profitability

The Need For KPIs Is Growing

By |2018-04-05T19:13:08+00:00February 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 |2017-08-11T15:58:06+00:00January 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 |2017-08-11T15:58:06+00:00December 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 |2017-08-11T15:58:06+00:00November 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 |2017-08-11T15:58:06+00:00June 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 |2017-08-11T15:58:06+00:00June 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