Featured Field Service Articles

  1. FMCSA On Track To Initiate E-Log Mandates
    1/29/2015

    There are a number of projected rule changes by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for 2015, including the electronic logging device mandate, according to CCJDigital.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — January 28, 2015
    1/28/2015

    This week’s news includes the resources offered on the new Equipment Leasing and Financing Association website, the January 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the equipment finance industry — the highest in three years — and how RFID technology is helping fleets save money.

  3. PRSM Releases Best Practices And Benchmarks For Fleet Operations
    1/27/2015

    Often, small private fleets struggle to remain compliant with industry standards or to keep their vehicles properly maintained.

  4. College Campus Uses GPS To Help Deter Theft
    1/26/2015

    With the growing use of GPS tracking technology in a variety of markets, one trend is its use as a theft deterrent.

  5. Important 2015 Trends To Keep In Mind For Your Field Service IT Customers
    1/26/2015

    Field Technologies Online reports “field service organizations have reached an unprecedented transformative stage.” FTO points out your field service IT clients are feeling pressure to modernize their operations to stay competitive, looking to leverage technology including the Internet of Things, advanced analytics and smartphone and tablet integration. An article from Trimble lists eight trends that will impact field service this year.

  6. Field Service IT News For VARs — January 21, 2015
    1/21/2015

    News includes how made-for-mobile apps can serve a company better than those made for the old corporate server infrastructure; the viability and safety of autonomous vehicle technology; and how GPS trackers might provide a solution for overcrowded prisons.

  7. Expect Unprecedented Growth In Connected Wearables By 2019
    1/16/2015

    The growing popularity of wearable technology is apparent from the statistic that 19 million devices shipped in 2014 — compared to 5.9 million in 2013 — the wearable market grew at an annual rate of 54.7 percent.

  8. Field Service IT News For VARs —January 14, 2015
    1/14/2015

    This week’s news includes factors that will affect fleet company mergers and acquisitions in 2015 and predictions that the fleet management market will grow.

  9. Field Service IT News For VARs — January 7, 2015
    1/7/2015

    The news includes predictions for the wearable market, how GPS technology can prevent theft of heavy machinery, and the uses of video and Big Data to protect commercial drivers in litigation.

  10. What Will Help Your Field Service IT Clients Enhance Customer Experience?
    1/7/2015

    Research company Software Advice’s 2014 IndustryView repor “Customer Preferences for Residential Services Software” found 58 percent of those surveyed say they would be more likely to hire a residential services company if the company used technician-tracking technology.

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