Add-ons for the trade and construction industry

Wouldn’t it be great to know how much you really made on your last job? Or how much it actually cost you? To find out how much stock you’ve got in your van with the click of a mouse? Add-ons solve many of your biggest business pain points – by extending and enhancing the software you’re already working with.

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Add-ons for the trade and construction industry

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Smart job management for small business, create quotes and invoices on the go.

ServiceM8 <h2>What is ServiceM8?</h2> <p>ServiceM8 is a field service management app which empowers small business to thrive.</p> <p>It’s a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS). Field staff use the software via a native app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, and office staff can access the ServiceM8 dashboard via web browser on their Mac or PC.</p> <p>With powerful communication and job management capability, and real-time visibility on job status and staff location in the field, ServiceM8 is designed to help businesses win more work, complete more work, and get paid faster.</p> <p><Strong>ServiceM8 will help you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Take control of your business</li> <li>Save time</li> <li>Win more work</li> <li>Look professional</li> <li>Improve productivity</li> <li>Boost cash flow</li> <li>Wow your customers</li> <li>Improve communication between your staff and customers</li> <li>Adopt great business processes</li> </ul> <h3>Who it’s for</h3> <p>ServiceM8 is a perfect fit for field-based trades and services businesses working in industries which involve high turnover jobs, such as:</p> <ul> <li>Electricians</li> <li>Plumbers &amp; Gasfitters</li> <li>Locksmiths</li> <li>HVAC technicians</li> <li>Refrigeration specialists</li> <li>Pest control</li> <li>Computer technicians</li> <li>Cleaners</li> <li>Gardening &amp; lawncare</li> <li>Poolcare</li> <li>Handymen</li> <li>Fire safety</li> <li>Communications &amp; cable installers</li> </ul> <p>ServiceM8 is especially suited to small field service businesses - sole operators through to businesses with up to 20 staff. </p> <h2>Features &amp; Benefits</h2> <h3>Job management</h3> <ul> <li>Manage jobs from start to finish.</li> <li>Schedule, dispatch, and communicate with field staff in real-time.</li> <li>Access all client and job details from the field - anywhere, anytime.</li> <li>Field staff have all the info they need to get the job done.</li> <li>Built-in checklists and job requirements ensure each job is done right the first time.</li> </ul> <h3>Communication</h3> <ul> <li>Work with real-time communication between your office, field staff and customers.</li> <li>Email and message clients directly from the ServiceM8 app.</li> <li>Use text and email templates to provide a consistent and professional message to clients.</li> <li>Send On-the-way Text Messages to notify customers that you're on the way to the job.</li> <li>Automatically email or SMS clients about upcoming bookings.</li> </ul> <h3>Scheduling</h3> <ul> <li>No matter where they are, all staff can view their schedules and job information.</li> <li>Use simple drag-and-drop functionality to schedule jobs to staff.</li> <li>Instantly notify employees of schedule changes with push notifications.</li> <li>Receive automatic reminders about upcoming bookings.</li> </ul> <h3>Quoting &amp; Invoicing</h3> <ul> <li>Create professional quotes and invoices in seconds.</li> <li>Print, email, SMS or even post them to your clients while standing on site.</li> <li>Use our quote and invoice templates, or design your own.</li> <li>Allow customers to view and accept your quotes online.</li> <li>Empower staff to invoice without giving them access to MYOB.</li> <li>Take payments anywhere directly through the ServiceM8 app, or allow your customers to pay online.</li> </ul> <h3>Job history</h3> <ul> <li>Access a full history of work done for every client, including notes, photos, emails &amp; messages - anywhere. </li> <li>Take photos or videos from within ServiceM8 and they’re automatically saved to the job.</li> <li>All forms, certificates, reports and documents are saved to the job diary for future reference.</li> </ul> <h3>Professionalism</h3> <ul> <li>Use email, SMS, quote and invoice templates to provide a consistent and professional message to clients.</li> <li>Use customisable forms, like inspection reports or site safety assessments, and immediately turn them into professional PDF reports while on site.</li> <li>Instil great processes into your business, leading to improved customer service and satisfaction. </li> <li>Impress your customers with powerful client communication features.</li> </ul> <h3>Cloud-based</h3> <ul> <li>Run your business from your office or the palm of your hand.</li> <li>See job status and updates in real time.</li> <li>Access client and job details, view staff locations and schedules, dispatch jobs and generate quotes or invoices - wherever you are.</li> <li>Rely on automatic cloud-based backups on ServiceM8 servers.</li> </ul> <h3>Control</h3> <ul><li>View job status and all staff locations in the field, in real time.</li> <li>See all your staff on a map to help you make smart dispatch decisions, without having to interrupt them with a call or SMS.</li> <li>Access daily reports on job activity, invoicing status and revenue. <li>Get great visibility across your business, giving peace of mind that you’re in complete control.</li> </ul> <h3>Integration</h3> <ul> <li>Integrate with MYOB Essentials, MYOB AccountRight Classic and MYOB AccountRight Live.</li> <li>Sync clients, items, invoices, and payments to prevent double entry, and reduce administration efforts.</li> </ul> <h3>Pricing</h3> <div align="center"> <img src="https://daks2k3a4ib2z.cloudfront.net/57d7ef8b3d16a9a554f037bf/57d7ef8b3d16a9a554f03810_ServiceM8-4.0-Pricing-AU.jpg" width="570"> </div> <ul> <li>Pay as you go</li> <li>No contracts</li> <li>No setup fees</li> <li>Unlimited staff/users</li> <li>No upfront credit card</li> <li>Free email &amp; live chat support</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.servicem8.com/au/register?utm_source=MYOB" class="btn btn-success btn-lg btn-block">Try ServiceM8 out or get started</a></p> <h2>What our customers say</h2> <p>"<em>ServiceM8 is outstanding for us. I can't talk about it enough. It's transformed my business, and it allows us to provide outstanding service.</em>"<br /> <strong>Patrick Whitehead</strong> | <strong>NT Plumbing &amp; Maintenance Services</strong> </p> <p>"<em>It's nearly doubled our business as far as the clients we've taken on and our repeat customer business has also gone through the roof!</em>"<br /> <strong>Clint Ruby</strong> | <strong>Ruby Electrical</strong> </p> <p>"<em>Whoever claims 'there aren't enough hours in the day' needs ServiceM8 because my business is more efficient and more profitable than ever.</em>"<br /> <strong>Dean Phillips</strong> | <strong>Podger Air-conditioning and Refrigeration</strong> </p> <p>"<em>It took 4 hours to teach a new technician our ServiceM8 system. The next day he was on-site &amp; using the app as if he had worked for us for years.</em>"<br /> <strong>Shane Cameron</strong> | <strong>Electrical &amp; Fire Services NT</strong> </p> <p>"<em>With ServiceM8 I can spend more time with my family. I can live my own life instead of running my business 24/7.</em>"<br /> <strong>Troy Willoughby</strong> | <strong>Willo's Plumbing Services Pty Ltd</strong> </p> <p>"<em>Everyone should trial the app. You will not find anything that gives you value for money like ServiceM8!</em>"<br /> <strong>Kelly Brennan</strong> | <strong>Imprest Business Services</strong> </p> <style> .add-on-description ul { margin-top: 3px; margin-bottom: 24px; } .add-on-description ul li { margin-bottom: 0 !important; } </style> <!-- Start of LiveChat (www.livechatinc.com) code --> <script type="text/javascript"> window.__lc = window.__lc || {}; window.__lc.license = 3968211; (function() { var lc = document.createElement('script'); lc.type = 'text/javascript'; lc.async = true; lc.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 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Timesheets, schedules, plan & manage projects, invoicing. For professional services firms.

Abtrac <p>Abtrac is used extensively by <ul><li>Architects, interior designers and architectural designers</li> <li>Accountants and bookkeepers</li> <li>Consultants</li> <li>Cost estimators (quantity surveyors)</li> <li>Engineers of all professional disciplines</li> <li>Land surveyors</li> <li>Planners</li> <li>Project managers</li></ul></p> <p>and many other professional services firms.</p> <p>Abtrac eliminates errors and inefficiencies that cost you time and money. It's simple, the more you know about each of your projects, the better you can manage them.</p> <p>Abtrac tracks clients, sub-consultants, projects, stages, fee estimates, employees, timesheets, disbursements, and everything else from the initial enquiry through to the final invoice.</p> <ul><li>Quickly review actual vrs budget by project to help you better manage this one and the next one</li> <li>Reduce write offs, correctly bill for variations, and make staff more aware of the value of their time</li> <li>Reduce endless paperwork and throw away your confusing and complicated spreadsheets</li> <li>Eliminate the inefficiencies and pressure at month end with all your data in one place</li></ul> <p>It's the quality of information Abtrac delivers that sets us apart - streamlined and industry specific reports. More just a software company we speak your language and understand your business. And our support and follow up is second to none. </p> Timesheets, schedules, plan & manage projects, invoicing. For professional services firms.

simPRO is an industry designed browser based estimating and job management system.

simPRO <p>With over 2000 end users, simPRO is Australia’s leading software for trade and service based businesses.</p> <p>Developed within the trade over the last 10 years, simPRO simplifies the management of every aspect of a busy trade or service based business.</p> <p>simPRO is driven from an operational perspective covering all areas of the business from estimating to final invoice. Internal links to all the relevant trade wholesalers means price files are always current.</p> <p>With multiple mobility options including PDA-Smartphone’s, digital pens or Ultra Mobiles/Net books, SMS or Integration with Navman Wireless all options are covered giving you choice to deliver the correct field solution for any business.</p> <p>2 way integration with MYOB AccountRight cloud keeps your accounts up to date in a seamless operation and with single data entry the accounts department can review any transactions on demand and send them directly to MYOB.</p> <p>Giving operational staff the tools they require to fulfil their roles creates efficiencies within the business. This removes the requirement of any double data entry as all information is available and relevant to the specific role of each end users job requirements creating further efficiencies within your business.</p> simPRO is an industry designed browser based estimating and job management system. job

Proven job management solutions for the office and the field

SmartTrade <p>SmartTrade has provided proven job management solutions for the office and field for more than 15 years, helping businesses to:</p> <ul> <li>Impress customers and win more business</li> <li>Slash paperwork </li> <li>Improve profitability and cash-flow</li> <li>Increase productivity</li> <li>Manage growth</li> <li>Improve compliance with regulations</li> <li>and do much more. </li> </ul> <p>With features such as SmartForms on Mobile, Asset Management and Project Cost Control, SmartTrade is used successfully by electricians, plumbers, HVAC, fire protection and many other types of business. </p> <p>SmartTrade users will attest to the great support, you get to talk to a SmartTrade support person to resolve any issues, no logging online tickets or working through third party call centres.</p> <p>Businesses seeking an affordable feature rich job management solution and excellent support should seriously look at SmartTrade. We offer a 30 day no obligation free trial inclusive of initial setup and two one hour online training sessions.</p> </div> <h3>Reasons to choose SmartTrade include:</h3> <ul> <li>Easy MYOB integration</li> <li>Powerful but easy to use</li> <li>Excellent support and training</li> <li>Low Risk</li> </ul> <a href="https://smarttrade.biz/" class="btn btn-primary btn-lg btn-block">Learn more about SmartTrade</a> <a href="https://smarttrade.biz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=178&Itemid=952" class="btn btn-primary btn-lg btn-block">Video how SmartTrade integrates to MYOB</a> Proven job management solutions for the office and the field jobs mobile windows

For the building and construction industries.

Workbench <p>Workbench has been specifically designed to provide an operational management solution for project based businesses.</p> <p>Workbench comprises an advanced Job Costing system with optional modules for added functionality in the areas of:</p> <ul> <li>Client and Sub Contract Management</li> <li>Quoting and Estimating</li> <li>Plant Management</li> <li>Document Control</li> <li>Browser Timesheets</li> <li>Expense claims.</li> </ul> Financial transactions entered into Workbench update the MYOB financial ledgers to provide a complete business management solution. <p>Workbench is a mature and well proven product used internationally by a diverse range of project based businesses from industry sectors which include:</p> <ul> <li>Commercial</li> <li>Industrial & Residential Construction</li> <li>Civil & Mechanical Contracting</li> <li>Process Automation</li> <li>Project Manufacturing</li> <li>Steel Fabrication</li> <li>Boat Building</li> <li>Professional Services.</li> </ul> The advanced functionality of Workbench eliminates the need to use spreadsheets for the management of projects and the modern database environment ensures a secure, robust and scalable system able to support many concurrent users operating locally and remotely via the internet. For the building and construction industries. jobs
Prices start from AUD1250

Ideal for job shops, custom manufacturers, construction, service maintenance.

Ostendo <p>Ostendo operational software is designed for:</p> <ul class="square"> <li>Sales, service and repair businesses</li> <li>Preventative maintenance service providers</li> <li>Contracting, construction and projects</li> <li>Distributors with assembly work</li> <li>Engineering and job shops</li> <li>Custom manufacturers</li> <li>Manufacturers</li> </ul> <p>Ostendo supports operational excellence in:</p> <ul class="square"> <li>Inventory and purchasing</li> <li>CRM and quoting</li> <li>Sales and service</li> <li>Job costing and projects</li> <li>Labour and job tracking</li> <li>Manufacturing, engineering and assembly</li> <li>Configured custom products and services</li> <li>Reporting and technical utilities</li> </ul> <p>Ostendo includes in-depth inventory allowing for negative stock, multiple locations, units of measure, barcodes, expiry dates, serial, batch and warranty tracking, inventory forecasting and replenishment, purchasing, supplier catalogues, pricing and discounting, sales kitsets, add-on sales, distribution, service, repairs, maintenance contracts, customer relations and call centre management, quotes and estimates, actual job costing, job profit reporting, jobs and projects, progress claims and retentions, job and resource scheduling, labour timesheets, assembly orders, phantom assemblies, bills of material with routings, and a rules based configurator for customised products and services.</p> <p>Ostendo’s SQL relational database integrates with MYOB and supports multi company, multi user business scaling from a single user to 100+ users.</p> <p>Set your team up for Operational Excellence.</p> Ideal for job shops, custom manufacturers, construction, service maintenance. job tracking engineering construction contractors manufacture labour job management

Sync sales invoices, and purchase invoices from JobPro Central to AccountRight.

JobPro Central <p>JobPro Central is a fully customisable, multi-platform business management system that will organise any company or individual that is job, project or manufacturing based. It will improve productivity by centralising business processes such as contact, job and time management, budgeting, scheduling, order processing, invoicing and employee management. Full unlocked access to the system is also available so users can add their own functionality if required.</p> <p>Developed using FileMaker Pro, the award winning cross platform database system. JobPro helps businesses better manage customers, track sales opportunities and monitor billable time and costs.</p> Sync sales invoices, and purchase invoices from JobPro Central to AccountRight. jobs

Powerful Service Billing & Jobs Management system with field service capability using PDA

EZeService <p>With EZeService you’ll have all customer information right at your fingertips allowing you to focus on providing efficient service to your Customers through easy jobs management and visual diary bookings.</p> <p>Its not just about being efficient, you have to convert this into increased productivity while giving your business the edge over your competitors. It is important that your staff easily manage tasks in a timely manner like producing quotes, jobs, invoicing, receipting, purchase orders, supplier invoicing etc while all financial information flows directly into MYOB.</p> <h3>Field Service - PDA</h3> <p>Bookings including any changes or cancelations are immediately uploaded to the PDA. Capture signature, photo, parts, labour, notes or out in the field purchases are all relayed back to the office immediately ready for invoicing.</p> <p>As one customer said :</p> <p><em><strong>"….let me put it this way, without EZeService I wouldn't be in business!"</strong></em></p> <ul> <li>Job management (Quote &gt; Job &gt; Invoice)</li> <li>Work in progress</li> <li>Service Agreement</li> <li>Diary Booking Schedule</li> <li>To-do lists by user</li> <li>Link documents to job</li> <li>Add notes</li> <li>Purchase Orders, Supplier Invoicing</li> <li>GP on job</li> <li>Frequently used phrases</li> <li>Complete Service &amp; financial History</li> <li>PDA integration (optional)</li> <li>SMS capability</li> <li>Email invoices, reports, attachments</li> <li>Add Customers / inventory on the fly - automatically adds MYOB</li> </ul> Powerful Service Billing & Jobs Management system with field service capability using PDA integration email PDA Supplier Invoicing jobs SLA work in progress WIP
Starter: $9 user/month

Job, service & team management software that lets you work from anywhere

NextMinute <p>NextMinute is a <b>simple &amp; powerful online job &amp; team management tool</b> for businesses with a mobile workforce. Our product allows your work to be planned, scheduled, communicated, time-tracked, quoted, monitored, and billed on the go. Import your existing client list and get started scheduling and invoicing right away. NextMinute is a straightforward and easy to use tool for all Trades and Field Service businesses. If you want to get your work in order, reduce admin, eliminate paperwork, and grow your business we can help.</p> <p>There’s no need to change your workflow if you’re already using MYOB – it only takes one click to sync your customers, invoices, products and services and payments with NextMinute. NextMinute takes care of your job management and MYOB handles the accounting – it’s simple and you will spend less time invoicing and get paid faster.</p> <p><strong>Here are some of the features our customer’s love and we’re sure you will too</strong>:</p> <h2>Job Dispatch & Management</h2> <p>Perfect for any service oriented business with a mobile team.  You can plan, schedule, monitor and bill your work.  Keep track of every job and stay on top your workloads easily by keeping tabs on your team in real-time.</p> <h2>Work Scheduling</h2> <p>Create a job, choose a client and assign it to the team. Schedule your work as either a one-off job or a larger project type job. Recurring job management tasks are handled easily, and are ideally suited to regular maintenance work or repeat visits. Our cleaners, landscapers and property maintenance clients love this feature, and we think you will too!</p> <h2>Connected Mobile Team</h2> <p>Your front line team will have the job information they need to get the job done. NextMinute’s mobile app empowers the team to capture detailed job notes, customer signatures and photos from the convenience of any mobile device. They will also record time and materials against jobs in real-time, meaning more accurate time keeping and faster billing.</p> <h2>Task Management</h2> <p>Allows you to schedule appointments or bookings; to do’s for you, your team or other contractors. All of which can be added with specific date and time detail. Tasks can be billable or non-billable activities, it’s up to you. You can also associate tasks to jobs, providing more depth of activity for contracting or project type work.</p> <h2>Easy to view lists</h2> <p>View your jobs and tasks in ticket view and make sense of what's on at a glance.  With one-click drill down to see more detail including job sheets, photos, customer signatures, files or user manuals, customers notes, messages and more. View jobs in grid view and you have a dynamic summary of activity. Filter, colour code and sort the info to suit the way you work.</p> <h2>Easy Invoicing</h2> <p>Fast, accurate and easy invoicing. Get paid faster with the ability to invoice on the go, now in a few easy clicks you can create, review and approve any invoice to send to the customer. Using the mobile app to generate invoices is just one way NextMinute will help you reduce the burden of admin and paperwork. Once the job is done and the invoice sent, NextMinute offers an easy integration with MYOB AccountRightLive and Essentials. Use one-click to sync your clients, products, services and invoices. No need to re-key a thing!</p> <h2>Billing Flexibility</h2> <p>We know that businesses operate in a range of ways, that’s why we give you a whole lot of flexibility in your billing output. You can part or full invoice, choose to invoice sections or specific line items. You can mark-up using cost-plus or use a predefined margin. You can apply discount percentages for each line item. This flexible billing capability allows you to quote and invoice the way you want and accommodate your unique business needs.</p> <h2>Manage Sale Items</h2> <p>We want to make your life easier; NextMinute will manage all your sales items including labour, product and materials, and disbursements so your quoting and billing is always up-to-date with current pricing. Purchase orders can be created in minutes too.</p> <h2>Supplier Invoices</h2> <p>Being able to consolidate actual charges for jobs is essential, so we allow you to import supplier invoices from key suppliers.</p> <h2>Better Communication</h2> <p>Use in-app messaging to send the team an email or SMS with the high-level information of a job or task they have been assigned. Add a message to the customer while you’re at it to keep them in the loop too. Keep customers informed of all activity and be prompted to send updates via in-app Messaging. Great for post job reports, your team are prompted to send a personalised message to customers based on a status change.</p> <p><strong>If you love spending less time on business admin, you’ll want to sign up in the next minute.</strong><p> Job, service & team management software that lets you work from anywhere

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