Running a construction business is never easy. There are various traps that often come up and become the cause for the company to lose profits. One of them is the construction equipment used.
This is due to the price that must be spent to procure the equipment. It is expensive so it requires proper management. Well, how do you manage existing construction equipment? Here are 5 effective steps that can be done!
Focusing Management of Equipment Demand and Delivery
For companies that have different work locations and need equipment for construction on a daily basis, it is better to centrally manage the demand and delivery of construction equipment.
Good inventory management will make it easier for companies to monitor equipment availability, handle equipment needs, and send it to each company's work location.
Charging Costs for Using Borrowed Equipment
Please note that each work location has challenges and needs in which they are different. This is also important to be considered by the company to be effective in managing the construction equipment used.
Therefore, it is better to charge for the use of borrowed equipment in certain locations, for example in remote areas or areas with project densities. How to determine these costs must be adjusted to several variables such as hours, days, weeks, months, and the duration that crosses the line.
Knowing the Value Produced by Each Equipment
Every company that has construction equipment is obliged to know the value generated by each equipment that it has. Take a note which tools are most often used and provide big profits for the company.
In addition, the company should know every equipment that is rarely used. This aims to control construction equipment wiser so that the company can make its use more effective.
Re-Checking Every Equipment That Has Been Used
Damage to construction equipment is something that is difficult to avoid. The construction equipment may return in an abnormal condition so that this should not be allowed continuously.
The reason is, this situation will actually harm the company. Therefore, when the equipment return process occurs make sure to double-check every construction equipment that has been used in detail before being transported to the truck and returned.
Establishing Construction Equipment Maintenance Schedules Routinely
The last, the usage of construction equipment can be extended by setting an equipment maintenance schedule. Every company deserves to have an asset management system appropriately. Routine maintenance and inspection schedules will make construction equipment work effectively and properly maintained.
In Indonesia, one of the industrial areas that have effectively managed construction equipment is in Karawang New Industry City (KNIC), West Java. This area is also the proper location for property investment in the industry with a variety of factories and warehouses with high technology.
There are various reasons why KNIC is the right choice for the manufacturing industry. Some of them are strategic locations near the toll road, Jabodetabek LRT, train stations, airports, and ports. This strategic location also facilitates the delivery of goods everywhere.
KNIC itself is basically a world-class integrated industrial city so that the presence of world-class infrastructure is evident in this place. Additionally, to support the performance of manufacturing companies, KNIC is also present to help accelerate regional economic growth and present a Multiplier Effect that is useful for socio-economic development in Karawang and surrounding areas.