Inventory, Service, and Productivity

Contractor Magazine

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

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

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Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software


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.

Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory

Construction Informer

The post Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. Managing Materials Trending construction materials

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.

Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory

Construction Informer

By Jessica Stark There is no question that organization on the job site can mean the difference between efficient performance and costly errors.

Inventory Aging and Turnover Data

Green Industry Professionals

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Dollar Saving Tips for Contractors


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.

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.

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

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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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

Nevada: New Business Is Welcome, New Taxes Are Not

Business Facilities

There are no personal income taxes, corporate taxes or an inventory tax in Nevada—just a pro-business climate that is attracting a bevy of new jobs.

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

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.

EPA Data Says Industrial Toxin Release is Down

ENR Construction

Environmental Protection Agency’s 2017 Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis indicates that since 2007, releases of toxic chemicals by manufacturers declined, despite a growing economy The U.S.

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.

Manage Your Time, Don't Let Time Manage You

Construction Business Owner

At the end of the week, we all switch over to another week’s inventory of 168 hours Everyone gets 168 hours a week.

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

Ariens Signs Financing Deal to Support Dealers

Green Industry Professionals

Minnesota-based TCF Inventory Finance to provide inventory financing to more than 1,500 Ariens and Gravely dealers across the U.S. and Canada

47,052 Deficient U.S. Bridges: Report

Construction Equipment

Department of Transportation 2018 National Bridge Inventory The length of America’s structurally deficient bridges, if placed end-to-end, would span nearly 1,100 miles according to a report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The group recently released a U.S.

Load King Acquires Terex Boom, Crossover, Truck Crane Lines

Construction Equipment

It is currently transferring inventory and equipment for the acquired product lines to Load King’s campus in Kansas City. Load King has acquired Terex’s boom truck, crossover, and truck crane product lines, and plans to unveil new crane configurations in the near future. Terex will continue to sell

Building corporate vision into The Hershey Midwest Distribution Center

The Korte Company

The Hershey Midwest Distribution Center receives, inventories and ships $1 billion of perishable chocolate every single day — all while embodying The Hershey Company’s corporate vision

Equipment Dealer Focuses on Building Green Business

Green Industry Professionals

Adjusting dealership processes and inventory to be environmentally conscientious can save money and the environment

Doosan Opens Distribution Parts Center in Washington

Construction Equipment

This distribution center triples the company’s parts inventory, benefitting dealers and customers in the Western U.S. Doosan opened its second North American parts distribution center in Lacey, Washington.

NAR Reports March Existing Home Sales Up 1.1%

Construction Equipment

The National Association of Realtors reported Monday that existing-home sales grew for the second consecutive month in March, but lagging inventory levels and affordability constraints kept sales activity below year ago levels

Integrated construction software enhances communication


Inventory. Instantly checking the status of a job or knowing if the right items aren’t in inventory gives employees the tools they need to work together and make things happen. Construction businesses are powered by more than tools and muscle.

Navistar Initiatives Drive Customer Uptime

Construction Equipment

Navistar is establishing a new Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Memphis, Tennessee, while also enhancing its dealer parts inventory management system.

Don't Fall Behind this Fall

Green Industry Professionals

Push sales and move inventory as you transition into the fall season

Doosan Opens 100,000-Square-Foot Parts Distribution Center

Construction Equipment

The company says the center will provide dealers and customers with service options, deeper inventory, and faster parts delivery Doosan North America is opening a new 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center in Georgia, serving dealers and Doosan customers in the United States and Canada.

San Francisco plans tougher seismic building codes


A city building inventory shows that 156 buildings—either existing or under construction—are taller than 240 feet. San Francisco has released its Tall Buildings Strategy that outlines plans for better seismic resiliency for high-rise buildings. One hundred of those were built prior to modern seismic code implementation