With Web-Based Tool, Home Depot Able to Better Manage Service Needs

September 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2006, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p70
The article illustrates the significance of using Honeywell's Field Automation Service Technology (FAST) hand-held computer tool for The Home Depot's stores in Canada. The FAST tool automates dispatching and record keeping. The facility manager of the company could access work-order status and service-history details and place service requests online using Honeywell's Service Portal.


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