Stocks, Assets, and Work Site Tracking

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For many investors, it’s a common belief that maintaining a diverse financial portfolio is an effective way to minimize risk. To those who follow this strategy, the idea is that holding stocks in multiple different sectors can potentially offset some of the losses that would’ve arisen from having placed all their chips on a single failing investment. Their ownership of shares in a wide array of other better-performing investments may serve as a buoy to the negatives that they’ll inevitably encounter when trading. That being said, it should come as no surprise that purchasing shares of stocks always carries a […]


Industry Spotlight: Actsoft Solutions in Construction

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Actsoft solutions help to power forward the construction industry by bringing dispersed workforces together. Three of the most important things for effective building strategies are consistently meeting deadlines, ensuring that worker safety remains accounted for, and protecting assets around the clock. All of these critical objectives can be attained using the capabilities of our software. Stay right on schedule Once a building project has been planned and announced, the clock is immediately ticking on its completion. One of the best ways for contractors to establish a sterling reputation with their customers is to consistently deliver on project timelines, and features […]


Industry Spotlight: Actsoft Solutions in Agriculture

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Agriculture has remained essential to human existence over the course of history. As society has developed, the process of growing and harvesting crops has become even more efficient than ever before, thanks to developments in technology over time which have helped this particular industry expand in terms of both volume and future potential. Farming is also an industry that’s proving to be more and more crucial as the world’s populace continues to increase. Still, it’s no easy feat to coordinate and provide a constant supply of food internationally. To help facilitate this vertical’s around-the-clock processes, Actsoft solutions are here to […]


The Versatile Solutions of GPS Technology

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The creation of a Global Positioning System (GPS) has brought extra convenience and powerful business applications alike into the lives of modern-day people. Things such as locating lost equipment, estimating lengths of travel, and even visiting unfamiliar places have become so much easier to accomplish through the concept of GPS, and the system’s versatility makes it one of the most impressive resources available in the digital age. How does GPS work? The GPS network is comprised of multiple satellites that are kept in perpetual orbit around Earth, and each one of these satellites transmits information to GPS receivers on Earth’s […]


Natural Wonders: 5 of the World’s Coolest Caves

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We’re on a mission to save the world from waste. What kind of waste, you ask? Wasted time, wasted money, and wasted resources. As you know, when you’re running a business, the name of the game is to be as successful as possible. What determines that success? At the end of the day, delivering a stellar product with a loyal customer base, no matter what that product may be, is a huge part of the game. But any good businessperson knows that behind the scenes, efficiency is a key component to delivering that product. This means that properly managing your […]


Welding: A Trade That’s Becoming More Valuable Than Ever

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Welding is a profession that makes everything from wrought-iron fencing to skyscraper infrastructure possible, and in today’s ever-modernizing world, it couldn’t be more important. The process of transforming raw metals into specialized objects is a fascinating one to watch, and with torches often times reaching temperatures in excess of 5,000 degrees when heating up metals, welding requires a unique skillset of close attention to detail and prolonged stamina. Within the realm of manufacturing, welding as a trade has grown and developed significantly. The scope of sectors that this valuable profession now has a part in is wide-ranging. Construction, modern art, […]


Coachella: Festival Production and Behind-the-Scenes Prep

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Every year, thousands of music fans don their elaborate bespoke flower crowns and haute hippie dresses, fire up their selfie sticks, and flock to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, for one of the biggest festivals of its kind: Coachella. The see-and-be-seen carnival of melodic performances began taking over this once-sleepy town in the Colorado Desert nearly 20 years ago. For two weekends every April, concertgoers are treated to back-to-back concerts spread across a half dozen stages, showcasing everything from pop to hip hop to EDM and beyond. In 2017, roughly 250,000 people joined in on the spectacle. By […]


3 Must-See National Parks in North America

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North America is home to some of the most breathtaking national parks in the entire world. Sculpted mountains, idyllic lakes, and diverse flora span as far as the eye can see, drawing in travelers craving a taste of serenity from all around the globe. At locations such as these, feeling awestruck is a routine occurrence, and becoming truly in touch with nature’s sheer tranquility alters perspectives forever. Here are three of our favorite national parks in the entire continent. 1. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Rising from the misty, snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is one of […]


How Can I Prevent Expensive Repairs to My Car?

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Routine car maintenance is an important thing that a lot of people tend to neglect or forget about altogether. An illumination of the dreaded “Check Engine” light is often times a scary thing for a car owner to see, and they may put off necessary vehicle checkups related to this occurrence out of fear of a potentially large repair bill. What isn’t often realized, however, is that failing to take reparative action in a timely manner could exacerbate the problems, calling for even more expensive repairs later on down the road. To prevent expensive and inconvenient transportation issues like this […]


Freight and Farming: Two Essential Roles in the Food Industry

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The next time you take a bite out of a slice of pizza from your favorite local eatery, you might consider taking a step back and pondering the sheer logistics that had to take place in order to allow it to be sitting in front of you. Long before the food was even first placed into an oven, industries such as trucking and farming were working seamlessly together to harvest and transport its ingredients efficiently. It’s no secret that transportation and farming are two of the strongest vertebrae in the backbone of the United States’ food supply operation. With the tiniest […]