Crane Corp Australia

Managing Construction Shutdowns with a Custom Airtable App

To improve visibility for on-ground teams, manage resources effectively, and enhance reporting efficiencies

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2023-2024

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Managing Construction Shutdowns with a Custom Airtable App

Project Overview

To improve visibility for on-ground teams, manage resources effectively, and enhance reporting efficiencies by integrating mobile updates from field teams with a centralized reporting system.

For context, in the construction industry, particularly during the post-shutdown phase, there's a paramount need for a unified and transparent system to track project completions, equipment utilization, and performance metrics. The absence of such a system leads to a lack of visibility for on-ground teams, mismanagement of resources, and inefficiencies in reporting to clients. In short, with so many moving pieces, how do you keep track of everything?

Project Execution

We created a custom-designed Airtable workspace, representing key metrics such as shutdown progress, emergent vs. scheduled man hours, area completion reports, and more. By centralizing all relevant data within Airtable, ensured that communication remains fluid, data is consistently updated, and the entire post-shutdown reporting process becomes more efficient and transparent.

All while ensuring the system was mobile friendly, so teams on the ground could provide on the go updates as the work was completed.

Results

  • Enhanced Transparency: The integration of mobile updates with a centralized reporting system has significantly improved the visibility of shutdown progress and equipment utilization.
  • Improved Efficiency: The automated upload process and real-time tracking capabilities have streamlined the reporting process, making it more efficient and reducing manual errors.
  • Better Decision Making: With access to live data and comprehensive reporting charts, management can now make more informed decisions quickly.
  • Increased Satisfaction: The custom-designed Airtable workspace has been well-received, meeting their specific needs and exceeding expectations in terms of functionality and ease of use.

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