Do NOT let the GC control the narrative completely. There are some GCs who will literally throw the nearest sub within reach under the bus. The owner only hears from the GC typically so they typically believe what they are being told. NOTHING stops you from going to an owner’s meeting. Sometimes going straight to the owner and around the GC. If you are being taken advantage of think outside the box and get your money. Gensrate will help fix some of this over time as the costs for bidding go up for the unethical GCs and down for those who see you as a partner and not the target of a scam.
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Code of Ethics. Supplier code. Doing business code. Every single thing from their “five pillars” of doing business to 50-page ethics code flies completely in the face of everything that has occurred with their product. In fact lies have been told by the manufacturer’s sales reps to attempt to cover-up a variety of things. They’re […]
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