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All Skilled Trades Deserve the Best in Field Management Software

Whether you’re an electrician, plumber, HVAC expert or any type of skilled worker, managing a contracting based business may seem as if you’re juggling multiple balls. If one ball drops, your entire business suffers. To keep these balls in the air, more contractors look to all-in-one field service management software, like 360e.  This software does [...]

Posted August 5, 2016

Managing Electricians in the Field – Tools to Help Them Succeed [Infographic]

To do a job effectively and efficiently, technicians need the right tools. While multimeters, pliers and other manual tools are essential; field management tools should also include software that simplifies job functions, communication, time and inventory tracking and documentation. 360e’s custom field management software makes every area of an electrical contracting business more efficient, allowing [...]

Posted July 26, 2016

Avoid Billing Oversights with Field Management Software

Billing is one of an electrical contracting business’ most vital tasks, as you depend on client payments to fulfill employee wages and other overhead costs. The problem with traditional invoices is that they involve human error. By knowing the most common billing pitfalls, you can take measures to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Billing Mistakes that [...]

Posted June 29, 2016

Field Management Software Eliminates Lost Document Frustrations

Losing or misplacing a document will cost your business more than you might think. In fact, in a survey that Brother International Corporation conducted in 2010, the company discovered this type of disorganization costs up to $177 billion per year. This comes out to about 38 hours, or one workweek, per full-time employee. This and [...]

Let Your Field Management Software Track Vital Permit Documentation

Obtaining permits is a crucial part of an electrical contracting business, as most electrical work needs a permit. States and municipalities require permits for electrical work to ensure the work that a technician completes follows current safety codes. When you work with multiple customers at a time, keeping track of permits may seem like a [...]

Posted June 7, 2016

Create Fast & Efficient Estimates for your Electrical Customers

Estimates are one of the first interactions that you have with customers. Creating them may seem like a daunting task because one wrong entry can result in financial losses. At the same time, an estimate that’s too high because you’re playing it safe can backfire. Creating estimates that are accurate and timely are critical to [...]

Posted June 2, 2016

Should Your Electrical CRM Software be Mobile?

Today’s world is more mobile than ever. In fact, Cisco predicts that the number of mobile devices that individuals own will exceed the world’s population 1.5 times by 2020, representing an eightfold growth in just five years. With mobile devices being a crucial component of an electrical contractor’s business, shouldn’t CRM systems for electricians be [...]

How to Roll-out Field Service Management Software Successfully

Stories of high failure rates related to using new field service management software are enough to make some contractors stick to ineffective routines. These failures often occur because businesses expect the software to work as expected from the start. The reality is that software for field workers is just like purchasing any new tool; you [...]

Posted May 17, 2016

Embracing Mobile Technology for Your Electrical Business

The most successful businesses are those that plan for change—to adapt to evolving technologies. For electrical contractors with field service workers, this means giving employees the ability to stay connected, work from any location and remain productive while away from the office. Mobile technology and the use of industry-specific software, such as electrical contractors’ software, [...]

Posted March 29, 2016

Benefits of Employee Time Tracking Software [Infographic]

Accurate employee time tracking is an incredibly important tool for business owners to implement, for numerous reasons. Not only does it help provide more accurate pricing for their services; it also improves employee productivity  by making employees accountable for what their time is spent on. Payroll processing time can also be sped up by no [...]

Posted March 15, 2016
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