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Latest simPRO Update: Get even more from your Labour Productivity Report and optimise your stocktake and stock adjustments

Madeline Reynolds   18 January, 2019

In our latest update, rolling out from January 20th, we’ve improved the Labour Productivity Report and added a new ‘Search’ option to enhance efficiency when users are performing a stocktake or stock adjustment. 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 January 6th, 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.

Chaos in Your Office? Four Ways to Get Your Office Under Control in 2019

Tony Fraser-Jones   4 December, 2018

A well organised, efficient office is a key ingredient to running a plumbing business that is both profitable and fun to own. Does your office feel chaotic? Invoices piling up? Slow paying clients? A pile of quotes? Are you reliant on one or two key people who if they moved on would cause you major headaches? Getting your office under control so you can “work on your business” can be broken down into four simple steps.

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

Madeline Reynolds   23 November, 2018

Our next update, rolling out from 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 functionalit...

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 from November 11, 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.

8 ways to improve job profitability

Madeline Reynolds   9 November, 2018

With the global population climbing ever higher, and technology continuing to advance, the market for trade service businesses is experiencing fantastic levels of growth. As it expands however, many owners and operators in this sector may find their business models unable to keep up, and staff struggling to meet customer demand and expectation.