KS Industries Mobilizes Its Field Services With TrackVia

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Leading Engineering and Construction Services Company Expects Sizable Savings and Increased Efficiency by Streamlining Critical Field Workflows

We decided to partner with TrackVia, because their solution not only provided the flexibility we needed to meet the unique and sometimes evolving needs of our projects but also afforded us with unparalleled visibility and control across our operations.

TrackVia announced today that KS Industries (KSI), the top provider of engineering and construction services for the energy sector, has implemented TrackVia’s next-generation low-code platform to rapidly create custom web and mobile applications that streamline critical field workflows. With TrackVia, KSI has gained centralized, real-time visibility and control over its field personnel, processes, and projects, which are often situated in remote areas hundreds of miles from the nearest office.

Prior to TrackVia, KSI managed its projects, work orders, and even safety protocols using spreadsheets, email or paper. These tools were both manually intensive and prone to data entry errors, which made it difficult for management to track project statuses, monitor safety procedures, measure costs, and analyze key metrics. The company tried implementing off-the-shelf software solutions, but they found that they were too rigid to successfully support KSI’s varied operational needs across projects, sites, and customers.

“We decided to partner with TrackVia, because their solution not only provided the flexibility we needed to meet the unique and sometimes evolving needs of our projects but also afforded us with unparalleled visibility and control across our operations and mobile workforce,” said Eric Crozier, CTO at KSI. “With TrackVia, we know exactly what’s going on anywhere, anytime, which helps us dramatically cut project timelines and costs and ensure employee safety and productivity—ultimately enabling us to consistently provide our clients with a high quality of service.”

TrackVia’s native and offline mobile capabilities allow KSI’s many mobile workers—even those in remote areas with very little to no network connectivity—to access site-specific safety instructions, document that proper precautions were followed, and stay fully coordinated in real-time with the back office. With TrackVia, management is able to better act on and monitor key metrics, such as the quality of work performed, the performance of their personnel, and the level of adherence to strict safety standards across various teams, locations, and projects.

Additionally, KSI has now automated many of their key processes, such as employee assignments, daily work plans, and safety inspections. TrackVia’s real-time insights coupled with its intelligent automation allows them to quickly spot and remedy any potential issues, delays or safety concerns instantly. After implementing TrackVia, they were able to increase employee productivity, improve project efficiency and on-time delivery of work, as well as ensure proper safety precautions are followed—further helping them to deliver on their promise of providing their signature “World Class Operational Excellence” to their many customers.

“We are excited to partner with KSI, an innovative and leading engineering and construction services organization, in their efforts to digitize field work and to ensure the safety of their employees,’ said Pete Khanna, CEO of TrackVia. “Through the use of our fully-customizable, mobile solutions, TrackVia aims to help enable KSI, their employees, and their many customers to benefit from improved operations and streamlined workflows.”

About KS Industries
At KS Industries, LP (KSI) our mission is to achieve “World Class Operations Excellence” and deliver only the highest value quality services. KSI’s vision is to be the “Best” relationship-based single source service provider in the energy sector. The business serves a number of industries, including upstream oil and gas production, natural gas treating and transportation, refining, co-generation, heavy industrial, and all types of pipelines. Since KSI’s beginning in 1960, the company has had healthy, steady growth. It is comprised of six separate companies, which can act independently or as an integrated, single-source provider for all project needs. Learn more at: http://ksilp.com

About TrackVia
TrackVia is a leading low-code application platform that specializes in streamlining and mobilizing critical business processes and operational workflows, such as field services, project coordination and tracking, supply chain management, inspections or audits, and more. It allows IT and business users to rapidly create fully customized web and native mobile applications that unite executives, managers and workers with all their data, processes and collaboration in one environment accessible on any device. More than 1,000 businesses in 14 countries rely on TrackVia, including Honeywell, Navistar, DIRECTV, DOW, Brinks and others. Learn more at: http://www.trackvia.com

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