Equipment Inventory - an Overview
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    Equipment Inventory - an Overview


      Article summary

      Equipment refers to heavy construction machinery or heavy-duty vehicles, the most important resources in construction work. Proper deployment and usage of equipment in the on-site activities, contribute to timely completion, economy, work safety, and work quality. Different types of equipment are used for various types of tasks, like earthwork, handling materials, transportation of materials, concrete mixing, paving, crushing, and demolition, to name a few. 

      Contractor companies are responsible for supplying owned or rented equipment to the worksites when and where required for the uninterrupted progress of the work. Companies own and rent different types of equipment depending on their needs. It is important to track their usage on various construction sites, availability to assign to projects, the maintenance schedule, retirement of outdated ones, and more.  

      The Equipment module facilitates contractor companies to maintain an inventory of equipment in their possession, whether owned or rented, on the Linarc platform. This lets the authoritative staff track equipment availability, usage, maintenance, and distribution to different construction sites depending on the requests from the foremen, project managers, and other workers. 

      You can also specify the cost involved in the maintenance and operation of each piece of equipment, which helps calculate the expenses incurred by their onsite deployment for various tasks. 

      Keeping the equipment inventory up-to-date is important for your business. This lets you track their usage on various construction sites, availability to assign to projects, the maintenance schedule, retirement of outdated ones, and more. 

      Linarc automatically calculates the cost arising from the deployment and usage of equipment for various project tasks using the inventory details. 

      The company management console lets you create and maintain an equipment inventory to keep a tab on your equipment and machinery. 

      As a company admin, you can add new equipment, update equipment details, remove outdated/returned equipment, and more.

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