Whether classified as technicians, caregivers, representatives, installers, or something else, field service workers have the common need to work remotely in the field. With advancements in cloud and mobile computing technology and enterprise software solutions, this need has been met with amazing acuity. Let's learn how by examining 3 ways mobile capabilities are enabling field service workers.
Every day, we see our customers evolving their businesses with our technology, so they can do more. We're here to tell, and celebrate, their stories of success. No matter the industry or fleet size, business owners and managers are facing similar challenges—cutting costs, increasing productivity, improving safety and driving better customer service.
Accident rates have been rising drastically every year due, in part, to an increase in distracted drivers on the roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is classified as “any activity that diverts a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving” – in other words, not just texting. After experiencing these increased accident rates first hand, Red Hawk Fire & Security knew they needed to take action and focus on creating a safer situation for their technicians as they travel between job sites and those sharing the road with them.
See why Amos R., LTL Efficiency Manager for Averitt Express, trusts GPS Insight to help streamline their transportation services to ensure they meet their standards of excellence for every customer they serve.
Rub-A-Dub Plumbing had a difficult time locating where technicians were at any given time throughout the day. The issue affected many areas of the business, the largest of them being overtime hours claimed. Not having location data made it near impossible to enforce Rub-A-Dub Plumbing’s standards of accountability, which techs sign off on. Each technician averaged 15 hours of overtime each week.
When will today’s connected infrastructure result in the elimination of service appointments altogether?
Editor in chief Sarah Nicastro talks one-on-one with Dot Mynahan of Otis Elevator about the opportunities for women in field service.
Orkin revamps processes and updates technology to better meet customer expectations, and in doing so saves between $60,000 and $90,000 per month in fleet costs alone.
In your quest to master the customer experience, consider this technology.
Here’s a look at some emerging technologies you should be familiar with.
You need to know what is happening in the field, where work is being done and needs to be done. Staying current on field activities can be a hit and miss exercise, but it doesn’t have to be. ArcGIS field apps help you use the power of location to achieve improved coordination and greater operational efficiencies in field workforce activities.
The phrase, “Digital Transformation” has become a buzzword in the service world over the last few years. Yet it is a concept that has many definitions, depending on whom you ask. There is no one right answer. But the “right” answer is what will work for your organization. If you’re NOT one of the 53% of service leaders that have a clear transformation strategy in place, this on-demand webinar is for you.
We’ve made major technological advances in recent years. Most of those advances have practical applications in businesses that impact the level of service to customers. However, what’s really driving digital transformation? How are these drivers affecting OEMs and their bottom line? Where is the service continuum ultimately leading our service delivery organizations? Finally, what can stakeholders do today to prepare themselves for tomorrow’s service demands?
Trimble recently announced a collaboration with Digi International, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, to enable Trimble fleet customers to leverage the SmartSense by Digi solution on their refrigerated trailers.
OnePlace Solutions today announced the general availability of the OnePlaceMail app for Outlook on Microsoft AppSource, an online cloud marketplace providing tailored line-of-business solutions.
Upskill, a leader in enterprise augmented reality (AR) software, today announced that its Skylight AR platform is expanding to bring the complete Skylight feature set to Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, complementing its existing support for smart glasses and Microsoft HoloLens.
Astea International Inc., a leading global provider of field service management and mobility solutions, announced today the launch of Alliance Warehouse Edge™ that enables warehouse workers to perform all their daily activities on a mobile device.
Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced Telit OneEdge, a new initiative developed to speed IoT deployments and reduce the time required to monetize the digitalization of businesses.
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