B4 Consulting Launches New Mobile App for Construction Industry

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Application runs on-premise or in the cloud to provide real-time project data to general contractors, self-perform and specialty trade companies

app provides up-to-the-minute information on where a project stands against budget

B4 Consulting®, helping construction companies grow with innovative software, services and support, today announced the availability of its Mobility for Construction app. Designed for general contractors, self-perform and specialty trade firms, the new mobile app enables foremen and superintendents to easily track, monitor, report and record worker and equipment utilization in real time. iOS- and Android-compatible, the app can be deployed on multiple platforms including SAP® Mobile Platform and SAP HANA® Cloud Platform. The app connects to any data source or application, and features signature capabilities, embedded weather tracking and geo-spatial functionality.

“We work with many of the leading engineering and construction companies in North America and get a first-hand look into what this industry really needs from a mobile app -- whether on the jobsite, in the project trailer, or at the home office,” said Klaus Schottenhamel, president and CEO of B4 Consulting. “Bottom line: workers need an app that provides up-to-the-minute information on where a project stands against budget. And, we’re delivering that information in an easy-to-deploy, user-friendly mobile app that enables companies to monitor, track and record people and equipment anytime – anywhere – at a highly affordable price.”

Built for Construction Companies
Complementing the B4 Consulting portfolio of business solutions for the construction industry, Mobility for Construction can be used by a variety of construction workers, including: foremen who need to track worker and project progress; employees tracking time and breaks or recording injuries; and field or project engineers recording project progress, billing, etc. Cloud-based for easy adoption and affordability, it creates true end-to-end business integration, enabling real-time collaboration with suppliers and partners as well as the ability to:

  •     Monitor labor and equipment allocation
  •     Record materials installed and pay quantities
  •     Compare actual time, materials and equipment hours to estimates
  •     Register equipment usage using a telematics feed
  •     Capture employee and equipment location with geo-spatial functionality
  •     See weather conditions for site and day
  •     View performance against budget and plan

Availability and Pricing
Starting at $10/month per user, B4 Consulting Mobility for Construction runs on SAP HANA Cloud Platform and is available directly from B4 Consulting and through the SAP Store, an online destination for discovering and buying solutions and services from SAP and its partners.

About B4 Consulting, Inc.
B4 Consulting integrates business processes and technologies globally for customers who want to transform their businesses with innovative on-premise and cloud-based solutions. Our team of solution architects integrates these solutions with leading systems, such as SAP solutions, to enable business performance excellence and improved profitability. Partnering with customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, B4 Consulting has the largest practice in North America dedicated to the engineering, construction, real estate, equipment management, field services and professional services industries.http://www.b4-consulting.com Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/b4consulting


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