chalkstring

The all-in-one platform for
controlling project financials

Cloud software for specialist subcontractors

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Transform your projects

Use a project management framework to streamline processes & eliminate errors

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Transform your business

Maximise profit with award-winning software, proven to support sustained business growth

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Increase efficiency

Standardise documentation &
easily comply with quality standards

control spending

Control spending

Control & analyse spend,
eliminating unnecessary over-paying

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Work smarter

Make informed business &
project decisions using real-time data

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Key features

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Takeoff

  • Easily import drawings and measure areas, lines, perimeters & counts
  • Seamlessly link quantities to your tenders & live projects
  • Mark up drawings with sketches & comments
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Estimating

  • Import bills, take-off quantities & use templates to quickly define project scope
  • Access a personalised database of supplier rates to price jobs swiftly
  • Create professional tender documentation, material/labour bills & budgets
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Value engineering

  • Quickly swap & compare products, brands & suppliers to establish the best solution
  • Be more competitive & improve client service by providing a range of options
  • Easily re-cost secured projects to maximise buying gains & margins
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Procurement

  • Collaborate efficiently, by using one system for all purchases, deliveries & invoices
  • Eliminate ordering materials based on gut feel & paying suppliers on trust
  • Easily analyse budgets, spend, accruals, rebates & more, using real-time reports
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Variations

  • Capture, price & communicate all variations using one seamless process
  • Instantly see the impact of variations on materials, labour & financial projections
  • Manage, report & analyse both chargeable and non-recoverable variations
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Labour

  • Simplify how you verify & approve incoming subcontract labour applications
  • Avoid overpaying subcontractors, by easily identifying if they have over-booked
  • Review real-time labour reports & always know any deviation from budget
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Valuations

  • Record live progress onsite & download detailed reports for substantiation
  • Produce valuations instantly, including accrued costs, work in progress & variations
  • Generate applications for payment in one click, including all materials onsite
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Cost reporting

  • View live project performance, eliminating manual Cost Value Reconciliations
  • Track projected revenues, margins, costs-to-complete & other KPIs for all projects
  • Use real-time insights to make critical project & business decisions without delay
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Hear how SCS benefits from Chalkstring

Craig Scott SCS

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Services to support you

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With Chalkstring you will:

Use one platform for all projects
Apply defined & consistent processes
Standardise documentation
Automate repetitive tasks
Eradicate data duplication
Adopt a project management framework
Comply with ISO & quality procedures
Work from anywhere, using the cloud
View project data in real-time
Identify early warnings & take action
Control & analyse spend better
Eliminate
over-ordering
& over-paying
Accurately predict cost-to-complete
Make data-driven, informed decisions
Scale & grow your business

Blog

Smiths Drylining Ltd sees major productivity gains with Chalkstring

Rory Smith, Managing Director at Smiths Drylining Ltd, shares how Chalkstring has helped him price jobs faster, make commercial changes

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5 ways Brebur Ltd benefits from Chalkstring

See how Chalkstring’s cost management software has changed Brebur Ltd for the better. Brebur is a specialist SFS, drylining, plastering

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How our client increased margin by 71%.

A client recently used Chalkstring to inflate their final margin significantly – from 10.9% at tender to 18.6% at completion…

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