As with most equipment purchases, choosing the right trencher is more about your business than it is about the equipment itself. How many inches a machine trenches per hour is one measure of productivity, but that's only part of the story.
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.
Buildings everywhere are doing the green thing.
Commercial buildings, homes and even entire neighborhoods
are being designed with sustainability in mind.
Consumers want it, realtors know it sells, governments are
demanding it and engineers and architects are delivering.
You’ve probably heard it
said that entrepreneurs are
“married to their work.”
It’s true. Running a company
requires amazing quantities
of time, energy, and
devotion. But there is one
big difference: while matrimony
is all about maintaining
a healthy relationship
with another person, being
married to a business is all
about maintaining healthy
(and profitable!) relationships
with several groups
A lot goes into a nice
looking lawn. A variety of
plants, trees and shrubs
might enhance the turf,
giving the yard a pleasing,
Fences, gateways, walls
and fountains are other
common fixtures. Yet for
all the ornamental beauty
add to the lawn, all the
more challenges there
are in maneuvering
around them once it’s
time to mow.
ROBERT TAYLOR FLED HOUSTON ON
Friday, September 12, to avoid the
wrath of Hurricane Ike. The fate of
his home and his company was left
in the hands of Mother Nature, and
though Taylor, president of Bio
Landscape and Maintenance, Inc.,
a Yellowstone Landscape company...
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
(SOPs) are the lifeblood of any successful
company and should be developed for
every process in your business. You
should have procedures for everything
from hiring new employees to equipment
maintenance, to how to properly