This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.Article
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ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.Article
Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.Article
Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.Article
Winning new customers in today’s cleaning industry means standing out from the competition. The best way to retain your key accounts is by providing quality, consistent service across the board.Article
Three current technologies stand out in how they directly support and enhance the core processes: Customer relationship management (CRM) software, online survey software, and workloading and routing software.Article
Technology has gradually revolutionized the way managers in the cleaning industry stay connected to employees and clients. Scheduling technology can save BSCs and facility managers countless hours of work and worryArticle
One of the best ways to find a new supervisor or leader is to develop and promote an individual from within the ranks of your existing staff.
Contractors should adopt green and sustainability initiatives, products, and procedures to help ensure they reach their own financial goals and also secure their survival in the professional cleaning industry of the future.Article
The concept of “lean” is about eliminating waste from the workplace. Cleaning organizations can use lean principles to improve the workforce without eliminating employees.Article
Today’s facility managers are under constant pressure to defend the importance of a clean and safe environment, while cutting budgets to satisfy those looking only at their bottom line.
Implementing proper and effective cleaning can directly affect employee attendance and productivity, asset preservation, and customer satisfaction. Helping decision-makers change the way they view cleaning—not as a cost but as an investment—can go a long way to preserving budgets while improving the business.