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On the road: Staying connected while in transit

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It can be difficult to manage work while on the road.

What does it mean to be on the road? For many it means pounding the pavement in search of sales, easy take-out meals and airport terminals, ordering Ubers and sleeping in motels.

Being a road warrior can be fulfilling and exciting, and while there are many ups and downs to travelling around for a job, it is essential that there is always clear and easy communication between sales staff and those back at head office.

What does it mean to be on the road? For many it means pounding the pavement in search of sales, it means easy take-out meals and airport terminals, ordering Ubers and sleeping in motels.

On the road, again

Being a travelling salesperson can be lonely and socially tiring - and many things can go wrong. Meetings can be postponed or strategies changed, and one thing that a business cannot afford to have happen is a breakdown or lack in communications. Staying on top of developments is vital in the fast-paced world of contemporary business.

Communication is probably one of the most important aspects of business. Staying on top of appointments and to-do lists of the business variety is arguably just as important.

Recently, New York Times bestseller and Joseph Grenny claimed in a recent Harvard Business Review feature that making appointments with oneself, rewarding oneself and keep motivation up during the grind of travelling and out of office work.

In the commercial world, information must be readily available, as situations can change rapidly. It is essential that clients, colleagues, potential sales and future prospect can all get in contact with whoever they're after with ease.

Being on the road doesn't mean leaving the office behind.Being on the road doesn't mean leaving the office behind.

Mobility is important

Fonality's Heads Up Display (HUD) is a suite of communication tools designed to improve communication between employees - and save up to two hours a day! HUD allows you to communicate on a whole range of devices, from personal computers to tablets, smartphones to laptops.

HUD is especially useful if you have a sales team out in the field. The Fonality HUD Mobile Device Integration allows your employees to make and receive calls from their mobile devices, using their regular business phone number.

Keeping the lines of communication open while mobile means having the ability take the office anywhere, from the remote and vast outback of Australia, to the lanes and arcades of Melbourne.

HUD integration offers offsite desk phone and softphone support, so you're able to work from anywhere. Multiple Location Integration creates a consistent and seamless caller experience between various locations.

Don't get left behind the eight ball - get in touch with Fonality today to ensure your on-the-road sales staff are equipped with the best in mobile communications systems.