A prospect needs help with a big job and wants to know your best price so they can do comparisons. You estimate for the job, get it done and then make a loss. If this sounds familiar, you need to consult about job costing methods that can work best for your construction business.
There are digital solutions to the rescue. Job costing no longer has to be a manual task. Not knowing how much you are making while getting the job done can be frustrating so you can use a job costing software to help you. A job costing software offers consistent and accurate breakdowns of your job costing. It keeps you on top of projects so you have a good understanding of your profits and losses.
No more missed deadlines because of being overwhelmed and lack of balance. A job costing software will make sure you are reminded of important dates in your calendar. You can use a job time tracker to determine how much you earn on a job and understand the performance of your team against estimated time.
A construction software also comes with insightful reporting to assess job statuses and team member allocation instantly. It removes complexity in a tradie’s routine as it comes with easy job setup. A construction software can filter job variations and essential milestones.
Choosing the right construction software for your business can be complex because of all the different options out there.
Buildertrend is a construction software for home builders, speciality contractors, remodelers and general contractors. It comes with project management, project scheduling, customer management, service management and financial management. It is a cloud-based platform that can be accessed online with a mobile device or computer. It is available on Android or iOS for construction planning on the move.
Buildertrend offers pre-sale tools such as built-in CRM, project proposals, bid requests among others. It comes with budgeting tools, scheduling, timesheets, budgeting and more. It includes selection and change order management, payment processing and warranty requests. Buildertrend integrates with Xero, QuickBooks and other take-off and estimating tools.
Buildertrend provides your business with an account manager for support and training. Project teams and construction professionals can access daily webinars, customised branding, learning community, support chat and Buildertrend University. It comes with a monthly subscription fee for small, medium and large businesses.
simPRO on the other hand straightens out construction workflows and cover gaps between admin and project processes. It is logical and comprehensive. simPRO can create a quote and convert it to track a job as an invoice. Electricians and construction workers appreciate this app. It collects and makes payments and gives credit memos. simPRO even allows you to keep in touch with clients. Other apps include Procore, CoConstruct and STACK.
As you look for different ways to grow and improve your business, seeking professional advice could prove to be an important and helpful decision.
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