The Benefits of Outsourcing Facility Maintenance Services

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Feb 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

One of the best ways to reduce facility maintenance expenses is to outsource tasks to a professional services organization.

This is especially true if you outsource to one organization that bundles solutions instead of outsourcing to multiple, different service providers. Not only will this save you money, you’ll also enjoy the perks of having one facility maintenance services partner who’s wholly dedicated to your organization.

And that’s not where the perks end! By using an outsourced provider, you can realize a reduction in facility maintenance services expenses in the following ways as well.

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Topics: Outsourcing

How to Reduce Outsourcing Expenses by Selecting the Right Vendor

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Dec 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

When the time comes to select a vendor, it’s important that you have all of your proverbial ducks in a row and that you don’t rush your decision. After all, this is going to be your business partner: someone who you’ll hold accountable to meet deadlines, stay on task, and help improve your bottom line.

So what can you do to make sure you’re selecting the right vendor? Read on to learn how to make an informed decision that can ultimately reduce your outsourcing expenses.

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Topics: Outsourcing

The Importance of Benchmarking Your Facility Maintenance Activities

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Dec 10, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Benchmarking is an incredibly important practice in the field of facility maintenance; primarily because it’s a powerful way to reduce operating expenses and improve sustainability.

Here are some reasons why your outsourced facility maintenance contractor should be properly benchmarking their activities. 

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Topics: Outsourcing, Sustainability

The Art of Offering Contract Incentives to Outsourced Vendors

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Dec 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Facility maintenance costs are hefty, so finding savings anywhere possible, can mean more budgetary room for other essential areas.

One of the best ways to cut costs is to incentivize outsourced vendors to help you reach your savings goals. By using performance-based contracting and contract incentives, you can easily get vendors on board with saving you money.

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Topics: Outsourcing

How to Avoid the Hidden Risks of the Lowest Bidder

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Nov 5, 2015 9:00:00 AM

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Saving money is nice. We all wish we could get our costs down and give our budget a little more wiggle room. But what are you willing to sacrifice in order to get there?

Although low bids can be tempting, they can be costly in the long run. In fact, hiring the vendor with the lowest bid can mean ongoing problems after the project is complete, leading to significantly higher lifecycle costs. 

Here are some ways you can avoid the hidden risks of the lowest bidder.

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Topics: Outsourcing

The Perks of Outsourced Custodial Services

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Oct 22, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Outsourced custodial services have their pros and cons. As with all outsourced services, you believe the price of a third party vendor is worth the time and effort it will save your in-house staff. But how much can outsourcing custodial services really benefit you?

If you’re not already outsourcing your custodial needs, here’s why you should start.

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Topics: Outsourcing

The Strategic Advantage of Outsourcing: 5 Outsourcing Tips

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Aug 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The decision to outsource is a major and strategic one for many companies. Although it can mean the organization has to relinquish control over the outsourced service, it can also mean major savings.

The Advantages of Outsourcing 

There are numerous advantages of outsourcing. Here are a few that will have the biggest impact on your organization. 

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Topics: Outsourcing

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