Trade Contractor management Archive

Trade Contractor Management — Part 5

Subtitle:  Use brainstorming sessions to create your own company checklists and nail down your specifications Images:  The most time-intensive part of creating a trade contractor management program is creating your company’s specifications for each trade which, in

Trade Contractor Management — Part 4

Subtitle:  Control documents: Using checklists to manage quality on the jobsite Images:  It’s time to get into the nuts and bolts of trade contractor management — the control documents — what I refer to as the field

Trade Contractor Management — Part 3

Subtitle:  What goes into your general agreement Images:  If you’re following along with this series of articles, you will recall that I ended the last post with a list of the various pieces and parts of a

Trade Contractor Management — Part 2

Subtitle:  Why you need one and what they are made of Images:  Before you commit to the time and energy required to put together a complete management system for your trade contractors, you may want to know

Trade Contractor Management: Creating Programs That Work

Subtitle:  Creating an effective system in your business is the gift that keeps on giving Images:  Way back when I was a contractor, I always found it useful to develop well-organized systems to use in running our