Latest simPRO Update: Get even more from your Labor Productivity Report and optimize your inventory and inventory count

Madeline Reynolds   18 January, 2019

In our latest update, rolling out from January 20th, we’ve improved the Labor Productivity Report and added a new ‘Search’ option to enhance efficiency when users are performing invetory or inventory count. We’ve also got some other improvements that we’ll break down, below!

Latest simPRO Update: New Gmail integration for businesses using Google G Suite and Chrome

Madeline Reynolds   4 January, 2019

We are kicking off 2019 with a new release, rolling out from 6 January, that features an updated Gmail integration for our customers using Google G Suite and Google Chrome, and makes some general improvements to our solutions that should help our customers see enhanced functionality overall.

Latest simPRO Update: Better business data with Report Builder

Madeline Reynolds   13 December, 2018

Our next update, rolling out from December 16, 2018, offers up a new reporting tool to our Enterprise customers that allows for greater access to, and visibility of, data. The Report Builder gives owners and operators using simPRO the opportunity to take an even closer look at their business data, a...

Learning the power of strategy

Brad Halcrow   12 December, 2018

It was in 2016 when we last visited Dan Ogden, director of D&B Electrical. He’d just moved from the garage at home to his first office space to manage a growing list of small domestic projects.

With simPRO in place, Dan was readying the business to begin going after bigger projects.

2 years on, we’ve dropped in to see Dan again. He’s now moved into an even bigger office and is handling those much larger projects, with continued growth in his sights for 2019.

What part does simPRO play in parts management?

Brad Halcrow   5 December, 2018

For most trade businesses there’s normally one recurring issue, an issue that can no longer be ignored, that prompts the leap from paper & spreadsheets to business management software. It’s usually either financial, operational or procedural.

For King & Martin, the issue of missing parts needed to be addressed as a matter of urgency. Losing parts meant losing money, however once they saw that simPRO could assign parts directly to a job and that price files from suppliers would be accurate and up to date - the clouds began to part.

The Ultimate List of Safety Tips for Construction Contractors

Eric Weisbot   5 December, 2018

The construction industry has enjoyed continuous growth for the last decade, with more projects taking place in both residential and commercial environments. While becoming a licensed construction contractor still provides a profitable career path for those with the skills and knowledge to succeed, the industry remains riddled with hazards and risks to both workers and project owners.

Latest simPRO Update: Reduce costs and increase savings with the new VoIP integration!

Madeline Reynolds   23 November, 2018

Our next update, rolling out on November 25, 2018, introduces the VoIP integration to our simPRO Enterprise and Service users! This integration allows our customers to make and receive phone calls in simPRO and is another exciting feature dedicated to improving workflows and bettering functionality....

Rough seas make skilful sailors

Brad Halcrow   22 November, 2018

Synergy Fire and Security are an electronics Fire & Security company founded in 2008 by Steve Trassari and Gerard Ashelford. We interviewed the 2 directors along with Business Manager Emma Higgins, who has been with the company since the beginning, playing an active role in integrating simPRO into the business.

Latest simPRO Enterprise Update: Better access to your to-dos and managing the Quote and Sales module

Madeline Reynolds   9 November, 2018

Our next update, rolling out on 11 November, 2018, introduces project tasks to the Activity Timeline for our Enterprise users and gives them more control over use of the Quote and Sales module in simPRO Mobile. Additionally, we’ve also gotten out the insect repellent, eliminated a few bugs, and introduced some operational improvements in Enterprise.

The flexibility to grow several revenue streams

Brad Halcrow   31 October, 2018

Independent Locksmiths & Security was started in 1971 by Michael McGovern in the traditional man-in-a-van style, with partner Stephanie taking care of customer calls and invoicing at home.

Today however, the family-run organisation employs 64 staff and is leading the security industry through their development of several brands under the one roof - bringing state of the art technology to the security trade in Australia.

This is their story.