The Fixx – November Edition 2014

Interesting opportunities, news and updates for Fixxbook and ServiceChannel Contractors
November 2014

Business Activity in the past 30 Days

                          The numbers are growing…

          • 1,158 invitations were sent by national restaurant and retail brands to new contractors on Fixxbook inviting them join their private supplier networks.
          • 422 contractors completed the client compliance requirements and were approved to receive work orders.
          • 1,008 existing contractor companies were invited into client PrivateNetworks.

          • 247,843 contractor company search results came up in Fixxbook




SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, December 17th

For Contractors only!

You’ll Learn:

  • How to best use the GPS-App
  • How clients assign contractors to locations to get work


Eric Schechter, President, Fixxbook

Bashir Abdallah, Director of Strategic Solutions, ServiceChannel

Title: ServiceChannel Contractor GPS App Webinar
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
           1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT
           Noon – 1:00 PM MT
           11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

register here

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Miss the October 22nd Contractor Webinar?
No worries, you can watch it anytime.

You can watch the Contractor Webinar or share it with a colleague, any time here.



Features & Functions

Prevent Remittance Mistakes From Happening Due To A Bad Address

Your clients can now set PrivateNetwork to require their approval before allowing you (the contractor) to make changes to your remittance address.



Get Work

Fixxbook is dedicated to helping commercial contractors and service buyers find each other faster

ARAMARK serves several million people annually at thousands of locations, delivering customized solutions to clients in business, industry and government. We are looking for any contractor that self performs service. Apply Here.

Contractors can find other opportunities and open invitations to apply to join private vendor networks of companies looking for service providers. (Contractors must have a completed Fixxbook profile to apply.) Check them out here.



ServiceChannel Contractors

Supplied DiversityContractors Can Now Pick the Invoice Alerts They Receive From ServiceChannel

We had added the ability to allow contractors to decide which invoice alerts they receive such as accepted, reviewed, or rejected instead of receiving all Invoice status changes. Please speak to your Client Services rep if you are interested in enabling this feature.

Supplied DiversityDiverse Businesses: Make sure to get your Diverse Supplier badge

Facilities managers are looking for verified diverse suppliers. This badge indicates that your business has been verified as one of the following:

          • Minority-and-Women-Owned Enterprise (M/WBE)
          • Veteran and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (V/DVBE)
          • Small Business Enterprises (SBE)
          • Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
          • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE)

And helps FMs meet the objectives of their respective supplier diversity programs…Read More.




ServiceChannel Opens New Office In Columbus, Ohio to Better Service Key Customers and Community

ServiceChannel, the leading facilities services management technology platform, today announced that it is continuing its corporate expansion with the opening of a new office in Columbus, Ohio. This mid-west location will serve chiefly as a customer service center for clients whose corporate headquarters are located in the region…Read More

Stay on top of the Facilities Management Industry

If you’d like to stay current with some of the latest trends, news and insights in the facilities sector, we invite you to check out some of our recent posts on the ServiceChannel blog. From best practices and business intelligence to case studies, contractor management and technology, we’ve got you covered. Please share any posts you find interesting and let us know what you think…Read More



Industry News

Restaurant Industry:
Best and worst places to open a restaurant: Tourism still reigns in 2014

Tourism remains the strong driver of restaurant traffic and opportunity. As the 2014 Restaurant Growth Index—compiled exclusively for Restaurant Business by Nielsen—shows, consumers continue to loosen their purse strings and indulge in restaurant dining while on vacation… Read More

Source: Restaurant Business Online


Retail Industry:
U.S. data points to strong spending ahead of holiday shopping frenzy

Most U.S. retailers reported strong sales in October, a sign American consumers were spending with more gusto and could help keep the economy growing at a brisk pace… Read More

Source: Reuters




Upgrade to Blue+

Enjoy the benefits of being a Select Contractor!

(For contractors currently servicing ServiceChannel clients)

Blue level contractors can now join the Select Contractor Program by upgrading to the Blue+ level. Blue+ contractors enjoy some of the same benefits and “power tools” previously reserved for certain Select Contractors* – high-volume companies who are transacting thousands of work orders per month on ServiceChannel.

Blue+ Contractors will be able to:

register here

                                                                     Log in to Fixxbook
                                                                  before clicking button


For more questions regarding the Select Contractor Program please contact



ServiceChannel Contractors

Become an Integrated Contractor

Eliminate redundancy, duplicate entry and human error by connecting your internal work order management system directly to ServiceChannel…Read More.



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