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Large scale construction and EPC projects have a ton of moving parts. Now, more than ever, your suppliers have a huge impact on how smoothly things move, and the wrong choice can lead to costly delays, negatively impact the schedule, and cause significant cost overruns. Here are a few things to look for in a top notch supplier for industrial bolts and gaskets.
Material shortages and supply chain snags are still crushing builds nationwide. It’s going to take more than a magic word and a snap of your fingers to get that building material delivery in on time. The truth is, these days, you need more than just a building material supplier to keep projects on track.
AMLs for construction mega-projects are built to ensure quality. This assurance of quality is great for the end user and the surrounding community the facility is in. However, it does tie your hands when sourcing material. You’ve got to plan ahead.
Experience is the name of the game with construction material sourcing. The more proven and varied your sourcing partner’s solutions, the faster things will move.
High Demand, Short Supply: Combating Today's Market as an Industrial Contractor The industrial construction industry is booming with tons of recent projects being commissioned by both private and government entities—and there are more to come. For your average construction worker, this is great news. There’s plenty of work to go around. But for your procurement team, more projects means increased competition for the industrial construction materials needed to complete your builds. This competition is especially tense right now because of all the supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When it comes to large construction projects, working with an experienced material distributor is imperative to the successful completion of the project. The partnership you establish with your distributor has the power to be the make-or-break difference between your build going smoothly and on schedule, or your project suffering major delays and accruing extensive unplanned expenses. More than that, working with a seasoned material distributor brings many benefits to your project, including reliable network connections, access to high-quality stock, project planning guidance, and around-the-clock service. Continue reading to dig deeper into...
Let me guess—you needed material for your project and due to material shortages or oversight, you struggled to complete the project on time. You had to aggressively throw money and resources at the end of the job to complete the project on time. Stress levels were high, feelings were hurt, and you vowed to never do this again.
For more than two years now, the construction industry has been dealing with supply chain issues, such as product shortages and shipping delays, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These disruptions have caused a variety of other problems in turn, including price hikes, expensive and lengthy project delays, and widespread use of lower-quality materials.
One of the biggest reasons that EPC projects experience delays is that the materials for the project aren’t available on the construction site when they’re needed. When that happens, it disrupts your timeline and can lead to major financial losses. In order to know how to address material shortages when it occurs, it’s important to understand the reasons why this happens.