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Articles Tagged with ''contractors''

Press Release

ISSA to hold FM seminar

In-house managers and building service contractors are faced with a highly unpredictable economy, declining revenues and budget shortfalls. In order to operate effectively in this environment they must assemble an innovative strategy to clean buildings with less labor and materials.


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February 2014 Lets Talk Shop

Be Proactive Instead Of Reactive

Implement systems to anticipate client concerns and measure cleaning results.

Taking time to reflect on what you could be doing better, then setting clearly defined goals to be more proactive.


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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.

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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July 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Brave New World

New ideas, reality-based predictions and futuristic technology — this list is not the plot outline of a science-fiction movie. Instead, it is a daily checklist for forward-thinking facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) who are actively pursuing JanSan success.


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January 2013 Contractor Success

Building Loyalty Through Consulting

Becoming your customers' cleaning consultant is a surefire way to increase your worth.

Many contractors and distributors have become their customers’ “experts” when it comes to building maintenance — helping facilities managers lower overall operating costs, transfer to green cleaning strategies and become more sustainable.


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October 2012 Bidding And Estimating

Business Has Never Been Better

Economic conditions might not be ideal, but opportunities exist for those willing to look.

Environmental issues are bringing what we do to protect buildings, surfaces and occupants to the forefront, and it’s a natural transition to accept the challenge and turn it into opportunity.


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