Remember when a Barnes & Noble, Blockbuster, or Office Depot could be found in just about every shopping center in America? Like these troubled chains, independent jan/san focused distribution is undergoing major changes that could someday make it as irrelevant in the marketplace as brick-and-mortar booksellers, movie rental houses, and office supply stores. In 1991,
Every year, automakers introduce new lines. Sometimes the differences in models are minor, but every few years the cars are totally reimagined with all the latest bells and whistles. Janitorial equipment manufacturers also release souped-up versions of their machines on a regular basis. With new products frequently flooding the crowded marketplace, buyers can feel overwhelmed.
This is the second article in our series on small business marketing for the web. In the first article, we talked about the need for small businesses to have an effective online presence and provided a quick start guide to get them going. Now we’re going to walk through the process of creating a practical
Last week, we discussed how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) made sweeping changes to Medicare payments by tying them to outcomes. The new reimbursement policies are comprehensive and touch all aspects of patient care, including housekeeping. The Takeaway Learn more about the affordable care act and how it affects the janitorial industry. Now that you
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard plenty about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how the sweeping reform affects U.S. health insurance. What you may not know, however, is that the law also has major ramifications on the cleaning industry. In an effort to improve patient care, the ACA rewards hospitals that
When you made up this year’s budget, how much did you calculate saving on labor? For cleaning businesses, labor costs account for approximately 80% of expenses. Here’s one idea to save, while maintaining productivity. Upgrade your machines to a faster, more efficient arsenal of commercial cleaning equipment. Did you know that it takes a worker 14