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Software Description:

Astea offers lifecycle management, including customer management, service management, asset management, forward and reverse logistics management and mobile workforce management and optimization.
The use of real-time scheduling optimization can automate much of this process. Mobile apps deliver functionality that enables field forces to work electronically for receiving, documenting and reporting assignments, with the expected goal of eliminating manual procedures, service delays and paper reporting.

Software Description:

ServiceTrade helps commercial service contractors deliver amazing customer service that makes their business more valuable. Our customer service features enable online engagement throughout the service cycle and build profitable, long-term relationships.

Through ServiceTrade, impress customers with media-rich online quotes, after-service reports with photos from techs’ mobile devices, and an online portal with their full service history.

ServiceTrade streamlines service operations by managing work orders, scheduling planned and emergency services, and integrating with most accounting platforms to eliminate double data entry.

ServiceTrade’s web and mobile applications convert service delivery into digital marketing impressions that are memorable and helpful to customers.

Software Description:

PARiM's cloud-based, workforce management software solution combines easy to use functionality with great agility, flexibility and the ability to tailor the system for your organization.

You can manage both staff and subcontractors. The system allows you to schedule or rota staff by site or event. It tracks and manages employee information, holidays & absences, certificates & training, visa & passport information and expiry, company assets (e.g uniforms ), etc.

With no upfront charge or contract from as little as £20 per month, it is an excellent cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes.

Features:

  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling

Features:

  • API
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Project Management
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Customer Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard

Features:

  • Application Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Expense Tracking
  • Data Visualization
  • Employee Engagement
  • Notifications
  • Dashboard
  • Employee Database
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Vacation Calendar
  • Payroll
  • Onboarding
  • Multi-User
  • Time Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets

Summary:

  • Reducing Service Costs: It stems from a variety of sources throughout the service management lifecycle, such as improving technician productivity, call center activities, inventory/parts management.

  • Streamline Workflow: Provides improvements in streamlining processes and work order management.

  • Improved Service Levels: More and more companies are coming to the realization that service can be a revenue generator and provide a distinct competitive advantage.

  • Increasing Customer Satisfaction: Astea Alliance’s customer self-service capabilities provide user's customers with the information they need when they want it, ultimately improving customer satisfaction and strengthening loyalty.

  • Drive Quality & Growth: Real-time reporting, expense & time tracking; Ensure accurate data capture; instant access to relevant information (Service histories, parts usage; failure analysis; MTTR).

Summary:

  • Industry-leading customer engagement and field service management tools that help you grow.

  • Our tablet app gets customer approval with a digital signature – before leaving the job.

  • Send your customers an online after-service report that’s chock full of multimedia, and is always online and always available.

  • Collect online reviews from your happy customers and put them online where they boost the visibility of your business to prospects.

  • Wow your customers (and double your quote revenue) with online approvals. Customers review and approve online – and pictures seal the deal.

  • SaaS means that your data is available to everyone in the office and in the field from a variety of devices.

  • Our iOS and Android applications enable the latest hardware and software features – no clunky server logins or flaky web apps.

  • Open APIs mean that your customer service data can be shared with other open-API apps like your CRM, email platform and website.

  • ServiceTrade integrates with accounting applications like Intacct, QuickBooks, Sage, or NetSuite to eliminate double data entry.

  • ServiceTrade digitizes your existing forms to minimize the training required to go completely paperless.

Summary:

  • Track Certificate Expiry

  • Shift & Rota Planning

  • Tracks Employee Details

  • Manage Holidays & Absences

  • Record & Track Company Assets

  • Multi User

  • Absence Tracking and Vacation Calendar

  • Employee Database

  • Extensive Reporting inc Payroll, Timesheets, Absences, Problems, Revenue

  • Bulk Import for Staff, Sites/Locations and if applicable Clients

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $59.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Other purchasing options:

    • Self Starter: FREE. Unlimited quoting and 20 jobs per month
    • Premium: $89/mo/tech. Service Portal, Service Review, customer pricing contracts, Intacct integration, custom integrated support, premium 24x7 support.
    • Enterprise: $119/mo/tech. Advanced integrations library, website hosting, Wordpress technical support, ServiceTrade Certification Courses, premium 24x7 support.

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $46.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • It's all about shift hours at Parim:

    Up to 1,000 hours per month for PARiM Pro £35 pm
    Pick which modules you want and the more shift hours you do the cheaper their price

    No other costs. No upfront charge or licence fee, no monthly maintenance charge, no fee per staff member or site and no contract! Please note that we have a minimum charge of £35 per month. VAT applies for the UK customers.

PARiM Pro Simple with 1000 Monthly Shift Hours

$46.00
unlimited amount of users, no hidden costs, 1000 shift hours included
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Employees
  • Unlimited Administrators with different access permissions
  • Unlimited Clients and Sites
  • Scheduling and Shift Management
  • Time & Attendance with GPS clock in/out
  • Shift Patterns
  • Shift Expenses
  • Open shifts and Availability
  • Staff Communication via Email and SMS
  • Staff Details and Documents
  • Certificate/ Visa Tracking
  • Staff Portal
  • Client Portal
  • Reports
  • Mobile Apps

PARiM Pro Simple with 5000 Monthly Shift Hours

$150.00
unlimited amount of users, no hidden costs + 5000 Monthly Shift Hours
Included in plan:
  • Includes everything in the lower-tier PARiM Simple Pro plan
  • Only cost you need to be in control of is the number of hours tracked
  • Track more hours than expected? No worries, the price decreases as the hours incease.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of Astea are enterprise companies looking to manage mid-to-large-scale service operations such as field service, repairs, installations, and third-party contracting.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is mainly used for field service management.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • It is web-based service, with mobile apps for Android and iPhone.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with: Salesforce.com; SAP; Oracle; Oracle/Peoplesoft; Oracle/JDEdwards; Oracle/Siebel; Microsoft Dynamics (CRM, SL, GP, AX, NAV), Epicor, Quickbooks, Vertex, Axeda, Infomill, Avaya, Nortel, Cisco and many more.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • It offers: Online Support, Phone Support, Case Studies, Webinars.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • We have a robust Help Center that we're constantly updating at support.servicetrade.com.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Companies can setup an unlimited number of user accounts for their company. Our application allows you to organize them by their location or by service lines.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Commercial service contractors in several industries who provide recurring services. Contractors who care about profitability, operational efficiency and great customer service love ServiceTrade.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Any browser for desktop users, and native iOS and Android apps

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes! ServiceTrade's open API can be found on our website.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Intacct
    QuickBooks
    Salesforce
    Slack
    Web forms
    MailChimp
    ...and hundreds of others through Zapier

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • ServiceTrade is compatible with Zapier to connect to hundreds of business applications. We also integrate with popular accounting packages including Intacct, QuickBooks, Sage, NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics or about any accounting platform.

    Our Service Review integration makes valuable online customer reviews part of the service visit.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • ServiceTrade is used to engage customers online throughout the service cycle, earn marking impressions from the service delivery, provide online after-service reports, create an online account where customers access their service history, manage work orders, schedule techs in fuel-efficient routes, schedule planned/preventative maintenance and emergency service calls, provide field technicians all the details about their schedule and jobs through the mobile app, collect information from field techs through photos, video, audio notes, paperwork, and fillable forms about what they see and do on site.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. There is no limit to the number of users and people logging in from multiple locations.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, we offer free initial training, PDF user manuals, video tutorials, and an in-program tour that highlights sections of the system, describes the features and explains how to use them.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web application that works across all main desktop operation systems. Native mobile apps for both Android and iOS platforms.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Managing staff, their shifts, schedules, certificates, absences as well as time & attendance.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • We have started to build this. We have managed to integrate PARiM with our own accounts package 'Zero' so we are on the way with this. The .csv-exports currently allow for import into payroll or accounts packages.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • We have already integrated Twilio into our system. See above - we are working on this. Next to come will be accounts and payroll packages then screening and vetting, then Pandadoc.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Accounts packages, payroll packages, etc.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Event and security companies, companies that supply medics for events, staffing companies, manufacturing, vets, farm shops. We also have clients from other industries, as we just won the Finnish cleaning company SOL and the London-based travel concierge company Airportr.

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Horsham
Employees:
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Likes:
Followers:
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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
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Employees:
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Likes:
Followers:
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Publisher:

Founded:
2013
Based in:
London
Employees:
11-50
Likes:
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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses ServiceTrade
  • Personal
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
North America

Other:

Who uses PARiM
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, Russian, Estonian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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