Articles | Bidding & Workloading


5 Ways to Make the Most of Digital Disruption
Mike Marks | July 11, 2018

From Internet of Things (IoT)-connected factories to distributors’ customer relationship management (CRM) systems to service supply contractors’ workload management software, technology is...read more


Choosing a New Software Tool
Levi Sauerbrei | July 2, 2018

Every business has processes in place that could be more efficient. Too often, they stay the way they are because it is...read more


A Journey Through the (Cleaning) Times
Mickey Crowe | May 15, 2018

I have most of the past versions of the ISSA Cleaning Times standards in my possession. The first one I have, the...read more


11 Ways to Reduce Cleaning Operations Costs
Michael Schaffer | May 11, 2018

Invariably, every business wants to find ways to cut operating costs. Many of the best-run companies in our industry regularly analyze operations...read more


How Long Does Carpeting Take to Dry?
Robert Kravitz | May 4, 2018

Carpet-cleaning technicians tell me one of the most frequently asked questions they receive from clients is, “How long it will take the...read more


Gathering Information During a Walkthrough: A Complete Guide
Sharon L. Cowan | May 3, 2018

There is nothing more crucial to the acquisition of new business than a successful walkthrough. So let’s start at the beginning: After...read more


Selling Cleaning Contracts
Cliff Beiser | April 26, 2018

“Do everything in your power to make the people you are hoping to sell feel appreciated and important, and they will become...read more


Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?
Cliff Beiser | April 25, 2018

Henry Ford said, “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” This is so true when trying to find...read more