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The basic process of repairing or replacing a roof hasn’t changed much in the last several decades. It still requires someone getting on top of a house or building and physically adding shingles or other roofing materials. While there’s an art to this process and a good roofer can get the job done in no time at all, there are other aspects of roofing that can be brought into the current century. This includes adding roofing software to your business.
Technology has touched every aspect of our lives, and the roofing industry is no different. It may not have come up with a new way of adding shingles, but it can help in other aspects of the industry. Here are some ways that roofing software can have a positive impact on your business.
Track Your Jobs and Manage Production
When it comes to your roofing company, you probably have multiple jobs going on at one time. While it’s a good thing to have a lot of business, it can be challenging to keep track of each project. When you have the right software, you’ll be able to manage and track all of your roofing jobs. With a drag and drop feature, you’ll also be able to quickly and easily organize each project so that you know where you or your employees are in the process. This can also help you follow up to get new roofing jobs or collect payment when a project is finished.
Capture and Upload Photos
Being able to take photos of the job site means knowing exactly what you are getting into when it comes to repairing or replacing the roof. If you have the right roofing software, after taking those photos, you’ll be able to upload them into the job profile or share them with others. This can be incredibly beneficial if your clients are interested in seeing the amount of damage that has impacted their roof or if you need to share the photos with insurance adjusters or subcontractors. With the right software, you’ll be able to share photos quickly and easily before you leave the jobsite.
Reduce Profit Loss and Risk of Injury
Having the right technology to bring your roofing company into the current century means having software that can quickly and accurately take aerial measurements of your roofing jobs. This can save you from having to climb onto the roof, which increases your risk of injury. It can also reduce the chances of misreading your measurements and writing down the wrong number, which can lead to ordering the wrong amount of supplies.
Getting these measurements is easy and are often only a click away. Not only will this preserve your money, but it can also help you make money. If you don’t have to spend as much time at each job location taking measurements by hand, you can measure and bid a lot more jobs.
The vast majority of customers that you will be working with will have the most current technology. If you want to impress them and look professional, sending them an estimate or invoice to their email could accomplish that task. You can even collect payments online, which means that you’ll get your money faster and make life more convenient for your customers.
There are parts of the roofing industry that will always remain unchanged. However, other parts will evolve and advance, including the ways in which you interact with customers. Update your company by incorporating the latest in roofing software and watch your business grow.
One of Indi's leading luxurious Ayurveda skincare brands, Forest Essentials, announces its international foray with the London based Lookfantastic.com, Euroe's premium online beauty retailer. The partnership enables the brand to take significant strides towards its expansion globally starting with the launch in the United Kingdom. "Our focus and USP at Forest Essentials has always been at delivering high quality Ayurvedic products in a sustainable way, with a global appeal.
We firmly believe that the time is right for Forest Essentials to expand to the UK, as our first international footprint with Lookfantastic,' Europe's premium online beauty retailer. "The UK audience is well aware of Ayurveda and we are certain that the demand for our Made in India luxurious Ayurveda products, is going to continue to grow multifold, as consumers are today looking for moments of self-care, to feel better in this stressful period and we are well positioned to support this type of feel-good indulgence that consumers are seeking today," says Samrath Bedi, Executive Director, Forest Essentials. The brand's iconic product ranges, across skincare, body care and haircare will be available for purchase in the UK, including the Soundarya collection, crafted with 24k gold.
The brand's iconic product ranges, across skincare, body care and haircare will be available for purchase in the UK, including the Soundarya collection, crafted with 24k gold. | Wikimedia Commons
The brand's iconic product ranges, across skincare, body care and haircare will be available for purchase in the UK, including the Soundarya collection, crafted with 24k gold. Additional collections offered include the Men's Collection, Madurai Jasmine and Mogra, Green Tea and Oudh, and Nargis, Indian Rose Ab'olute. The brand's vast gifting options are also available via the e-retailer. A portfolio of over 660 premium brands onsite and revenue share grown 40 percent year on year in the last 4 year makes,
Lookfantastic is one of the most successful beauty websites globally. Unrivalled technology, a team of world-class experts, over 30 localized sites in as many languages enables the website to attract millions of visits per month with nearly 71 percent of them being international making it a natural choice as a retail overseas partner for Forest Essentials. Commenting on the announcement, Bedi added, "Ayurveda has gained acceptance globally and there is an increased need to explore authentic products that are not only luxurious but also high on efficacy. Forest Essentials has been a pioneer in every sense and we're confident that our foray into the UK will enable us to represent India and products Made in India successfully in the international market." (IANS/MBI)
Keywords: Ayurveda, Skincare, Forest, Herbal, Body care, Hair care, Beauty Products
Khadi is no longer a dull, drab fabric meant only for politicians' wardrobes. A fashion show organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark the 75th year of India's Independence showcased the use of Khadi in traditional, as well as, contemporary and festive wear. From lehengas in resplendent Khadi silk to western clothes and casual wear, the models on Thursday night displayed new facts of the fabric.
Several well-known Indian designers including Ritu Beri, Farah Ansari, Rina Dhaka, Asma Husain, Aditi Rastogi and Himmat Singh showcased their designs. Gaurav Gaur directed the fashion show with clothes like lehengas, kurtis, kurta pajamas and partywear.
Lucknow's chikankari and silk artisans also participated in the event. A wedding collection in Khadi was the highlight of the show. "The show was based on the concept 'Khadi for nation, Khadi for fashion' and the fabric for all costumes was provided by Khadi Gramodyog Board," said a spokesman. (IANS/ MBI)
Keywords: lucknow, clothes, lehengas, fashion, fabric
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Intel saw its stock tumbling by more than 8 percent after the chipmaker said the industry-wide component shortage affected its PC chip business during the third quarter (Q3). Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger told CNBC late on Thursday that he didn't expect the semiconductor shortage to end until 2023. "We're in the worst of it now, every quarter, next year we'll get incrementally better, but they're not going to have supply-demand balance until 2023," Gelsinger was quoted as saying.
The company delivered its Q3 results with revenue up 5 percent (year-over-year) driven by strong demand in its DCG and IoTG businesses, despite the highly constrained industry-wide supply environment. "Q3 revenue was $18.1 billion slightly below our guide due to shipping and supply constraints that impacted our businesses," George S. Davis, Chief Financial Officer, said in a statement. He also announced plans to retire from Intel in May 2022. In the third quarter, the company generated $9.9 billion in cash from operations and paid dividends of $1.4 billion.
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According to the company, the demand remains strong in its PC business with particular strength in commercial, desktop, and higher-end consumer notebooks. In an earnings call, Gelsinger said that the digitization of everything accelerated by the four superpowers of AI, pervasive connectivity, cloud to edge infrastructure, and ubiquitous compute are driving the sustained need for more semiconductors. "The market is expected to double to $1 trillion by 2030. In that timeframe, the market for leading-edge nodes will rise to be over 50 percent of the total, while the market for leading-edge foundry services will grow at twice the rate of the semi-industry overall," he envisioned.
PC demand remains very strong, and "We believe the 2021 TAM (total addressable market) will grow double digits even as ecosystem shortages constrain our customer's ability to ship finished systems," Gelsinger added. "Customers continue to choose Intel for their datacenter needs and our third-gen scalable Xeon processor Ice Lake has shipped over 1 million units since launching in April, and we expect to ship over 1 million units again in Q4 alone," he informed. (IANS/MBI)
Keywords: Intel, Chip, processor, Desktop, AI, Semiconductor, PC, Processor