There are many trends impacting the fueling, construction and transportation infrastructure industries. Some help the industries improve productivity and profitability, while others create headwinds that hinder business success. Over the past year, we’ve published four articles that detail the key trends we believe will have the most significant impact on our industries. This eBook is a consolidation of those four articles.
According to a recent survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk, 80 percent of construction firms say they are having difficulty filling key positions on their construction teams. While the industry itself is growing rapidly as the demand for new infrastructure projects increases, the skilled workforce needed for these projects has dwindled. The impact of this labor shortage has been significant; half of the firms surveyed believe it is increasing costs and causing project delays.