OUR MISSION: Make the NZ Civil and construction industries the most efficient and sustainable in the world.

AUTOMATION UNLOCKS POTENTIAL

Civil:Automate uses digital technologies to unlock the potential of your business.

From ensuring accurate data recording for timesheets and health & safety, to reducing overhead and giving you real time data for people, projects, plant and material, shifting your business from traditional paper based to digitised and automation processed is the step change required for to drive sustainability in to your business

SCALE-UP, DRIVE OUT COST AND MAKE BETTER DECISIONS

Automation gives you the power to run your business better

With all your business data accessible, and previously manual processes digitised and completed automatically, you’ll have the insight and ability to make better informed decisions, drive out cost and scale your operations.

 

 

 

 

THE PATH TO AUTOMATION

Making Automation accessible.

Getting automated is a process of small wins and education as you shift your business into the future. We take you on a considered and logical journey that works with your existing processes and improves your operations as you move closer to full automation.

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Step one:

PAPER-BASED

Completing forms on paper and manually inputting data in to systems.

Step two:

PAPERLESS

Adopting mobile and web applications to process business forms.

 

Step three:

DIGITISED

Data from applications pushed into a central administration platform

Step four: AUTOMATED

Removes manual/human administration from key business processes

AUTOMATING KEY PARTS OF OPERATIONS

Timesheets

Automation of Time sheets and Payroll

Paper-based 
Completed daily or weekly. Admin heavy. Easy to abuse

Paperless
Completed daily. Less admin but still manual inputs to payroll, can require approval process

Digitised 
View daily, even less admin, Export to payroll options, can link to leave processes

Automated 
Other than approval processes no manual intervention right through to payroll

Health & Safety

Automation of Site Health and Safety

Paper based
Completed on site, no confirmation of dates and times. Paperwork lost.

Paperless
Completed on site and visible in the office. Easy for clients or staff to see

Digitised
Confirms compliance. Stored in cloud based job folders, always accessible

Automated
Totally interactive with registers and compliance

Asset Management

Automation of Management, Compliance and Servicing

Paper-based
Complete weekly sheets on paper
Excel sheets for tracking. Compliance completed manually

Paperless
App-based checker, may be standalone
Some connection with H&S app based systems. Confirms when and if compliance solutions have been completed on site, on time, and to the company standard

Digitised
Use of an integrated GPS tracking system

Automated
Linking of GPS tracking systems in to job management tool for costings
Electronic RUC & automatic RUCOR processing

Staff Competency and Training

Automation of Staff and Resources

Paper based
Excel based sheets tracking dates
Manual admin process with personal HR files

Paperless
Use third party apps or portals to replace excel sheets. Still admin heavy

Digitised
Links Apps to the main staff portal creating personalised training profiles

Automated
Linking staff competency to Tracking units for compliance
Automatically updates for App based solutions to HR file to Asset type solutions

Sales, Quotes and Proposals

Automation of creating, sending and accepting Jobs

Paper-based
Manual building of quotes through excel type format
Manual process to send to customer
No reporting of outstanding Quotes, etc

Paperless
Use of web based Quote builders, standalone from any job management process

Digitised
Building of quotes in the main job management software
Customer sign off electronically with tracking

Automated
Links Quotes to jobs to Purchase orders in streamline managed systems

Purchase Orders

Automation of cost recovery on projects

Paper-based
Use PO books for the team to generate PO
Attached Dockets to paper form handed in daily / weekly

Paperless
Use simple app for receipting in items

Digitised
Have online PO register

Automated
Create full PO system that generates PO, receipts items in. Add suppliers invoices and loads into Finance package

Clare McCall

CEO: JC McCall Plumbing

"We looked at a few different companies when looking to upgrade our system and chose 3PM as their system was very user friendly but mainly due to the fact that they adapt their system to suit our business, rather than our business having to adapt to suit the system. And so far so great!"

Malcolm Edridge

Managing Director: Edridge Contracting

"Since we have been using 3PM, we have real time visibility of our resources and job progress and it has speed up our payroll and invoicing processes significantly"

Alana Carpenter

General Manager - Profloors

"Innovative software making business uncomplicated & paperless"

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"We've built 3PM to rapidly deployed automation solutions accessible for kiwi businesses, big and small. We use the best cloud based technology to solve business problems and digital processes.  We proud to be able to help take a business from paper process through to full automation in a time when automation is a key drive to business success.”

ANDREW RADCLIFFE
CEO, 3PM

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