How often do you get a call from a client looking for some information, or backup related to their scale certificates? Chances are if they are calling you, it means they are being inspected, audited or are in the midst of compiling some regulatory paperwork. Like most scale dealers, you have probably developed a system […]
Yes! Doing just that will lead to more customer calls per day -and more profits for your business. Its hard to imagine a service technician without a mobile phone today. A few years ago, the primary purpose of the phone was to check in with a tech and direct them from one call to the […]
Recently I was approached by a scale dealer who recounted to me that he has spent $100K and 12+months developing a certificate management program that, even once complete, will not have the capabilities of software that is readily available for his industry today at a fraction of the price. This is not uncommon for us […]
Three emerging business software trends are impacting the Weights and Measures service industry on a daily basis. Companies that adopt these trends early can get ahead of the competition….and stay ahead! WHEN YOU’RE ON THE MOVE! Mobile Computing remains one of the most important trends today, and can result in a dramatic ROI improvement. According […]
Focal Scale Company, a young but fast-growing scale dealership, has a problem. It can’t keep up with its own success. Using Excel spreadsheets, white boards, sticky notes and fallible human memory to manage an expanding customer base just isn’t working anymore. There have been mix-ups in scheduling, inventory gone astray, slow-downs in responses to customer […]
Nexent Innovations Inc., a globally recognized leader for service management software has released new enhancements to its CRS™ Certificate Retrieval System software for scale dealers. The newly released MobileCRS lets scale dealers and their technicians perform onsite calibrations and enter data directly into Windows 8.1 & 10 tablets in the field. Automatic syncing of certificates […]
Nexent Innovations Inc., a globally recognized leader for service management software development and maker of Miracle Service™ software, has released significant upgrades to its certificate management and field service software for scale dealers. Version 8.0 features an intuitive new user interface that is customizable depending on the roles and preferences of each user. It also […]
To ensure a happy, satisfied customer base and an efficient field service team, the option of employing mobile technology is no longer considered “nice-to-have,” it has now become a necessity to stay competitive. Here are 3 key considerations when developing your company’s mobile strategy.
Rice Lake, Wis. March 27, 2015 — CRS™ Certificate Retrieval System will now become a member of the Miracle Service® family of service management software products. CRS is calibration and certificate management software offered by weighing and measurement solutions manufacturer Rice Lake Weighing Systems® to help scale dealers and their technicians perform onsite calibrations and enter data directly into a handheld device. As well as having the ability to print calibration certificates from the web-based data management system, CRS provides a secure online asset maintenance history and documented inventory of assets.
There has been a marked difference in the way manufacturers have designed their products over the past few years. Engineers are now focused on reducing manufacturing costs and are building for “planned obsolescence,“ whereby equipment functions for perhaps only a few years – and when that equipment does fail, the cost of service is not much less than buying a new model. This will cause problems for a service company that is built on the concept of “repair” instead of “repair or replace.”