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June 2014 Contractor Success

Joining A Group Purchasing Organization

Pooling the purchasing power of service contract companies to create discounts.
Terry Sambrowski
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Negotiated savings with vendors leaves building service contractors and businesses more time to focus on other tasks.


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CM e-News Daily

From the magazine: Ahead of the floorcare curve

Phillip Lawless
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Our April issue offers a number of real-world floorcare tips for both facility managers and building service contractors.


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CM e-News Daily

WFBSC's Keynote Addresses focus on technology, economics

Rich DiPaolo, editorial director
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Building service contractors and prominent cleaning professionals from over 20 countries are attending this year's event.


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Press Release

ISSA to hold FM seminar

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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 Cleanthoughts

Leveraging expertise to maximize communal awareness of your services

Cleaners can benefit while also helping the community.
Rich DiPaolo, editorial director
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Cleaners can benefit while also helping the community.


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February 2014 Lets Talk Shop

Be Proactive Instead Of Reactive

Implement systems to anticipate client concerns and measure cleaning results.
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Taking time to reflect on what you could be doing better, then setting clearly defined goals to be more proactive.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What are the pros and cons of becoming a distributor?

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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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July 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Brave New World

Phillip Lawless
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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.
Dawn Shoemaker
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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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