Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 -- http:/Salespod, Inc., the maker of the field sales and retail merchandising automation tool Salespod, reported today that it has expanded its offering to provide several new features for managing field activity and the data collected by field reps. “We typically provide enhancement releases at least once a month to make sure that the product continues to provide new value to our customers”, said Matthew Brogie, Salespod’s GM for North America. Brogie added, “Our July release added the ability to capture photos as part of a customizable mobile form, line-item level reporting for orders and product based surveys, as well as detailed ‘Time in Outlet’ tracking to ensure that reps spend the right amount of time with their customers.”
Salespod’s Field Activity Management solution is used to drive market penetration, retail execution, promotion compliance and product distribution, while giving managers real time access to data collected by their reps, including time and map-based location data for all field activities. These new features build on an already powerful system that leverages consumer grade smartphones and tablets and a web enabled back-end to enable ‘Zero IT’ implementations.
Salespod is used in many industries to drive visibility, efficiency and accountability into Outside Sales, Merchandising and Marketing organizations. The cloud based solution is changing the way that companies manage their mobile workforce by leveraging mobile technologies to greatly streamline how information moves between the field and the back office. Known as an Agile Field Activity Manager, Salespod drives efficiency in the mobile workforce by providing high value functionality on smartphones and tablets, including;
- tracking the geo location of field teams and their activities
- managing customer information,
- gathering data using custom forms and surveys,
- collecting orders,
- capturing photos and,
- conducting price checks.
Salespod specializes in developing mobile software solutions for enhancing sales processes for the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry, the pharmaceutical industry and the cosmetic industry. Since their founding in 2008, the vision has been to offer the most comprehensive and convenient mobile solutions on the market for sales and mobile management. Coined the “swiss army knife for your mobile workforce”, the software is used by L’Oreal, Lavazza, Keune Haircosmetics, Julius Meinl, Jaegermeister and many others. Salespod’s solution is poised to change the way field sales teams communicate, collaborate, and conduct business. This is a fundamental shift occurring in outside sales and merchandising. Gone will be the days of clunky CRM systems. For more information or a free trial, go to http://www.salespod.net/. For industry news and reports, visit the Salespod blog at http://www.salespod.net/blog/all-news/ or Twitter.com/salespod.
Matthew Brogie, Salespod Inc., http://www.salespod.net, 617-299-6246, [email protected]