Beware the Free App for Your Business – You’ll Get What You Pay For The easiest way to start enhancing your business’ bottom line is to put the right mobile employee management tools into place. Businesses that implement the right tools can save and earn tens of thousands per employee per year in payroll and… Read More »
Proof of Delivery from any Driver’s Phone using myGeoTracking Load Tracking Service Load Tracking & Verification of Load Delivery are two of the most important responsibilities for a Shipper, Freight Broker and 3PL Company. These businesses stake their reputation on their ability to get the right goods to their customers, on time and in good… Read More »
While speaking with customers who currently use a manual time-clocking service, we often hear the comment ‘It’s a good service but not a great service.’ The customers usually zero in on these 3 problems: People clocking in from the wrong place People clocking in and leaving People just plain forgetting to use the App to… Read More »
Managing your Operations team in the field is all about People, Places & their Phones – the 3 Ps of our Workforce Management Platform. The 1st P — About Phones: A modern day phone is a veritable super computer with over 10 sensors ranging from GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, Image, Light Sensor, Proximity, NFC, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, and more. These sensors detect… Read More »
Time sheets, what was known as time books back in the19th century has been the way for employers to track worker’s time spent on various jobs. Traditionally, what was a mere sheet of paper with marked columns or tables, has now evolved into digital templates that can be stored and shared via worker’s phones using… Read More »
Any business looking for a mobile time clock solution will find many companies offering solutions for field employees to clock in and clock out using their mobile App. This requires employees to manually clock in using their Apps at the right time so that time and attendance information is accurately captured. For field employees who… Read More »
It’s that time of the year again! FedEx says it expects deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve to rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million. Similarly, UPS is anticipating an 11 percent increase in shipments over 2013.FedEx plans to hire 50,000 seasonal workers, up from 40,000 last year. UPS says it will add… Read More »
Monitoring & Tracking your field employees during work hours can be effective but challenging to implement. On one hand employees have a right to their privacy. On the other hand businesses also have a responsibility to maximize productivity and efficiency for all stake holders i.e. customers, employees, vendors etc. During work hours it is critical… Read More »
John Huggins, Vice President of Sales at FX Logistics says that freight broker software makes his organization’s communication with drivers much more efficient as it reduces the routine calls to the trucks by almost half, and that alone enables their traffic personnel to concentrate on potential exceptions before they become exceptions. Freight brokers spend a… Read More »
Every day, millions of contract and temp workers turn in their time cards to finance departments. Some employers deploy a more elaborate on-site time-card processing machines. Needless to say, this approach does not scale very easily. Another new class of time-clocking solutions are emerging where employees clock in and clock out manually on a time… Read More »
myGeoTracking turns any cell phone into a real-time load location & driver messaging tool to eliminate check calls and boost operations efficiency.
A new way to do business for fleet managers and load brokers with innovative cloud-based technology? We seem to be at the beginning of a new trend in the trucking industry. Freight brokerage software technology for load tracking using drivers cell-phones makes it a lot easier and hassle free to track loads from their source… Read More »
When you’re reading up on management tips and tricks on how to improve your business, you often run into people declaring new profit centers, or ROI centers, for businesses like yours. But you don’t have to look far to rediscover your most valuable profit center – your *own* mobile employees.
A contract workforce gives you the flexibility to expand and contract your workforce based on your business needs. But when employees are constantly added and removed from your workforce, it can be a challenge to manage this process efficiently since it touches many divisions within the company, from Operations to IT to Finance.
Customer service is a critical core competence that many field service organizations have to master. It can very often determine the success or failure of the company. Customer service is not something that organizations with a mobile workforce can learn overnight but is a collective skill that is honed with proper use of mobile devices… Read More »
Business needs seem to be ever changing – from evolving customer requirements to changing workforce devices and technologies. Businesses need mobile solutions and platforms that are versatile and can be easily adapted to their unique needs with minimal impact to back-office / IT support staff, optimal reuse of existing investments in devices & infrastructure, and… Read More »
It’s that time of the week when you find yourself helplessly in the middle of the off-site employee time sheets that are all over the place, difficult to read, verify, calculate and process. And with all the management and business demands you face you’re probably in a hurry to just get it over with –… Read More »
Setting Up a Geofence is as easy as drawing on a map. A Geofence is a virtual boundary of a predefined area of interest that is marked on a map. This can be your Retail Store, Warehouse, Construction Site, or even your popular Customer Place. With myGeoTracking, you can to set up any number of… Read More »
myGeoTracking is a hosted location & messaging platform for solutions such as Mobile Resource Management & Optimization. The platform is used to enable location monitoring and messaging to any field deployed asset without needing any apps, data plan or special devices. myGeoTracking solutions can be employed in industries such Transportation, Government, Healthcare, Construction, and for… Read More »
With all the management and business demands you face, worrying about your employees’ time cards and billable hours claims should be the least of your concerns. But with payroll being the number one expense for almost any company, you may be spending more time than you like keeping track of, well, time.