Running a business is not easy. Running a business that relies on company vehicles and trained drivers adds another level of complexity to the mix. One of the main concerns for fleets in any industry is vehicle maintenance. Regular maintenance of company vehicles is important – it reduces breakdowns, keeps vehicles on the road (and money in your pocket) and helps drivers feel safe while getting from job to job in a timely manner. Continue »
Some construction companies swear by their cloud-based software for managing project information. As one contractor said, “Hours previously spent copying comments, printing, shipping and filing are freed to serve clients and move the project forward!” Continue »
Most contractors are aware of the fine line that exists between making money and losing money on the equipment their company owns. That’s why smart construction organizations rely on equipment management software that helps them track every detail of usage and maintenance of the equipment on their jobsites. Continue »
It’s been around for years, but the concept of the cloud is still a difficult one for many to grasp. The name itself, simply a metaphor for the Internet, conjures up visions of important and private data floating around in the ether, which doesn’t evoke a strong sense of security. However, cloud storage provides multiple layers of security that, while not 100 percent guaranteed to keep your data safe, is much safer and more secure than many on-site servers and hard drives. Continue »
The cumbersome methods of generic accounting tools and spreadsheets demand redundant effort and time-consuming, duplicate data entry; and often amount to messy and complicated reports, disjointed information, and data prone to errors and/or omissions. Using these methods, it’s extremely difficult to collect the details needed to have a true picture of business performance. Continue »
The intersection of an aging workforce and market demands for new technology solutions necessitates the development of a new breed of construction executive. Learn the skill set necessary to become a construction executive who can manage multiple assets, increase efficiency and minimize errors. Continue »
Rise of the Construction App: How Mobile Devices and Apps are Supplanting Desktop Computers and Web Browsers
From ultra-thin computers to do-it-all phones and interactive watches—even eyeglasses—the average consumer now has access to a transformative set of handheld, and even wearable, devices designed to keep you both productive and constantly connected with each other—no mouse or keyboard required. Continue »
Discover five simple ways you can help your construction crews get more comfortable with GPS vehicle tracking. Continue »
Construction project management software offers construction professionals greater control over their projects’ success. Project management software increases project efficiency and accountability by streamlining communication and centralizing documentation in order to minimize risk and delays— ultimately boosting profits. Continue »
At the end of a project, how much time do you spend producing an as-built drawing set? Do you find yourself with too many notes and marked up pages to easily incorporate into a drawing set? Or do you fear that pieces of information have ‘gone missing’ during the construction process, leaving you with incomplete information to pass along to the client? Continue »
More than 1,100 business owners, fleet operator, and general managers participated in a third-party 2015 Fleet Survey. Below are some key results that highlight how GPS fleet management can help increase productivity.
Keep your construction business running profitably by keeping your customers happy. Do this by completing jobs on time and communicating with customers every step of the way. By offering outstanding customer service, you’ll stay far ahead of the competition and boost your bottom line.