Getting What You Paid For

Posted by Blake Kelly on 1/17/18 4:24 PM

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.

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Topics: Articles, Pavement, Budgets, Retail, National, Customer Service, Project Management

U.S. Pavement Services Accelerates Growth with New Office in Florida

Posted by Andrew Musto on 1/5/18 4:21 PM

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Topics: News, Articles, Pavement, National, Contractor, Florida, Expansion

U.S. Pavement Services Expands to Canada

Posted by Robert Pappalardo on 12/7/17 2:21 PM

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.

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Topics: News, Articles, Pavement, National, Contractor, Canada, Canadian

Creating a CEO-Ready Culture

Posted by Andrew Musto on 11/13/17 6:02 PM

 

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?

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Topics: News, Articles, Pavement, National, Customer Service, Project Management, Culture

NEREJ - Golden Triangle Metro West makeover by U.S. Pavement Services

Posted by Eric Cox on 9/1/17 3:09 PM

New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) recognized the work U.S. Pavement Services has done in the retail zone known as the “Golden Triangle” that straddles the Natick/Framingham town line. During the months of July and August a total of 5 properties in the 3 square mile area had asphalt and concrete work done. Retail titans Target and BJ’s Wholesale had milling grading, paving, curbing, concrete and asphalt patching as well as pavement markings done on site without disruption to business operations. The Shopper’s World plaza, which spans the width of the triangle, had extensive curbing repaired and replaced in multiple locations, reducing trip and tire hazards for visitors to the property. Papa Razzi restaurant received a complete crackfill, sealcoating and line stripe which instantly upgraded the property that directly faces Rt. 9 westbound in Framingham. At New England furniture favorite, Jordan’s Furniture, milling, paving, patching, sealcoating and custom striping of its large parking lot and access roads was completed with minimal business disruption despite the large scale, multiple scope project.

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Topics: News, Sealcoating, Line Painting, Paving, Articles, Pavement Repairs, Concrete, Restaurants, Milling, Retail