When it comes to web integration, Mark SystemsTM‘ cloud based project management, the IHMSTM Internet ToolkitTM (ITKTM) is in a class by itself. Information is released to subcontractors and field personnel automatically within the normal business process flow.
There’s never a “nightly update” or “synchronization” process to worry about; with IHMS cloud based ITK, team members are accessing the same knowledge base you are, in real time.
What’s the payoff for you?
IHMS ITK cloud based project management is designed to ensure that you sell only what you can build, and that you build exactly what you sold. Real-time integrations between sales and production means that change orders are controlled before they become a problem.
And instantaneous communication to superintendents and subcontractors means that everyone you’re relying on has the correct information at the exact time that they need it. Field errors and callbacks are virtually eliminated, because the house is built right the first time.
Unlike back office personnel, field superintendents need access to information away from their desks – at the job site. With the IHMS ITK, superintendents,construction managers, and warranty service representatives have access to all the information they need right in the palm of their hand.
The IHMS Internet ToolKit mobile web portal works with any web-enabled device, including:
“Since implementing IHMS, our superintendents have realized 3 additional hours of productivity per day. Those with iPads feel they’ve gained closer to 5 hours per day!”
-Chris Taylor, Director of Operations, Rausch Coleman Homes, AR
“Having worked in the lumber business for over twenty years, I have not come across a system more efficient for both the contractor and supplier than Mark Systems Internet ToolKit (ITK). I deal with a wide variety of production builders that use multiple systems, but none compare to the flexibility of ITK.
My staff has the ability to access all PO’s and verify numbers, while having access to plans – all on one portal. The dashboard is extremely manageable and reduces a lot of confusion caused by other systems in regards to scheduling.”
-Scott Sarratt, Contractor Sales Rep, 84 Lumber
Linked directly into your existing website, Mark Systems’ Internet ToolKit cloud based project management creates dynamic, personalized “home pages” for each field employee.
From their home page, superintendents can review Job Starts and Change Orders, request VPO’s, review and update schedules – virtually every piece of construction related information – in real time.
Real-time Work Order approvals can eliminate the need for paper invoices, providing accurate cost control and reducing accounts payable effort.
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Since much of the knowledge accumulated in Mark Systems’ IHMS is crucial construction information, subcontractors and suppliers also have personalized access into the IHMS knowledge base using the Internet ToolKit, beginning with their own Dashboard page.
Schedules, Work Orders, Purchase Orders, Schedules, Selection Sheets – everything a subcontractor needs to know is at his fingertips with ITK cloud based project management tool.
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With 75% of new home buyers using the internet as an initial search tool, your ability to find and track on-line prospects is crucial. Mark Systems’ IHMS Internet ToolKit lets you integrate prospect information directly into your follow up database as soon as the prospect shows interest.
The IHMS ITK Prospect Registration page captures not just name and contact information, but any demographic information you’ve selected.
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With the Internet ToolKit, homebuyers and homeowners can each have their own unique home page, showing purchased and available options, construction status, sales and customer service links, “last mile” and post-closing sales information – virtually anything the builder wishes to include.
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Now your staff can walk your design center or model home while capturing customer selections directly on an iPad or web enabled device! All selections and pricing are accurate in real time from your purchasing department. When a color or material are no longer in stock or offered on a specific elevation, they simply disappear from the system. The best part is, all selections are immediately available in IHMS for contract review and completion.
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The Bottom Line: Mark Systems’ Internet ToolKit cloud based project management, the IHMS Internet ToolKit, keeps your customers engaged, improves construction communication, and helps get your homes built on time and on budget.