Common Challenges for Field Engineers
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5 Common Challenges for Field Engineers In today’s world there are many challenges facing field engineers, especially delays caused by traffic jams or problems sourcing spare parts. Does your business rely on skilled technicians or engineers to repair customer goods? We’ve listed five common issues below. Remote workforce management Managing any type of employee remotely has become normalised in recent years due to the pandemic, but this still comes with a range of challenges. Many companies are now using engineer
What are In Boot Deliveries
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What are In Boot Deliveries? Have you ever worked out what percentage of time your field service engineers spend tackling repair jobs? If you’re not making use of In Boot deliveries or using time-tracking software or apps, then be prepared for quite a revelation. So, what are In Boot deliveries? In Boot deliveries for time-critical repairs There are a number of different delivery options available at GenRev, but our In Boot distribution service needs to be on your radar if
Tackling Rising CO2 Emissions for Businesses
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Tackling Rising CO2 Emissions for Businesses Tackling rising CO2 emissions is an important topic for businesses in the face of climate change. Whether you run fleet vehicles, rely on deliveries or you’re simply driving to and from work, many of us are on the lookout for ways to reduce our fuel usage, especially with rising costs. And this applies to any company carrying out repairs, which requires the supply of time-critical spare parts to field engineers. So, who can you
What are Just In Time Deliveries? | GenRev (UK) Ltd
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With economic security a major concern for businesses across the UK right now, there’s a growing interest in Just In Time deliveries. But what exactly is Just In Time distribution, and how does it work? ‘Just In Time’ is a concept developed by Toyota in the 1970s. The Japanese car manufacturer revolutionised its systems by deciding to order in parts as they were needed, rather than storing them in warehouses. It allowed for a more streamlined and cost-effective production line,
5 Supply Chain Problems | GenRev (UK) Ltd
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There have been a number of supply chain problems over recent years, thanks to recent global events. Just about everyone throughout the UK has been affected in one way or another. Although some issues have been resolved, others are still ongoing, but the five following issues have had the biggest impact on supply chains over the past two years. Suez Canal blockage The Ever Given container ship blocked the Suez Canal for a week during March 2021, causing major disruption
Delivery Delays Cost Customers | GenRev (UK) Ltd
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Delivery Delays Cost Customers Delivery delays aren’t just frustrating for you and your customers. A late or failed delivery could cost your business dearly, because a dissatisfied customer is unlikely to be a returning one. And that’s a real problem, as we’ll explain. It’s cheaper to keep an existing customer than to acquire a new one Take a look online and you’ll see that Customer Acquisition Costs, or CACs involve a whole lot more expenditure than simply retaining your current
Small Vehicle Deliveries Are Better for Everyone
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Small Vehicle Deliveries Are Better for Everyone Our GenRev team believe in smart delivery solutions, which is why we make full use of small vehicle deliveries. We aim to get your time-critical parts and packages to where they need to be without damaging the environment in the process. And because bigger isn’t always better, we believe the way forward is to use smaller vans to deliver your essential items. HGVs aren’t environment friendly. They’re heavy, so they cause wear and
Climate Change & Logistics
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Climate Change & Logistics It’s impossible to deny the strong connection between climate change and logistics, particularly since the freight transport industry is responsible for generating up to ten per cent of the world’s total carbon emissions. Not surprisingly, this is a subject that’s very close to our hearts here at GenRev, which is why we operate our services in the way that we do. Logistics vehicles contribute to carbon emissions Most vehicles in the logistics industry use hydrocarbon fuels,
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