Going National: A Look at 1-800-SWEEPER’s Past, Present, and Future

Going National: A Look at 1-800-SWEEPER’s Past, Present, and Future

Though 1-800-SWEEPER has become an industry giant, it wasn’t always that way. What started as an option to make it easier for regional customers to reach Progressive Sweeping has grown into a national organization that provides lead generation, support, education, and networking for other contractors in the power sweeping industry. But how did it grow […]

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Unique Approach: Manny Saxena’s Transit from Equity Funds to Contract Sweeping Services

Unique Approach: Manny Saxena’s Transit from Equity Funds to Contract Sweeping Services

Born in India and educated in the United States, Manvendra Saxena, or Manny as he prefers to be called, was working well at a private equity fund, Broadtree Partners, when the fund began looking at two family-owned and -operated sweeping services. Founded by Leonard Vella in 1958 at the very beginning of the sweeping industry, […]

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The Perfect Storm: How Jake’s Sweeping Tornados is Sweeping Up San Francisco Bay

The Perfect Storm: How Jake’s Sweeping Tornados is Sweeping Up San Francisco Bay

How does taking over a friend’s side hustle turned into a wildly successful business? Growing up in a family full of entrepreneurs, is it any wonder that Darren Estrada of Jake’s Sweeping Tornados had the entrepreneurial spirit at a young age? After selling a prior business, Mr. Estrada was looking for a new opportunity when […]

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Help Your Fleet Beat the Heat

Help Your Fleet Beat the Heat

Heatwaves have hit hard this summer, shattering record temperatures across the US. As we all continue to work through a hot summer, it’s important to be mindful of the effects extreme heat can have on your equipment. Though most sweeping is done at night, even storage in a hot location can create issues with your […]

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Transform Your  Business With These 5 Content Marketing Tips

Transform Your Business With These 5 Content Marketing Tips

Marketing your business can be hard to navigate from the start. Likewise, it can be challenging to determine which content marketing tools to use and which tools are suitable for your company. So, where should you start? Here are 5 tips that can help you put your business out there in the community. 1. Do […]

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Top 7 Benefits of Local Advertising on Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business

Top 7 Benefits of Local Advertising on Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business

Every company can use targeted marketing strategies to their benefit. While you may not limit your street sweeping and paving services to one location, you should still invest in local advertising. Local advertising gives you exposure, develops brand recognition, and builds trust among potential customers. Here, we present the top benefits of investing in local […]

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Commercial Credit Group Inc. Closes $75 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Commercial Credit Group Inc. Closes $75 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Charlotte-based equipment finance company closes inaugural NAIC 1 equivalent investment-grade offering. CHARLOTTE, NC (May 19, 2021) – Commercial Credit Group Inc. (CCG), an independent commercial equipment finance company, today announced the closing of a private placement of $75,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes are NAIC 1 equivalent and due May 2026. […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Docs and Funding Team Members

Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Docs and Funding Team Members

WEST CHESTER, PA, JUNE 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) recently promoted two key members of its documents and funding departments. Both team members are seasoned equipment finance professionals and will take on additional responsibilities to better serve customers with a streamlined financing process. Oakmont Capital Service’s leadership team is pleased to announce the following […]

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3 Essential Customer Communication Tools

3 Essential Customer Communication Tools

Running a business requires a great deal of care and coordination, particularly when it comes to ensuring that your customers know what’s happening on a regular basis. While previous generations might rely only on word-of-mouth advertising, billboards, or newspaper ads to get the word out about a sale, there are plenty of newer options for […]

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NiteHawk Installs 100% LED Lighting

NiteHawk Installs 100% LED Lighting

NiteHawk Sweepers in Kent, Washington has been developing more efficient and sustainable lighting systems in our facilities for six years. Beginning in 2015, we opted into a credit program with our power company–Puget Sound Energy–and equipped our entire interior facility with LED bulbs. This is one of the sustainability initiatives that helped us reduce our […]

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1-800-SWEEPER More Than A Number! New Partners Recognize The Value

1-800-SWEEPER More Than A Number! New Partners Recognize The Value

1-800-SWEEPER continues to grow as we welcome 4 new Partners so far in 2021. Clean Sweep of Orlando in Orlando, FL, Professional Cleaning Company in Rolling Hills, IL, More Clean of Texas in San Antonio, and our newest addition, A Clean Sweep in Grand Rapids, MI. “All four companies are welcome additions to the organization”, […]

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NiteHawk Sweepers: A Carbon Neutral, Green-Energy Facility

NiteHawk Sweepers: A Carbon Neutral, Green-Energy Facility

Beginning April 1st of 2021, NiteHawk Sweepers in Kent, Washington became a fully carbon-neutral facility powered exclusively by green energy. This means every single-engine, noise-reducing hydraulic sweeper that drives off our production line was manufactured with minimal impact on the environment. How did a bunch of “trash guys” manage to accomplish this? We Got the […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Broadens Sales and Credit Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Broadens Sales and Credit Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, MAY 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) has added an experienced sales professional and two operations team members to its staff. The additions to the team will expand Oakmont’s industry reach and enable the independent lender to continue to provide a streamlined, efficient application process for customers. The three additions to the […]

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