in the field service, transportation/distribution, government, public works, and utilities industries with information on mobile technologies that can be used to improve productivity and drive efficiency. Here you’ll find valuable resources on topics including field service software, mobile computing, fleet and asset management, and M2M. From real world, firsthand accounts of how your peers are using mobile technologies to drive business benefits to thought leadership on the latest technology advancements and trends; Field Technologies provides the information you need to determine how mobile technology could be improving your organization.