Barton 'Inspect'

In order to assist its clients in minimising equipment downtime, Barton has developed and introduced ‘Barton-Inspect’, a RFID tagging solution with a tailor made advanced software package.


The company tested the market and selected a bespoke Service Management System that supported remote working, RFID tagging and that could be extensively customised to meet the particular business requirements of the company. ‘Barton Inspect’ has now been deployed and facilitates technicians using PDA’s on site, loaded with all the historical reports, check lists, documents and photographs of the specific site equipment that they are required to inspect. All data and reports are instantly synchronised from site with the office based inspection database. These reports, once verified, are then available instantly to clients via a dedicated secure on-line portal.


The software has enabled the company to automate all aspects of the inspection lifecycle in remote sites from the initial scheduling and allocation of resource to the job, through production of reports to the creation of the customer invoice. It is also enabling the company to provide significant value add to their service offering via the secure on-line portal.

"We now have greater visibility of all aspects of our business and this new system is enabling us to achieve significant productivity gains while delivering a more comprehensive service to our customers. All reports are verified by a Chartered Engineer. Through a dedicated secure on- line portal, the clients have instant up-to-date access to the inspection and maintenance record history of every item of equipment."

William Barton, Managing Director

Key features

  • Client’s dedicated secure on-line portal.
  • Clients and sites complete asset register.
  • Full traceability of every item with the RFID tagging.
  • Continuous and up-to-date (100% accurate) monitoring and review of the examination status.
  • Instant access to reports and documents history of each item of equipment.
  • Calendars with all-scheduled, on-going and up-coming inspections.

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