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Cleveland Bridge

Employee time and production figures bridged in ProMark

Cleveland Bridge fabricate and erect iconic steel structures to suit customer requirements

Since their establishment in 1877, Cleveland Bridge have become a global leader in Technology Based Engineering, Construction and Steel Fabrication Services. With a list of achievements spanning around the world, including the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and the new Wembley Stadium, Cleveland Bridge have been involved in the construction of many famous footmarks!

Cleveland Bridge are based in Darlington, County Durham, UK, with more than 300 employees. The construction facility has a weekly fabrication capacity of 1000 tonnes and serves both public and private sector clients.

Cleveland Bridge

"Of more than 40 systems used by Cleveland Bridge, ProMark is one of our 4 core systems which is essential for collecting working time both for salary and for calculation of production efficiency figures."

Paul Cusworth
IT Manager, Cleveland Bridge


Cleveland Bridge - fantastiske konstruktioner

the challenge

  • At Cleveland Bridge the challenge was to find a way to collect the employees' working time for remuneration purposes as well as to keep track of progress on projects that could run for years

success criteria

  • Set-up of terminal at central production facility in Darlington
  • Set-up of terminal at off-site construction sites
  • Manager training to register collected time on project activities
  • Data break-down to create reliable production figures

Methods

outcomes

  • Working time collected at the source
  • Worked hours registered on applicable activities
  • Reliable production figures available via reports and ODBC interface to database
  • Payroll process simplified and payments always in accordance with legal contracts

Primary results

  • By using ProJect to collect time spent on building projects Cleveland Bridge are able to monitor closely the production figures for large scale projects
  • The same time collected is the foundation for export to SAGE Payroll+ for easy and correct payment to employees