Tenna Unveils Resource Management Schedule From: Tenna
Scheduling enables visibility of resources across divisions and sites in a single combined calendar/Gantt chart view for equipment and labor planning and forecasting.
Tenna, a construction technology platform for equipment fleet operations, announced the expansion of its construction resource management software with a new Schedule product.
The company is introducing its new scheduling feature as an add-on product to Resource Management, which launched earlier this year. While resource management allows contractors to request and dispatch equipment and labor resources, scheduling allows visibility of these resources across divisions and jobsites in one combined calendar view. /Gantt chart for equipment and labor planning and forecasting.
With the addition of the calendar, equipment and project managers can see what’s down for maintenance, what’s currently running at a particular site, and what’s scheduled for six months down the road for a job. They can view project and asset history as a reference to compare against their construction forecasts, including how long machines will be used on job sites compared to where they were planned.
“Entrepreneurs are paying close attention to their two- and four-week anticipation calendars,” said Austin Conti, co-founder and CEO of Tenna.
“Using Schedule with Resource Management helps connect field requests to the main schedule. With field teams submitting resource requests from their phones, those requests are connected to the main schedule that managers can use in scheduling and day-to-day manpower and equipment management and to see what will be needed in the near future.
Resource management and scheduling fulfill several roles in a construction business beyond asset-related moves. The schedule helps contractors learn more about where their assets are located, what assets are needed for upcoming work, and what might delay or hinder the mobilization of an upcoming project before it begins so that they can equip their projects with the right equipment and labor resources while avoiding costly delays.
“Beyond day-to-day operational efficiencies, Schedule also helps construction companies plan for supply chain issues,” Conti explained.
“As supply chain delays and labor shortages continue to be an industry-wide problem, leveraging resource and schedule management can help entrepreneurs better optimize the equipment and labor resources available to them when faced with challenges securing assets outside Have visibility into labor and equipment schedules allows them to manage their own resources more efficiently and to source external resources as far in advance as possible.
The Schedule product is an extension of the research and development conducted for Resource Management, which included over 150 hours of customer interviews to help inform all the nuances the market demanded in this type of solution.