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Building Engines Blog | Vendors
Property management platforms provide you with a simple way to virtually mange your vendors on both the web and mobile devices, allowing you to interact with a vendor company, or specific vendor employee instantaneously.
It’s clearly an imperative today for many property management teams to adapt their approach and processes to meet the demands and expectations of modern tenants and owners and the information age.
Most Property Management teams view their property management platform as their single source into what is happening at any given time within their portfolio. Every work order, preventative maintenance task, inspection, and incident passes through the system, yet for some reason vendors are rarely incorporated into it.
In our first webinar of the year, we are sharing insights on how to improve tenant service & property maintenance by ensuring vendors & facility service providers are utilizing your technology applications & tools effectively.
It may not be the most glamorous job, but maintenance crews are the lifeblood of a building – creating an environment for tenants that is clean, safe and welcoming. And while it’s easy to think of service providers as a “rotating door”- easily replaced by the lowest bidder – make sure that a low cost is backed by a history of professionalism and experience!
Another type of relationship is with your vendors. Making sure your vendor is top of the line is the first step in your blossoming relationship that cannot be overlooked. In these rapports, mystery loses its allure. According to a Buildings magazine article, Vet Your Vendors: Screening Steps to Ensure Your Vendor Is Top Notch, “more than 80 percent of companies conduct formal background checks on their full-time employees, but less than 20 percent do any type of screening of their vendors, supplies, and contractors.”