In case your organization is pro-software, you may be already using an ERP software for your financial reporting and invoicing, an inventory management software, even a CRM software. When a business is focused on field services, it is crucial that it is integrated with its counterparts.
With integration, you no longer need to enter the same data on different tools, which make is relatively prone to mistakes, human errors.
Think where your field personnel is out there, processing a work order. When various cost items are spent for the repairs, these items are automatically substracted from your main inventory and automatically dropped on your ERP screen for one-click invoicing to its right customer.
This way, you will save tremendous amount of time and have much more reliable data.