Photo by Tudor Van Hampton for ENR Fleet managers can calculate total machines available or productive hours in stock, the latter of which may yield capacity deficiencies as workloads increase. Related Links: New Equipment Rental Services Provide a More Holistic Approach Telematics Help Trim Contractor Fleet Costs There is no doubt that the last five or six years have been tough in the construction industry. Spending is down by over 30%, and the recovery struggles to find traction. Fleet sizes have shrunk, and most folks are wondering, "How am I going to get my fleet back to its full working
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.