Hidden Fees are those nasty little charges on our bills that we rarely notice are there. But when we do notice them, we feel taken advantage of, lied to, and cheated. We have come to expect them from our..
A very costly mistake for an avoidable scenario. Jim, a site manager hires a contractor for a project at the site he oversees. Knowing there is a risk to the work involved he hires a company from a contact list folder located in the office filing cabinet.
Procurement professionals can leverage their company’s spend through gathered data and safety statistics on their suppliers before they hire. Companies that outsource work tasks to suppliers often devote a lot time and energy trying to decide on which supplier to outsource too. This typically involves a Request for Proposal (RFP) process but what if that can be sped up through contractor data gathered and provided by a prequalification service?
There are a lot of positive takeaways from companies that provide supplier manage solutions. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of frustrations where there shouldn’t be any at all: complicated navigation, overpriced fees, difficult to understand requirements and lack of customer support all play a roll.
Angie’s List and Home Advisor have taken a lot of stress away from American homeowners. Their unique software pre-qualifies contractors for residential home repairs. Instead of searching the web for contractors to fix your leaky faucet or build you a deck, a quick search on one of these platforms will find you qualified companies in seconds.