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Mergers & Acquisitions in the Power Sweeping Industry:

Mergers & Acquisitions in the Power Sweeping Industry:

How a unified group of companies creates synergistic value Face it, nobody knows your power sweeping business as well as you do. Perhaps you started the company. Or maybe your parents started the business with a single sweeper 30 years ago and you’ve helped expand the business over time. In any case, you know the [...]

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Interview with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services

Interview with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services

An interview with PAM Sweeping Services operating in and around the NYC area. PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services operates in and around the NYC area with over 50 years of experience in the industry. We were lucky enough to speak with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services to see how their business began, [...]

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Jack Davenport of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services

Jack Davenport of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services

An interview with Eric Sunderland of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services in Bakersfield, CA. Being in business since 1979, Jack Davenport Sweeping Services has remained a powerful street sweeping force throughout California. They’ve provided quality day porter, power washing, parking lot sweeping, and street sweeping services for construction clients, property management companies, and counties. They offer [...]

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Late Summer Sweeping

Late Summer Sweeping

Late summer and early fall, when many of the sweeping contractors are out mowing and landscaping, there doesn’t seem to be a need to sweep streets except for after parades and festivals. But for preventing stormwater pollution, this could not be further from the case. Early in the year, we are all about spring cleaning. [...]

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Leveraging References for New Municipal Business

Leveraging References for New Municipal Business

Breaking into the market for whales [huge clients] for any professional service is difficult without an inside connection. Most of the business for consistently large volume clients is done through referral, and earning that business can be as much a game of politics as a game of skill. Here are a few ways you can [...]

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Hush that sweeper!

Hush that sweeper!

Most of us don’t give much consideration to noise on a day-to-day basis, but you may find yourself on a job site in both business and residential areas that limit the decibel level permitted. Many cities have developed noise ordinances that restrict the allowable noise level(s) at certain times of day for different zoned areas [...]

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Sweeper Summit 2016 Announcement

Sweeper Summit 2016 Announcement

Sweeper Summit 2016 is excited to announce the first of many guest speakers, Eric Van Dam. Eric is currently a Vice President at Quarton International. Eric has over 10 years of investment banking, private equity, and hedge fund experience. Prior to joining Quarton, Eric was a hedge fund analyst at Kingdon Capital, a $2.5 billion [...]

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Fleet Management Software: Top 4 Benefits for Your Sweeper Business

Fleet Management Software: Top 4 Benefits for Your Sweeper Business

Managing your fleet of street sweepers can take many forms. While some people might swear by the traditional method of paper and pen when scheduling and tracking their vehicles, this process can easily gobble up valuable time that could be spent better on other goals like increasing business or reaching out to customers. Fleet management [...]

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Planning for Success

Planning for Success

Expanding your business will most likely involve significant investment of time and treasure. This is why it is necessary to take the time to think it through and develop a solid and doable business plan before anything else. There are numerous business action plan templates available over the Internet but one authoritative model, called SWOT, [...]

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A Guide for Developing a Comprehensive Marketing Strategy

A Guide for Developing a Comprehensive Marketing Strategy

Even though most business owners recognize the importance of developing a business plan outlining their company’s strategies and course for success, the marketing strategy component, because it is sometimes buried in the overall business model, may not be given the attention, time, and research it deserves. This may be because business owners feel they know [...]

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