Press Release - Oct 21, 2020 “It's more than just an operating platform. It’s about building trust in the construction industry - it can be used to really connect people.” Darren Siemsen CEO Emergency Trades Services (ETS).
At the beginning of the year, things were looking good for i4Tradies. They had just on-boarded a large new client, had a number of others in the pipeline and big plans for expansion.
All that changed as everything was put on hold in March when COVID hit. CEO and Founder Logan Nathan says: “business revenue crashed by a staggering 80 per cent. It was like a brick had been dropped on us”.
Logan along with his co-founder Sachi Wickramage found themselves in a situation many businesses can relate to this year; walk away or get creative and think outside the square.
During the initial weekend of Melbourne’s first lockdown, calls to Jerome Beekman’s business stopped.
For two weeks the Lara-based electrician’s mobile barely rang.
“It was like someone had turned off the telephone system,” Mr Beekman, owner of Mr Electric, said.
“People were worried about whether they would continue to have a job or not and people had to start working from home and manage kids schooled at home. (Click below to continue reading at Herald Sun)
Press Release - May 13, 2020 i4Tradies has launched an Emergency Response Centre to extend greater support during the COVID-19 lockdown, recovery period and beyond. The new lead generation program connects Trades Businesses with customers via a single number: 0448 422 422 as a one-step SMS response to all repairs and maintenance jobs across Australia
Paul Naylor, CEO of Master Plumbers NSW believes that adopting digital transformation is an inevitable and the i4Tradies in partnership with Master Plumbers NSW, NECA (National Electrical and Communications Association) and Master Painters NSW has introduced its Emergency Response Centre so trades businesses can access a new way to generate leads at a time when customers are putting off non-emergency work, spending more cautiously and are wary of letting Tradespeople in their homes.
Press Release - March 3, 2020 Master Plumbers NSW, a recognized and trusted name in the Australian building and construction industry, has partnered with i4Tradies as they roll out their new Business Management App, extending greater support for its members by helping them add transparency, efficiency, compliance and security to their processes.
Paul Naylor, CEO of Master Plumbers NSW believes that adopting digital transformation is an inevitable and the most logical next step for their members if they want to stay relevant in the highly competitive plumbing industry.
Melbourne, Australia, December 4, 2019 – (Press Release) the next-generation Business Management Software for Tradies is proud to introduce “Find A Tradie” feature exclusively for its registered users (Trades Business Owners), as it gears up for the New Year with a refreshed new website.
“Find a Tradie” lists licensed, insured and certified business from i4Tradies “Preferred Tradie Network” so customers can count on i4Tradies as they seek to hire the very best in their local area”, says i4Tradies founder Logan Nathan.
Melbourne, Australia, October 29, 2019 - (Press Release) LeaseTeam, an expert property management company servicing greater Sydney has partnered with i4Tradies taking their property maintenance service for tenants to the next level of excellence with better process efficiency, transparency, security and compliance.
Ashley Johnson, CEO and founder of LeaseTeam believes a key strategy to continuing the company's high growth is to provide pro-active maintenance that will ensure tenant happiness and in turn minimise vacancy periods.
Melbourne, Australia, July 2, 2019 - (Press Release) All set to paint the future even brighter for their members, Master Painters Australia Victoria/Tasmania Association has joined hands with state-of-the-art Tradies workflow management app, i4Tradies
As the single most authoritative organisation in the industry, MPA Victoria/Tasmania has been proudly assisting small painting businesses by safeguarding their interests while making sure highest industry standards are met as part of service delivery.
Melbourne, Australia, June 25, 2019 - (Press Release) Master Painters Association of Queensland, the peak representative body for the sunshine state's painting and decorating industry has partnered with i4Tradies, ensuring members can benefit from competitive advantage that comes with excellence in service delivery.
The i4Tradies app, powered by Uber-style cloud-based technology, will streamline workflows to help members deliver efficient, transparent, secure and compliant service, anytime, anywhere.
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 11, 2019 - (Press Release) Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia has announced a new partnership in Victoria with i4Tradies to provide an innovative Uber-style App for its members.
The App, developed by technology innovator i4Tradies, helps plumbing businesses efficiently manage their end to end operations, while providing an outstanding consumer experience to their customers.
MELBOURNE, Australia, March 27, 2019 - (Press Release) Master Painters Australia NSW Association Inc. (MPA) a peak body representing Painters in NSW and ACT has announced to take its members' customer experience to the next level.
i4Tradies, a new Uber-Style technology platform is to be introduced to MPA members to streamline their processes and deliver efficient, transparent, secure and compliant service, with real-time transparency and reports.
MELBOURNE, Australia, February 25, 2019 - McGrath Property Management, a division of leading residential property group McGrath Limited (ASX:MEA), today announced that it will deploy i4Tradies, a cloud-based "Uber Style" maintenance management platform, across its company owned office network, operating in New South Wales and Queensland.
i4Tradies connects trades service owners, on-the-road Tradies, tenants and property managers with an integrated job management software; accessible anywhere, anytime and on any device.
MELBOURNE, Australia, August 13, 2018 – Too many customers have become victim of shoddy work done by unlicensed Tradies, who claim to do a great work at a low price. Sorry to break it to you, that’s exactly how the industry works, hurting not only the customers, but the honest Tradies too!
More recently, the Victorian government has proposed a new legislation, which will require some of the sub-contractors to be registered or licensed. The legislation is already in place in Queensland and NSW and will bring Victoria in line with the industry standards as in the other two states.
MELBOURNE, Australia, January 18, 2018 – An increasing number of Aussie Tradies are adding a new arsenal to their tool box, and it’s none other than their favorite Field Service Management app, i4T Consumers.
Designed specifically for Trades Services Business Owners, solo Tradies and large Facility Management companies, in short span of time, i4T Consumers has been able to position itself as a smart tool of the Trade for Tradies seeking to enhance customer service and streamline their everyday jobs
Drones are becoming the most sophisticated way of site inspections, offering faster, safer and cost-effective service delivery for electricians in Australia
You know electricians at Mr. Electric Australia really mean it, when they say, “Sky is the limit”.
MELBOURNE, Australia, December 5, 2017 – Drones have opened new doors to safer, faster and more accurate service delivery for electricians as Mr. Electric adopts this new technology as part of their regular site inspections and maintenance before carrying out actual electrical installations or electrical repair work at commercial and residential sites.
Drone Technology is Changing the way Australian Tradies will Operate in Near Future
MELBOURNE, Australia, November 20, 2017 – Something that was originally designed to oversee military operations and was once found in the local toy store for the rich kids, drones are now finding an ever-increasing use in a number of fields. As they quickly become mainstream, drone technology is now making way into the Australian Trades Services industry, being adopted mainly for site inspections especially in electrical, plumbing and construction industries.
Leading services franchise organisation Mr. Electric, chooses i4T Consumers – The next generation SaaS platform as its exclusive technology partner to manage their business processes.
Melbourne Australia, October 24, 2017 – Since 1994, Mr. Electric’ global franchise organisation has been providing electrical installation and repair services to residential and commercial clients in USA. They penetrated into the Australian market in 2008 and has been serving since. Mr. Electric has partnered with i4T Consumers to maximise its workforce’ field efficiency and improve its customer experience which aligns with their Code of Values and is intrinsic in delivering a World Class Service.
Next Generation Tradies Software Released to Australian Market
Trades Services Providers are starting to reap the benefits of the next generation Tradies software as i4T Consumers officially rolls out to the Australian Market.
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 6, 2017 – (Press Release) — i4T Consumers revolutionary Field Service Management SaaS (software as a Service) solution has received a warm welcome by progressive Trades Services providers across Australia seeking to transform the traditional way to running their business.