Mobile forms are rapidly replacing conventional paper forms in the workplace – and on the go. Enterprises and SMBs are fazing out antiquated paper forms in favor of moving towards a paperless workflow.
So, we’ve come up with the Top 10 business uses for mobile forms, regardless of the industry. It goes without saying that mobile forms have infinite uses and applications. In no particular order, we’ve simply compiled some of the more common types that are deployed into the field.
Work Order and Invoice Form: The basic form that technicians on the job site fill out and send back to head office. Work orders can be dispatched by administrators to either individuals or groups of users in the field with data pre-filled. A complete work order can also become an invoice.
Inspection/Audit Form: Whether it’s retail merchandise or health condition related, inspection and audit forms in mobile format are much more effective, able to real-time relay information and update managers.
Sales Estimate and Order Form: Procuring and projecting customer orders in timely and efficient manner is paramount for sales and customer service professionals. Mobile forms provide the agility and speed to better estimate sales and process orders, including the ability to arrive at the right numbers every time, with built-in calculation functionality.
Proof-of-delivery Form: Using the latest in smart device technology, geo and time stamps elevate the power of a proof-of-delivery form, ensuring accurate delivery data is collected and the arrival of goods or transportation service can be verified.
Labor Hours Form: Mobile users and human resource personnel depend upon labor hour forms in order to precisely compensate workers in the field. Without the the risk of paper forms being misread or damaged, labor hours submitted with mobile forms can be as precise as possible.
Inventory Form: A healthy supply of business stock and parts is always crucial to a company’s ability to assist clients and delier results. Taking inventory with mobile forms and requisitioning replacement stock and parts is essential to keeping a business workflow running smoothly.
Evaluation Form: Frequently, companies have to evaluate employees in action and require a form to properly do so. Should a visual be required, mobile forms can integrate photos quickly and easily.
Statement Form: Whether it is of the financial, legal or other variety, statements are crucial documents that must be handled carefully and expediently. Mobile forms certainly take statement forms to the next level.
Waiver Form: In some industries, waiver forms have to be within reach at all times. Having mobile waiver forms that are capable of capturing signatures on any smart device is the ideal way to secure this vital information.
Expense Form: Field workers routinely must keep track of all expenses. Thus, having a mobile expense form is the perfect means to keep track expenditures and better submit them to head office.
While there are countless other types of business uses for mobile forms, we believe that this Top 10 list gives readers a practical understanding of just how efficient mobile forms can really be for enterprises or SMBs.
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