Pacific West Builders streamlines defense projects with Aconex

Project name: Pacific West Builders  | Industry: Hospitality & CommunityLocation: Multiple locations

Based in San Diego, California, Pacific West Builders is engaged primarily in the design-build of federal facilities. The company has delivered more than 50 defense-related construction projects for clients such as the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy.

Challenges

  • Project teams of more than 50 individuals, including consultants spread across multiple locations.
  • Generation of thousands of drawings, documents and correspondence items each month.
  • Limitations of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel for construction projects between different organizations.
  • Tracking RFIs and documents involving government personnel, design teams and subcontractors.

Solutions

  • Single, common platform for securely accessing, distributing, tracking, and storing all project data.
  • Collaborative environment to keep all project team members on task.
  • Document and communications tracking to avoid schedule delays.
  • High level of security to meet government defense requirements.

Results

  • Centralized, standardized information and process management.
  • Mitigation of multi-company project risk.
  • Robust data security and audit trail.
  • User-friendly, easy-to-navigate system.
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