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BlogEquipment at the heart of your dealer management system

18/09/2020 - Philip van Kemenade

In order to run your equipment dealership the right way, you need a powerful dealer management system in which equipment is at the heart. Because only then can you make the best decisions for your company and for your customers. Track objects from cradle to grave By placing equipment at the heart, you can follow it from the cradle to the grave and analyze it from every angle. This way you know what happens with each equipment object during the entire life cycle. Which parts have been replaced? What are the costs and revenues? Which rental and service contracts are linked to the object? Which technician performed which maintenance job and what were his or her observations? All information that you collect during the life cycle of the...

6 prerequisites for a successful software implementation

11/09/2020 - Philip van Kemenade

The implementation of business software has many challenges and pitfalls. With a decent preparation and by keeping some basic rules in mind, you significantly increase the chance of a successful implementation. 1. A clear scope, timeline and budget Who does what, when does it happen and at what...

4 reasons to choose for Dynamics 365 Business Central right now

04/09/2020 - Philip van Kemenade

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is extremely popular among small and midsize businesses. Of course, because of the extensive functionalities, but there are a few other important reasons for your organization to choose for Business Central. 1. You get the latest technology, which makes you a...

Data management to make your ERP project easier

28/08/2020 - Teun Arts

Data management is an underestimated part of ERP projects. This involves more than simply transferring data to the new system. You need to make sure that the data is correct, you need to think carefully about which data you include in the conversion and you need a data conversion plan. Have you...

4 benefits of a Graphical Dispatch Board

19/08/2020 - Philip van Kemenade

The service planning at your equipment dealership is a major challenge. An excellent tool to assign your work orders to your service technicians is a Graphical Dispatch Board. This offers some important benefits over other service planning methods: 1. A better overview of the amount of work In a...

Three critical components of service management software

24/07/2020 - Philip van Kemenade

You need top-quality software to successfully manage your service department. Software that helps you to schedule and execute work orders and to handle the administrative tasks from start to finish. This requires three important components. 1. Service management in ERP First of all, your ERP system or Dealer Management Software must contain an extensive service module. It should cover creating quotations and work orders, registration of maintenance contracts, planning work orders, equipment information, customer information, warranty claims, invoicing, etc. A complete module for service from quotation to invoicing. And this service module should be an integrated part of the rest of the system. After all, the service department also...


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