We’re really pleased to announce the launch our brand-new App and a new way to interact with the smart speaker Alexa.
Our new App includes many favourites from Insight including access to contracts, loading schedules, Track My Truck, Futures prices, a handy new chat function and our seed selector.
New Openfield App
Accessible on a tablet or smartphone you can now view three years’ worth of account details, including movement periods, contract prices and tonnage.
The loading schedule brings up all your planned collections, including variety, tonnage, timing and haulage contact details. This ensures all the information needed is available for each and every collection helping you to plan your time more effectively.
Track My Truck allows you to anticipate when a lorry (when using our tracking tool) is on its way to farm and you can set email or text alerts, to tell you exactly how far away a collection is from farm. You can pinpoint where your driver is and ensure everything is ready to help make the collection as quick and efficient as possible.
You can also access the London wheat futures or send chat messages to the team about any questions or information that you need.
Openfield’s seed selector is a simple to use interactive tool. It enables you to select seed varieties by answering a few quick questions and can help you to identify varieties that meet your specific needs.
Alexa, Open Field Portal….
If the App isn’t enough, we’ve also introduced a way for you to ask Alexa to access a number of the new App’s features. Alexa is now happy to tell you how the wheat futures are doing, what your Crop Fund value is or how your loading schedule is looking. There’s also a way to listen to any chat messages which have been received.
Our in-house technology team has worked with a number of our farmer members to deliver this new technology. We’re proud of the depth of information available and we’re already working on some fantastic enhancements, including Price Alerts and a new Fertiliser Selector tool which will be added very soon.
The Openfield App is now available to download from App Store or Google Play by searching for “Openfield Insight”.
If you have an Amazon Echo, you can access the store linked to your Alexa smartphone app (available on iOS and Android) and download the Openfield Insight skill. Your device will then recognise the command “Open Field Portal” and once you’ve linked your Insight account with your email address, you can access a range of services.
For more information, please call your Openfield Farm Business Manager, or your regular Openfield contact.