Drew Forest

About Drew Forest

Drew Forest is a writer, marketer, and content creator. He enjoys traveling, fantasy football, and watching Florida sports teams attempt to make the playoffs.

The Importance of Networking for a Startup Business

By |2020-02-26T16:05:58-05:00February 26th, 2020|About Actsoft, Actsoft, Blog, Business|

Making connections via networking is a proven tactic for growing a business, especially when you’re just starting out. Whether it’s through an event such as a convention, or simply meeting other local entrepreneurs at a coworking space, networking can help accelerate the timeline of what you want your business to accomplish. Here are three

Recap: Actsoft’s Visit to the 2020 Synapse Summit

By |2020-02-18T19:34:30-05:00February 18th, 2020|About Actsoft, Actsoft, Blog, Encore|

Last week, a few of our staff members were treated to an incredible experience, gaining the opportunity to attend the 2020 Synapse Summit at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. As a convention for all things entrepreneurial and technological, the Synapse Summit gave our team the chance to take a couple of days to learn

What Geofences Can Do for a Business’s Security Levels

By |2020-02-04T22:13:23-05:00February 4th, 2020|Actsoft, Asset Tracking, Blog, Construction, Encore, Fleet, Geofences, GPS Tracking|

With employees, vehicles, and assets in the field, running a secure operation away from the office can be difficult for a company to accomplish. However, Encore’s Geofences feature is able to enhance security by bringing extra accountability and transparency to mobile workforce management. Geofences helps safeguard equipment, fleets, and employee safety in three primary

Encore’s Web Forms: A Key Tool for Streamlining Data Collection

By |2020-01-28T18:09:10-05:00January 28th, 2020|Actsoft, Blog, Encore, Form Workflows, Wireless Forms|

In a previous enhancement to Encore, we released Form Workflows, a feature that allows one of your mobile employees in the field to begin filling out a digital document and then send it in a chain of command to other staff members for completion. Now, we’ve improved this functionality even further with Web Forms.

Encore’s Dispatching Scheduler: The Solution to Work Order Inefficiencies

By |2020-01-24T21:37:44-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Actsoft, Blog, Dispatching, Encore, Field Service|

In one of last week’s blog posts, we discussed some of the difficulties a field service company faced without having a tool to plan out their mobile employees’ work orders in advance. In addition to productivity and brand reputation suffering due to confusions in scheduling, the company was also spending too much money on

How Workforce Productivity Can Suffer Without a Solution for Scheduling

By |2020-01-14T21:56:14-05:00January 14th, 2020|Actsoft, Blog|

For companies with a mobile workforce, coordination and efficient dispatching are key. However, a business’s productivity and finances can both suffer if work orders aren’t scheduled in advance. For example, a field service company experienced multiple issues with their dispatching process, as they didn’t have a way to effectively plan out customer visits by

Ways to Optimize Your Company’s Communication

By |2020-01-07T20:01:36-05:00January 7th, 2020|Actsoft, Blog, Business, Encore|

Communication is essential to good business, and if it’s a skill that’s suffering at your workplace, there are undoubtedly hidden costs that come into play. Poor communication can result in lowered morale at best, and incredibly costly mistakes at worst. In fact, according to The Holmes Report, the total cost of ineffective communication for

Season’s Greetings From Actsoft and Our New Corporate Vision

By |2019-12-17T20:37:42-05:00December 17th, 2019|About Actsoft, Actsoft, Blog, Business|

The prosperity of our customers and business partners remains our highest priority here at Actsoft. This holiday season, we’d like to take a moment to thank each and every business we’ve had the chance to work with over the course of the past year, as well as restate our commitment to their successes both

Actsoft’s Strategic Partnerships

By |2019-12-17T20:19:16-05:00December 10th, 2019|About Actsoft, Actsoft, Blog, Business, Encore|

At Actsoft, we take pride in the strategic partnerships we’ve forged with many other industry leaders over the years. They’ve allowed us to construct better avenues to support our dedicated customers, establishing a variety of solutions options that can fulfill the needs of virtually any workforce. We partner with makers of hardware and additional

Keep Parcels More Secure During Holiday Deliveries with Asset Tracking

By |2019-12-17T20:23:59-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Actsoft, Alerts, Asset Tracking, Blog, Business, Devices, Encore, Geofences, GPS Tracking, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

As mentioned in a previous post, the number of parcels being delivered this holiday season is likely to increase from years past. With companies like Amazon making online ordering and residential delivery even more popular, it’s clear that accessibility and convenience are currently as important as ever to the average consumer during their shopping

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