Do You Know Your Fuel-Saving Facts?
Are you still “myth-ified” on how to save gas money? Every day our Actsoft team talks to huge fleet companies as well as local delivery businesses about how to save fuel, cut costs, and keep their vehicles running smoothly and efficiently. We’ve developed some of the most dependable software in the industry that helps managers […]
What the Cluck? What 37,000 Pounds of Frozen Chickens Can Teach Us
On September 27th, 2014, an Idaho trucking company was missing a truck filled with 37,000 pounds of frozen chickens. The company’s 42-year-old driver, Christopher L. Hall, allegedly abandoned the truck after being refused more money from his employer. Unfortunately, by the time they located the truck at a Montana truck stop, the chicken had already […]
Employee Tracking: Big Brother or Smart Business
When it comes to the subject of tracking employees, many business owners get uneasy. They worry that they might create a “big brother” culture or send out the message that they don’t trust their employees. In turn, many workers feel that by being tracked, management doesn’t trust them or wants to micromanage their every move. […]
What Great Leaders Know: Understanding Weakness Leads to Success
From legendary coaches to the best teachers, the strategy is always the same: Understand the team’s weaknesses. It’s easy to identify star players and focus on the moments of glory, but without assessing the big picture, your team will only perform at a fraction of its potential. This is especially true for companies who are […]
What Telecommuting Tool Is Saving Companies Big Bucks?
Today almost all companies have a percentage of employees who work outside of the office. Whether they’re salespeople, delivery drivers, or specialists like plumbers and mechanics, this part of your workforce may never step foot into the office, but they’re an integral part of your success. The major problems with this group are communication and […]
Talent Is Not the Key to Success
You might be surprised by what is. In a word: organization. The ability to assemble a variety of moving parts in such a way that they work efficiently is the key to any company’s success — whether you own an accounting firm or doughnut shop. Understanding and managing the flow of daily operations can save […]
Construction Season: How to Avoid Theft and Damage
With construction season underway, it’s not uncommon to see heavy machinery, trailers, and sundry other tools left unattended on construction sites. And while signs like “No Trespassing” and the like may deter mischievous teenagers, it’s not going to do anything to stop thieves who want to cash in on the opportunity you left them. According […]
How Small Business Is Helping the Environment
It’s easier than ever for entrepreneurs to start a business. With the low cost of setting up an LLC, creating websites, and other tools needed to market and do business, there are virtually no barriers to a new enterprise. The one thing many of these businesspeople are doing right is cutting expenses and overhead in […]
Top Reasons to Go Paper-Free
Saving money by going paper-free can mean saving the environment. Most companies with any kind of foot in today’s world — even if it’s a dial-up foot wearing a 10-year-old computer — knows that paper is no longer necessary. Or, at least, not as necessary as it once was. In fact, if you look at […]
Can Eliminating Clutter Make Your Workforce Better?
According to scientists at Princeton University, the answer is a resounding, “Yes.” Results of a study conducted by researchers at Princeton University Neuroscience Institute published in The Journal of Neuroscience concluded that clutter may restrict one’s attention, the ability to process information and the ability to focus on a task. The report reads: “Multiple stimuli […]