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Key performance indicators are available for most businesses and most overlap in that they apply to more than one enterprise.
A profit and loss statement might be considered as a source of one KPI for any industry in the sense that a loss, no matter how small, indicates a failing business, and a profit shows at least something remaining beyond "breakeven."
There is no standard profit, however, that applies to janitorial only any more than there is a standard KPI for the cost per square foot of a janitorial service.
Both numbers will vary and our job as management is to get them to the point where we have the contract at the cost level where … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor.
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