How does your company document and track tools? Do your Shop Manager still use paper forms to keep up with skill saws, generators, and ladders? How does your company track the location of equipment and tools? Have you tried barcodes, QR codes, and spreadsheets? Are you looking for an easy to use tool tracking app for use in the Wharehouse, Fabrication Shop or Filed on a mobile device? Take a look at these app options for tracking and managing equipment and tools for construction project sites.

BLACK + DECKER (SMARTECH)

The BLACK + DECKER App allows users to control the new SMARTECH series of Bluetooth Batteries. Field employees using the App on their smartphone can control and monitor the battery in several ways.  Field users can control connect to a battery to enable or disable the use of a battery. This is a security feature to designed to prevent theft, as the only user that can enable a locked battery is the app user with control. The app allows users to locate a battery by sending out a signal that enables an audio alarm. This battery also features a USB port to charge items such as smartphones. The app is available for both Android and IOS devices. To learn more about the B+D SMARTECH app check out this video (CLICK HERE).

ONE-KEY (Milwaukee)

The ONE-KEY mobile app from Milwaukee allows companies to customize, track and manage their new line of M18 Fuel drills. The ONE-KEY mobile app also allows users track tools through the built in Bluetooth system. This allows the system to know the last known position through the online platform. Field employees using the App on their smartphone can control and monitor the tool in several ways.  Field users can connect to a tool to enable or disable the use of a battery. Through the online platform employees can register new Bluetooth enabled tools or manually log non Bluetooth tools. The app is available for both Android and IOS devices. To learn more about the ONE-KEY app check out this video (CLICK HERE).

Share My Tool Box:

The Share My Tool Box (SMTB) offers users a unique platform that can track both company tools and personal tools. This is accomplished with an mobile app that catalogues tools by entering tool specific information such as make, model, and serial number. The tools entered by a user are assigned to them in the system. What about employee owned tools? Those seem to always be commingled in with company tools. This app allows users to tack both company and personal tools. The app is available for both Android and IOS devices. To learn more about the Share My Tool Box app check out this video (CLICK HERE).

Tile

The Tile device and  mobile app allows companies to track their equipment and tools. The app works by connecting to a Tile device that is attached to a tool or a piece of equipment through a Bluetooth connection. Once you pair a Tile with a mobile device such as a Smartphone or Tablet users can track its location. If you misplace a device connected to a Tile, users can locate them by sending a signal that alerts the Tile. The app is available for both Android and IOS devices. To learn more about the Tile app check out this video (CLICK HERE).

Tool Connect (Dewalt)

The Tool Connect App allows users to control the new Dewalt series of Bluetooth Batteries. Field employees using the App on their smartphone can control and monitor the battery in several ways.  Field users can control connect to a battery to enable or disable the use of a battery. This is a security feature to designed to prevent theft, as the only user that can enable a locked battery is the app user with control. Users can lend a battery to another user and set up a work area, a geofence boundary zone. The app shows the “Last Seen” location. This feature is based on data from Google Maps which allows users to know where the last recorded position of a battery is. The app is available for both Android and IOS devices. To learn more about the Tool Connect app check out this video (CLICK HERE).