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Security specialist upholds outstanding customer service with Fleetmatics

Mar 22 • 527 Views • No Comments

 Security integration specialist Scottish Communications Group (SCG) has cut thousands of pounds from its annual fuel bill following the introduction of

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Green intentions? The end game of fleet sustainability examined

 Business motivations for running a green fleet can be many. Environmental ethics are laudable but the business case is clear and

Mar 20 • 1115 Views

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Smith Construction Group cuts idling and reduces fuel bill with Masternaut telematics system

 Smith Construction Group, a civil engineering and groundwork provider, has cut its yearly fuel bill by 15% after implementing a

Mar 10 • 501 Views

Hardware Hardware


A tale of two markets? Field service and the rugged tablet

Mar 27 • 644 Views • No Comments

 Xplore Technologies’ Sandy McCaskie asks whether the rising “consumer made rugged” approach can work for field service companies? In an industry so exposed


What is in a name? Part 2: The hallmarks of field service

 Motion Computing’s Ian Davies returns to the question of what defines field service… We have

Feb 23 • 1446 Views


Xplore Technologies Introduces xCapture Pro for Bobcat and XC6 Rugged Tablets

 Xplore Technologies a manufacturer of the most powerful, longest-lasting, ultra and fully-rugged tablets,

Jan 30 • 245 Views

Logistics Logistics


DPF maintenance key to keeping Britain in the field

Mar 9 • 366 Views • No Comments

 Logistics companies and field service engineers are being urged to pay special attention to diesel particulate filters (DPFs) on their vehicles, as the cost of


BDA becomes Regulated Agent for cargo screening

 Specialist time critical logistics provider Bespoke Distribution Aviation (BDA) has become a Regulated Agent for the screening of

Feb 3 • 267 Views


Service Logistics expert BDA defies disruptive roadworks to deliver on time

 A specialist time critical logistics provider in the UK is overcoming nightly battles against ongoing roadworks to record successful

Aug 7 • 905 Views

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Still time to register for the next Service Community event

Mar 26 • 521 Views • No Comments

 The next event put together by non-profit knowledge sharing organisation The  Service Community is to be held on the 16th April at the Fujitsu’s Stevenage


Eight tips for improving field service productivity: Part Three

 Whilst technology can play a big part in improving the efficiency of a field service operation, nothing is as

Mar 16 • 1092 Views

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2015… The year of the S?

 While many IT experts are predicting further big things in IoT this year, Nick Frank suggests they are missing

Mar 12 • 1386 Views

Software & Apps Software & Apps


Inventory management in field service is hard to get right

Mar 29 • 154 Views • No Comments

 Paul Adams of Solarvista looks at one of the most important, yet often mis-managed areas of field service, inventory management… Leading edge practitioners

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Enhancing your end-to-end workflow with mobile technology

 John Cameron, general manager of Trimble Field Service Management looks at how technology can play in a part in the whole field

Mar 22 • 1046 Views

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Top 10 implementation tasks for a mobile workforce management system

 Alan McNamara of Ultan Technologies gives us a run down of some key considerations for implementing mobile workforce

Mar 17 • 847 Views

Future Technology Future Technology

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The Big Debate: Servitization (part two)

Mar 19 • 1081 Views • No Comments

 At the recent AfterMarket conference in Amsterdam Field Service News Editor, Kris Oldland hosted a panel debate with three speakers key to servitization;


Wearables – why function will triumph over fashion

 There were some big claims at the start of 2014 around the impact that wearables would have both in business and

Mar 11 • 1671 Views

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The Big Debate: Servitization (part one)

 Servitization has been talked about for many years but all of a sudden it seems to be a key topic on the agenda

Mar 9 • 854 Views

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