Tracking Equipment the Right Way Saves Revenue, Eliminates Frustration

Tracking equipment all too often involves frustration and wasted time – if you’ve been relying on manual processes, that is. Every organization wants to be a good steward of their resources, and your equipment is likely to be among your most significant investments. A powerful, yet streamlined and automated approach to tracking equipment not only takes this tedious task off your hands but also helps promote accuracy and accountability throughout your organization.

When your equipment breaks down early, that causes much more than a temporary shut-down in productivity. Morale often is affected, the slow-down can cause a ripple effect and impact other aspects of the business, and you could find yourself paying for a major repair or even a replacement. These premature breakdowns are all too common because employees are busier than ever. Without an efficient means of tracking equipment, you could also have items fall through the cracks, so to speak, due to loss or theft. In fact, you could even be paying insurance on “ghost assets” for months.

The benefits of a powerful tracking platform are numerous. First, you’re able to store all of your equipment-related data in one centralized location. From an item’s initial acquisition to its periodic maintenance, movement throughout your organization and, ultimately, its discontinuation from your inventory, its entire lifecycle is cataloged. The best solutions for tracking equipment enable you to include every stakeholder in the asset tracking conversation, therefore increasing accountability, eliminating guesswork and improving the accuracy of your efforts. You need a solution that’s easy to use, so everyone gets on board without a steep learning curve; and flexible, so it adapts to your needs today, tomorrow and well into the future.

It’s important that you be able to access at any time such information as an item’s complete maintenance history, as well as its insurance and lease/purchase information, exact location and identity of the current user. You need to be able to pull up this information anytime, day or night. Business doesn’t just happen between the hours of 9 and 5 anymore. Additionally, you should be able to schedule maintenance, create reports and make informed decisions about your asset allocation from one centralized place. That’s the philosophy behind Asset Panda. The world’s most powerful mobile platform for tracking equipment is also incredibly simple to use. All you need is your smartphone or tablet. Simply download Asset Panda’s free iOS or Android app – which include a mobile barcode scanner, so you won’t need a separate handheld device. In fact, you won’t need any extra hardware or software to use Asset Panda. You’re also entitled to an unlimited number of users at no additional fee.

From the palm of your hand, access an item’s GPS location, check-in/check-out status, complete maintenance history, depreciation and other critical details. Asset Panda’s robust features offering is totally customizable, enabling you to create custom reports, work orders, notifications, alerts, security settings and more. The dashboard, fields, and columns also are based on your preferences. It’s easy to export and import data in and out of the tool, and Asset Panda integrates easily with legacy systems. Best of all, Asset Panda is flexible enough to incorporate new technologies as they become available. Your employees won’t need special training to understand and use Asset Panda with confidence; it’s incredibly intuitive and streamlined despite its capabilities.

When your data is accurate and easily accessible, tracking equipment is simpler than ever. You eliminate guesswork, maximize the lifespan of your assets, and save time and money. Give Asset Panda a try free for 14 days. To get started, visit


Courtney Roush

Courtney Roush is a freelance writer, editor, and communications strategist with 25 years of experience. Her favorite discipline is crisis communications – and it’s a highly relevant one in our present times.

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