Field service management

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What is field service management?

As an MSP, you have to juggle technicians around client locations. When that's not done efficiently, it's a waste of time and resources. Field service management in ServiceDesk Plus allows you to effectively manage field staff and assign them to client locations based on proximity. This helps you prioritize jobs, provide consistent quality services, encounter fewer unnecessary and cancelled trips, and achieve better performance.

Field service management in ServiceDesk Plus MSP

With the Google Maps and Zoho Maps integration, ServiceDesk Plus MSP makes it easy for IT administrators to visually locate all their on-site technicians and client-sites in a single place. This enables you to plan and coordinate the scheduling of field staff in order to minimize technician availability issues and ensure maximum efficiency on the field.

Field service management (FSM) software for MSP

Streamline field service operations and deliver better service

Track technicians on the field. Schedule jobs efficiently.

  • Easily access Zoho maps from within the service desk console.
  • Pin the locations of all your clients across the globe visually on the map.
  • Allow field staff to update their locations via the ServiceDesk Plus MSP mobile app.
  • Track the current geographical location of field staff from the map view.
  • Use the map view to effortlessly browse through your accounts, their sites, and associated technicians with basic drop-down filters.
  • Access field staff and client contact information with ease.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is field service management?

Field service management (FSM) is a practice that is followed to ensure effective planning, scheduling, and execution of field service activities. It involves the efficient use of resources, such as personnel, technology, and materials, to meet clients' service deadlines and standards. FSM also involves the coordination of on-field technicians, service delivery managers, and other stakeholders to ensure that clients receive high-quality services on time. FSM enables MSPs to reduce costs, manage resource availability, increase efficiency, and improve client satisfaction.

Who uses field service management software?

MSPs are increasingly leveraging FSM software to better manage their on-field client service operations. FSM software helps MSPs accurately track technician performance in the field; schedule and dispatch on-field technicians efficiently; and provide clients with timely, accurate updates on the status of their tickets. By using FSM software, MSPs can improve client satisfaction and boost their overall field service efficiency.

What does field service management do?

FSM is an essential aspect of MSP operations. It involves the accurate, timely scheduling of service appointments and the tracking of technicians' movements to ensure client satisfaction. The goal of FSM is to minimize clients' wait times, improve technicians' efficiency, and reduce manual costs associated with client services. By using the latest technologies, like mobile devices, location tracking, and client databases, MSPs can ensure that their field service operations are running smoothly.