Subcontractor's business success kit. Ready to take your subcontracting business over the top? Just follow the step-by-step techniques and procedures in Subcontractor's Operations Manual, by Sidney M. Levy. Here's everything you need to make your company more productive and profitable, including rock-solid advice for bidding on jobs, negotiating with general contractors, drawing up airtight contracts, scheduling work, dealing with change orders and more. What's more, you get a CD-ROM packed with nearly 40 reproducible business letters and forms you can use as is or easily customize. You'll see how to ask a general contractor to interpret specs...how to request a work inspection by the architect or engineer...even how to respond to an order to accelerate the work schedule. This business-building resource gives you the know-how to: *Win the contracts you need and want*Achieve bondability*Negotiate favorable terms*Prepare and stick to schedules*Handle claims and disputes*Deal with difficult general contractors*Develop marketing and business plans*Assemble design-build teams*Write effective business communications*And much more.
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Subcontractor's Operations Manual shows you step-by-step how to build a money-making business and become the respected leader of a thriving company. Top ten secrets of successful subcontracting: get the contracts you need and want; achieve bondability and get bonded; manage any project right; ace the construction schedule process; prepare needed documentation at every stage; develop a money-saving safety program; deal with difficult general contractors; avoid misuse and abuse from general contractors (a sadly frequent occurrence); prepare successful claims against general contractors for justifiable damages; market and expand your business with free and low-cost promotion. Expert-authored and filled with priceless first-hand tools and tips, this is the only book to offer a business success kit assembled exclusively for subcontractors. The time-saving, point-making letters and forms on the disk alone are worth more than its cost. If you're a subcontractor--or want to start a subcontracting business--this is the book to help you get the success that you want.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publi, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071348581