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Subcontractor's Operations Manual

Product Code/ISBN: 9780071348584

The Subcontractor's Operation Manual has everything you need to make your company more productive and more profitable. It includes rock-solid advice for bidding on jobs, negotiating with general contractors, drawing up airtight contracts, scheduling work, dealing with change orders and more.

You'll also find a CD-ROM packed with nearly 40 reproducible business letters and forms you can use as is or easily customize for your own use. You'll see how to ask a general contractor to interpret specs, how to request a work inspection by the architect or engineer, and even how to respond to an order to accelerate the work schedule.

This business-building resource gives you the know-how you need to:

  • Win the contracts you need and want
  • Achieve bondability
  • Negotiate favorable terms
  • Prepare and stick to schedules
  • Handle claims and disputes
  • Deal with general contractors
  • Develop marketing and business plans
  • Assemble design-build teams
  • Write effective business communications and much more!!

Find inside tips to help your subcontractor business succeed where others may fail. How to grow and keep profitable -- it's all here.