Space Type: Healthcare
Completion Dates: 2019
Manufacturing Partners: Teknion, KI, Sit On It, Encore, Arcadia, Wieland, Carolina, Uline, West Coast Industries
VA Health Center
Construction of Parkview was several weeks behind when it came time to install furniture. As a result elevators in the building were not complete. To accommodate and ensure school could open on time, Workpointe installers hand carried every product.
Covid Supply Chain Issues Struck Every Industry Including Ours. Material Shortages Delayed The Installation Process At Every Step
he Workpointe team utilized three strategies to ensure issues relating to material shortages and delayed shipping didn’t affect the opening of the school. First, purchase orders were put in earlier then manufacturer recommended time with the expectation that there would be delays. The second strategy was transparent communication with the client about any and all changes. This allowed Workpointe to work together with administrators to find solutions.
And the final strategy that enabled every school to open on time was prioritizing the needs of students. Even taking precautions delivery to our warehouse was delayed and but products were switched out as needed so every student had what they needed to learn on the first day of school.
Having an in house install crew trained in the products we sell allowed for a flexible installation schedule. This meant that as timelines changed we were able to adapt