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Innovation and high levels of personal service have been at the heart of Fortuna Straightline Engineering for nearly 80 years. So when it came to overhauling their workshop and business management processes the Brisbane-based truck maintenance group was looking for a partner that shared their passion for service and would
While they might appear to be cheaper solution than a proper job management tool, spreadsheets are killing your business, and in the long-term it’s definitely not cost-effective. Spreadsheets seem great, because you can kind of do whatever you want with them, but that’s actually one of the biggest downsides. There’s
Actual vs forecast margins is a key component when budgeting in every business, as it tells you how accurate your estimating was, and how efficient your team were in delivering the project . While understanding your actual and forecast project margins are both critical for any business, accurately predicting and
Time is money, right? So, when it comes to running a successful manufacturing business, productivity is extremely important. There are several ways to increase productivity on the floor by removing obstacles and reorganising work methods without sacrificing quality and safety. In fact, lifting productivity comes down to creating a skilled
The difference between making a good profit or a bad loss on your manufacturing projects can be as simple as effectively tracking your staff labour hours to accurately determine the true labour cost attached to each project. To improve your labour cost tracking involves several elements, including correctly measuring staff
Tanks for The Challenge The past couple weeks I’ve been working with an pretty interesting manufacturing prospect. Typically our day to day is helping businesses who, for example, last re-costed their jobs 20 years ago when they first opened their business, or perhaps (and this happens regularly) buy a million