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What’s Your Company’s Crisis Plan?

Submitted by cdp-inc on October 7, 2019 - 10:02am

Article written by Andy Holtmann on the Viewpoint blog

When disaster strikes, having the right technology and a solid plan in place can ensure limited business disruption

Hurricane Dorian, like so many before it, left a swath of destruction from the Bahamas to the east coast of the United States. Whether a hurricane, fire, flood or other disaster of any type, the communities impacted often rely on construction companies to quickly get things moving in a positive direction. To ensure your construction firm can immediately get to the business of helping its community it’s vital to have a meticulous crisis plan — and the right technology — in place.

How Spectrum Business Intelligence Helps Mitigate Financial Risk

Submitted by cdp-inc on September 10, 2018 - 2:57pm

W. Soule & Co. is a multi-trade industrial contracting firm specializing in process piping, custom metal fabrication, millwright services and HVAC services. The company has been around for more than 70 years, with five locations in Michigan (headquartered in Kalamazoo, Mich.) and one location in Lakeland, Fla. W. Soule’s work is primarily in the food/beverage, life sciences, chemical and paper industries.

Study Summary

CHALLENGES:

  • Desire to achieve greater organizational efficiency
  • Need to gain more insight into projects
  • No method to pull more relevant reports/data analytics needed

SOLUTION:

  • Became early adopter of Spectrum Business Intelligence
  • Provided customizable report building & data analysis tools
  • Simple to use with instant drag & drop data analysis

RESULTS/ROI:

Interstate Electrical Services Grows with Spectrum

Submitted by cdp-inc on October 31, 2016 - 10:00am

Interstate Electrical Services has grown from its humble beginnings in 1966 to become one of the largest electrical contractors in the New England market. Today it manages offices—and projects—across six states. In order to keep their business operations moving efficiently, the company, for many years now, has been relying on Dexter + Chaney’s Spectrum® Construction Software. See how Spectrum has streamlined Interstate Electrical Services’ management processes, and given users real-time access to all of its data wherever work takes them.

 
 

Clark Construction Group, LLC Case Study

Submitted by cdp-inc on August 9, 2016 - 1:14pm

Based in Bethesda, MD, Clark Construction Group, LLC, is one of the nation's most experienced and respected providers of construction services. With more than 4,000 employees and $4 billion in annual revenue, Clark is consistently ranked among the largest general building and civil construction companies in the United States.

Clark Construction’s diverse construction portfolio, specialized divisions, and subsidiaries ensure that each project is matched with appropriate resources and expertise. Through technical skill, preconstruction know-how and self-performance capability, Clark Construction anticipates project challenges, develops solutions that meet clients' objectives and ultimately delivers award-winning projects. Since their early beginnings, Clark has been at the forefront of new technologies and evolving building trends. With this spirit of innovation, Clark was an early adopter of cloud-based collaborative project management systems in 1999.

Spectrum User Experience - Adolfson & Peterson Construction

Submitted by cdp-inc on August 9, 2016 - 12:29pm

See how Spectrum® Construction Software has helped Minneapolis-based Adolfson & Peterson Construction streamline its growing operations by providing easy-to-use tools to manage its construction data and generate detailed reports that are easy to understand.

 
 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Case Study

Submitted by cdp-inc on July 12, 2016 - 11:57am

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) was created in 1937 to construct, finance, operate, and maintain the Pennsylvania Turnpike. In 1940, the 160 mile long Pennsylvania Turnpike opened for business becoming America’s first Superhighway. Today, PTC oversees one of the nation’s busiest and longest highway systems with annual toll revenues totaling $866 million (ranked 2nd in the U.S.).

PTC’s mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. With 552 total turnpike miles, PTC spends about $600 million annually on new construction projects and maintenance to ensure that the highway is safe, reliable, and efficient.

Spectrum User Experience - Hunter Contracting

Submitted by cdp-inc on July 12, 2016 - 11:02am

You don't become one of Arizona's leading heavy highway and civil contractors without creating a winning team. Gilbert, Ariz.-based Hunter Contracting has done just that, and is keeping everyone connected in real time—whether in the office or out in the field—with Spectrum® Construction Software. See how Spectrum's complete, industry-leading, web-based construction ERP software has helped Hunter outpace its peers and create award-winning projects in the good times and proactively weather times when work isn't as abundant.

 
 

Spectrum User Experience - Cascade Drilling/Technical Services

Submitted by cdp-inc on June 2, 2016 - 1:20pm

Woodinville, Wash.-based Cascade Drilling/Technical Services has been named the Dexter + Chaney 2016 Innovator Award winner. The award, honoring a client company that has significantly grown or improved its operations through utilizing Spectrum® Construction Software, is presented annually at Dexter + Chaney’s Connect Users’ Conference.

Cascade Drilling/Technical Services has dramatically grown its business in just the past few years—both organically and through acquisition. See how Spectrum® Construction Software is helping the company manage this growth boom and maximizing the company's profits.

Heavy Civil Contractor Reduces Labor Overruns, Increases Transparency to Owners

Submitted by cdp-inc on October 7, 2013 - 12:40pm

Case Study from Hard Dollar

The Challenge

Hunter Contracting Co., an industry-leading, heavy-civil contractor serving the Southwest since 1961, was looking to reduce project risk and increase project accuracy and efficiency. Hunter needed a simple, effective way to leverage historical information to increase the accuracy of project bids. They wanted to remove multiple, manual data entry points between the field and the accounting office. Hunter also wanted to increase the transparency provided to owners looking for greater detail in their project estimates.

Aegion Improves Operations; Gains Consistency; and Increases On-Time, On-Budget Project Delivery

Submitted by cdp-inc on October 3, 2013 - 1:45pm

Case Study from Oracle

Aegion Corp. is a global leader in infrastructure protection. It provides proprietary technologies and services that protect against the corrosion of industrial pipelines and rehabilitate and strengthen water, waste water, energy and mining piping systems and buildings, bridges, tunnels, and waterfront structures. It is a newly formed parent company for Insituform Technologies, Bayou, Corrpro, CRTS, Fibrwrap, Fyfe, and United Pipeline Systems.

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