Andrew Forest Articles

Dispatching’s Important Role in Directing a Mobile Workforce
Effective communication between remote employees and management remains an essential ingredient to the upkeep of virtually any company’s daily business operations. For organizations with mobile workforces in particular, these connections are even more important. Administrators at corporate headquarters must conduct a symphony of efficiency when it comes to managing their remote employees, and a better […]
The Inefficiencies of Paper Forms
Companies in the 21st century are increasingly in need of new ways to raise their efficiency levels. As a paradigm of easier, smarter workflows has begun to take shape in the business world, there’s also been an uptick in demand for solutions that can effectively align simplicity with high productivity. At Actsoft, we’ve responded to […]
The Versatile Solutions of GPS Technology
The creation of a Global Positioning System (GPS) has brought extra convenience and powerful business applications alike into the lives of modern-day people. Things such as locating lost equipment, estimating lengths of travel, and even visiting unfamiliar places have become so much easier to accomplish through the concept of GPS, and the system’s versatility makes […]
Helpful Ways to Maintain Peace of Mind
In virtually any scenario, peace of mind is something many of us seek. Whether it’s while you’re trying to effectively direct a team, meet an important deadline, buy a home for the first time, or even plan a vacation, maintained mental calmness can be a very beneficial asset to have. Thankfully, there’s never been a […]
Protecting Your Equipment with Innovative Software
For many businesses, the security of high-value equipment is essential to making sure that operations run smoothly on a routine basis. One particular cause for concern, however, is how exactly these important and often costly assets are being kept safe during non-working hours. While mobile employees are in the field, it’s easy to keep tabs […]
Three Essential Tips for Improving Time Management
Time is the one of the few resources that can’t ever be gained back once it’s been spent. This statement particularly resonates in the workplace setting, where optimized productivity and the acquisition of true efficiency are essential to success. Because abundant surpluses of wasted time can be detrimental to high motivation, ensuring that your company’s […]
Actsoft’s Applications in the Shipping Industry
Two things that constantly hang in the balance of success for a shipping company’s daily operations are the quality of the goods they’re transporting, and the timeliness with which they’re delivered to a destination. Transportation companies today choose to make keeping both of these things optimized a priority, and many leverage them as positive differentiators […]
Yanny vs. Laurel: The Polarity of a Single Sound
If there’s anything we’ve learned over the past few days, it’s that sounds can be subjective, and also intensely debated. Yanny or Laurel? Which is it? The argument over what is actually being said in a now-viral audio clip exploded last week when an online poll was published on social media, asking people whether they were […]
How Missed Workflow Steps Affect Your Bottom Line
What happens when a logistical connection between a company’s administrative team and its mobile workforce is broken during the course of a job’s progress? Usually, smaller instances of communicative disconnect like this between management and employees result in nothing but mere inconveniences to the deadline of a project. However, missed steps in workflows can add […]
International Port Cities and Global Trade
Trade networks across the globe play an instrumental role in the continuous upkeep of the world’s economy. They’re the superhighways of international exchange, and the collective spinal cord of global commerce. Every single day, millions of goods travel along these networks to provide populations with vital resources. The port cities serving as funnels for the […]