TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 179

Summer has officially arrived and this edition of TimeLinx Talk is dedicated almost exclusively to field service management. Articles highlight best practices in FSM, driving efficiencies across service teams, FSM trends as well as updates from Sage, Infor and much more. Enjoy the read and feedback is always welcome…

  • “Take One”: Using Video to Provide Compliance from Your Field Service Teams – Completing checklists, taking photographs, and ticking task reminders are standard daily features for most field engineers.  Employers have a duty of care, and just because they implement a tick list to remind engineers about vehicle safety, pre-checks for working at heights etc., this does not absolve them from the responsibility of checking their employees are working safely. Click the image and read the complete article…

  • Field Service Managers – Position Your Fleet to Beat Skyrocketing Gas Prices – Over the last year of the pandemic, organizations with a fleet of vehicles were already dealing with high fuel prices and other cost increases. Supply chain issues, the sudden surge in consumer demand, and more Americans returning to their commute—or just taking more road trips—have led to steadily rising gas prices. Click the image and get the complete details…

  • Factors Driving the Field Service Management Market Growth Rate At 20% – Field service management industry statistics show that the increasing adoption of automation and digitalization is expected to propel the growth of the field service management market in the forecast period. Automation and digitalization are used for the automatic execution of tasks at a particular interval with the use of digital technology. Click the image and read the complete article…

  • Sage CRM and Sage 300 Success Story: K.K. Penner Tire Center  For more than 80 years, Penner Tire Centers, Inc. has provided quality tires and service to its wholesale and retail customers. For more than two decades, Penner has relied on Sage 300 to drive its operations and provide the products and services its customers have come to expect but with their focus on continuous improvement, they were looking for better ways to serve their clients.Sage CRM was their answer. Click the image to read this success story…

  • Field Service Infographic: Incredible, Real-life FSM Customer Benefits – Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, and this is one of them. The field service infographic in this post displays actual customer success stories from companies using FSM software. The numbers are a staggering validation of field service management (FSM) software done right. Click the image and get the complete details…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned: Edition 80 –  Summer is upon us and that means millions of people are packing their trucks and trailers and head to the beaches, forests and national parks to enjoy family vacations. Unfortunately, many families don’t prepare for their travels as they should and sometimes things just do not go a planned. Click the image to watch this inexperienced RV driver misjudge the size of their vehicle and the aftermath of that poor decision…

  • Fatherhood to the Extreme : 5 Men Who Fathered the Most Children – Most families will agree that if any member of the family is going to be known for extreme behavior, the dad generally claims that title. In the spirit of fun and in light of Father’s Day, this article takes a gentle poke at the 5 men that fathered the most children in history and took the title of “extreme” to a new level. Click the image and find yourself astonished at the results…

  • Father’s Day Fun Facts 2022 – Father’s Day is a celebration honoring people’s fathers and celebrating the fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in their society. The upcoming holiday was first proposed by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington in 1909. It is currently celebrated in the United States annually on the third Sunday in June so get ready to gather ’round the grill and toast Dad for Father’s Day—the national holiday so awesome that Americans have celebrated it for more than a century. Click the image and learn about 15 Dad facts that will impressthe fathers in your life…

  • The Forgotten History of Father’s Day – Ever wonder how Father’s Day became a holiday? It was not immediately accepted when it was proposed, and it did not become a national holiday in the U.S. until 1972 during President Richard Nixon’s administration. Why was it a hotly contested debate? With America’s history, you might think that a holiday recognizing men would be perfectly acceptable. After all, men dominated American society in the early 20th century. Read the forgotten history behind Father’s Day by clicking the image. It is a very interesting story indeed…

  • 6 Trends in the Professional Services Market The professional services market is evergreen. People will always need HVAC service, telecom installations, cleaning services, lawn care, and myriad other services. ResearchAndMarkets.com predicts that the global professional services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.1% to nearly $8,082.4 billion by the end of 2022. Technological advances present both challenges and opportunities for professional services firms Click the image to get all the details…

  • The Fastest-Growing Service-Based Industries through 2021 – Industry trends are constantly changing. The service-based industry has seen some interesting changes in the past few years that will continue to shape the market for years to come. We’ll take a look at what these changes are, and how they’re affecting both consumers and businesses alike. Click the image to read this in depth article that just might surprise you…

  • 5 Better Habits to Improve Billable Hours – In this report, a firm recently commissioned some research on the working hours of accountants, lawyers, IT consultants, marketers and other professionals who track billable hours. They found that about a quarter of them under-record what they actually work, and many felt their managers were unaware of this. As a founder and business builder myself, I understand the drive and enthusiasm that can lead dedicated professionals to go that extra mile. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned – Father’s Day Edition 79 – On Father’s Day each year, families commonly recognize the role a dad plays in a household by having a BBQ’s, making a special meal, picnics, going to the movies or participating in outdoor activities like hiking, fishing or biking. Regardless of how a family celebrates, sometimes things just do not go as planned. Click the image to watch this hysterical Father’s Day gone wrong video…

  • What is Customer Relationship Management Software –CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. It’s a way of tracking and managing interaction with prospects, leads and customers as they move through every stage of a company’s sales cycle. If ERP lets you focus on running your business, CRM tools help you focus on customers. CRM software helps businesses improve customer relationships. Click the image to read te details…

  • Complete Project and Field Service Management for All Sage ERP & CRM Solutions –  Are  you a Sage 100, 200, 300, X3, Intacct or CRM client with a services organization? Are you looking for a solution that extends your existing Sage system so that you have complete management of everything quick and simple service calls all the way through to lengthy and complicated projects? Then look no further. Click the image to get the complete details…

  • 8 Reasons to Finance Business Software Purchases – TimeLinx Software has been proud to partner with Dimension Funding since 2018. Dimension Funding has been the premiere lending partner for the software industry for nearly 20 years. In addition to tax benefits for businesses, here are 8 reasons why financing business software and professional services makes complete sense. Click the image to learn how quick and easy it is as well how your company can benefit from it…

  • Field Service Managers – Position Your Fleet to Beat Skyrocketing Gas Prices – Over the last year of the pandemic, organizations with a fleet of vehicles were already dealing with high fuel prices and other cost increases. Supply chain issues, the sudden surge in consumer demand, and more Americans returning to their commute—or just taking more road trips—have led to steadily rising gas prices. Click the image and get the complete details…

  • TimeLinx FREE ROI Calculator – Want to know how quickly you can obtain a return on your investment using TimeLinx? Download this simple ROI Calculator, input your applicable data-points, include a minimum of 30 (%) in efficiencies across your organization and the calculator will quickly illustrate how much money you will save per day and per year. Click the image for complete details…

  • TimeLinx – Project and Service Management Software Buying Guide –
    The way business is done has changed dramatically, and if you’re considering this buyer’s guide, it’s because you’re seeking a software solution to streamline your business processes, increase productivity and efficiency, and reduce costly data entry errors…Click the image to download the Buyers Guide…

  • The Basics of Partnering with TimeLinx During Uncertain Times – The TimeLinx Partner Advantage Program is a perfect complement for mid-market resellers, business partners and technology consulting firms supporting businesses in the project and service industry. The Partner Advantage Program includes some of the best margins, support, training and administration offerings in software publishing…

  • TimeLinx Investor Information Center – Regardless of the impacts of the Corona Virus, TimeLinx is reporting some the strongest financial results in the company’s history and seeking outside investment to expedite the time to market in the re-launch of the new platform agnostic version of TimeLinx including all modules. Interested parties should click the image and download the complete market analysis and investor presentation…

  • With Uncertain Times, the Experience of Your Technology Provider is More Important than Ever. Please Take the Opportunity to Meet the TimeLinx Leadership Team – The executive team at TimeLinx sets the strategic direction for the company, supports a passion for continual innovation and a drive to meet the unmet needs of customers and business partners. The team brings together over 80 years of diverse, yet complimentary experience with the goal of providing industry leading technology solutions to the market. Click the image and meet the team…

  • Regardless of the financial times we are in, TimeLinx is Able to Offer Financing for All Purchases Across North and South America – TimeLinx is proud to partner with Dimension Funding and as a result of some recent announcements, technology financing is now available across all of North and South America. Click the image to learn about the benefits of technology financing…

  • Like, Share and Follow – TimeLinx has always recognized the importance of social media but understand it is more important than ever. As more and more people are getting their news from the likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn we have begun to expand our investment in these channels. Our volume and frequency of information has increased but we can still use your help by liking, sharing and following us and it is as easy clicking the image…

  • TimeLinx Content Archive – With dozens of newsletters, hundreds of blog posts, more than 300 industry related stories, 12,000 downloads and readership asking for a complete archive and an easy way to reference all of the great content published in the last 14 months…we’ve delivered. If you have an interest in news related to Sage, Infor or the Project and Field Service Management Industry, just click the image for a complete catalog…

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