If you run your own roofing company and you have been doing all of the paperwork and finance management over time on your own, without any software or computer programs, it's time to make a change. There are more efficient ways for you to manage the business, and with the right roofing contractor software program, you can make a lot of changes for the good. Here are some of the features to look for and benefits to getting a software program for you and all your staff to use.

Application Option for Easy Access

You want software that has a mobile app. This way you and your staff are able to do the following things from a computer, phone, or tablet when away from the office:

  • Create invoices
  • Update part orders
  • Create and share quotes
  • Document work hours

Your employees can quote a job and put the quote into the app, and then you have access to it from your own device. The same applies with quotes, materials, parts, and even hours on the job. This makes things easier for everyone, and it allows your staff to look up jobs on site.

Billing and Payroll

The software should have an option for you to easily put in the hours that the staff are working, and then it calculates the payroll. In each person's digital file, you can see how much they are working, what jobs they are working on, and what their sales are. This makes it easier for you when you have to file taxes and give things to an account at the end of the year. If you use an accountant now, it makes it easier for the accountant to quickly access the payroll information.

Material Ordering and Scheduling

You want to be quickly be able to see what materials you have on order, what materials cost, and any other information you need for customers or when you are on a job site. With great software, you can look at jobs, manage what you need, and put in what you need to have ordered.

There are a lot of ways you can run a more efficient business when you are using the right type of software for the job. Talk with the software experts to find out what software would be the most user friendly for you and your staff and what you can do to make your business more efficient.