ERP for Field Operations

Do you have real-time visibility into the profitability and progress of all of your field service projects?

Are all aspects of your field operations managed in one solution or in multiple, disconnected solutions?

Are you certain you can have the right people in the right place at the right time to serve your customers?

The growth of field service companies presents a unique opportunity for leveraging cloud-based solutions.  The wide variety and size of clients and vendors along with razor thin margins, and a highly fragmented market have resulted in a new way to achieve economies of scale through technology.

Cloud technology solutions offer you a way to achieve real-time communication and profitability management with your field operations at a price point that is much lower than in the past.  Can your company achieve the transformation?

The most profitable businesses are also the most efficient. When you spend too much time tracking billable hours, trying to find information to make strategic decisions, or accounting for every project detail, profitability suffers. With Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, you'll have real-time visibility into your business operations to quickly track all aspects of your projects, like billable hours, profitability, price management, scheduling, and resource utilization. Your business can run more efficiently, so you will have more time to spend on what really matters - your clients.

​With Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and Ellipse Solutions, you gain:

  • Seamless, low cost communications with field operations
  • Real-time updates on key job cost and financial management data.
  • Enhanced security, profitability, and risk mitigation.
  • Key performance indicators for better informed decision making.
  • Efficient compliance with industry standards and guidelines and federal, state and local regulatory standards.
  • ​A world-class back office system, managed in the Microsoft Cloud that includes:
    • Financial Management & Accounting
    • Human Capital Management
    • Business Intelligence & Reporting
    • Production
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Procurement & Sourcing
    • Project Management & Accounting
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Service Management
ERP for Service Industries
benefit accrual for Field Operations dynamics 365

Benefits for Workers in the Field

By Ryan Harris | November 13, 2017

The most important thing for companies engaged in field operations is finding and retaining good people. Your people are the customer facing part of your company, and keeping them productive relies on keeping them secure in their positions. The most common way that companies with major field operations retain good people is by providing the…

Drop Shipments and Field Operations Dynamics 365

Drop Shipments & Field Operations

By Ryan Harris | October 19, 2017

More than any other industry, firms engaged in Field Operations deal with drop shipments almost every day. Direct shipments to customer sites are a common practice for these firms. So what’s the problem? The problem is that this is a functionality gap in most vertically focused ERP systems. Causing problems with: Inventory Reconciliation Inventory Cycle…

Purchase order lead times in field operations

Purchase Order Lead Times in the Field

By Ryan Harris | October 5, 2017

What could be worse than one of your field workers arriving on a customer’s site without the parts they need to complete the task?  Especially if it’s a regularly scheduled, routine task.  With all of this talk about ‘just in time’ inventory as a way to improve cash flow, most don’t realize that without carefully…

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