From the Wires
HCSS Mobile Apps Recognized as a Top Rollout by Better Roads Magazine
By: Business Wire
Dec. 19, 2012 11:00 AM
HCSS’ Mobile Apps for collecting and reviewing construction field data has been named as a Top Rollout by Better Roads magazine. The Top Rollouts appeared in the December issue of the publication.
The magazine’s editors researched many companies to identify the market’s outstanding products. They wrote, “We looked for ingenuity, for engineering boldness and excellence, the wow factor, evidence of critical thinking and evidence that people had gone out of their way to address problems or advance techniques.” They continued to say, “It is a way for us to acknowledge some of the industry leaders, some of the companies, some of the engineers and designers who did something special to bring us outstanding products.”
These HCSS Mobile Apps can be run anywhere using iPhones®, iPads® and Android™-based phones and tablets. Contractors can record an entire time card including diaries, photographs and cost-coded employee and equipment hours, as well as production quantities, and transmit it electronically to the office. These apps integrate with HCSS’s back-end databases, which allow them to integrate with more than 40 accounting and payroll systems, eliminating double-entry of data to save time and reduce errors.
“Since 1986 when we introduced HeavyBid for construction estimating, we have been committed to bringing companies innovative business solutions to make their job easier,” said HCSS founder and President Mike Rydin. “We pride ourselves on identifying contractor needs and addressing them with new technology.”
Founded in 1986, HCSS is the leading provider of software solutions for the heavy civil construction industry. Over 40,000 professionals rely on HCSS software each day, including the bestsellers HeavyBid® and HeavyJob®, to improve their proficiency at estimating, job management, resource management, safety and equipment maintenance. HCSS also offers new mobile applications and cloud computing services to allow companies flexible device options and the latest in network technologies.
In addition to high quality software, HCSS is best known for providing world-class customer service with professional implementation planning, training and instant 24/7 phone support. HCSS has won a “Best Places to Work in Texas” award for the past 5 years in a row, and was recognized by the Wall Street Journal in 2009 as one of the Top Small Workplaces in the country.
About Better Roads
With over 40,000 subscribers Better Roads reaches government and construction contractors involved in federal, state, county, city and township highway, road and bridge construction, winter maintenance, roadside and vegetation management and other highway-related projects. With key editorial focus on the government/contractor project team, Better Roads provides readers with information and ideas from concept through completion for all types of highway-related projects. The magazine provides a forum for governmental highway project owners and the contractors who are pre-qualified to bid on governmental work.
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