Construction Submittals Software for Better Project Management

Construction submittal software has been a game-changer for the companies who use it, helping them to become more efficient, reduce costs, remain competitive in their markets, and easily manage complex projects. Use Buildingblok’s sophisticated and user-friendly software to correctly and easily perform construction submittals.

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Offline Construction Project Management vs Digital Submittal Workflows

Surprisingly, many construction companies are still creating a disorganized, paper-based system when it comes to submittals. Clunky printers, copiers, and hand delivery of hard copies are slowing down projects and eating into profits, leaving a path of inefficiency and inaccuracy in their wake.

Details which are handwritten are at risk of being lost, misplaced, or overlooked. Searching through paper files isn’t a quick and easy way to find information, nor does it allow you to conveniently compile your data to gain actionable insights.

The companies who switch to an electronic construction submittals system often find themselves at an immediate advantage, particularly in how they can streamline administrative processes without cutting corners.

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The submittal process itself is an essential piece of every project for ensuring timely, accurate delivery to the client. Using specialized software for construction submittals makes the work far less time-consuming and complicated, especially when many stakeholders and participants are involved. Buildingblok’s workflows increase effective collaboration and decreases the possibility for errors.

Streamline Efficiency with Software Solutions

Submittals will affect the cost, quality, schedule, and overall success of a project for better or for worse; ensuring an efficient, precise outcome is too important to leave to chance or outdated project management methods. This is why many companies use construction submittal software to help to close the gaps left behind by pen and paper systems and provide a more sophisticated level of functionality.

Buildingblok’s construction submittal software does exactly that, creating a richer project management experience and giving you greater control of each project’s unique tasks.

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Add your submittals to our sleek, user-friendly program, where you can easily assign items to individual project members and collaborators with the appropriate access. Changes made to these assignments can be viewed in real-time, so you don’t have to second guess the status of a current project.

Our powerful software solution also allows you to add attachments, followers, and notes to important tasks on submittals; you’ll have all of the data you need for complete accountability and transparency.

Web-Based App for Construction Projects

Using cloud-based technology, users can access the submittal software via a web application (program) to view project information at a moment’s notice. The software can easily replace a roomful of files and paperwork, allowing for easy searchability and better data management.

Submittal #024000-3

  • Project:Mark Hotel
  • Status:Reviewed as Noted
  • Created:06.10.18
  • Created by:Carter Brown
  • Assigned to:Nick Baker
  • Submittal #:024000-3
  • Spec Section:024000 - Unit Masonry
  • Type:Certificate
  • Description:Manufacturer certificates are attached. See 024000-2 for other product data.
Webapp submittals log

Track Submittals from a Single Source

Too often, project management becomes synonymous with document management, and you spend valuable time and resources chasing files, making copies, and updating records by hand.

But when you have all your shop drawings, submittals, and transmittals in one place, you’re better able to use the information you collect to develop insights and find information quickly. There’s no chance of papers getting lost or details falling through the cracks, as everything you need to know is stored digitally.

Gain Real-Time Insights

The software updates as you input information. Users can benefit from real-time information and trust they’re getting the latest submittal workflow data for every construction project.

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Jen Stern 5 days ago

Uploaded file: "blueprint_floor_1.pdf"

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Ben Carter 1 day ago

Added Note: "New drawings are attached to submittal."

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Kim Davis 45 min ago

Marked Submittal reviewed.

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Contractor
Green Construction
Spec Section
030100 - Maintenance of Concrete
Submittal Type
Shop Drawings
Description
O&M Manuals

Submittal Log

Submittal #030100-1

Reduce Costs

One of the most immediately-realized benefits of using software for construction submittals and transmittals is a significant decrease in distribution costs. Making multiple copies for contractors, subcontractors, structural engineers, consultants, the architect, and the building owner can get expensive, especially when you factor in delivery.

On average, each spec on a submittal has roughly eight items, each of which has about two to three pages’ worth of data. This means that a single submittal can be anywhere from 16 to 24 pages, plus a cover page.

To make costs even greater, submittals often require some back and forth between parties, which can equate to multiple changes over the course of the process. Even a single error can be enough to warrant a reprint, creating project delays and additional costs.

Using submittal software, changes can be made with a second’s notice without incurring additional printing or delivery costs. Because information is updated in real-time, you can trust that you’re seeing the latest version of a document. And since users can access the same set of data via the web app, there’s no need to print and distribute hard copies.

Increase Efficiency

Using our application as a single resource for all related project information, submittal information can be reviewed and approved easily. There’s tremendous value in utilizing software that retains the quality and integrity of a project. Companies can improve work performance in multiple avenues, which may naturally result in cost-savings and quicker, simpler sharing information between other teams involved in the project.

Approval Chain

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Jen Stern

Project Manager - Approved

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Ben Carter

Architect - Approved

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Kim Davis

Owner - In Review

Why Use BuildingBlok for Construction Submittals Software?

As a leading construction software, Building Blok is dedicated to working the way you do. Our construction submittals software is designed to shorten the time it takes you to input, track, manage, and access project data, whether you’re at your desk or on a job site.

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Our suite of software products allows you to take a collaborative approach, bringing teams together and giving managers greater visibility throughout the entire process.

We’ve become a frontrunner in the construction software industry. Increasing productivity and efficiency are our top priorities, and creating peace of mind is a natural byproduct of our innovative products.

Unlimited Users

Whether you have one project manager or hundreds of contractors, BuildingBlok Construction Software caters to all. Add unlimited users with no hidden fees or extra costs. Best of all, there’s no need for users to share accounts, so everyone’s data remains safe and secure.

Unlimited Projects

BuildingBlok software scales as your business grows. Manage all your projects within the platform for a single price and never have to compromise on storage space.

Unlimited Support

Good support shouldn’t come at a premium. Get unlimited, ongoing help whenever you need it — all at no additional cost to you. Our construction experts ensure that there are no software questions or issues that stand between you and doing business.

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