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Reducing costs and errors with field sales software

Tips & Advice - March 30, 2015

In any business, excessive mistakes can become very costly and may be difficult to come back from if they are not caught early. In field sales errors result in loyal customers leaving your company, new customers turning away in favor of the competition, a loss of revenue and a bad reputation.

One way to reduce the chances of errors occurring, and avoiding the costs associated with making mistakes, is to use a reliable field service management software. Here is how field sales applications can help increase efficiency and improve overall company performance:

Digital forms: Many business errors are a result of mistakes in paperwork. Sometimes information is input incorrectly, and duplicated on every subsequent form that is filled. Other times one department will make a paperwork error, while another does not, resulting in two different sets of information with no indication of which one is accurate. Digital data capture on mobile business applications allows information to be recorded on a mobile device. In field sales this can be done in front of the client, who can then verify the information before it is sent to the main office. The information is then distributed electronically, ensuring that the entire company is operating on one set of data.

Automated filing: Some company errors are the result of misfiled or lost documents. With field sales software all the information is stored in one place, and is easily retrievable by anyone in the business who needs it. As an added bonus, digital forms free up time for employees who might have previously had to search for paperwork in a filing system, do not require large amounts of storage space and never need to be physically disposed.

Field service software can make a company more efficient across the board, and reduces internal costs and errors.


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