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Articles Tagged with ''bscs''

August 2014 Anniversary

A Look Back With Dave Frank

How Cleaning & Maintenance Management has aided an industry in evolution.

Dave Frank is the president of American Institute of Cleaning Sciences (AICS) and a frequent contributor to the magazine.


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July 2014 Maintenance Matters

Outsourcing Facilities Support

Some managers now depend on building service contractors for support functions.

Outsourcing the facilities support function is becoming a trend because it is cost effective for building owners.


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May 2014 Survey Feature

Macro Trends Identified As The International BSC Community Gathers

WFBSC event identifies the biggest impacts to hit facility service contractors in coming years.

Service providers must evaluate their most pressing challenges and understand that there is a technology to help solve those issues.


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May 2014

2014 Building Service Contractor Survey

For complete survey results, visit www.CMMOnline.com/BSC-Survey

For 2014, the Cleaning & Maintenance Management team updated its Building Survey Contractor (BSC) Survey to provide accurate information involving the latest trends and most pressing issues in the BSC market.

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CM e-News Daily

WFBSC's Keynote Addresses focus on technology, economics

Building service contractors and prominent cleaning professionals from over 20 countries are attending this year's event.


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January 2014 Cover Story

Battling Budget Pressures

Training proves imperative when cleaning budgets plummet.

As the cleaning and maintenance industry enters a new year, it is faced with a number of intimidating market challenges.


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December 2013 Raising Standards

Supply Chain Management

Following standardized steps can help cleaning organizations create efficiencies.

It’s not uncommon to see building service contractors and in-house cleaning managers juggling the procurement of products, tools and equipment from multiple suppliers and multiple locations.


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November 2013 Bidding & Estimating

Going Beyond Price Alone

There is frequently more to successful bidding than dollars and cents.

When it comes to bidding, you’re price must be right, i.e. in a range that is competitive and what the buyer is willing and able to pay. But other things have to be right, too.


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September 2013 Feature 3

Workloading Creates Accountable Cleaning

Accurate and scientific calculations prove imperative when dealing with larger locations.

When it comes to smaller commercial facilities such as offices, building service contractors (BSCs) and facility managers (FMs) typically can estimate their cleaning needs, the amount of time it should take, how many workers will be needed, and with this information, an idea of how much the work will cost.


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Online Exclusive/Education e-Newsletter 8-13

New Techniques For Training University Cleaners

High-traffic areas and crowded buildings will benefit from up-to-date cleaning methods.

University dorms, classrooms and other buildings will see an increase in traffic, and cleaning frequency will need to increase to keep these facilities clean and safe for students.


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