Lugging tools and equipment to and from sites is taxing for service techs — both physically and logistically speaking. With “smart” luggage and route-planning apps available, workers on the go are finding ways to ease the to ease the burdens of Continue reading
Category: In The Field
Cue Willie Nelson. For field service techs, “On The Road Again” pretty much sums up daily life — whether it be traveling to far-off locales or simply hopping from one local neighborhood to the next. So how much time to Continue reading
It’s not easy lugging a 49-pound toolbox around the world, and service techs are hungry for tricks that make traveling on the job easier. From “smart” luggage that knows it’s exceeded weight limits, to free apps that find the cheapest Continue reading
Last week we wrote about some grim government statistics on work-related fatalities: field service positions make up seven of the 10 deadliest jobs in America. And the leading cause of worker deaths overall? Transportation-related.
Field service workers spend an inordinate amount of Continue reading
How do you keep millions of pounds of fresh produce from not baking in the furnace that is California’s Central Valley during peak production in the summer? With aircraft-carrier-length refrigerator-warehouses, which can never fail — that is, without round-the-clock upkeep Continue reading
How rugged is your smartphone? Can it withstand wind, rain and 6-foot drops? Samsung recently announced the release of a new, more durable version of their popular smartphone, the Galaxy S4, adding to the growing market of tough and rugged smartphones. For field Continue reading