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How Do I Choose the Best Employee Scheduling Software?

The right employee and job scheduling software can change your life as a contractor, whether you do plumbing, HVAC, electrical, or related services. But how do you choose the right software tools for your contracting business? At 360e, we’ll help you understand what to look for in a scheduling software. Manage a Growing Business Effortlessly? [...]

Posted August 23, 2019
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How Do I Manage My Plumbing Business?

Your plumbing business has plenty of room to grow, or it would—if you had more time. Maybe you’d like an office assistant and dispatcher or scheduler, a field supervisor, a billing bookkeeper, and/or a marketing person to bring in more leads. Most small businesses can’t afford to hire all of (or any of) those people! [...]

Posted August 22, 2019
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Is Your Electrical Company Time Tracking Yet? If Not, Why?

Time is money. If you’re not tracking your electricians’ time, you may not have an accurate picture regarding how many hours your employees actually work, how much to bill a client, and where productivity shortcomings fall. By adding electrical time tracking software to your processes, your electrical business will be more efficient and proactive. Check [...]

Posted August 13, 2019

What Is Dispatch Software?

Dispatch software can change your life as a contractor. At 360e, our affordable, custom-built dispatching platform helps business run smoothly for HVAC contractors, electricians, plumbers, and similar businesses. For companies like yours that need to closely manage field operations, our software tools offer features that help make your projects more organized—and your job easier. Here’s how [...]

Posted July 22, 2019

Dispatching Tips for Contractors

Dispatching can make or break a contracting business. Smooth, efficient dispatch procedures will set you ahead of all competition, so it’s important to focus on this crucial detail if you want to be a successful (and less stressed out) contractor. Here’s how to become a true hero to your customers, make your workdays easier, and grow [...]

Posted July 19, 2019

How Contractor Management Software Could Improve Your Business

If you manage a contracting business, the last thing you want at the end of your day is to find out that projects that should have been completed aren’t, or that the laborers you hired didn’t know where to go or simply didn’t show up. Efficiency has a strong relationship with the dollar amount you [...]

Posted June 12, 2019

How Capacity Planning Could Help Your Business

To understand capacity planning in a nutshell, and how it can help your business, you need to know what it means when the term refers to “capacity.” Simply put, the capacity of your business is its ability to perform a service. This encompasses all of the resources involved in providing the service, including: Parts and [...]

Posted June 11, 2019

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Field Management Software

Growth has always been—on some level—equivalent to adding complexity, even risk, to your business. More clients and/or a higher retention rate means success in many ways, of course. But it also means more names, more numbers, more scheduling; in the end, it means managing your business becomes harder and harder, which quickly leads to inefficient [...]

Posted May 22, 2019
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How to Grow Your Electrical Business

Regardless of what success looks like to your electrical contractor business, growth and stability are the metrics you’ll use most often to determine the quality of your company overall. In both these regards, it is only natural to find a point where you hit a wall. Typically, a business will stagnate when it simply doesn’t [...]

Posted May 21, 2019
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Electricians: 5 Reasons You Need Job Management Software

You’ve likely heard a fair bit about service management software at this point. And maybe, as an electrical contractor, your interest is piqued. But in the end, choosing to take advantage of new tech always boils down to the why. Why should you use management software for electricians? The following are five strong reasons. Take [...]

Posted April 26, 2019
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