Utilities Contractor Gets A Tight Grip On Project Costs

Operating globally, this utilities contractor helps utility, energy and power companies with electrification, automation and digitization projects. As well as supplying power generation and transmission systems, the company offers specialist software for infrastructure management and maintenance.

Industry Contractor – utilities, energy, power
Location US, Florida
Solution Project Cost Management


The Challenge

Keeping a tight control over costs is vital for ensuring profitability across all projects. However, this utilities contractor found that its existing estimating processes were inconsistent and its in-house cost management solutions couldn’t deliver the performance required to support company growth. To maximize new opportunities for expansion, the company looked for a technology partner and best in-class software to streamline and enhance estimate processes. 


The Solution 

Impressed by InEight’s extensive experience in the utilities sector, the company deployed InEight Estimate to ensure consistent and exact estimates and improve project cost tracking. Offering extensive customizability, InEight Estimate can accommodate costing for the company’s internal processes and external projects, without compromising on performance or slowing company growth. 


The Outcome

Since adopting InEight Estimate, the company has gained the ability to track employee time and attendance in greater detail — helping to support much more accurate timesheet generation and keep a firm grip on costs. And by accessing InEight training and support services, the utilities contractor has successfully embedded best-practice approaches across its estimate activities, helping the company to ensure consistent and reliable cost management as it pursues further expansion.  


“InEight Estimate is efficient, accurate and highly dependable, and has helped to significantly improve our cost management and estimate processes.”
– Project Management Professional, U.S. utilities contractor

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