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University of Michigan Flint
As of November 17, 2017

Ideal Jobsite Inventory Levels to Improve Profitability

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Electrical contracting is a risky business. The contractor has to constantly balance between its relationship with labor, the general contractor, distributors, manufacturers, architects, owners, banks and many other constituencies.

We Built This City

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The risks and opportunities associated with construction are increasing each year as the work available within the marketplace is shifting. The services requested by high-tech and environmentally conscientious customers for current hyper-markets are causing a drastic shift in the construction landscape.

The Impact of Variation on Electrical Contractor Profitability

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Reduction of variation (or six-sigma operation) has helped many industries lower cost and improve productivity. By controlling variation in many aspects of their work, numerous industries have been able to stay competitive against international low-cost producers.