ToolHound and DeWalt Are Pleased to Announce Partnership
Posted on December 16, 2021 by Admin
ToolHound partners with DeWalt, a manufacturer of premium power and hand tools used in construction, manufacturing, and other industries.
Advantages of RFID vs. Barcode Tracking
Posted on August 29, 2019 by Admin
We help businesses achieve streamlined inventory and tool control by clearly defining the basic categories of inventory and the various methods of identifying them. Learn more.
The Benefits of Using RFID and Barcodes to Track Tools and Equipment
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.
How Does Integrating Technology Simplify the Construction Management Process?
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.
Prepare for the end of Windows Mobile by upgrading to the Honeywell CK75
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?
Overview: ToolHound 5 Phone App
Posted on March 5, 2019 by Admin
The ToolHound 5 mobile app, TH5Phone, is the ideal solution for organizations looking for a quick and easy way to track, manage and adjust tools, equipment or other consumable inventory from any location.
The Paperless Jobsite
Posted on March 31, 2018 by Admin
For many years, paper was ubiquitous in the construction industry. From invoices to drawings, paper was everywhere – but this is all beginning to change.
What to Look for in Equipment Rental Software
Posted on March 28, 2017 by Admin
Heavy equipment rentals across the U.S. are increasing, according to a three-year survey by purchasing.com that included over 70,000 construction professionals.
Getting in Control of Your Tool Inventory Maintenance
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.
4 Reasons Inventory Tracking Software is Better than Excel
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.
How Tool Tracking Creates a Lean Mining Operation
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.
Top 5 Construction Industry Trends for 2017
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.
Tool Management Software for Risk Management in Construction
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.
How the Military Uses RFID for Their Asset Tracking System
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.
Benefits of Tracking Consumables with an Inventory Management System
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.
Barcode vs. RFID: What’s More Rugged for Your Tool Inventory?
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.
How Construction Inventory Management Solves Scheduling Problems
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.
Do Smaller Construction Jobs Need Tool Tracking?
Posted on July 26, 2016 by Admin
Accountability and efficiency aren’t concepts that are exclusive to big operations – it’s essential for construction firms of any size to know where their tools and equipment are and who is using them.
Cloud vs. On-Premise Hosting for Construction Inventory Management
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.
7 Things Your Tool Inventory Management System Should Be Doing for You
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.
5 Consequences of Poor Tool Control
Posted on April 28, 2016 by Admin
Here are five consequences of poor tool control and how implementing an efficient, easy-to-use tool control management system like ToolHound 5 can avoid these concerns.
3 Tricks for Applying Asset Tags That Stick For Years
Posted on April 7, 2016 by Admin
Originally published by our partner, MetalCraft.
Technology and the High-Tech Job Site
Posted on February 29, 2016 by Admin
On today’s job site, technology plays a much more valuable role — enabling greater efficiency and safety.
What’s Ahead for the Construction Industry in 2016?
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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