Manage job schedules, shop production, delivery and installation, all with one easy to use system
Know exactly what project tasks will need to be accomplished and the timing for each.
Easily dispatch and assign not only crews, but also equipment, delivery and sub-contractors.
Be confident that you can take on more work without getting into a bind with overbooking.
Learn more and more about your company's productivity by tracking budgeted vs. actual time for different crews and different types of jobs, so you can adjust future jobs for more profitability.
Choose a job and create a plan
This is your "To Do List" for the job.
Most people use a saved template (a saved list of activities) and just apply it to the job.
You can have as many templates for different types of jobs as you wish.
Just use the template as-is or modify it as needed, adding or deleting activities, etc.
Put your "To Do" items into action.
Keep some activities in the "Planned Activity" list for later scheduling.
Schedule activities whenever you want them to be available to the schedule board.
Assign one activity several times if needed, such as "install tops."
Assign activities to resources
When you are ready, just drag the activity onto the schedule grid, create an activity bar and assign it to a crew, an individual or some other resource.
You can move, resize or modify an activity bar at any time.
What kind of scheduling do contractors need?
The most obvious list might include:
Assign people to the work at hand: both shop work and installation.
Manage equipment time.
Organize project schedule "to do" lists, no matter what the timing.
Need to determine capacity to take on new work.
More advanced functions might include:
Track employee time against hours budgeted.
Analyze actual vs. budgeted production by type of project and other factors.
Determine throughput and factors for process improvement.
Integrate data with other production systems.
It has both job and resource schedules and provides flexible scheduling in multiple formats.
See your future capacity, at a glance, for sales planning.
Plan all activities for a job in minutes, saving a lot of time over manual systems.
Schedule some activities to be done immediately and leave some activities in the "project plan" for future dispatching.
View schedules from any computer on your network.
Dispatch activities the way you need to.
Many types or groups of resources can be scheduled:
Shop and installation crews
You can also use categories within each group, such as:
See activity durations to get a true picture of your business production, by:
Provides flexible scheduling in multiple formats to give you different views.
See reports about planned vs. actual production, â€œactionable informationâ€ you can use to eliminate bottlenecks and improve your processes and productivity in the future.
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