Category: Labor Cost

4 Basic Tips to Improve Productivity In Construction

 Written by Nicholas Aloisio Ask any one in the construction industry if they want their field team to be more productive and 100% of the time, the answer you will receive will be a resounding YES!  The unfortunate fact is that this is typically easier said than done.  Productivity is tricky, mostly because it is pretty…
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Top 3 Challenges of COVID-19 in Construction And How To Navigate Them

 Written by Nicholas Aloisio During this unprecedented upheaval of our economy and more specifically, the construction industry in general, it is very important to use the weeks ahead to plan for what is likely to be a very challenging phase of your business.  The fact is that this pandemic will remedy itself eventually and, once it…
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The Basics Of WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)

 Written by Nicholas Aloisio One of the foundations to Agile Construction® and, really, where the rubber meets the road is with WBS or Work Breakdown Structure. When it comes to measuring productivity, job tracking, etc. there is an incredible amount of confusing information flooding the market.  Most contractors still use the old school method of “throw…
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How Agile Construction® is Helping Contractors Overcome The Workforce Shortage

Written by Nicholas Aloisio It seems everywhere you turn nowadays, if you are speaking to someone in the construction industry, it is inevitable that the conversation will turn to the labor shortage.   If  you are having a hard time finding qualified, skilled workers, you’re not alone. Despite steady industry growth, companies are still struggling to fill…
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Industrialization Of Construction® And The Labor Shortage…

Written by Nicholas Aloisio While  productivity in the manufacturing industry has improved by 400% over the last century, the construction industry’s productivity has, in even the best case, stayed flat.  To achieve comparable results to those seen in manufacturing, the construction industry must also make the leap to “Industrialization”.  The first step in this process is…
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Why is Prefabrication So Important?

Written by Nicholas Aloisio As subcontractors, we tend to be forced to take on the heaviest risk on each  and every project.  We are at the mercy of the GC and other trades in order to complete our work.  This Industrialization of Construction® that is happening is also causing other shockwaves throughout the industry.  Things like…
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