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March 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Emerging Trends That Will Impact Bidding

Adapt to the challenges of tomorrow or risk being marginalized to the point that you can no longer compete.
William R. Griffin
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I’ve been soaking up a lot of information recently. I’ll summarize what I’ve learned and how I believe the following emerging trends will impact you and the cleaning industry.


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CM e-News Daily

Minimum wage raised in 13 states

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While 13 states have increased or will increase the minimum wage for workers in 2014, 11 more states will consider minimum wage increases this year.


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January 2014 Cover Story

Battling Budget Pressures

Training proves imperative when cleaning budgets plummet.
Phillip Lawless
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As the cleaning and maintenance industry enters a new year, it is faced with a number of intimidating market challenges.


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August 2013 Contractor Success

The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative Looms

How it will affect the JanSan industry, and why you should be worried.
Samuel D. Bornstein & Jung I. Song
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If a company sells to the federal government, beginning in August 2013, its sales will be impacted as the General Services Administration (GSA) implements the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) for Janitorial/Sanitation Products and Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies (MRO).


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September 2012 Bidding And Estimating

Fine Tuning Your Cleaning Costs

Using specialized data, workloading schedules can be tweaked to maximize efficiency and profit.
Gary Clipperton
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At the recent Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) show in Seattle, facility data compilation reached a new milestone.


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