PlantDemand Review - why 4.7 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 21, 2020

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What is PlantDemand?

Main category: Construction

PlantDemand is a construction management software built specifically for asphalt, concrete and aggregate plants. Its features such as visual order calendar, customer order portal, inventory forecast, and automated/on-demand reporting help small to large plants reduce costs and work efficiently.

It is a great source of real-time data for sales team, production team to collaborate and make smart business decisions. It is created by MeSch Software U.G which is based in Bayern, Germany and has two employees.

PlantDemand rating -

The rating of PlantDemand is 4.7 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

PlantDemand 3 Pros

  • Price is cheaper than the average construction management software
  • Easy calendar viewing for multiple users with multiple needs
  • User-friendly and easy to navigate

PlantDemand 1 Cons

  • Available only in iOS at Apple Store

Competitors & Alternatives

Quick Estimates Express is a construction management software for small to large companies as PlantDemand. Quick Estimates Express pricing (starts at $100) is cheaper than PlantDemand. It has the ability to produce cost estimates which is the same as PlantDemand’s forecasting features.

However, Quick Estimate Express does not cover inventory and sales unlike PlantDemand. PlantDemand also has a better scheduling system than Quick Estimates Express. PlantDemand has a higher customer and IT reviews online but is only limited to asphalt, concrete and aggregate plants.

XactRemodel caters construction companies of all at the same price range as PlantDemand. When it comes to cost estimating features, XactRemodel offers more features than PlantDemand such as Audit Trail and Historical Cost Database.

Both have scheduling systems but PlantDemand has more comprehensive functions than XactRemodel like a live and visual calendar. PlantDemand has higher vendor reputation online and is more beneficial for plants than XactModel. . The full list of competitors can be found here.

PlantDemand Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $349 per server/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for PlantDemand

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

PlantDeman is suitable for small, medium, and large businesses asphalt, concrete and aggregate plants which are in need of dynamic scheduling and project monitoring system. Among its prominent clients are Gallagher Asphalt, Rogers Group Inc., Lindy Paving, Syar Industries, Granite, Granite Rock, and West Contractings.

PlantDemand Categories

Construction
Project Planning
Project Reporting

PlantDemand specifications

ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Company: MeSch Software U.G.
Address: 80805, München, Bayern, Germany
Pricing: Starting from $349 per server/month
Website:Visit PlantDemand website
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.