Organizations managing a fleet
often operate on razor-thin margins. A recession can further deplete fleet
companies’ purses, resulting in reduced scale of operations, lower profits, and process inefficiencies. Visibility is key to fleet
optimization and can be achieved with a fleet
management system. Learn how to maximize the availability of your resources and lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your mobile assets. PubDate: 9/29/2009 8:07:00 AM
Abstract: How do companies address the out-of-control costs associated with network printing? Many look to control them by outsourcing their managed printer services. The transition from basic dealer services to a holistic approach—where the dealer manages the print services for the entire organization—has its challenges. With printer fleet management tools, companies gain a competitive advantage and save on printing costs.
Abstract: In crisis situations, Trend Micro's Virus Information Center for the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) may prove indispensable for a network administrator and/or manager on the go.
Abstract: In going through a business decision process for complex technology selections, more and more use is being made of technologically driven processes using Decision support tools and captured knowledge. The use of these systems and the capability to drive a solution from them assumes an ability to accurately express business requirements and business value within these tools. In this article, we explore the marriage of knowledge management and decision support in forming knowledge based selection systems and procedures that can assist in reducing the current appalling record of IT project failures. This is illustrated by the process to select a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).
Abstract: Palm Computing’s PalmPCs will be facing stiff competition from Microsoft and the Symbian consortium, each of which is trying to grab a large share of the handheld PDA (personal digital assistant) market. Palm presently holds the 80% of the market
Abstract: By integrating data from disparate systems and delivering data in a management dashboard on a personal digital assistant (PDA) or cell phone, Persistent enabled service engineers to collect and update data related to tire usage. This solution seamlessly integrated approximately 1,000 dealers in more than 15 European countries to central data servers and a CRM solution. The result? Improved customer end acquisition and satisfaction.
Abstract: E-procurement's number two firm announced a fleet of new products and services across its entire product line.
Abstract: Communication between shippers and carriers can be a challenge, but without an automated solution specially designed for fleet management and load scheduling, it’s even more challenging. With a web portal designed to provide efficient communication between shippers and carriers, you can boost the performance of your execution, settlement, and reporting activities—with a quick return on investment (ROI). Learn more.
Abstract: LeasePlan Norway, a large automobile fleet management company, needed an alternative to manual entry of incoming invoice data, while still maintaining complete accuracy. The company implemented AnyDocINVOICE for invoice data capture, because of its ease- of- use and ability to capture data without templates. Find out about all the other functionalities that prompted the company to install the solution in its Swedish office.
Abstract: In the $1.8 billion market of document management services, only 10 percent is billed by dealers. So how can they increase their share of the managed print services trend? The dealer’s path to advantage lies in its service and supply organization. To make this transition, the dealer needs a tool that gathers knowledge of the client’s fleet and identifies where printing dollars can be saved.
Abstract: Spending money to save money makes sense in the context of large capital assets, including facilities, fleet, plant equipment, and even computers. A lack of preventative maintenance affects the shareholders of all companies. Aging assets and reactive maintenance can be financial drains. A complete preventative maintenance program consisting of better business practices and simple tools such as computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) or enterprise asset management (EAM), can help companies realize immediate savings and boost profits.
Abstract: Does it really make sense to spend money to save money? The answer may surprise you when it comes to maintenance of large capital assets including Facilities, Fleet, Plant Equipment and yes, even computers. It makes even more sense when you consider that today more and more companies are adding a new line item in their financial statements called 'Deferred Maintenance Revenue Write Down'. A lack of preventive maintenance affects the shareholders of all companies due to aging assets and reactive maintenance practices. A complete preventive maintenance program consisting of better business practices and a simple tool such as a Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) or Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) package can streamline the process and result in immediate savings in both time and money. So how do you justify the initial investment and where can the cost savings be seen across the enterprise?
Abstract: LPEC, a large Polish energy distributor, found its financial and bookkeeping system was obsolete. New systems didn’t offer the data integration the company needed, and so it implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to address bookkeeping, fixed assets, and materials management, as well as logistics, purchase contracts, and fleet management. Find out how the ERP system allowed full integration of all data.