Helpful Ways to Maintain Peace of Mind

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In virtually any scenario, peace of mind is something many of us seek. Whether it’s while you’re trying to effectively direct a team, meet an important deadline, buy a home for the first time, or even plan a vacation, maintained mental calmness can be a very beneficial asset to have. Thankfully, there’s never been a more diverse assortment of resources available in today’s world to help you with this. Recent trends in both technology and business are all about moving toward simplified, more productive workflows, and ideally, these processes will be optimized for efficiency. In turn, employees become positioned to […]


Natural Wonders: 5 Refreshing Swimming Holes to Dive Into

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As we’ve discussed in the past, it’s our mission to help your business run as smoothly as possible, while also eliminating waste. With the reduction of physical waste, your company can collectively contribute to the betterment of the planet and environment and, in doing so, see better financial returns. For example, if you have a fleet of vehicles, the last thing you want is for your drivers to be running their trucks with abandon. Idling needlessly burns fuel, thereby chipping away at your bottom line. On top of that, fumes are pumping into the air when they don’t need to […]


Protecting Your Equipment with Innovative Software

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For many businesses, the security of high-value equipment is essential to making sure that operations run smoothly on a routine basis. One particular cause for concern, however, is how exactly these important and often costly assets are being kept safe during non-working hours. While mobile employees are in the field, it’s easy to keep tabs on the equipment they’re using in near real-time with the assistance of an adequate solution. But what happens to the tools a workforce uses once its workers have clocked out for the day? How exactly are these assets being protected against theft, misuse, and damages? […]


Natural Wonders: 5 Spectacular Waterfalls to See

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Here at Actsoft, we’re committed to making sure your business runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. A large part of how we do that is by helping you to reduce unnecessary waste. In doing this, your company can take on even more business and improve its bottom line. Another side effect of this waste reduction — one that we’re quite proud of — is the environmental benefits that come with it. For example, consider the act of making the switch from paper to wireless forms. If your company averages 10 job sites per day, and each job site dossier […]


Three Essential Tips for Improving Time Management

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Time is the one of the few resources that can’t ever be gained back once it’s been spent. This statement particularly resonates in the workplace setting, where optimized productivity and the acquisition of true efficiency are essential to success. Because abundant surpluses of wasted time can be detrimental to high motivation, ensuring that your company’s time management skills are adept is vital. Every single second that passes by is a moment that’s filled with opportunity, and by making the most out of the time you spend in the workplace, you can even gain more out of your leisure time away […]


5 Tips for Improving Your Fleet’s Safety

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When you’re the owner of a business with a fleet of vehicles, whether it’s a local delivery service or long-haul trucking, safety is always a primary concern. Safe driving factors in big to your company’s bottom line, including brand reputation. But when your drivers are constantly on the go, how do you keep on top of these practices? Here, five tips to help you do just that. Perform Regular Maintenance As we’ve discussed before, consistent maintenance is essential for keeping your fleet, no matter the size, in tip-top shape; it helps you avoid bigger, costlier fixes down the road due […]


Actsoft’s Applications in the Shipping Industry

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Two things that constantly hang in the balance of success for a shipping company’s daily operations are the quality of the goods they’re transporting, and the timeliness with which they’re delivered to a destination. Transportation companies today choose to make keeping both of these things optimized a priority, and many leverage them as positive differentiators between their services and those of their competitors to gain advantages in the marketplace. In addition to attracting and retaining business, heightened efforts to ensure that products arrive on time and in excellent condition also save shipping companies time and money by paying significant dividends […]


5 Must-Visit Theme Parks Perfect for Family Vacations

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With Memorial Day weekend upon us, now is the time of year when families begin to pack up their suitcases and take to the road for their annual vacations. And really, this is the ideal time for it. The weather is at its best, the kids are out of school, and most seasonal destinations are finally open and ready for business. More specifically, it’s during this time that our favorite type of summertime venue opens up nationwide: theme parks. What better way to bond with your family than a trip to some fantastical wonderland replete with thrill-inducing rides, games galore, […]


Yanny vs. Laurel: The Polarity of a Single Sound

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If there’s anything we’ve learned over the past few days, it’s that sounds can be subjective, and also intensely debated. Yanny or Laurel? Which is it? The argument over what is actually being said in a now-viral audio clip exploded last week when an online poll was published on social media, asking people whether they were hearing the voice on the clip saying the word “Yanny” or the word “Laurel.” Since then, the discourse ramped up on an unprecedented scale, with #teamyanny and #teamlaurel trending on Twitter, and scores of posts related to the audio clip being penned from all […]


Exploring Disney World’s Behind-the-Scenes Secrets

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Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, which means families everywhere will be firing up their grills to cook up feasts as they tip their hats in salute to all those who have served the country. This weekend also marks the unofficial start of the summer holiday travel season. With the kids out of school and the weather universally warmer all over, it makes sense that more people — particularly families — hit the road this time of year. One of the most popular destinations in the country is none other than Orlando’s Disney World. Magic Kingdom alone hosts […]