Inventory, Service, and Productivity

Contractor Magazine

Reviews of Acctivate Inventory and Business Management Software, 3C Connect service management software, and PipelineDeals CRM software

4 reasons contractors need the latest field inventory tracking systems

Construction Dive

Mobile, cloud-based systems offer better productivity, inventory optimization, compliance and revenue generation

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Calculations, Inventory, Service and More

Contractor Magazine

Software designed to streamline the use of Manual J calculations, a cloud-based collaborative inventory management solution, service management software for contractors with residential and commercial clients and more

Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Purchasing + Inventory. With Spectrum ® Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software, master your purchasing costs and simplify inventory controls. This allows you to stay on top of all purchases for jobs and available inventory—no matter where items are located.

Homebuyers in Search of Space Will Face Historically Low Inventory 

Pro Builder

Homebuyers in Search of Space Will Face Historically Low Inventory . Even before the pandemic, the housing industry struggled with the lack of housing inventory, especially at the affordable end. acebulski. Thu, 06/11/2020 - 10:17.

Salt Inventory Management Best Practices

Green Industry Professionals

Tips and tools to help manage salt and deicing inventory in a time where needs are harder to forecast and supplies are more difficult to secure

A-Plant inventory under the hammer

Digger Blog

A-Plant clearly looks after its equipment reasonably well, judging by the success of a recent auction of surplus inventory. A-Plant clearly looks after its equipment reasonably well, judging by the success of a recent auction of surplus inventory.

Rolling stock and inventory

Contractor Magazine

Looking for a list. To belabor a much overused cliché — this ain’t rocket science! Stocking a service truck so that you can work off of it is a must. read more. Schwartz Silver

Simplex Equipment Rental Adds New Rental & Inventory Software

Construction Equipment

Point of Rental Software, provider of rental and inventory management software, recently installed its Elite ERP product in Simplex Equipment Renta l’s 41 locations throughout Quebec and eastern Ontario that provide tools and equipment for individuals, businesses, and the construction industry

Inventory Aging and Turnover Data

Green Industry Professionals

Inventory aging and turnover data provided by GE Capital for dealer comparison and business planning

Navistar Financial Extends Dealer Inventory Funding Facility

Construction Equipment

has signed agreements to extend its $500 million dealer inventory funding facility an additional six months. Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC), an affiliate of Navistar Inc., The facility, which is funded through three of NFC''s major relationship banks, now extends through September of 2014

Green Industry Pros reveals 2019 Editor's Choice Award winners

Green Industry Professionals

Top 30 picks for your landscaping inventory

University of Missouri’s new dining experience lessens food waste and inventory


There are a lot of things people remember fondly about their college days as they grow older, but the dining experience typically isn’t one of them.

Online Exclusive: Accounting Basics for Small Contractors: How to Control Inventory

Contractor Magazine

It was my dad’s inventory system set up in our garage. BY MICHAEL BOHINC, CPA. Seventh in a series. When I was growing up, I remember my dad asking my mom to save the empty milk cartons. She’d wash them out and set them on the counter in the laundry room. I couldn’t figure out why he wanted empty milk cartons. Then, one day I went out into the garage and saw him cutting off the tops of the milk cartons and putting various plumbing fittings in each of them.

At Bauma China, Machine Producers Suffer From Excess Inventory

ENR Construction

Chinese companies are now feeling the effects of a slower economy that has left them with excess manufacturing capacity and large numbers of unsold machines. Equipment

Charter Software Improves Kubota Inventory Management

Green Industry Professionals

Dealers can now create and upload parts locator records to Kubota directly from ASPEN business management software

Ideal Computers Unveiled Mobile Inventory App for Dealers at GIE+EXPO 2013

Green Industry Professionals

Ideal Computers mobile inventory app runs on most Apple mobile devices, allows dealers to take accurate counts and upload data

Construction Firms Respond to Mask Donation Need

ENR Construction

Industry voluntarily sharing their inventories of protective masks and respirators

Types of Reinforced Concrete Structure Inspections

The Constructor

There are four types of inspection for reinforced concrete structure namely: inventory, routine, detailed, and special inspections. Inventory. Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Repair/Maintenance Structual Inspection Structures

April Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Inventories. ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Inventories Index grew in April for the third consecutive month. Of the total respondents in April, 26 percent indicated they do not have inventories or do not measure them. Inventories. Inventory Sentiment.

The Copper Journal: Is This a Wake Up Call?

Contractor Magazine

Inventory declines in some metals has not affected prices For week ending July 19.

Fleet Management eBook: Saving Your Assets

Contractor Magazine

How the right fleet management, location tracking, and inventory analysis tools can boost business operations for contractors

Construction Companies Responding to Request to Donate Masks

ENR Construction

Industry voluntarily sharing their inventories of protective masks and respirators

Water Utilities Continue Battle Against Lead In Their Systems

ENR Construction

Federal lead and copper rule update will require more testing and a public inventory of all tainted lines

PCA launches new program for plumbing service contractors

Contractor Magazine

The roundtable was able to pack in sessions on recruiting, training, software, technology, niche markets, inventory, sales and collective bargaining into a one-day session

Mask Donations Rise as Industry Combs Sites to Support Healthcare Workers

ENR Construction

Firms tap inventories to make PPE contributions to local hospitals and other facilities to keep COVID-19 under control

Caterpillar Shares Drop After Third-Quarter Results

Green Industry Professionals

billion movement in dealers' inventories The decline in sales and revenue was in part of a $1.2

Dealer Sales Decline 10.6%: Survey

Construction Equipment

Dealer inventory of new equipment declined sharply in the quarter, across all Current quarter retail sales were down 10.6 percent, reports Evercore ISI. The research group attributed the falloff in global sales to the coronavirus pandemic, with Europe and the United States driving the drop.

Dollar Saving Tips for Contractors

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Inventory Your Assets. Cut down on loss and theft by taking the time to create an inventory list of all the tools and equipment on the jobsite. Sometimes, staying in the green can be difficult with large budgets and complex projects that have many details and variables.

Construction Firms Continue Outpouring of Support, Donations for Healthcare Workers

ENR Construction

Construction companies are combing through inventories and donating PPE to local hospitals

Digital Logs Enhance Maintenance Efficiency

Construction Equipment

It requires tracking hours and suggested service schedules on each individual asset a company owns, keeping up with unexpected breakdowns and job order requests, maintaining an inventory of spare parts, scheduling maintenance technicians Equipment maintenance planning is incredibly complex.

Caterpillar Reports 2Q Sales and Revenues Down 31 Percent

Construction Equipment

Lower demand, inventories The second-quarter decline was due to lower sales Caterpillar has announced second-quarter 2020 sales and revenues of $10.0 billion, a 31-percent decrease compared with $14.4 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Sales had dropped 21 percent during the first quarter.

Caterpillar Revenue Down 6 Percent in Q3

Construction Equipment

billion movement in dealers’ inventories. Dealers decreased their inventories about $400 Caterpillar announced third-quarter 2019 sales and revenues of $12.8 billion, a 6 percent decrease compared with $13.5 billion in Q3 2018.

Branching Out in the Triangle

Green Industry Professionals

Because Rantos Maintenance continues to thrive and grow, so must its range of equipment and trailer inventory

Applying Kanban at a Small HVAC Company

Lean Construction

We will look at Kanban from three perspectives: 1) managing inventory, 2) managing customer inquiries, and 3) managing RFIs This blog post is a continuation of our series on the application of Lean Construction methods in a small HVAC Company.

Sonnhalter, Habitat for Humanity partner for eighth annual tool drive

Contractor Magazine

Help eliminate substandard housing during the month of August by donating extra inventory, demo models, tools and building materials that are no longer needed

PSMJ Resources Blog: Residential Construction Continues to Struggle

PSMJ Resources

A sluggish economy, a soft job market, a large inventory of foreclosed homes, the threat of additional foreclosures, and difficulty in obtaining financing for both potential homebuyers and for builders continue to act as a drag on the housing market. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Construction Cost Estimating Blog: How iPads and Android tablets.

Construction Cost Estimating

The contractors can utilize iPads for gathering information form project blueprints and architect’s drawings to schedule and material inventory. iPads are connected with the other computer systems that conveys minute information from project blueprints, architect’s drawings, schedules and material inventory. Construction Cost Estimating Blog. adsense analytic. Thursday, May 24, 2012. How iPads and Android tablets are utilized to smooth the construction process.

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Excel Industries Layoffs Tied to Changes in the Lawn Mower Market

Green Industry Professionals

After years of growth, demand for Excel products leveled off and the company needs to match inventory with sales

Trimble Announces Trimble Exchange, Ecommerce Platform for Pre-Owned Products

Construction Equipment

Inventory listed on Trimble Exchange is populated by authorized Trimble resellers. Trimble’s “Trimble Exchange,” an ecommerce platform connecting Trimble’s SITECH dealer network with U.S. customers, facilitates the purchase of pre-owned, refurbished, and legacy Trimble products.