Resi/commercial duo boost efficiency with BuildPass

Delivering high quality projects requires excellent systems. Explore how Lorden Vella are taking their systems to the next level.

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Lorden Vella
NameLorden Vella
LocationMelbourne, Australia
IndustryCommercial, Residential
Renders of commercial building
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aboutLorden Vella Pty Ltd is a construction company founded by two directors, Hill Lorden and Garath Vella. With over 25 years combined experience in the building and construction industry in Melbourne, the two directors are passionate and enthusiastic individuals that are driven to provide their clients with the best possible outcome. They bring a wealth of experience to the business from a variety of market sectors and across a diverse range of projects. Both directors hold the experience & a proven track record in the delivery of successful projects up to $16m.
the challenge
Managing a growing team and implementing an easy-to-use and consistent OH&S system across all projects.
Hard to track progress of each jobTracking site progress when scaling a business is difficult
Trades find existing software difficult to useMost software platforms are old, clunky and complicated to use
Poor support from overseas productsDifficult to rely on digital solutions that don’t have local support teams
the solution
BuildPass gives Garath and Hill oversight of all of their projects from a central hub, and enables them to implement a comprehensive and consistent safety system.
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Centralised hub for all projectsSafety processes across all jobs are centralised into a central hub. A simple process is followed to collect SWMS, Insurances, Tickets and SDS, and all documents are immediately available on any device at any time.
Site DiariesSite managers can easily add a site diary each day from their mobile phone. The weather and site attendance are automatically filled in, and images go into an image gallery for Garath and Hill to review. The calendar view makes for easy navigation.
Full Safety SystemComing from a commercial background, Lorden Vella have a comprehensive safety system. They've taken advantage of BuildPass' configurability to implement their existing system so that it's now fully digital and even more comprehensive.
the results
Happy site managers, informed directors and efficient workers.
Site managers set up with minimal training
Complex processes simplified and streamlined
Central system of record providing smart insights
Directors have oversight and confidence of compliance
Garath Vella - Director, Lorden Vella

The BuildPass point of difference is the really personalised experience. They listen to what we want on the platform and implement these features surprisingly quickly. We’ve been able to streamline business processes across all of our projects, not only with OH&S, but with tracking site progress. Signing up with BuildPass has been 100% worth the investment.

Garath VellaDirector, Lorden Vella

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