Servitization has been defined as a manufacturing or product-centric organization’s ability to develop the capabilities needed to offer services after the product sale. For service-specific businesses, a similar focus has been put on migrating away from the traditional break-fix service model to an outcomes-based service model. Both transformations serve the purpose of maximizing revenue and increasing profit margins through service offerings.
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.
If you are researching GPS tracking, again or for the first time, it’s crucial to make sure the investment is worthwhile. It may seem like all systems are the same, however, technology is certainly not created equally and neither are the providers.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve, enterprises are gaining new opportunities to improve operations, deliver cost savings, and realize service improvements across their business.
In the age of the Internet of Things (IoT), connected tools for specialized inspections are no longer a dream of the future, but a reality of today. Whether you are using a videoscope to inspect the inside of a failed gearbox in a wind turbine, a borescope to look at dirt build up inside a recently detached plane engine, or an ultrasonic device to view pipe welds, the right tool and knowledge determine how quickly you can resolve the issue.
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.
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Macro Integration Services of Greensboro, N.C. has gone live on IFS Field Service Management(FSM) after a five-month implementation process.
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.