BlueFolder Field Service Management Blog

5 Things to Look for in a Mobile Workforce Management Software in 2022

If you’re shopping for mobile workforce management software for a field service company, you’re not alone. Many organizations have realized that workforce management with paper and spreadsheets is no longer viable for a workforce that is out in the field and on the...

5 Mobile Field Solutions that Enhance Productivity for Field Service Teams

Few businesses have more use for mobile field solutions than field service providers. Technicians are on the road most of the time, and they need to be able to find customer locations, get to appointments on time, and make sure they have the right manuals, parts, and...

Assigning Work Order Categories in Your System

Field service businesses run on work orders. Everyone uses some kind of work order to kick-off each job, track status, and trigger invoices. But many companies leave out a crucial detail from this process – the work order category. It may not seem obvious that...

Five Things to Look For in a Work Order App

When your field service business is humming along, you’ll rarely see techs in the office – they’re out completing jobs. But they still need to access work order information and update status as they go. A mobile work order app can make this process convenient and...

8 Best Practices in Managing Your Maintenance Work Orders

For facility maintenance and field service businesses, maintenance work represents a reliable revenue stream. However, managing a constant influx of requests, keeping up with technicians in the field, and tracking equipment can overwhelm your staff, especially as...
Everything You Need to Know About Work Order Management

Everything You Need to Know About Work Order Management

It's been a long time since you asked, “What is a work order?” Maybe back in your first few days in the field services industry, you needed an introduction to the formal documents that define maintenance tasks and capture important details about each job. Today, it’s...

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Assigning Work Order Categories in Your System

Assigning Work Order Categories in Your System

Field service businesses run on work orders. Everyone uses some kind of work order to kick-off each job, track status, and trigger invoices. But many companies leave out a crucial detail from this process – the work order category. It may not seem obvious that...

read more
Five Things to Look For in a Work Order App

Five Things to Look For in a Work Order App

When your field service business is humming along, you’ll rarely see techs in the office – they’re out completing jobs. But they still need to access work order information and update status as they go. A mobile work order app can make this process convenient and...

read more
8 Best Practices in Managing Your Maintenance Work Orders

8 Best Practices in Managing Your Maintenance Work Orders

For facility maintenance and field service businesses, maintenance work represents a reliable revenue stream. However, managing a constant influx of requests, keeping up with technicians in the field, and tracking equipment can overwhelm your staff, especially as...

read more