Skip to main content

Key Reasons to Implement Field Team Management Software

Today due to the new mobile technology field team management becomes much more effective. By using a field team management software solution, a manager can set up retail visits and tasks for the whole field team in several minutes, and analyze all the information from points of sale live, as there as field reps perform tasks at points of sale. Empowered with mobile tools for store data collection, your field team members are able to perform all point-of-sale activities using just their tablets and smartphones, with no need of visiting the office to get the schedule and report back.

The new way of field team management provides faster data workflow and reduces time for decision-making. If your company is not already using a field team management solution, consider the opportunities to start. Below you can find the list of reasons why implement field team management software.

  • Simplify planning – Field team management software allows easily organizing the schedule of visits for field reps individually, or in bulk, for any period of time.
  • Automate organization – All the visits and tasks are instantly displayed in tablets and smartphones of merchandisers due to automatic synchronization.
  • Stay up-to-date – field team management software allows managers and supervisors to get live retail visit confirmation and monitor field team members on the map in real time, including their routes, the arrival time, and time spent at each point-of-sale.
  • Streamline data workflow – Get all the informations on customers, locations, products, users, schedule, tasks, orders, audit results, customer surveys and more in one place. Field team management software allows managing all kinds of operations in the field using just one application. All the data is stored in the Cloud and can be accessed from anywhere.
  • Shorten the reporting process – Mobile forms allow collecting data very quickly and accurate, eliminating paperwork and minimizing mistakes. All the data collected at stores is automatically transferred to corporate database and is available for integration with company’s back-end system, export or analysis. Field team management software allows getting ultimate custom reports and dashboards in seconds.

Manage your field team more efficiently, using latest mobile technology. Register at for the free trial and schedule a free live demo to see how it works.


Popular posts from this blog

Implementing Sustainable Merchandising

In the factory-to-customer cycle, merchandising is one of the most wasteful processes. From the fuel consumed by field reps to the amount of paper used in traditional audits and surveys, on top of promotional and seasonal displays, it is easy to see why merchandising is considered “eco-unfriendly”. A field merchandising app can make a world of difference when it comes to sustainability. By adopting a field merchandising app, CPG and FMCG businesses can expect the following: Virtually eliminate the use of paper in in-store activities such as planogram checks, audits, surveys, and orders, among others. A state-of-the-art field merchandising app will also allow for instant access to the data collected, slashing the time and cost spent on data entry. Considerable savings in rep travel time and fuel thanks to the route optimization functions of field merchandising apps that automatically calculate the shortest store rounds. A cross-platform field merchandising app will all

Cloud for Retail Execution: Make Away with Data Storage Costs

Why Go Paperless? In order to store 2 million paper documents, an organization can expect to spend between $40,000 and $60,000 on filing cabinets alone. Those same files could fit on fewer than ten CD-ROMs (Business Guide to Paper Reduction) . If we assume that a filing cabinet uses from 6 to 20 square feet of space and the office space costs $23 per square foot , the space for a one filing cabinet will cost a company $1656– 5520 per year .   How to Go Paperless? When you choose paperless data collection your data storage costs can be significantly reduced or even brought to zero. Digital data collected using mobile forms require much less space than paper sheets and therefore cost less money. With the development of mobile technology you don’t need CDs or any other data carriers to store and access your data. More and more companies opt for Cloud storage. The price of Cloud storage starts at $0.01 GB per month and the average number of MS Word pages per GB is 64782.

Solving Information Loss in Merchandising Once and For All

Information loss used to be an inevitable consequence of retail merchandising. With many field reps performing a number of tasks on each one of the stores in their individual territories, it is easy to see how the amount of data collected on the field grows exponentially and is, therefore, increasingly difficult to handle and more subject to information loss. Mobile merchandising software  is the ideal solution to information loss in retail merchandising. When businesses implement a mobile merchandising software solution, they prevent information loss in the following stages of data processing: Data collection It is easy to see how information can get lost in traditional pen-and-paper merchandising. With mobile merchandising software, field reps perform tasks such as filling out forms and taking pictures in their mobile devices, leading to less misunderstanding and mix-ups. Data transcription With mobile merchandising software, there is no data transcription. The information goe