Successful contractors and
manufacturers have a reputation for delivering projects on time and on
It is estimated that the average construction project suffers 150% cost
overruns and completes more than 175% late. Contractors who invest in
Microsoft Navision solution execute projects more efficiently,
higher quality product while improving customer satisfaction.
The right financial and
software translates into a clear competitive advantage that reveals
only in the project bidding and execution phases but, more importantly,
company’s bottom line.
General and specialty
are highly customer and project-focused, with a long list of
business operations such as finance, project management, purchasing,
Day-to-day control and
labor costs, project scope changes, material costs, field service work
and other operating activities require integrated information systems.
Microsoft Navision allows all
stakeholders to work in unison, with common information and management
their disposal. The result is organizational efficiency and improved
Microsoft Navision® provides winning financial and
operational software tools
for contractors and made-to-order manufacturing operations.
With Microsoft Navision,
managers receive timely and accurate job cost reporting. Integrated
management decreases the amount of non-value-added time that project
spend on administrative tasks and provides them with integrated
that permit hands-on scheduling of labor, materials, and
This assures that construction
manufacturing activities are scheduled and executed in a timely manner.
contract management, owner and subcontractor change orders can be
efficiently providing both Finance and Operations with greater detail
accuracy on the actual performance of the project.
Timely and accurate information
to better decision-making, with a positive impact on the bottom line.
Contractors can have an instant snapshot of project performance and
expect for the duration of the job.
Automating business processes
increase profitability by minimizing the time spent on non-value-added
Many successful general contractors are using Microsoft Navision
simplify and automate their business processes.
Automating time and material
has been a key efficiency gain. Labor and material invoices are created
automatically using predetermined business rules to mark up costs.
then routed to the project managers for approval. This automation
the generation of invoices and improves cash flow.
Automating these critical
means more time spent on value-added services, directly contributing to
increased ROI results. Improving analytical functions across all areas
business create an ability to forecast outcomes, monitor trends, and
impact of change orders. Revenues and expenses can be tracked from
budget through project closure, without waiting for accounting periods
Streamlined Internal Communications
The Microsoft Business Portal
Web-based collaborative tool that provides a rich interface into
department-, and employee-based functions and information.
From the Business Portal,
post information, tasks, and documents related to each of their
Key business indicators and functions can be tailored to a specific
department providing managers and employees with information to better
The system will produce alerts
that need action, providing quicker response to items that risk
profitability or schedules. Dispatchers can view schedules on a
dispatch board and sort/select service calls by branch, technician (one
technicians), geographic zone, call type, and status.
Portals can be used to share
document libraries and greatly improve the quality and efficiency of
and organizing project-related teams, meetings, and document
Document versioning facilitates easy collaboration on documents,
In addition, portals enable
managers and supervisors to easily find and make use of people, teams,
existing best practices. Web-based access and robust security assure
critical client and internal information are protected, while remaining
accessible to credentialed team members.
Many construction and
businesses depend on customer management relationship (CRM) software to
first-class service organization by managing and tracking all
Each job provides the
add to a knowledge base that can be leveraged for future projects,
improved customer service and more efficient projects. Robust software
applications offer sophisticated functionality to improve client
and increase customer retention and loyalty.
with Ease Using Microsoft
Microsoft Navision offers a set
strong applications that, when combined with the underlying Microsoft
technologies, deliver a compelling suite of tools for construction and
Navision commitment to continually enhance our software provides a
path for years to come, delivering greater value and dependability. In
Microsoft Navision® solutions
can help contractors and manufacturers lower costs
while increasing value, improve interactions with customers and
make faster, smarter decisions.