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Voss Equipment purchases MobileFrame for Field Force Automation

MobileFrame announces that Voss Equipment Inc., has chosen to standardize on MobileFrame to deploy and manage apps for their field force automation project.  Since opening in 1940, Voss Equipment, Inc.’s mission has been to provide quality material handling products and support services to their customers, forming partnerships with them – and with their dedicated employees – in the recognition that their company’s success is built on these relationships. Through their dedication to customer service and their commitment to their employees, Voss Equipment has created a legacy of longevity.

Industrial shelving and storage are at the heart of any material handling enterprise – but no two businesses have the same requirements. That’s why a one-size-fits-all attitude doesn’t work when dealing with warehouse storage solutions. At Voss Equipment, they’ve seen it all. They’ve designed storage systems for companies all over the Chicago area, dealing with everything from cold storage to oversized materials racking for construction businesses.  Their storage rack systems are designed to be highly configurable and versatile – no matter what product the customer has, Voss Equipment always provides a system that works for them. So when it came time to automate Voss Equipment’s field service operations, they wanted a system that carried that same flexibility and accommodation of unique customer requirements—MobileFrame hit the nail on the head.

Voss Equipment selected MobileFrame’s mobile app development platform to power their digital transformation and deliver custom mobile apps for rugged handhelds and the web. MobileFrame’s no-code approach was a good fit to tackle all of the apps they had long been considering deploying, including work orders, inventory, safety, quality inspections, incident reports, time keeping, field inspections and preventative maintenance. The Work Order app was Voss’s top priority because of the amount of accuracy needed to track labor and materials required to finish the job.  MobileFrame’s solution, having been deployed in the Material Handling industry for 18 years, was a perfect fit.

Voss also plans to deploy MobileFrame’s pre-built Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) apps to meet their evolving regulatory needs. Today their pre and post trip truck inspections are done on paper, and as with most fleets, they have to retain the records for Department of Transportation (DOT) audits. The apps are easily customized and require no coding to make changes to them.

“Material Handling is a field MobileFrame knows very well.  We first combined inventory management with field service work order mobile automation 18 years ago. Our customers have enjoyed the benefits of immediate invoicing and daily end of day truck inventory replenishment for many years, driving huge ROI to their bottom-line,” said Lonny Oswalt, MobileFrame CEO. “Our material handling customers eliminate thousands upon thousands of paper forms, enabling more efficient operations with far less people.”

About Voss Equipment, Inc.

Voss Equipment was established in the Chicago area by Peter Voss, Sr. in 1940, and for over 80 years have been serving the Chicago area’s material handling businesses. Peter Voss Jr. joined the family business in 1961 after serving three years as a United States Marine Corp officer, and assumed the presidency in 1980. In true family style, his son Peter Voss III (who also served three years in the US Marine Corp) joined the company in 1990. Today Peter Voss Jr. is Voss Equipment’s chairman and chief executive officer, while Peter Voss III became president in 2007. From day one, they’ve partnered with Yale Equipment and other industry-leading manufacturers to provide their customers with high-quality forklifts, railcar movers, industrial vehicles, and more. As a truly “family owned” company, the success of their customers and their employees is their top priority.

For more information about Voss Equipment, Inc.’s success, please visit: https://www.vossequipment.com/

About MobileFrame

MobileFrame is the only code-free mobile app development platform that enables customers to deploy and manage sophisticated native, web or hybrid applications across iOS, Android and Windows-based operating systems. With MobileFrame, enterprises can design, build, test, deploy and manage custom apps across the enterprise from a single solution with no coding required.  Every feature required for a successful enterprise-class deployment is built-in, including rapid mobile application development, device management, military-grade security, project administration and GPS tracking. MobileFrame also provides a suite of ready-to-run apps for every industry that can be easily tailored to meet any requirement.

To learn more about MobileFrame’s mobile application development platform, please visit http://www.mobileframe.com/mobile-app-development-platform/.