Case Studies

Smart Tools

IoT based service tools and equipment tracking to improve Service operations and RoI

Client Background

A leading provider of energy and utility with core business focus on production and distribution of natural gas, electricity, and utility products, operating a large fleet (5000+ service vehicle) catering to over 1.6 million consumers. Our client was looking for a next-gen solution to track service tools and equipments used by service technicians.

Challenges

Lack of real-time visibility of service equipment's and tools.

Surge in the number of unserviceable trips due to missing tools.

Difficulty in managing service tools & equipment's calibration cycle.

Delay in customer service calls closure.

N-Smart (Tools) is an IoT-based solution with BLE tags on every service tools, enabling real-time tracking and remote monitoring. The solution provides a cloud-agnostic web-based portal for service and inventory managers to centrally monitor and manage assets at campus and service locations. Field technicians and mobile workforce, we provided an web application to verify asset condition before starting and closing the trip. Any request for tool allocation or tool calibration can be done instantly to be fully equipped for service calls.

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Nivid's Smart Asset solution addressed the challenges by providing:

01 Efficient management of incidents with improved service resolution times.

02 Real-time tool tracking and visibility, including remote tool monitoring.

03 Preventative maintenance of service tools which increased its lifetime.

04 Value addition to service delivery and Quick Roi

05 Improved safety and compliance.

06 Eliminated the number of non-productive trips, contributing to energy-saving goals and green initiatives.

Results

90%

Tools recovery and resource utilization

95%

Reduction in additional Truck Rolls

100%

Recovery of manhours spent replacing lost and non-calibrated tools

24x7

Real-time Visibility of tools and equipment’s

100%

Safety and Compliance

Our solution N-Smart (Tools) provides a role-based, single-pane-of-glass view of the real-time tools data to field technicians, and back-office adminstrators for effective service tools life-cycle management.

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