Without accurate rates and a way to assign them, you never really know if you’re making – or losing – money on a job.
Best-in-class heavy construction contractors accurately cost their equipment. Doing this requires two things: an efficient method for tracking equipment utilization time on the job and an accurate calculation of what it costs to operate that equipment. The B2W Software ONE Platform can help with both. Read More
Casella Construction, Priestly Demolition and Soletanche Bachy Canada honored at B2W User Conference
The exceptional ROI value achieved by adopting B2W Software in support of visionary thinking was clearly evident, as three contractors claimed the 2019 Client Innovation Awards at the B2W User Conference in early March. Casella Construction, Priestly Demolition & Soletanche Bachy Canada claimed the 2019 Client Innovation Awards at the B2W User Conference. Read More
Continuous growth, aggressive product development and passionate support were the B2W highlights
On behalf of the growing team at B2W, I would like to thank you for your business and continuous input on ways we can best serve you. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with and learn from so many dynamic contractors on a day to day basis in pursuit of technology that allows you to win more bids and operate more profitably. Read More
2018 Initiative will sustain performance advantages as estimating demands intensify
B2W Software and its flagship estimating solution are celebrating 25th anniversaries in 2018. To mark the milestone, the company completed a proactive enhancement that gives B2W Estimate a head start towards remaining the industry leader for the next quarter century. Read More
Running alternate scenarios and adapting to scope changes are areas where spreadsheets can’t keep up when it comes to writing winning bids
Think about heavy construction estimating, and putting together winning bids is probably the first thing that comes to mind. For companies that serve frequently as subcontractors, however, the ability to evaluate and present multiple alternative scenarios for general contractors can be equally important. Adapting bids to changes in the job scope is also an everyday requirement. Read More
5 Reasons it might be time to upgrade to the more powerful edition
Each of the three versions of B2W Estimate provides unparalleled performance and reliability. So why would you take the leap from the Professional edition to the Enterprise edition? If any of these situations apply to you, it might be time to upgrade. Read More
Estimating Heavy Civil Construction Projects Can be Complicated–Here’s How to Get It Right
Cost estimation is a make-or-break phase for construction projects. The right estimates will help your business win more jobs and help your clients better understand what’s in store for them. Here, we’ll discuss 7 of the most important traits shared by highly effective construction cost estimators. Capturing a Repeatable Cost Structure Skilled estimators understand that they don’t have to spend Read MoreRead More
When heavy construction contractors that rely on spreadsheets to manage estimating begin to look at an enterprise-class solution like B2W Estimate, one obvious question comes up early in the conversation. “How much does the software cost?” I sometimes answer, jokingly, that it’s free. Before they get their hopes up too much, I feel compelled to clarify. What I mean is, Read MoreRead More
By taking the time to refine your overall hiring process, you will attract the top talent and hire the best estimators in the market.
Estimators are the cornerstone of any successful heavy civil construction company. Without a talented estimator, the possibility of creating and maintaining a feasible project budget goes out the window. Good estimators are self-starters who are capable of making important decisions surrounding budget costs with limited information. They need to work well individually as well as on a team, and communicate Read MoreRead More
Catch Potential Mistakes During the Bidding Process with the Ease of a Spell-Check
For heavy construction cost estimators juggling multiple bids on a tight deadline, every second counts and – if they aren’t careful – so can every error. That’s one reason why the B2W Estimate software application includes a unique and powerful tool: the Estimate Error-check Wizard. Read More
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