The Construction industry is a constantly growing and fast-paced industry, and calls for constant tracking of teams, projects, workers, equipment, hours, vehicle mileage, along with impeccable project management.
With the need to efficiently juggle tasks and projects every single day, and be in more than one place at a time, the average business owner in the construction industry has been increasingly adopting mobile technology such as smartphones and tablets in everyday operations.
Here are the top 5 apps that are designed to help team leaders and business owners manage their workforce and tasks with ease.
This free app is designed for the accurate and regular flow of information, such as maintenance logs and daily reports, project estimates and timesheets between company headquarters and construction sites. According to dailyreporter.com, this app has an estimated half-million construction professionals using the app. With the Construction Manager, monitoring and delegating tasks and projects is a breeze.
PlanGrid is a popular 5 star rated app that lets contractors & architects collaborate on projects without the hassle of reworking & slow paced decisions. When the user uploads a file, the app lets you share files across all devices instantly. It also manages all your construction documents without relying on paper. This app makes it easier to coordinate projects when teams are spread out across large locations. PlanGrid claims to be the #1 Construction app, and currently managing over 40 million blueprints.
This app is a cloud-based time tracking and scheduling app that allows company employees to clock in and out from the job site with devices like their mobile smartphones, and tablets. By replacing manual paper-based time-logging with electronic time-data, the app aims to make the payroll and invoicing processes faster and less expensive for businesses. TSheets has been recommended as the ‘Best Time And Attendance System For Businesses With A Mobile Workforce’ by Business News Daily, and awarded the ‘Sleeter Awesome App Award’ by The Sleeter Group. Check out this story about how Elevation Solar is leveraging technologies to create efficiencies and grow their business.
This free app makes it easy to deal with everyday fraction problems, and aims to reduce calculating fractions on paper. With over 450 reviews and a 4+ star rating, this app has been endorsed by major news channels and tech enthusiasts. It has also been rated #1 by Woodworkers, and is a much-recommended tool for construction projects.
Automile is a simple vehicle tracking app that is revolutionizing fleet management. The app is used by businesses in the Construction industry for its many advantages, including increasing productivity, easily recording employee expenses, replacing manual inspection logging and paper based mileage logging for company vehicles, staying compliant, improving vehicle utilization, and preventing speeding and accidents. Here is a story you’d love to read about how Faden Builders, Inc.- a building and construction company- leverages this app to increase business productivity.
Automile is revolutionizing fleet management with it's innovative, cloud-based, mobile, and design-first experience.
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