B4 Consulting Announces Construction Management Solution for Mid-sized General Contractors, Self-perform and Specialty Trade Firms

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On premise or in the cloud, single platform, affordable end-to-end solution simplifies business operations and project management

suited for companies that have outgrown legacy systems, off-the-shelf software packages, and out-of-date point solutions

B4 Consulting®, helping construction companies grow with innovative software, services and support, today announced its new solution set for small- to mid-sized general contractor, self-perform, and specialty trade firms. Integrating best-in-class technology for construction management, the offering supports the full construction lifecycle. It provides an end-to-end solution enabling companies to efficiently manage critical business operations such as Bid-to-Contract, Project Delivery, and Asset and Facility Management. Solution functionality can also be deployed for specific business requirements such as Enterprise Content Management and integrated with a customer’s existing applications. Priced for the mid-market and easy-to-use, the suite can be deployed on premise or in the cloud by firms with as few as two to five employees or hundreds of employees. This announcement comes on the heels of the B4 Consulting Mobility for Construction app released earlier this year.

“Construction companies – large and small – work on very tight profit margins. And, industry data indicate that the construction industry does not look to technology to help improve those margins. Yet technology will be the lynchpin for construction industry growth in the 21st century,” said Klaus Schottenhamel, president and CEO of B4 Consulting. “Our new solution set enables mid-market construction companies to leverage the innovative and margin-enhancing technologies used by some of the world’s largest and most successful construction companies. We work with those companies and understand how technology can be applied for construction industry growth. We’ve applied this industry IP to our mid-market solutions that meet the business needs of construction companies —regardless of size.”

Mid-Market’s First Integrated End-to-End Construction Management Solution Suite
B4 Consulting Mid-Market Construction solution suite brings together innovative and industry-leading offerings from companies such as SAP, Corecon, InEight, and ELO. The integrated solutions create a platform for growth, which is ideally suited for companies that have outgrown legacy systems, off-the-shelf software packages, and out-of-date point solutions. The solution set can be configured to meet the needs of general contractors, self-perform and specialty trade firms. It includes information technology solutions for strategy and governance as well as solutions for data management, OCR process automation, and enterprise content management. End-to-end business process capabilities address areas such as:

  •     Bid-to-Contract: Visual Design integration, contract and opportunity management, estimating
  •     Project Delivery: project control budget and scheduling, change management, forecasting
  •     Project Profitability: invoice-to-cash, performance analytics, job costing analytics
  •     Asset & Facility Operations: facilities management, equipment maintenance, fixed asset management
  •     Human Resources: time and attendance, recruiting, and ADP integration for payroll including union payroll
  •     Finance: financial planning/analysis, accounting and financial close, AIA invoicing, and invoice aging
  •     Procurement: sourcing-RFX, bid portal and bid analytics, indirect procurement

Mid-Market Construction solutions are available directly from B4 Consulting.

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


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