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Facilities Management Resources: Where to Begin with Sourcing Hardware?

Meeting needs of facilities management resources can be tricky if you do not know where to begin. There are many things to consider when choosing the right manufacturer to outsource your needs for hardware. Hardware in this case meaning the supplies needed to complete the project at hand. Interview the manufacturers you are looking into. Create a check list.  Cheap is not always the best way to go, but they do not need to nickel and dime you either. Read more.

NECA Announces Alliance with Fixxbook to Market Membership

Bethesda, MD – The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has announced a new alliance with Fixxbook to provide value to their contractor members including increased exposure to more service and maintenance revenue opportunities. Read more.

Contractor Management, Sourcing, & Online Bidding

Contractor management refers to an integrated strategy aimed at attaining the best value and service from a contractor. It facilitates the mitigation of losses, increase in service quality and regulation of costs. It is essential since it enables one to establish a relationship with their contractor which translates to the strengthening of both their enterprises. This is done through constant communication with the contractors. It aids in quick resolution of issues that might arise and in the increase of client satisfaction. Business and facility managers depend on contractor companies to render and uphold high quality services.  This necessitates the need for an effective contractor management system. Read more.

Contractor Management: How to Manage Your Project Budgets

In a struggling economy, it can be a very nerve wracking experience to take on a construction project (no matter how major or minor) with the help of a professional contractor. For most businesses, budgets are tight, and it seems that when it comes to construction projects, the unexpected is always waiting to happen and rack extra dollars onto your bill.

Though there are obviously issues that may arise that are beyond the control of anyone, there are steps that you can take to help keep your project budget under control, and as close to your original cost projections as possible. When you adhere to these simple yet highly effective contractor management tips, you will be able to successfully stick to a reasonable project budget. Read more.

Dan Farmer Appointed Strategic Director of Business Development for Fixxbook

Albertson, NY€“ Fixxbook, a technology company that provides a web platform and community for credentialing and management of commercial contractors by facilities managers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Farmer, CFSP as its new Strategic Director of Business Development. Mr. Farmer’€™s responsibilities will include identifying and developing new partnerships and industry-specific offerings as well as managing the Company’€™s mentoring and educational programs. He will also be assisting the Fixxbook Sales & Marketing team with the roll out of Private Network, while continuing to build on its ever-expanding international contractor database. Read more.