It’s hard to run a business when you are constantly on the go, with work and client interactions taking you on the road. Companies already require a lot of attention and interaction to be successful, even for people that don’t take their work on the road. If you don’t have a way to keep up with the digital appointments or service requests you receive from clients, progress can drag.
Given that most construction company's business will require travel and a ‘roving office space,’ it’s important to stay connected to your calendar events from anywhere. In today’s market, plenty of devices are available to help you keep in contact with customers and partners, even from behind the wheel. Vehicle devices and kits are being designed today that allow for hands-free use of the technology so you can drive and talk at the same time.
Many products have been built to help drivers answer a phone call while driving because it’s not safe to look away from the road or pick up the phone itself. Office and Microsoft also have mobile apps that allow workers to access emails and calendar appointments from anywhere. This is very useful to construction crews that are constantly traveling and don’t want to miss out on project opportunities.
Clips and sockets attached to your mobile phones can be tacked onto your vehicle's dashboard or even one of the rungs in your vents. Vocal commands are now being preprogrammed into newer vehicles to make this safety concern disappear and make tasks easier for drivers.
Items like ‘Sun Visor Bluetooth Speaker Clips’ and Bluetooth Headsets are designed for a hands-free way to hear and speak to callers while driving without holding the phone to your ears. These and many more products can help you stay connected as a business owner while handling the digital aspects of your company’s media output and customer interactions.
Similar items exist to help promote hands-free interaction and connectivity for people on the road most of the time. These include a universal magnetic mount for your mobile phone or GPS and a wireless FM radio transmitter with hand-free functions. These devices are intended for use closer to eye level when driving, so they won’t cause distractions.
There’s been research done in the past few years that show it’s much safer to drive a car or truck when using hands-free technology to stay connected electronically to messages, phone calls, and calendar events. Due to this high-demand technology being stamped for motor vehicle usage, it’s really helpful to business owners who frequently travel for work to take advantage of the available products.
If you don’t know how to stay on top of scheduling appointments on the road, it’s nothing to get stressed out about. Many people don’t, and even if you do but don’t have the time or staffing to do that, it’s an easy fix. Let someone else do it for you to stay focused on what is important for you and your company and check out our article about saving time.