As much as the industry has changed, many cleaning contractors find that the old-fashioned way of marketing—making cold calls, often by walking into facilities they wish to clean—is still an effective way to secure new customers. However, many cleaning contractors do not like this or any type of cold calling, and many more simply do not have the time to do it.
Depending on the size of your company, IT (information technology) and hardware systems can run the gamut from fairly simplistic to too futuristic for even the Jetsons. However, when broken down into manageable sections, ensuring your company has the right-sized IT system need not be as frightening a prospect as you might think.
In the past decade, new technologies have given facility managers and BSCs the opportunity to make their buildings run more effectively and efficiently. The same goes for the pest management industry, which over the past few years has introduced new technology that can help your facility manage pests more efficiently—and with less impact on the environment.