the premier software for any service-call oriented business
S Y N O P S I S OF F E A T U R E S
Not a mass-market software for mere auxiliary functions, ServiceDesk is a customized operations software, providing the automated nuts and bolts for what you really do, as a service call-oriented office, in delivering service to your customers. Built in Windows (not DOS) from the ground up, it's enhanced interface is rich with color, graphical detail, uses simple point and click, and is even easier to use than the Windows standard.
Provides computer-based input, tracking, messaging, and associated processing for every incoming call. Four Callsheets simultaneously displayed on one page, allowing immediate, intuitively natural access to four-times more information. Desk-to-desk transmission of Callsheets, variable-length hibernation with alarm features, MoreInfo and Extra notes, CustomerDbase Search and Insert, auto-StreetFind and Insert, auto-QuickFormInsert, auto-dialing, auto-download of messages from remote answering service, etc.
Features a custom, on-screen map of your specific service territory. Shows the relative geographic locations, and time, for each job, with every technician's route geographically displayed in color-coded, sequential fashion. Allows for geographic on-screen tech assignment, editing, re-routing, auto-dial of customers in schedule, printout of schedule, remote dispatch, alpha-numeric paging, etc, etc., etc. Also shows location of any job being scheduled relative to geography and existing appointments.
Actual jobs, as initiated from a Callsheet, print onto your own service tickets in any format wanted. The WorkInProgress system simultaneously begins a history of each job, tracking time on each and by whom, a description of work done, parts used from stock, parts special-ordered and received, funds collected, and so on. Automatically alerts to inactivity on any job and provides at-a-glance proof of status.
Instant lookup of every job's history and status based on no more than a snippet from name, address or telephone number. Rapid lookup based on Invoice Number, P.O. number, or even street name. Automatic generation of customer mailing lists, etc. Integrated survey system creates detailed reports regarding source of jobs (whether referral, repeat, yellow page shopper, etc.) and relative effectiveness of each ad.
Instantly shows stock inventory on each truck and in store room. Facilitates daily restock to each truck and restock from suppliers. Facilitates and records special orders with direct, internal fax transmission to suppliers. Password-protected FundsControl tracks each item of money received, assuring no payment is credited unless actual money reaches deposit (or you know about it). Prepares deposit documents.
Unit-Info System manages all data pertinent to each machine serviced, including Model and Serial Numbers, Purchase date and Selling Dealer, etc. Data maintained for instant link to any job with no new entry, facilitates parts ordering, warranty claims, etc.
Records sale and completion of each job, compiles record of all sales, generates periodic reports showing totals, percentages in various categories, etc. Creates accounts receivable records, manages periodic dunning on past due accounts (with differentiation for major, institutional clients), aging, etc. Generates commission reports based on sales, wage reports based on built-in TimeClock functions, etc. Does not write checks or do financial accounting, but integrates easily with any separate system.
Finished-Claims Document system instantly inserts all accumulated job data into any of three forms (each of which may be customized). Enables review then printing of perfect final invoice, electronic transmission of claims, perfect up-front counter sales, etc.
Built-in network support, intra-office and inter-tech E-Mail, sophisticated auto-FileBackup, superb manual, video tutorials and telephone support, and no separate packages to buy or add on; all program elements included at one low price of $6000 (or $300.00 per month for 24 months, rent-to-own). Substantial discounts are available if your operation has fewer than 11 techs.