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7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong

7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong

7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong While you are doing the same job every day, job costing is easy. But in construction, every next job is different. Also, every project manager and estimator do job costing differently.  Job costing is so important for any construction company, but often it goes sideways. When it […]

Why PlanUpPro is a better alternative to Procore for small contractors

PlanUpPro alternative to Procore

Why PlanUpPro is a better alternative to Procore for small contractors As you already might know, Procore is a great tool, but only if you are a general contractor or operate a large construction business. It is packed with many features, but it lacks focus on the needs of the site.  So if you perform […]

How to track employee productivity for construction project

How to track employee productivity for construction project Why do we need to track?  If you are a specialty or trade contractor who performs work on site and uses labor, you need to track your employees productivity. You have to understand where the weak links are, how to improve processes, how to make work easier, […]

ESUB alternative for small contractors and subcontractors​

ESUB alternative for small contractors and subcontractors​ ESUB is well known and has been in the market for more than 20 years; they recently passed the mark of 1,000 customers. PlanUpPro is one of the alternatives to ESUB, especially for small contractors and subcontractors. Let’s see what the main differences are compared to ESUB. What […]

Job costing in construction for labor costs – with examples

Construction job costing with PlanUpPro

There are many tools with which you can calculate your material costs, but only a few help with calculating your labor costs. I believe that job costing is as important as getting clients. If you don’t have clients, you don’t have a business. If you are bad at job costing and budgeting, you might not […]

What is Job Costing in Construction

What is Job Costing in Construction What is Job costing?  Job costing is a great tool for project management because it breaks down project spending into small pieces. This lets businesses see both the small, daily costs and the big, one-time costs so they can get a better handle on their cash flow. By using […]