Useful Tips for Avoiding Traffic

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As a regular factor for many commuters, heavy traffic can put a strain on mental health, car lifespans, and time management abilities. It can also end up costing drivers significantly more on fuel over time. At Actsoft, we’ve realized that these negative factors of roadway congestion can hinder operations for companies with mobile workforces in particular. And while dealing with traffic is inevitable at times, there’s plenty of cases where it could’ve been avoided entirely by simply taking a better route, or getting equipped with smarter tools for planning ahead. Here’s three ways that our solutions can help businesses like […]


Natural Wonders: World’s Most Stunning Mountains

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As we’ve discussed over the past few weeks, one of the lasting benefits from our solutions is the ability to dramatically reduce your company’s carbon footprint. Casting aside archaic paper forms in exchange for more efficient, eco-friendly digital forms; better choosing which employee to dispatch to job assignments based on proximity; and getting control of unnecessary idling time from your drivers all cut back on unnecessary waste. Plus, making these seemingly small changes also puts a lot of money back into your pocket. This week, in continued celebration of the environmental impact our solutions help to impart on the world, […]


Encore Updates: Manager App, Security Enhancements, and More

t Actsoft, we’re constantly creating new ways to advance the power of our business solutions, and our latest product update is just another example of how we’re continuing to elevate the bar in both telematics and workforce management alike. Here’s everything that our latest release has to offer to users of Encore, our flagship solution. Manager App This new feature is designed to bring an extra measure of versatility to your mobile operations. With our Manager App, your company’s administrators can view the near real-time locations of dispersed employees and assets from a mobile device, eliminating any need for them […]


Q&A: Actsoft Interns Discuss Their Experiences

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Here at Actsoft, we’re all about personal growth and development. Whether an employee is new to the company or a seasoned veteran, we strongly encourage everyone to learn as much as they can in order to shape their futures into something mutually beneficial. We have a storied history of employees moving through the ranks, spanning various departments, and helping us to grow as they too develop into more well-rounded people. This encouragement of self-growth also transcends into our internship program. We welcome young adults, as they prepare themselves to enter the professional workforce, to join our team and learn the […]


Geofences and City Construction

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Constructing the megalopolises of today requires some of the most cutting-edge technology available. In a time where space in downtown areas is limited and building strategies have been trending upward rather than outward, the importance of modern tools to contractors can’t be understated. These state-of-the-art tools come in many different forms, including both digital and mechanical ones. Workforces that are tasked with the responsibility of putting together an entire city’s infrastructure from the ground up need everything from heavy machinery to workforce management solutions continuously at their disposal, in order to complete projects in timely fashion. On the workforce management […]


Natural Wonders: 5 Spectacular Lakes to Visit

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You’ve been running your business the same way since its inception. So what’s the incentive in changing things now, if what you’ve been doing thus far works well enough? Why switch things up when you’ve been able to keep your company up and running, doing things on your own? If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? The answer to all three of these questions is one and the same: A few simple changes can make a world of a difference, letting you see an immediate increase in profitability. That’s what Actsoft’s solutions can do for your business; our software […]


Dispatching’s Important Role in Directing a Mobile Workforce

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Effective communication between remote employees and management remains an essential ingredient to the upkeep of virtually any company’s daily business operations. For organizations with mobile workforces in particular, these connections are even more important. Administrators at corporate headquarters must conduct a symphony of efficiency when it comes to managing their remote employees, and a better way to orchestrate it is with Mobile Dispatching. This tool allows businesses to send out new directives to remote workers wirelessly, all from the comfort of a centralized location. By tapping into the power of cell phones and other forms of mobile technology, Mobile Dispatching […]


Natural Wonders: 5 Secluded Beaches to Escape the Crowds

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Sometimes, the very thought of “going green” can sound the alarm for business owners as a practice that, while noble, requires a huge investment of finances that not only will affect their bottom lines, but that they just don’t have the resources to put forward, even if they wanted to. But that’s not always the case. At Actsoft, we give business owners the tools to cut down on unnecessary waste, namely paper and fuel. Just by cutting back on the use of both resources, you’ll be putting money back into your pocket and reducing your carbon footprint. For example, our […]


The Inefficiencies of Paper Forms

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Companies in the 21st century are increasingly in need of new ways to raise their efficiency levels. As a paradigm of easier, smarter workflows has begun to take shape in the business world, there’s also been an uptick in demand for solutions that can effectively align simplicity with high productivity. At Actsoft, we’ve responded to this new trend by engineering some of the most versatile business applications available. Our solutions are effective at helping you identify and refine any existing practices your company might have that aren’t fully optimized for efficiency, such as the usage of traditional paper forms. For […]


Natural Wonders: 5 Perfect Places for Hiking

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The ability to track your drivers’ behaviors is tantamount to money in your pocket. When you make sure that the people responsible for taking your fleet on the road are practicing stellar driving habits — like minimizing unnecessary vehicle idling times, keeping a steady pace instead of burning fuel by speeding, and curbing that tendency to slam on the brakes needlessly — you drastically cut back on fuel consumption. Studies have shown that just cutting down on aggressive driving alone can save you anywhere from 10 to 40 percent on fuel. Whether fuel prices are sky high or at record […]