Implementing a fully automated, integrated software solution from Jonas Construction Software helped Flo-Tron Contracting streamline their business, enhance efficiencies, and reduce payroll processing time by 50 percent. “The software we were using prior to Jonas was very limited, and we found ourselves having to regularly pay for external services and consultants to handle many of our business processes. With the fully-integrated nature of Jonas, we could handle all facets of our business in-house, which truly helped us meet all of our needs in a single software solution,” said Kari Cordell, controller at Flo-Tron.
With Jonas eTimesheets, Flo-Tron experienced an immediate impact. As Cordell explained, “With eTimesheets, I no longer have to manually type in hours for our office staff and technicians. Instead, everyone logs their own hours, and all I have to do is upload and review, which has truly changed the way I do my job for the better.”
The office staff is much more productive as well, so employees can focus on more meaningful tasks and even redistribute the workload more efficiently. Flo-Tron has reduced the time it takes to complete union remittances, which used to take half a day. Now, they can be done instantly with the simple push of a button.
Having trainers who walked through the process many times ensured that Flo-Tron migrated to the new system proficiently, minimizing staff training time. Jonas Construction Software trainers understand construction, accounting, and technology, which made the transition the best experience possible, from Flo-Tron’s perspective. Jonas trainers were also flexible about meeting Flo-Tron’s needs, and staff members were able to learn the software at their own pace.
Since partnering with Jonas Construction Software, Flo-Tron has significantly reduced their manual processes as well as the amount of physical paperwork in the office thanks to Digio, Jonas’ document management system. “With Digio, we are not only able to scan and upload documents, but we are also able to quickly locate and open any document as well. The drill-down functionality, however, is what impressed us the most, as we can go into the details of any given project and instantly view the purchase orders and committed costs in actual dollars, which has been great for us and our project managers,” said Cordell.
“We found ourselves having to regularly pay for external services and consultants to handle many of our business processes. With the fully-integrated nature of Jonas, we could handle all facets of our business in-house.”
—Kari Cordell, Controller, Flo-Tron Contracting
Streamlined for Success
The continued support Flo-Tron receives has also been a huge benefit to their business. With a full internal support team at Jonas, Flo-Tron gets the help they need on an ongoing basis, which keeps their business running as efficiently as possible with no downtime. Being primarily a service-based construction business, the dispatch scheduler in Jonas has helped Flo-Tron manage their technicians better and has made the lives of their dispatchers much easier. Flo-Tron is now able to schedule the nearest technician to the closest service job by leveraging GPS. They can dispatch more quickly with all information stored in a single system, and they have been able to reduce error-prone double entries as well.
The decision to partner with Jonas Construction Software has already proven to be a great fit for Flo-Tron Contracting and has helped them transform their business. Flo-Tron has been able to streamline their business in all aspects. By eliminating time-consuming manual processes and reducing physical paperwork, Flo-Tron’s back office is able to operate in a more efficient and organized manner. With Jonas Construction Software, Flo-Tron is confident they have the right software solution to help their business continue to grow and improve going forward.
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