Magazine Article | April 24, 2013

3 Keys To Taking Control Of Efficiency

Source: Field Technologies Magazine

By Mark Forrest, GM, Trimble Field Service Management,

These three steps can help field service managers make the most of their mobile workforce.

The pressures of running a field service business leave managers little time for strategic changes because they spend most of their workday reacting to the constant demands of monitoring and maintaining vehicles and keeping drivers on schedule. To make their operations as efficient as possible, field service managers have learned that they need to easily capture and consolidate vast quantities of data produced by in-vehicle devices and the handhelds of mobile workers.

Doing so requires reliable systems to capture, analyze, and turn data into actionable business intelligence, so managers can manage by exception rather than instinct. For instance, information from location technology and 3D mapping helps optimize routing, saving on vehicle maintenance and fuel as well as driving time, while data from fleet and workforce management solutions facilitates operational changes to boost productivity.

access the Magazine Article!

Get unlimited access to:

Trend and Thought Leadership Articles
Case Studies & White Papers
Extensive Product Database
Members-Only Premium Content
Welcome Back! Please Log In to Continue. X

Enter your credentials below to log in. Not yet a member of Field Technologies Online? Subscribe today.

Subscribe to Field Technologies Online X

Please enter your email address and create a password to access the full content, Or log in to your account to continue.


Subscribe to Field Technologies Online