FieldAware and The American Fire Sprinkler Association Partner to Improve Fire Sprinkler Installation and Service
PLANO, TX -- July 23, 2014 – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has named FieldAware as its exclusive Endorsed Service Provider (ESP) for mobile field service management solutions. As an international association representing open shop fire sprinkler contractors, AFSA provides services to promote the installation of automatic fire sprinklers. The agreement with FieldAware provides AFSA members with a best-in-class solution for increasing productivity, efficiency and compliance in the installation and service of automatic fire sprinkler systems.
“The AFSA is committed to promoting safer buildings through the installation and service of automatic fire sprinklers. Supporting our members with best-in-class education and services is part of that commitment,” said Steve A. Muncy, President, AFSA. “Our partnership with FieldAware brings new mobile capabilities that enable our member companies to greatly streamline processes, increase productivity and increase service revenue in the field.”
With FieldAware, mobile devices are synchronized in real-time with the entire field service team, dispatchers and back office systems. Integration with FieldAware in the central and back offices provides in-time reports and dashboards of the entire organization, or a subset of functions, jobs and people, at any given time.
FieldAware’s mobile and web-based apps enable fire sprinkler companies to:
- Electronically schedule and dispatch installations, inspections and repairs to field personnel using any Apple iOS or Android smartphone or tablet
- Share customer location and contact information as well as equipment history with technicians in the field
- Manage installations, inspections or repairs that require more than one technician (crews)
- Add photos and/or schematics to work orders and capture customer sign-off for completed tasks or jobs instantly
- Generate quotes, work orders and invoices in the field
FieldAware’s AFSA endorsed solution also includes AFSA’s standard forms library. Special AFSA member pricing is also part of the agreement.
“Field service operations in the Fire and Life Safety Industry are undergoing a transformation, empowering field service workers with mobile technology to bring tremendous efficiencies and productivity improvements,” said Wade Hinkle of FieldAware. “We are thrilled to be recognized by the AFSA as a preferred solution provider and look forward to helping fire sprinkler contractors to make buildings safer.”
Established in 1981, the American Fire Sprinkler Association is a non-profit, international association representing fire sprinkler contractors. AFSA is dedicated to the educational and professional advancement of the automatic fire sprinkler industry. For more information, visit www.firesprinkler.org.