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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: The Importance of Maintaining Contractor Compliance

Commercial businesses are liable for any work performed at their facility; therefore, maintaining contractor compliance is extremely important. Depending on the size of the location or the scope of work, managing those contractors can be a full-time operation. The manager responsible must ensure that the service professionals who perform work at the facility are fully compliant with state and federal regulations, as well as any company policy, code of conduct, or other terms and conditions. This is not only essential at the beginning of the project, but continues throughout the length of the contract. Read more.