How Sawa Group grew 50 times in 7 years. Benchmark’s security, accuracy and support helped them navigate through a very challenging African environment and has given them the confidence to go after even bigger projects.
Benchmark Estimating Software has recently partnered with cloud technology leader LoadSpring Solutions to bring its award-winning estimating and bidding application to the cloud.
This article highlights 7 key benefits of moving to a Cloud-based IT system including cost savings, increased data security and the fact that all upgrades are automatically applied.
Through their core businesses of hire, road surfacing, transport, fuel & sweeping Perth-based KEE Group has been delivering professionalism, reliability and expertise to some of the largest civil and mining companies for over 10 years. But when it came to estimating their road surfacing contracting projects, the one thing they identified as missing – the key for KEE – was consistency! That was, until they implemented Benchmark Estimating Software.
In the lead-up to the highly anticipated Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) NSW 2018 Technology Exhibition, Benchmark Estimating Software is revealing just a hint of what they will be launching at the show.
We’re currently rolling out our latest version 7.83 – yet another testament to our commitment to product development to continually deliver even more unique features that will ensure better estimating in your organisation.
As Jamie Whincup took the chequered flag at the ‘Coates Hire Newcastle 500 round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship’ on a super summer Sunday afternoon in November 2017 to claim a record 7th championship, the team at Gleeson Civil Engineering were quietly congratulating themselves on their part in making the event an amazing success.
Pricing a lot of similar jobs means a lot of repetitive pricing for Sydney-based Mack Civil Engineering, so they needed a database that they could rely on. In addition, as a relatively small, but fast-growing company, they needed to contain costs wherever possible. They have managed to achieve both of these objectives with the implementation of Benchmark Estimating Software.
Managing Director of BG Contracting, Jonas Paterson, admits that ten years ago the company was pricing ‘on the back of a cigarette packet’. “No productivities could be allocated when bidding items. There was no comparison possible with other projects that we had bid previously,” Jonas Paterson said.
Benchmark Estimating Software believes in the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility, and in line with this we are proud to engage in several programs with community organisations which allow us to support our local social environment.