What are tracking devices?

In today’s world, knowing where something or someone is has become the new norm. From phones that track your location to GPS tracking devices that help track the elderly, tracking technology has moved beyond tracking for just a vehicle or piece of heavy equipment.

Total Cost of Ownership for Construction Equipment

As construction equipment is one of a contractor’s highest cost centers, being cost conscious about your equipment utilization and your owning and operating costs is critical. All contractors calculate the total cost of ownership (TCO) a little bit differently, with various expenses to consider.

Is there GPS tracking for construction equipment?

Look at any job site, and you will see a lot of construction equipment. If you are a contractor on a job, can you see all your equipment, and know what equipment is on your site? Is it working? Is it being utilized? Can you see what’s available to you on other projects or at the yard that you...

How Equipment Fleet Management Effects the Bottom Line

In construction businesses, the more transparency you have over your assets (people, equipment, tools), the more margin you can earn, more competitive you will be and more profit you will generate.

What are the benefits of a GPS tracker for equipment?

“What are the benefits of a GPS tracker for equipment?” This is one of the most asked questions we get. Not surprising as you weigh your options against other tracking technologies and want to understand the benefits of GPS.

Where Should the Tracker be Installed?

There are a variety of different tracker types that are used to track an equipment fleet and when it comes to installation, the tracker’s placement can help with the performance and longevity of the tracker.

Digital and Construction Infrastructure Spend What it means for Construction Technology Adoption

The mix of digital infrastructure and construction infrastructure spend will put more sectors of workers back to work. Construction and technology. 

How Construction Infrastructure and Technology Provide a Solution for Economic Recovery: Stopping a Pandemic Recession

As the world is going through the global COVID-19 pandemic every business and every individual has been affected. It has changed how businesses operate and whether they can stay open as “essential” or shut their doors permanently. The pandemic has spiked unemployment and put millions of people...

Implementing for Success

Once you’ve decided to invest in and implement a new construction equipment fleet management system for your company, the fun begins. During your buying journey your vendor should have provided a comprehensive overview of their implementation process. Buyer beware: if your vendor says “Slap and...

The Buying Journey

There are a few phases and subphases of the buying journey that begin once you know where you want to go – or once you know what you are looking for. But before you start down this path to identify the best construction technology software for your business, be sure that you have determined the...

Your Guide to CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020

When is CONEXPO –CON/AGG 2020? CONEXPO - CON/AGG kicks off on March 10, 2020 and runs through March 14, 2020.

Choosing the Right Solution

When looking for ways to improve business, Owners and their Management team spend a great deal of time looking at inefficiencies and how to better their operations so that they can make more money. They don’t have to look too hard to find that there is a lot of waste within their equipment...

Challenges for Technology Adoption

You probably have already heard or read about the “cautions” of implementing a new technology, but I am not here to be a naysayer. I am here to help you get prepared for what may or may not happen.

A Guide to World of Concrete 2020

When is World of Concrete 2020? World of Concrete kicks off on February 3, 2020 for educational seminars and on February 4, 2020 for exhibits. The show runs until February 7, 2020.

Setting KPIs for Technology Implementation

If you are reading this, you are probably on your way to implementing a new technology and want to be able to “show” that it is working. However, you may not be sure where to start or what really “matters” in the grand scheme of things.

Construction Industry Trends for 2020: Technology

As 2019 winds down and you are looking toward a new year with new opportunity, here are some construction industry trends specific to construction technology to watch out for.  

4 Construction Industry Challenges for 2020

2020 will mark the end of a decade and a fresh start into a new year and period. For the construction industry, many of the challenges wrestled with in 2019 will carry over into 2020. I predict, and many will agree, that these will and there will be a new one to add to the challenges facing the...

5 Reasons to Embrace Construction Technology

It is no secret and it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone reading this that construction technology is being released at an exponential rate.  McKinsey reported construction technology as a growth area and startup funding is investing billions in this growing industry.