How To Choose The Best Field Inspection Software For A Government Agency
Field service inspections are operations with big impact and specific complexity that, to be optimized, usually require digitalization (at least at organizations where digital maturity is still not reached). Even though those operations are critical, organizations are experiencing difficulties in implementing field inspection programs and building an inspection management system that enables them to be successful. That puts field inspection operators such as governments, regulatory agencies, or third-party agents in the spotlight to discuss cutting inspection costs and optimizing the work.
How Your Hauling Operation Can Prepare For Winter Weather
Fleets should start preparing now for the incoming winter. Snow, ice, wind, and other hazards can pose significant threats to your drivers and cargo, so you should do all you can to mitigate them. The more you prepare for winter weather, the better you can serve clients amid peak seasons and keep employees safe. Even experienced fleet managers can overlook critical safety steps, just as veteran drivers can still make mistakes. Here are seven steps your hauling operation can take to prepare for winter.
How Technology Helps Field Crews Manage And Reduce Fire Risks
Unprecedented heat waves swept the world this summer 2022, with scorching heat and bone-dry conditions leaving many parts of the world vulnerable to fires. In London, firefighters registered their busiest day since the Blitz; in the United States, dozens of huge wildfires continue to burn.
IoT Is A Solution To Fleet Management Challenges
Though internet-connected vehicles may seem like a novelty now, they’ll be mainstream in the near future. Connected vehicles are estimated to make up over 95% of new vehicles sold globally by 2030. Connecting your fleet vehicles to the internet can improve efficiency, safety, and productivity – three of the most high-priority aspects of your operation. Learn how these connected vehicles can enhance your fleet here.
Installed Base Data: The Key To Unlocking Aftermarket Service Profits
Starting in the mid-1980s, Industrial OEMs like GE began to recognize that the service and support of their equipment, after the sale, could represent a sizeable profitable market opportunity. This recognition has led to a long-term trend where OEMs are increasingly searching for profits in the aftermarket. According to McKinsey & Company, operating margins from aftermarket service can be 2.5 times higher than margins on new product sales. Indeed, many OEMs generate 40% -50% of their margins from services. Given this opportunity, almost 60% of Aftermarket Service leaders are focused on revenue growth or driving service as a profit center.
How To Optimize Scheduled Maintenance To Drive Safety And Efficiency
A strong scheduled maintenance program can enable utilities companies to improve productivity and safety, increase asset life expectancy, and reduce costs. But many chief transformation officers (CTOs) find it difficult to successfully implement scheduled maintenance, as the process requires a fully optimized business operation.
How To Stay Modern In Field Service Management
Our society has quickly become accustomed to living and working virtually. Nevertheless, don’t assume that all clients or customers want hands-off experiences. As Salesforce reporting shows, 70% of people say they still value face-to-face interaction, especially when they engage with field workers.
How Field Service Professionals Can Streamline And Automate Daily Operations
While it has been a busy year for field service professionals, there are always threats looming around the corner. In today’s economic climate, this has never been truer with profit margins becoming increasingly tight and costs continuing to rise across the board.
Telemetry Systems Upgrade Warehouse Vehicles Without Breaking The Bank
Telemetry systems for warehouse vehicles allow decision makers to collect data from operator behavior trends to fuel consumption. Many people are also surprised to learn they’re more affordable than expected. That’s primarily because people can have the technology installed on existing machines rather than buying new warehouse vehicles for their fleets.
The World Of Smart Asset Tracking: Q&A With Semtech
Continuous visibility and longevity of battery life are major challenges when it comes to asset tracking. Whether an organization tracks shipping containers across the Pacific Ocean, cattle across a large farm, or objects in motion on a construction-site, continuous visibility into your assets is crucial in gaining real-time insights into operational workflows.