Actsoft Articles

Communication is Key!
Actsoft aids in utility company response times. As much as we would like to avoid it, accidents happen. Trees and power lines fall on roads, water pipes burst, and traffic lights go out. There isn’t much we can do about it except hope that the utility companies that handle the messes are well prepared. Responding […]
Field Service Scheduling: Dispatchers Hold The Keys To Success
In order for a business to be successful, employees need to work together as a unit. For field service companies, the dispatcher plays a vital role, fulfilling customer expectations while monitoring operations and workflow. Dispatchers must respond to critical situations, ensuring that every job site has an available worker and that all units are functioning […]
Mobile Technology: All Hands On Deck
These days, technology is constantly and quickly changing. Just when you think you have the coolest device ever, an update comes out. Keeping up with current trends can be a challenge, so choosing the best mobile resource management (MRM) solution geared toward your needs can be a daunting task. Just as you want the latest […]
Mobile Technology: 5 Ways Mobile Devices Can Improve Field Services
Nowadays, it de rigueur to see people of all ages walking around with the latest mobile device in tow. Little Johnny is busy playing games on his new tablet, while grandma is Facetiming with her loved ones. These devices are increasingly becoming more powerful, sleek, and easy to use. So why not use what’s hot and apply […]
GPS Tracking Helps Position Businesses For Greater Efficiency
GPS Tracking For Vehicle Management: Is It Right For Your Business? Utilizing GPS tracking technology is the right thing to do for most businesses hoping to cut unnecessary costs and boost employee production and accountability. In a world where efficiency is a top priority, employees need to be held accountable for their actions, and production […]
How to Avoid Lawsuits With GPS Tracking Technology
In today’s economy, companies can be easy targets for people looking to make a quick buck. When it comes to defending assets in a lawsuit, it is critical to have evidence to back up claims or to defend against fraudulent ones. GPS tracking devices can now help save a company thousands or even millions of […]
Locate and Safeguard Your High-Value Equipment with Asset Trackers
Asset Trackers for Shipping Containers As a business owner, have you run across a scenario that goes something like this? Your company is moving delicate, rare, or expensive equipment to another city. Each item is precisely packed into padded, tightly secured shipping cases. Then each case is numbered, its contents recorded and gently loaded into […]
GPS Fleet Tracking for the EMS Industry
Arriving at the scene of an emergency or tending to a critical patient in a timely manner is important to the success of your business. Unlike other service industries, the level of service can literally mean the difference between life and death. Arriving as a first responder or taking the time to tend to an […]
Is Your Heavy Equipment Protected?
What’s the problem? According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), heavy equipment theft is a growing problem throughout North America. Citing organized crime rings as the major perpetrator, the NICB explains that these criminals are generally sophisticated, precise and successful in their efforts to steal expensive equipment, usually targeting construction sites. According to The […]
Truck Safety: Tips and Tools to Promote Good Driving Habits
As the amount of freight transportation activity increases, so do the chances of traffic accidents. Today, trucks carry the majority of freight, about 65 percent, from the United States into Canada and Mexico. With all this movement, there are bound to be accidents. But how many are preventable? What, if anything, can companies do to curb […]