By Ron Pestone A good project management program needs to be large and needs to contain many different applications. I know,the larger, complex programs can be a little confusing and intimidating; but a project management system needs to cover at least three specific areas: submittals, change orders, and requests for information. So the program needs […]
Construction consists of three major ingredients; Equipment, Labor and Material [ELM] which Construction professionals employ to build. Construction comes together with Submittals, Change Orders, RFI’s, Job Costing and Construction Claims. Like Dunkin Donuts the industry runs on them and like Dunkin Donuts if you are looking for information on Construction Submittals, Construction Change Orders, Construction RFI’s, Construction Job Costing or Construction Claims this is the stop. It is also the stop for Construction Classified ads.
To prosper in this industry you need quality drawing and specifications, a realistic estimate, decent Project Management and a successful job costing system. It is essential to have control over Construction submittals, Construction change orders and Construction Requests For Information [RFIs]. Every subcontractor and contractor needs absolute control over their labor. With the exception of a bad estimate labor costs will be the major reason for the difference between profit and loss and this is where THE BOOK OF ELM, COMMON SENSE SUBCONTRACTING WITH ELM JOB COSTING comes into play.
By Ron Pestone A Little More About My Book Hi Everyone. We are finally back on line and we are going to start publishing excerpts from my book, BOOK OF ELM, COMMON SENSE SUBCONTRACTING WITH ELM JOB COSTING. Job costing does not stand alone; it is not an island. Job costing starts with knowing who […]
By Ron Pestone – From his book: The Book Of ELM Common Sense Subcontracting With ELM Job Costing Despite the odds, a group of contractors and subcontractors have built successful businesses in New York City. This book and ELM Job Costing offer you a road map to get there, too. But it’s not the only […]
By Ron Pestone – From the Introduction to his book The Book Of ELM, Common Sense Subcontracting With ELM Job Costing Now, there are many small firms out there that fit the vendor requirements, but you should never discount the large ones. Companies like Home Depot that are worldwide will work with you, too. Home […]
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