How can you make your jobs finish only 5 or 10 percent faster? Scheduling factors and crew efficiency can cause a project to slow down. Identifying these issues can save you time - and make you money!

Critical scheduling factors can cause major delays:

  • Permits
  • Procurement
  • Submittals
  • Approvals
  • Material selections
  • Long lead items
  • Probable delays
  • Potential problems
  • Anticipated conflicts
  • Critical decisions
  • Phasing issues

Areas that take away from crew efficiency:

  • Superintendent or foreman leaves the jobsite
  • Multiple trips to the hardware store per day
  • Lack of materials or small supplies
  • Tools break or don't work properly
  • Wrong equipment for the job
  • Waiting for the right equipment to show up
  • Smoking while working
  • Cell phone calls
  • Dogs running wild
  • Late starts
  • Quitting early
  • Extended breaks and lunches
  • Employees with bad attitudes