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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Rising to Excellence: All Care Sweeping

Rising to Excellence: All Care Sweeping

With over 20 years of experience keeping parking lots clean in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, Charles Joseph has had his hands full building a solid sweeping company that has stood the test of time and will continue to see strong growth long into the future. Sweeping Growth Strategies At the center of All […]

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American Sweeping, Inc. – 37 Years Later

American Sweeping, Inc. – 37 Years Later

Gale Holsman, President, and CEO of American Companies Inc., of which American Sweeping is a subsidiary has an arguably unparalleled track record. He has built an extraordinary Midwest corporation, with financially powerful tentacles reaching into just about every known site services industry. American Companies has flourished for over three and a half decades since 1984, […]

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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

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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7 New Technology Tools to Improve Your Deployment and Enhance Operations

7 New Technology Tools to Improve Your Deployment and Enhance Operations

Contractors know that winning municipal street sweeping and paving contracts is a competitive process. To win jobs, company owners must control costs and avoid equipment and workforce losses to maintain slim margins. Smart owners utilize technology to gain an advantage over their competition and keep their operating costs low. Software technologies for estimating and accounting […]

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Two New Programs Benefit 1-800-SWEEPER Partners!

Two New Programs Benefit 1-800-SWEEPER Partners!

1-800-SWEEPER has created two value-added tools to its arsenal of marketing programs and materials. A Marketing Toolkit is now available to all 1-800-SWEEPER Partners via the 1-800-SWEEPER website. The toolkit is designed to offer brand guidelines and standards as well as marketing program templates and downloadable logos in a variety of formats to ensure brand […]

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Payroll Dragging You Down? Here’s the Top 5 Payroll Platforms For You To Know

Payroll Dragging You Down? Here’s the Top 5 Payroll Platforms For You To Know

Small businesses tackle challenging tasks daily, but with 60.6 million U.S. workers employed by small businesses, effective management is essential to running a successful operation. Employees rely on timely payments, and employers risk a costly mistake if they misfile taxes. Payroll processing software through third-party vendors assumes responsibility for services from completing payroll forms, tracking […]

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Building Your Team

Building Your Team

Everyone knows the success of your business is directly related to the quality of your team. And every good team consists of players with a variety of skills. At NiteHawk, we’re fortunate to have incredible assemblers and welders in our production facility, skilled technicians in customer support, and tenacious salespeople out on the road. But […]

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New Trend Alert: These Three New Technologies Can Change Your Business Dramatically

New Trend Alert: These Three New Technologies Can Change Your Business Dramatically

If we’ve learned anything over the past 12 months in lockdown, it’s that we have to evolve to survive. Many of our businesses look very different than they did a year ago. And those of us who will continue to thrive are consistently looking for ways to become more sophisticated with steady revenue and loyal […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Grows Operations and Sales Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Grows Operations and Sales Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, MARCH 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) has further expanded its sales and operations teams. As an independent direct lender partnered with a bank, Oakmont is committed to offering customers low rates via a virtual, streamlined process. The three additions to the team enhance the company’s commitment to service: Aaron Dym, Controller, […]

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1-800-SWEEPER: 10 Years of Growth and Accomplishments

1-800-SWEEPER: 10 Years of Growth and Accomplishments

It’s been nearly 10 years since 1-800-SWEEPER burst onto the power sweeping industry scene in August of 2011. Armed with a vision, a powerful vanity phone number and the support of 22 sweeping company owners, Mike Lucht began what remains to be the only co-op organization in the sweeping industry. Headquartered in Toledo, OH, 1-800-SWEEPER […]

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The first commercial pilot program of autonomous Trombia Free street sweeper launches in the City of Espoo Finland

The first commercial pilot program of autonomous Trombia Free street sweeper launches in the City of Espoo Finland

Bicycle path in the City of Espoo gets cleaned fully autonomically and with 85 % less energy consumption. Commercial pilots will roll out through early 2021 to kick start the era of greener and more sustainable city cleaning. Finnish street maintenance technology developer Trombia Technologies launched the world’s first full-power autonomous street sweeper in September […]

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