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The Fixx – June 2014

Interesting opportunities, news and updates for Fixxbook and ServiceChannel Contractors
FB by the Numbers


In the Past 30 Days…

            • 1,221 invitations were sent by national restaurant and retail brands to new contractors on Fixxbook inviting them join their private supplier networks.

 

            • 612 contractors completed the client compliance requirements and were approved to receive work orders.

 

            • 1,422 existing contractor companies were invited into client Private Networks.

 

            • 188,502 contractor companies came up in Fixxbook search results.
ServiceChannel Features + Functions


Supplied DiversityPN Mobile

Private Network (PN) is now available as a mobile app for iOS and Android. This app allows contractors to find and manage subs:

          • Public search without login (sorted by profile score)
          • Search PN by Trade (sorted by profile score)
          • Invite contractors to PN
Filter by # of Technicians
FMs can now filter their contractor search results by the # of technicians employed by their contractor. Please make sure your profile is updated to reflect the correct number of technicians employed by your company… How to Add Techs.
Contractor Match Report
The Contractor Match Report helps FMs who are on-boarding contractors to see those who already have a profile in Fixxbook and who are knowledgable with ServiceChannel software. Your Fixxbook admin’s email address is now included in this report so please check that this content info is correct… Here’s How.
ServiceChannel Contractors


Become an Integrated Contractor

 

Eliminate redundancy, duplicate entry and human error by connecting your internal work order management system directly to ServiceChannel…Read More.

Events


Register today for our June 25 webinar on Contractor Scorecarding

 

Proposed Topics:

  • What is the Contractor Scorecard and who uses it
  • Understanding the features of the Contractor Scorecard
  • How to score well and promote your business with the Contractor Scorecard

                                        Speakers:

Eric Schechter, President, Fixxbook

Sid Shetty, President of Consulting Services, ServiceChannel

Title: ServiceChannel Contractor Webinar
Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT

Noon – 1:00 PM MT

11:00 AM – Noon PT

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

 

register here

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Miss the April 30 Contractor Webinar?

No worries, you can watch it anytime.

You can watch the Contractor Webinar or share it with a colleague, any time here.

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Industry News


In-Store vs Online: Not Quite the Battle You Might Think

Brick & Mortar is the dominant format. 78% of consumers prefer to shop in-store…Read more.

Source: ICSC: International Council of Shopping Centers

This Week’s Top Stories in Nation’s Restaurant News

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Source: Nation’s Restaurant News

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The Fixx – May 2014

Interesting opportunities, news and updates for Fixxbook and ServiceChannel Contractors
May 2014
What’s New


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FB by the Numbers


In the Past 30 Days…

  • 1,132 invitations were sent by national restaurant and retail brands to contractors on Fixxbook inviting them join their private supplier networks.
  • 523 contractors completed the client compliance requirements and were approved to receive work orders.
  • 1,302 contractor companies were invited into client Private Networks.
  • 198,532 contractor companies came up in Fixxbook search results.
Tips of the Trade


Help ServiceChannel FMs find you and invite you to their PN

Add this handy tip on the back of your business card or on your email footer:

 


How to find us on Fixxbook

Login to your Private Network

    1. Select the [magnifying glass] Icon on the upper right.
    2. Select the radio button in the [Search in] section.
    3. Enter ___Company name___ in the [enter name of contractor] field
    4. Select search
    5. Select [view full Fixxbook profile] icon for ___Company Name___
    6. Select the [invite] icon
    7. Select [submit invite]

ServiceChannel Features + Functions


Supplied DiversityDiverse Businesses: Make sure to get your Diverse Supplier badge

Facilities managers are looking for verified diverse suppliers. This badge indicates that your business has been verified as one of the following:

  • Minority-and-Women-Owned Enterprise (M/WBE)
  • Veteran and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (V/DVBE)
  • Small Business Enterprises (SBE)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE)

And helps FMs meet the objectives of their respective supplier diversity programs…Read More.

Remittance Address Updates Made EasyGoing forward, when you update your remittance address, your clients will be notified and prompted to approve the change. This will prevent payments from being sent to your old financial system.
ServiceChannel Contractors


Become an Integrated Contractor

Eliminate redundancy, duplicate entry and human error by connecting your internal work order management system directly to ServiceChannel…Read More.

Toolbox


Private Network for Contractors

ServiceChannel Private Network (PN) for contractors simplifies the process of collecting, exchanging and keeping current business information about your subcontractors including W-9’s, insurance information, rates, licenses, and direct deposit…Read More.

Events


Register today for our June 25 webinar on Contractor Scorecarding

Proposed Topics:

    • What is the Contractor Scorecard and who uses it
    • Understanding the features of the Contractor Scorecard
    • How to score well and promote your business with the Contractor Scorecard

Speakers:

Eric Schechter, President, Fixxbook
Sid Shetty, President of Consulting Services, ServiceChannel

Title: ServiceChannel Contractor Webinar

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT
Noon – 1:00 PM MT
11:00 AM – Noon PT

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

register here

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Miss the April 30 Contractor Webinar?

No worries, you can watch it anytime.

You can watch the Contractor Webinar or share it with a colleague, any time here.

Industry News


Retail Industry: Publix Quietly Working on Smaller Prototype Store

Publix Super Markets Inc. reportedly has a new concept cooking — one that may help the grocery chain muscle its way into the smaller-space retail arena…Read more.

Source: The Orlando Business Journal

Restaurant Industry: BurgerFuel targets 1000 new stores with Subway deal

Over the next eight years, BugerFuel plans to utilise existing franchisees within the Subway sandwich chain’s worldwide network as it expands into the United States and other potential markets like China, Britain, India and Latin America…Read More.

Source: The New Zealand Herald

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Terminix Chooses Fixxbook to Manage National Subcontractor Network

Terminix chooses ServiceChannel’s Fixxbook Private Network software to manage their subcontractor network.

New York, NY – August 28, 2013- Terminix, the largest pest control company in the world, has selected the Fixxbook Private Network software as a service (SaaS) application to source, credential and manage compliance of their subcontractors nationwide. Terminix, a ServiceChannel enabled contractor, operates in 45 states in the U.S. and 14 countries around the world.

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Terminix operates in 45 U.S. states and 14 countries worldwide.

“In today’s highly regulated world of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, along with a competitive market, national service companies are saddled with a significant administrative burden and high costs associated with capturing and monitoring their subcontractors’ business information and credentials.” says Eric Schechter, VP Contractor Services at ServiceChannel and President of Fixxbook, “We’re excited that Terminix has chosen Fixxbook Private Network to streamline and simplify the process of collecting, exchanging and keeping this important information current.” Read more.