Seasonal work, FSM software and how they complement each other
For businesses dealing with services such as landscaping and snow management, work can be seasonal. In busier times, many have to hire seasonal help. Managing seasonal workers can be a difficult task, as many struggle to juggle the whole workforce. Field Service Management software can be of help. This blog post will introduce some of the best tools FSM software has to offer to tackle the seasonal work and workers.
Your information – just more accessible
FSM software is designed specifically with the needs of field service businesses in mind. Its tools help tackle the tasks these businesses have to deal with. The software can be used to convert everything into an electronic form. You can take everything from your contracts and contacts to invoices and store it in one place with the help of the form builder.
Now that your information is all in the software, you can add any and all needed parties as users. Now everyone will have the access to the information they need on the go. With the reporting center, field workers can easily write reports out in the field with their mobile devices. As a result, other will be up to date on what is happening in the field.
The software also offers tools for other types of communications besides the reporting center. With it, you can set up automated text messages and emails with ease, which can be of great help during busier times. In addition, the software offers the ability to create triggers and/or automation for schedules. For example, when it snows, you can simply use the trigger and it will notify the crew, with predetermined areas and routes for each employee.
Everything can be customized and set up according to service agreements. Dispatching makes managing the workforce easy and the timeline functions help find all the information with a quick glance. FSM software can be just the thing to tame the busy seasons – why not take advantage of that?