Lowering Overhead

What can be done to lower overhead? Become more efficient:

• Estimate jobs accurately.

• Estimate jobs faster to keep the cost of estimating to a minimum.

• Transfer re-cap work of estimating to a clerk/typist.

• Organize estimates in the order that material is to be purchased, released and in­stalled.

• Get the right information to the right jobs at the right time.

• Get the right materials to the right jobs when it is needed and where it is needed.

• Get the right tools to the right jobs at the right time.

• Put the right men on the right jobs.

• Buy out the jobs smartly.

• Schedule and control the jobs.

• Bill the jobs quickly.

• Collect the money quickly.

• Treat your people fairly.

• Be honest.