Featured Field Service Articles

  1. Field Service IT News For VARs — November 12, 2014
    11/12/2014

    In the news, a biotech company’s field service personnel use iPads to provide real-time information to the company from healthcare facilities. Also, QR codes on vehicles can provide information to first responders, and swipe cards can help keep track of elementary school students on school buses.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — November 5, 2014
    11/5/2014

    In this week’s news, businesses are using telematics to reduce their carbon footprints and service relationship management solutions to automate. Also, package shipping is expected to increase 8.8 percent this holiday season over last year.

  3. Field Service IT News For VARs -- October 29, 2014
    10/29/2014

    News includes how GPS is putting a stop to aggressive driving at work, how wearables impact the field of sports monitoring and performance, and some of the risks associated with the grey fleet.

  4. Field Service IT News For VARs — October 20, 2014
    10/20/2014

    In the news, articles tackle the topics of cybersecurity, how to help your clients sell more, and how creating a disruption in your market can give you the jump on the competition.

  5. Uber Provides A Lesson In Geofencing Fleets
    10/13/2014

    Recently, Uber tweaked its taxi app algorithm at LAX to include a geofencing function to keep Uber drivers from clogging the roads and parking structures at the airport.

  6. Field Service IT News For VARs — September 30, 2014
    9/30/2014

    This week’s news spotlights predictions the field service management market will grow through 2018 and a new website that provides information on technologies that contribute to increased efficiency for fleets.

  7. Field Service IT News For VARs — September 23, 2014
    9/23/2014

    In the news, M2M technologies have ROI in field service, the 2014 FLEET Learning Expo and Efficient Technology Symposium is taking place this week, and why VARs can expect delays from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the wake of Anne Ferro’s departure as the administrations head.

  8. Janam CEO Lerner Details New Mini-Tablet At VARTECH
    9/22/2014

    One of the more interesting products I saw last week at VARTECH, the annual conference hosted by value-added distributor BlueStar, was Janam’s XT1 Rugged Mini-Tablet. Company CEO and co-founder Harry Lerner discussed it during a wireless breakout session at the show, and then I met with him near the busy Janam booth on the CodeZone expo floor.

  9. Telematics Data Can Earn Insurance Discounts For Fleets
    9/17/2014

    Telematics is used by many fleets — now, according to a FleetOwner article, insurance companies are getting in on the telematics trend. They are offering customers lower prices on insurance premiums for safe-driving practices — practices determined through the use of telematics solutions, such as those that use GPS.

  10. Field Service IT News For VARs — September 16, 2014
    9/16/2014

    In the news, the development of autonomous haulage systems benefits the mining industry, determining the GPS tracking solution for your client, and how to measure the success of a private fleet.

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