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Management And Training

January 2014 A Clean Sweep

Honoring High-rise Cleaning Efforts

The effort that staffs put forward to keep large properties up and running is often overlooked.
January 6, 2014

They’re one of the awe-inspiring parts of any major city: Skyscrapers and other large buildings that see people going in and out at all hours of the day.


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December 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Bigger Cleaning Budgets Can Lower Costs

In the health care market, inadequate cleaning and HAIs can increase spending by billions of dollars.
December 11, 2013

How could they invest so much in the medical center without recognizing the need for the highly qualified and well-trained environmental services workers required to clean it?


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December 2013 Raising Standards

Supply Chain Management

Following standardized steps can help cleaning organizations create efficiencies.
December 10, 2013

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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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 2

Even more not-so-obvious tips to help operations put clients first.
November 14, 2013

Anything that takes the focus off the customer can put fledgling businesses in harm’s way.


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November 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Success Depends On How You Embrace Change

Change in the industry is inevitable, but with it comes opportunity.
November 12, 2013

The world of cleaning is undergoing dramatic changes. How will you respond?


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November 2013 Raising Standards

Want To Win A Pricing War?

Then stay out of it.
November 11, 2013

While most firms in our industry have always faced competitive markets, the downward pressure on prices seems to be accelerating and, for many, is becoming a way of life.


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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 1

Not-so-obvious tips to help small operations put clients first.
November 8, 2013

Anything that takes the focus off the customer can put fledgling businesses in harm’s way.


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October 2013 A Clean Sweep

Putting It In Writing

Boston Logan International Airport is making the commitment to the health and safety of its occupants contractual.
October 8, 2013

It is no longer acceptable to consider making a change to products that have less of an impact on the environment — it is practically a requirement.


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CM e-News Daily

CMI kicks off fall training

September 24, 2013

A class of cleaning professionals from across the United States was welcomed to the event led by Master Trainers Marion Ivey and Bill McGarvey.


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Bartering To Boost Cleaning Sales

September 20, 2013

In its simplest form, bartering involves an equal trade; one business swaps a good or service for another.


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