M4 helps service Companies
A necessity to stay lean and survive the recession
Manage Customers and Track Sales
Proposals & CRM
Planning & Execution
Make decisions based on facts not gut-feeling.
Reporting & Dashboard
Billing & Receivables
You don’t have to change the way you work.
Inventory & Stock
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Sales / CRM
Capture accurate information and build a valuable database of leads, prospects and customers.
Address with map location, verified phone numbers and emails is vital to enable marketing and sales automation.
Prepare survey reports and impressive proposals with photos, drawings and more to your customers with preset templates and fill in the blanks, with M4’s built in word-processing features.
Prepare quotation fast and email to customers without leaving M4 or the need for other software.
Calculate pricing based on costing sheet templates that you can build on your own.
Confirm quotation to Order within a few clicks.
Create orders directly or confirmed from quotations. Orders will auto generate due dates automatically, ensuring no jobs go unnoticed. M4 will alert any overdue or missed jobs to respective departments via email.
Monitor expiring contracts and issue renewal letters to customers for confirmation on continuation of service.
Renewal documents are similar to quotations where pricing can be revised and re-send to customer as needed.
Confirm renewal to Order within a few clicks.
Define packages for your services to save time and simplify the process for sales staff to calculate pricing during quotation and take orders.
Each order or contract in M4 supports multiple sets where it can be used for different service locations and offerings.
Assign jobs easily by dragging jobs from the unassigned list to specific columns in the calendar. Toggle the lock in each job to confirm schedule, prevent accidental dragging and notify customers.
All delivery schedules are defined in the Order document which allow different modes of schedule to be added such as Chained, Fixed Dates, Programme, Month / Week Intervals with various parameters.
Prefer to use Google Map to visualise jobs for tomorrow? Then use this feature to view and assign jobs to staff by geographic areas.
View all jobs by status, recently updated, overdue or missed in a tabular listing fashion.
Automatic send service reminders to customers via email and/or SMS. Also includes changes or cancellation alerts.
Automate the job assignment by geographic and type of jobs to staff within a few clicks.
Optionally to optimise the travel route to reduce mileage and travel time.
Our scheduling system allows us to work on both teams and individual assigned staff to jobs.
Staff can only view jobs assigned to them within the app. With role settings, staff can view jobs from previous and future dates for self-planning.
Switch to Waze, Google Maps or other navigation apps by tapping on the green arrow beside the address of next job.
Industry specific or proprietary checklists can be customised and inserted into jobs at various places such as station checklist, usage checklist and pre-start checklist.
Have a better understanding of the job in hand by reviewing historical information of past jobs related to the same customer.
Add floor plans and mark stations visually on the floor plan. This is useful for indoor mapping with asset tagging and monitor status of each station.
Add photos with notes to findings and recommendations into job reports to improve communication with customers.
Larger jobs can be started by different staff on their own phone. A single job can generate multiple Service Report / Job Sheet documents for each staff.
Staff can start work, start job and all app events will update M4 with GPS coordinates which authorised users can monitor the recent GPS location of staff.
Add follow-up jobs conditionally and decided by the servicing staff. This can be due to incomplete job or due to conditions which require frequent follow ups.
Unable to start a job for some reasons – raining, customer no show, etc. Cancel the job with a few taps and M4 re-schedule the same job next day to confirm with the customer again.
Tired of typing for remarks for internal use? Just tap to record a voice note and it’s much faster than typing. Your team members can listen to it in the office or in the app on future jobs.
Save time issuing invoices from Orders which allow the preset of billing description with pre-calculated amount to bill. Invoice can be tagged as non-routine for extra billing.
Automate the billing from the Order, of which invoices are issued automatically based on completed jobs, specific intervals and similar conditions.
Easily issue CN or DN from Invoices and match off multiple invoices within a single CN.
M4 generates the list of orders or jobs due for billing to reduce time needed to do invoicing.
Match-off invoices with receipts and send PDF receipts to customers. Flexible receipting scenarios are supported such as match-off invoices from different debtor accounts.
Remind customers to make payment and improve cash flow by preparing statements with a few clicks. Generate both outstanding invoices or detailed statements based on customer needs.
Support for discount by lines either in percentage and fixed amount. Tax presets with standard codes to auto calculate for tax compliant billing.
All debtor contacts, sales and billing documents in M4 support different currencies which model real-world billing scenarios to make global business a reality.
Support for different item classification such as chemical with dilutions, equipment, service package, targets and more.
Stock balance for each staff can be captured to ensure accountability and traceability on all transactions.
Achieve central purchasing and branch / division level inventory with internal transfer between folders.
Each item can support multiple unit of measurements, which is useful for chemicals and consumables. Eg. 1L bottle, milliliter can be used simultaneously without the need to create different stock codes.
Support for serial number items where quantity is based on number of serial codes entered.
This can be used for tracking individual items with barcode / QR codes.
Transfer stock just by using two mobile phones, one for service staff and another for the store keeper. Prepare a list of stock required and scan QR.
Keep track of costing based on FIFO, LIFO or weighted average with ledger to monitor stock movements.
Automated daily stock usage generated from completed jobs closed from servicing app to enable easy monitoring of consumables and parts used by staff during servicing.
Journal for stock adjustment to match-off usage against pending stock, lost & found and others.