The equipment dealer industry is experiencing several trends which will continue to drive the need for dealers to modernize their business and operational systems, and enable a more connected experience with their customers. Further, as the equipment rental industry continues to expand, investments in optimizing the workflow will provide significant cost and operational savings.
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.
TruGreen faces a massive field service and route management challenge every day. The Memphis, TN-based company merged with Scotts LawnService in 2016, creating the largest lawn care company in North America. The company serves more than 2.3 million residential and commercial customers in the U.S. and Canada and operates 315 branches and 40 franchise locations. Its fleet of 7,000 vehicles is routed to more than 100,000 jobs every day.
Driessen Water has leveraged new field service automation software to improve efficiency and is saving thousands of miles through route optimization.
Field Technologies talks with Mike Rysavy of PCM about going above and beyond for customers with the help of an ITSM platform that enables proactive service delivery and rapid execution.
More changes have occurred in the field service management (FSM) segment in the past 12 months than in the previous 12 years. And the changes — or what I like to refer to as the “deltas” — are only going to manifest themselves faster and more pervasively in the next 12 months moving forward. This is truly the era of change for FSM, as well as for the services organizations in the industry.
Economic, revenue, and investment outook optimism inspires these 8 strategic priorities among field service executives.
Technology has transformed the way people interact with service. With the rise of chatbots and AI functionality, customers expect on-demand service whenever and wherever they are. However, there’s a delicate balance to maintain when some customers still have a preference or require a live agent for support. How can businesses provide the freedom of self-service, without sacrificing the customer experience and your support team’s efficiency?
Customers today demand a lot — because they can. If you don’t deliver personalized service at every step of the customer journey, they’ll drop you faster than you can say “turnover.”
Even the world’s best service organizations are tackling a new generation of field service challenges. One of the major challenges is keeping up with trends without compromising the bottom line. You owe it to yourself to take a few minutes and a step back to evaluate the fundamentals of service organizations that will allow your businesses to thrive - no matter the technological advancements ahead.
Today Owlcam, the leading AI-powered crash-detecting dash cam offering real-time video protection for people, cars and trucks, announced two new products: Owlcam Pro, which protects professionals and small businesses, as well as Owlcam+ for video-integrated fleet management and telematics solutions.
Phobio, the omni-channel trade-in service that allows for simplified consumer and business technology device upgrades, today announced the spin-off of its Rodio product as a separate company.
OnProcess Technology, a global leader in service optimization, recently announced a joint solution in partnership with edge computing pioneer MachineShop.
Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, announced today a durable barcode scanner series – the D800, D840 and D860 – for users who want to advance their mobile scanning options with drop protection and improved charging options.
ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today launched an all-new interactive video experience designed to help fleet stakeholders successfully navigate their complex business challenges.