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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.

Fixxbook Joins Restaurant Facility Management Association to Increase Its Commitment to the Restaurant Industry

Provides RFMA members with access to a unique online marketplace to find and manage restaurant service contractors.

New York, NY – Fixxbook, the web’€™s fastest growing online facilities management marketplace, became one of the newest members of the Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA). Fixxbook provides retail and restaurants facilities managers with a variety of web-based tools to procure, manage and ensure compliance of commercial contractors. There are currently over 25,000 contractors listed on Fixxbook, with leading restaurant chains among its clients.

“We share RFMA’€™s vision to promote the advancement of the restaurant facility management professional€” says Eric Schechter, President of Fixxbook. “€œBy joining RFMA, we hope to gain valuable insights that will help us to create a more valuable toolset for the restaurant facilities industry.” Read more.