The Need For KPIs Is Growing

By |February 23rd, 2017|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, margin, profitability|

Managing a business used to be simpler. You studied quarterly and annual reports for revenues and expenses, analyzed market trends and made predictions about market demand. Then, best guess forecasts would be made on where anticipated sales might fall. You’d look back on those conjectures, assemble the reports, then forecast the whole thing all over [...]

Why You Should Consider Technology for Best Practices

By |January 10th, 2017|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, janitorial software, profitability|

As a software and services provider to the building service contractor, we regularly participate in lengthy conversations with industry leaders about the most challenging aspects of running their businesses. The need for technology as an automated management tool is clear and the benefits are significant, regardless of company size. While software helps save time and [...]

Employee Turnover and What You Can Do About It (Part 2 of 2)

By |December 5th, 2016|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, employee turnover, janitorial software, profitability, workforce management|

In our last post, we discussed some conventional methods for reducing employee turnover.  While they are solid methods, the turnover rate remains high, around 75% on average across the industry.  It is thought employees often leave for better paying jobs or a position with distinct advancement opportunities.  However, this is a misperception and can be [...]

Employee Turnover and What You Can Do About It (Part 1 of 2)

By |November 30th, 2016|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, employee turnover, janitorial software, margin, profitability, workforce management|

Employee turnover, it happens, especially in service businesses.  Turnover has always been high in the cleaning industry and is one of the main influencers on profitability.  Some turnover is unavoidable and predictable, which include seasonal work or employees jumping ship for a slight bump in pay or hours.  Given the nature of the industry an [...]

Product Spotlight: Managing Your Supplies More Effectively

By |June 21st, 2016|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, janitorial software, profitability, supply management|

Running out of supplies can not only be disruptive, but costly as well. CC Supplies, part of the Mobile Solutions Suite, is a mobile app that can save you money, time, and keep your clients happy. CC Supplies was developed so field managers can spend more time with crews and customers, and less time ordering [...]

3 Takeaways From the BSCAI Executive Management Seminar

By |June 1st, 2016|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, janitorial software, profitability|

This year’s Executive Management Seminar was a great turnout of BSC leaders and their management teams. Strategies for achieving company priorities were discussed over this 2 day gathering. Here are three takeaways from the insights we learned from listening to these fascinating discussions: Time management skills: How can I improve mine? We all know that [...]

Equipment Management and QR Codes for the BSC

By |May 11th, 2016|building service contractors, commercial cleaning solution, janitorial software, profitability|

Building service contractors are understanding the value of best practices across their entire service delivery chain. In a competitive market place, this adds up to more dollars and superior service delivery with each contract. Managing your equipment inventory is an important part of this chain. BSC’s who we have worked with implementing equipment management best [...]

How can BSCs Thrive and Survive in 2016? (Part 4 of 4)

By |April 5th, 2016|building service contractors|

A 4-part post from Accelerator CC -- Every year, we at Accelerator CC step back and take a look at the industry trends that are affecting our customers, and those that will soon be impacting their day-to-day operations in the near future. In this 4-part post series, we outline our view of the increasing pressures [...]

How can BSCs Thrive and Survive in 2016? (Part 3 of 4)

By |March 15th, 2016|building service contractors|

A 4-part post from Accelerator CC -- Every year, we at Accelerator CC step back and take a look at the industry trends that are affecting our customers, and those that will soon be impacting their day-to-day operations in the near future. In this 4-part post series, we outline our view of the increasing pressures [...]

How can BSCs Thrive and Survive in 2016? (Part 2 of 4)

By |February 22nd, 2016|building service contractors|

A 4-part post from Accelerator CC -- Every year, we at Accelerator CC step back and take a look at the industry trends that are affecting our customers, and those that will soon be impacting their day-to-day operations in the near future. In this 4-part post series, we outline our view of the increasing pressures [...]