Once upon a time, smart irrigation control was a hard sell. Property
owners, grounds managers and homeowners associations didn't see a need
for it. "Why put in an expensive smart irrigation system when the old
one works just fine?"
To define Dixie Chopper as a family business would be an understatement at best. In 1980, when Art and Jean Evans began the journey of building their company, little did they know that it would eventually be the lifeblood of their children, Warren, Wesley, Wendi and Macky Lynn.
AT ONE POINT, THERE WERE MORE THAN 40,000 PAPER ROUTE CARDS
covering one of the walls at Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape
Care in Denver, Colorado. “Needless to say, it was an inefficient
process that was killing us and resulting in mistakes for our clients,”
recalls John Gibson, director of operations.
THE ECONOMY IS CHANGING.
Some companies feel it; some don’t.
But whether or not they’re feeling
the pinch, there are strategies that
can help companies buffer themselves
from the economic turmoil
Many busy entrepreneurs
get so caught up
in day-to-day operations that
they sometimes overlook
tools that could make running
their business a lot easier.
management software is one
of these tools.
A well-run office keeps customers happy and informed. It facilitates smooth scheduling and helps ensure you’re getting paid for all the work you do. Better yet, it can make it easier for you to do every job more profitably.
Landscape companies of all sizes are being pushed to achieve increased capacity and better margins. Today’s business climate requires contractors to squeeze higher volume and productivity out of the same 24-hour day.