The concept of telematics isn’t something many construction managers or company owners are familiar with. Telematics is a combination of diagnostic technology, monitoring sensors, and GPS tracking.
Email newsletters may seem like a daunting marketing effort, especially if you dismiss the newsletters that are sent to your own inbox. However, email newsletters can provide your construction company with a number of benefits.
One of the main causes of a delay on a construction job happens to be one of the things you have no control over: the weather. When a big thunderstorm, tornado, hurricane, ice storm, or blizzard blows into town, you simply have to shut down work.
One of the most important aspects of owning and operating a construction company is safety. It’s absolutely vital that you and your crew practice good safety habits to avoid injuries.
Do you have a succession plan for your construction company? If you don’t, you’re leaving your entire business open to a number of risks. Unfortunately, a number of companies (both in construction and in other industries) don’t have succession plans.
Paperwork: there seems never to be an end to it. Whether you’re filling out orders, doing spreadsheets, or completing agreements, there’s always some kind of paperwork to do People may not realize it, but the construction industry has just as much paperwork, if not more, as other industries do. Fortunately, while there are still many forms to complete and documents to submit, the electronic age has moved a lot of this paperwork online.
You may think that social media is only used for posting your latest meal and keeping up to date with friends. Not anymore. Social media has become the new frontier for marketing and can be the best ally for your small business if used correctly.
When people think of the Internet of Things (the IoT) and how it’s transforming industries, many people think of retail, manufacturing, and other jobs that heavily rely on computers and technology. Few people think about the construction industry.
Every year, there are new trends that appear in the construction industry, and 2019 will be no exception. Many construction company owners have already been looking back at 2018 to try and determine what trends will rise this year.