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Business and Management Consultants to the Construction Industry 

B.E.A.R.
OPERATIONS AND PROCEDURES AUDIT.
C-MOR-RESULTS.
One Day Consulting Services.
Profitable Bidding – With Confidence.
QuickBooks Pro® Accounting Software.
Customized for New and Present Users.

Each of our client’s is unique with it’s own strengths, weaknesses, immediate and long-term issues. Be it a detailed review of your site and it’s existing operations or in-house consulting on a specific topic, the objective of our consulting services is to establish, implement and monitor the systems, procedures and controls your business needs to run smooth, efficiently and profitably.

Our services range from one day to multiple days, depending on your company’s needs. At the end of each review we will provide you with a written report of our findings AND a 12-month business plan. Our review will also allow us to comment on your company’s niche in the marketplace and will provide you with recommendations from a seasoned specialist.

Listed below are some detailed descriptions of our most popular services.

Click here to see a comprehensive list of additional services offered.

B.E.A.R(Business Evaluation And Review).

INITIAL REVIEW:
Our initial step with every client is to conduct a Business Evaluation And Review, (B.E.A.R.). This is a comprehensive audit and analysis of the major components of your business including:

    • Management and Administration
    • Marketing and Sales
    • Estimating
    • Contract Administration
    • Field Production
    • Finance and Accounting

Before we perform the review we ask you to provide us with specific documents and records from you business that will facilitate the review. We also ask that you prepare a list of goals and objectives you would like to see accomplished and implemented.

The review is performed at your location and usually takes between 16 and 24 hours. It includes discussions with your key personnel and an in-depth evaluation of your operating procedures.

On the last day of the review we will give you the preliminary findings and what we see as the areas negatively affecting your bottom line.

RESULTS:
Within a week from the review we will prepare a detailed written evaluation that will provide you with:

    • An operations flow chart
    • An analysis of your business’ strengths and weaknesses
    • An explanation of your business’ problem areas
    • A strategic action plan that identifies what needs to be done to meet your goals and objectives

ACTION PLAN:
The action plan is extensive and specifically details all necessary steps. It will not exceed a 12-month period and we are available 24/7 during that period to answer any questions you may have about establishing, implementing and maintaining the plan.

Our recommended solutions vary with the client. Areas we have concentrated on in the past have included:         

    • Estimate Budgeting
    • Equipment Costing
    • Implementation and training on Computer Applications
    • Budget Development
    • Equipment Purchase Analysis
    • Defining jobs definitions
    • Development of Standard Operating Procedures
    • Operating Efficiencies
    • Marketing Campaigns

Anyone of these could be a service provided to you. 

OPERATIONS AND PROCEDURES AUDIT.

The Operations & Procedure Audit is performed to determine the degree to which operation procedures are standardized within your business and their actual effectiveness.

In general, the audit will take between 8 and ten hours to complete. Once fieldwork is performed, we will analyze the data obtained and present you with a written report of our findings. Based on the findings, we will recommend revisions and/or additions to existing operating processes to ensure their future effectiveness.

The audit encompasses a review of the following segments of your business:

Office and Administration
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Contract Administration
Billing
Collections
Filing
Payroll
Accident Reporting
Employee Policies
Safety
Production
Job Coordination’s
Crew Scheduling
Material Purchasing
Field Reports
Quality Control
Job Meetings
Sub Contractors
Sales and Marketing
Advertising
Proposals
Specifications
Brochures
Follow-up
Qualifying Clients
Estimating
Estimating Budget
Pricing Model
Equipment Costing
Job Costing

Equipment:

Landscape Construction

Landscape Maintenance

Irrigation

Snow Removal

C-MORE-RESULTS Program.

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT TRAINING NETWORK FOR CONTRACTORS
After investing in the expertise of a management consultant, many businesses fail to pursue the recommendations provided. Usually this is because neither the client nor the consultant stay in touch with each other after the plan of action has been explained.

At GSA, we strive to eliminate this problem by offering our clients the C-MORE-RESULTS program.

With the C-MORE-RESULTS program, The client has the services of a CEO and CFO at his fingertips, when he needs them. The client submits their financial statements and budgets to us on a monthly basis. We review the information and teleconference with the client about our findings.

This continual review allows us to monitor and advice our client on the major segments of his business including operations, sales, marketing and personnel management. In addition, we provide the client with 24/7 access to us so he may initiate a call whenever he believes it is necessary.

This innovative program’s E-Z Pay program is affordable to any size company.

ADDITIONALCONSULTING SERVICES:
Listed below are brief summaries of additional in-house consulting services available through GSA

Estimate – With Confidence

Learn how to properly bid jobs from the convenience of your own office. This is a one-day in-house training session. Together we will calculate your overhead budget, average wage, labor burden, labor rates and equipment costs. You will know learn how to determine these rates for the future and you will learn how to properly bid them.  The training also includes 30 days of free phone support for any questions and our review of any bids you prepare during that period.

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