Trimble Announces Availability of Industry Report Exploring the Transformation of Service Delivery
IPSWICH, UK, 14 April, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced the release of its latest field service industry report. Titled , ‘Transforming Service Delivery: An Insight Report’, the report investigates the most pressing issues affecting field service organisations and provides insight into how to transform operations, from measuring service performance and delivering excellent customer service to handling change management and turning data into information.
The report, commissioned by Trimble, includes third-party industry expertise as well as the latest research, analysis and customer case studies. Trimble’s research involved a survey with those working directly in the field service industry today to gauge valuable insight into the day-to-day issues they face. Some of the key findings include:
- 86 percent of organisations intend to invest in technology to improve their field service operations
- 73 percent consider adequate training as the main challenge when rolling out changes that affect a mobile workforce
- 71 percent use customer satisfaction as the main metric to measure the performance of their field service organisation
- 33 percent regard the reliability of information to be the main concern with using data from the field
“We are delighted to announce the availability of this publication which is the result of extensive research and analysis from across the globe. We understand that many organisations are facing a tough time in meeting the needs of their own customers against a backdrop of reducing budgets and operational streamlining,” said Mark Forrest, general manager of Trimble Field Service Management (FSM) Division. “Many customers have come to expect service excellence and falling short can be the difference between growth and decline for businesses. Getting service right first time, every time is the ultimate objective in balancing service excellence with cost. In this Insight Report, we aim to take a look at the demands and opportunities for the service industry today along with the views and attitudes of those operating in this ever-changing environment.”
The Insight Report is readily available for complimentary download via the following link www.trimble.com/fsm/insightreport
To support the launch of the Insight Report a recording of Trimble’s virtual summit, ‘Transforming Service Delivery: A Global Perspective’, is also available which features field service experts expanding on the findings and trends revealed in the report. To download the recording, click here http://www.pages05.net/trimblefieldservice/virtual-summit-recording-1
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About Trimble Field Service Management Division
Trimble’s Field Service Management Division provides visibility into field and fleet operations so businesses can streamline efficiency and increase productivity. The Field Service Management suite includes fleet management, work management and scheduling, worker safety and mobility solutions that transform the effectiveness of work, workers and assets in the field. The cloud-based portfolio allows Trimble to offer customers industry-specific, enterprise-level solutions for exceptional performance and ease of use. Visit: www.trimble.com/fsm.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilising positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilised to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information about Trimble and its products visit: www.trimble.com