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

Top of the 10th or Bottom of the 7th: Five Key Factors to Completing Fall Pavement Projects

Posted by Andrew Musto on 10/27/17 10:05 AM

 

As the clock ticks on the seasonal pavement business, many companies are either scrambling to fit in last-minute projects or prematurely deciding to postpone work “to the spring”. But when has the clock expired on the season? Are we in the top of the 10th or the bottom of the 7th?  The short answer: We have time! Here are five important factors to consider and gauge just how much time we have for your pavement projects.

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Topics: Paving, Pavement, Fall Paving, Project Management