Posted on June 13, 2019 by Admin
How can you determine which data input system is best suited to keep pace with the location and status of your specific items? The answer may depend on a range of factors.
Posted on April 30, 2019 by Admin
Making effective use of the full range of technological innovations available in today’s construction management industries is critical to streamlining performance, boosting productivity and improving revenues.
Posted on March 6, 2019 by Admin
Are you prepared for the end-of-service support period for mobile handheld scanner terminals using the Windows Mobile operating system?
Posted on March 21, 2017 by Admin
With tight budgets, constant deadlines, a tough economy and many other issues to deal with, preventative maintenance (PM) can be one of the first things operations start falling behind on.
Posted on March 21, 2017 by Admin
Unfortunately, Excel has limitations that can negatively affect inventory management, and it simply cannot compete with a dedicated inventory tracking system.
Posted on February 28, 2017 by Admin
Lean manufacturing is a concept that’s been around for generations. Some say it began with Eli Whitney’s concept of interchangeable parts; however, many consider Henry Ford the first practitioner of lean manufacturing, followed by Chevrolet’s Alfred Sloan.
Posted on January 24, 2017 by Admin
Any conversation about construction industry trends in 2017 will have to consider the impact of the coming Trump administration in the United States. The uncertainty that plagued the construction industry last year while awaiting the election results could give way to cautious optimism.
Posted on December 21, 2016 by Admin
Construction risk management is an organized method of risk identification and measurement, followed by the development, implementation and management of options for addressing those risks.
Posted on November 29, 2016 by Admin
During World War II, IBM punch cards and electric accounting machines kept track of U.S. military equipment and supplies around the world. After punch cards came barcodes, which revolutionized military asset tracking.
Posted on October 26, 2016 by Admin
One of the most difficult things to track in a tool room is consumables. Items like nuts, bolts, drill bits, wire, work gloves and more are necessary for doing business; however, almost every company wants a way to cut the expenses related to these items.
Posted on September 27, 2016 by Admin
When tracking tools and equipment, construction and mining companies must often contend with the harsh environments the tools are used in. Tools can become covered in dirt, grease and contaminants that make them difficult to track.
Posted on August 30, 2016 by Admin
When a construction firm has multiple projects in the works, scheduling the use of equipment can often become complicated and cumbersome. This is especially true if there is a significant distance between projects or if the projects will require many of the same tools.
Posted on June 29, 2016 by Admin
Depending on your requirements and your company, one may suit your objectives better than the other. The main factors that drive the debate between the two are cost, control and customization.
Posted on May 18, 2016 by Admin
An antiquated tool inventory management system can cost your company a lot of time and manpower. Time-consuming, painstaking inventory management systems, such as those that are paper-based or Excel-based, simply don’t offer the level of functionality and service that automated solutions provide.
Posted on April 7, 2016 by Admin
Originally published by our partner, MetalCraft.
Posted on January 26, 2016 by Admin
The good news for the construction industry in 2016 is that it’s expected to continue growing overall, with the residential building sector leading the way followed closely by commercial.
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