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(LAS VEGAS, NEV.) Every year at ISSA/INTERCLEAN, ProTeam® awards the manufacturer representative and rep groups who have made significant contributions to the year’s success. This year in Las Vegas, ProTeam named Mike Sailors of Ryan, Saffel & Associates as The Mark Reimers Sales Representative of the Year and The Osborne Group as The Larry Shideler Manufacturer Representative Group of the Year. Buckley & Associates received the highest honor as Outstanding Manufacturer Representative Agency with the best five-year growth rate.

These tips will help you persevere through the growth and evolution of your business over the long haul.

Good communication is one of the hallmark qualities of a great leader. Use these strategies to enhance your workplace communication skills.

Is going with a fleet of vehicles right for your cleaning company? Here are a few advantages of fleet vehicles you might not be aware of.

Whether you've been in business one week or five years, an infusion of funds is always welcome. But what type of financing is best for your business? There are so many factors to consider--from the stage of your business to how much it'll cost to get the money--that just choosing a path to follow can be overwhelming.

TEAM Software is an employee-owned software company based in Omaha, NE. TEAM provides solutions and services designed specifically for the builiding service and security industries. For more information about TEAM, visit www.teamsoftware.com.

Last year, I wrote the article “Effective Training of Today’s Diverse Workforce” for SERVICES, and it included numerous examples of how technology can improve training. Since this is the 2013 technology issue, this article will update some of the changes I have witnessed since that article first appeared.

It used to be that the commercial cleaning business was a fairly simple, low-tech affair—a mop, a bucket, some rags, and a few cleaning chemicals were all you needed for most jobs. These days, however, the products and equipment used by BSCs are far more advanced and high tech.

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Orbio Technologies, a Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) group, and a leading innovator in sustainable water-based cleaning technologies, announces the Green Seal GS-37 certification

These days, going “green” is much more than a fad—it’s an important part of a BSC’s business strategy. However, with Americans using more water per day than ever before and the population constantly growing, we’re going to have to add a bluer shade of color to how we define sustainability.

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