I had a request from a client to compare his performance to industry key performance metrics under traditional task/frequency and performance-based specification relationships.
While that is important, lower product pricing alone will not solve a facility’s biggest challenge today — driving increased efficiency and productivity from the people in charge of cleaning buildings.
Whatever strategy an entity decides to take will have a long-term impact on the business, either greatly affecting costs, productivity or both.
CMMS applications for netbooks, tablets and smartphones are increasingly essential for maintenance management professionals, allowing users to monitor equipment status, as well as file and update work orders, wherever and whenever.
In addition to being less complicated than extractors or autoscrubbers, sweepers tend to have fewer components; but, making sure you have the right components can make a big difference in how versatile and effective the machine is.
Since labor is the number one investment we make in cleaning, we ought to know what we are accomplishing during that time. After all, time is money, and labor is the real currency of cleaning.
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In workplaces of all types, clutter slowly creeps in and makes it more difficult for cleaning crews to perform the tasks for which they were contracted to complete.
To unleash your workers' full potential, give them a vacuum that fits comfortably, causes less strain and leaves them with energy to spare at the end of their shifts.
Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.