In the pavement industry, we have the advantage of an “off season” during the winter months, where pavement work in New England slows temporarily and the snow flies. This time is a perfect opportunity for debriefing, planning, setting priorities, and training.
Ensuring successful projects by incorporating a "trust but verify" process into your procurement practices
We all have budgets and goals for each project that we manage which requires us to look intimately at the partners we work with. The criteria needed to properly vet a proposal or compare apples to apples requires the customer to really dial into what’s in it for them. Contractor selection can be a touchy subject, but a key to success is to trust but verify.
Canadian Pavement Services, Inc. has begun business operations in Canada responding to increasing Canadian market demand. U.S. Pavement Services, Inc. and the 800 PAVEMENT Network have announced the expansion of its industry leading commercial paving and pavement maintenance business model to Canada. Through the 800 PAVEMENT Network, commercial and residential paving contractors have built a strong presence in Canada since 2006.
What does it mean to be CEO-Ready? If your Fortune 500 customer’s CEO visited your work-site, would you be ready? Would he or she be satisfied with you and your project?
Since mid-2016, our National Project Management team has been intensely training around this concept, initially developed by Blake Kelly, our Director of National Accounts. But then we started to realize that it doesn’t stop with our customer’s CEO. What about our own CEO?