Western Sweeping LLC

Western Sweeping LLC

In 2020, a new female entrepreneur and her new commercial pavement sweeping company entered the virtually 100% male-dominated industry. Marie Miller of Western Sweeping LLC in Phoenix, AZ has been leading her business to soaring growth over these past two years, from zero to five new sweeper trucks and a field staff now consisting of […]

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Sweeper Guys: Eco-Friendly Street Sweeping with a Technological Edge

Sweeper Guys: Eco-Friendly Street Sweeping with a Technological Edge

There are many street-sweeping companies across this great nation, and all of them have their own unique value propositions, even if it’s just a matter of presentation style. Sweeper Guys of Costa Mesa, California are completely unique in their industry. In the early days of their rise to prominence in the Costa Mesa street sweeping […]

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Oklahoma Facility Services

Oklahoma Facility Services

You’ve heard of landscaping businesses and street-sweeping businesses. But there’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of a company that combines the two as well as Oklahoma Facility Services (OFS), and that is also what sets them apart from any company that does either of the two above-mentioned services. In today’s brick-and-mortar business world, […]

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Environmental Equipment Sales & Service, LLC, added to Schwarze Trusted Dealer Network

Huntsville, AL, December 16, 2022: Schwarze Industries LLC is proud to welcome and announce the addition of our newest dealer, Environmental Equipment Sales & Service, to our Schwarze Trusted Dealer Network. Effective immediately, EESS will provide Sales, Service, and Parts for Schwarze products for all VT, NH, ME, MA, CT, RI. EESS will be responsible […]

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5 Practical Ways To Find New Clients for Your Small Business

5 Practical Ways To Find New Clients for Your Small Business

As a sweeping contractor, trying to keep up with the seasons of handling tons of work and nearly more work in sight usually leads to attempting to balance both so you can effectively manage your time. Here are several methods you can practice to get your business out of dry spell seasons and secure more […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Celebrates 25 Years

Oakmont Capital Services Celebrates 25 Years

West Chester, PA, January 2023 – Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year! Established in 1998 as an equipment finance broker with Joe Leonard, CLFP, at the helm, the company’s journey has been a winding road to success over the past two and a half decades. OCS has matured into a direct […]

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4 Big New Year’s Questions to Ask Yourself as a Small Business Owner

4 Big New Year’s Questions to Ask Yourself as a Small Business Owner

The most successful business owners see themselves as lifetime learners. They’re always listening and asking questions of family, friends, employees, peers, experts, and others. They’re likely to have a mentor. Here are some basic questions and resources for answers that all small business owners in the commercial pavement sweeping industry should be asking themselves. The […]

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Wajax signs agreement with Minuteman International to become Exclusive Citymaster product dealer

Wajax signs agreement with Minuteman International to become Exclusive Citymaster product dealer

Toronto, Ontario (November 28, 2022) – Wajax Corporation is now the exclusive official dealer of Hako Citymaster line of outdoor cleaning machines across Canada. The Citymaster product line offers an increasing range of cleaning products that can take on outdoor and municipal cleaning tasks (properties, sports fields, greenspaces, etc.). Citymaster also offers sweepers and machines […]

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Top 6 Tips and Tricks To Optimize Payroll for Your Business

Top 6 Tips and Tricks To Optimize Payroll for Your Business

Managing payroll can be daunting when trying to ensure employees are efficiently paid, laws are followed, and accurate records are kept. As Entrepreneur.com states, it’s not easy, but there are ways to ease the stress. These 6 tips can help make your business’s payroll process run more smoothly. Utilize a Payroll Calendar Creating a calendar […]

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Equipment Financing Advice: 25-Years in the Making

Equipment Financing Advice: 25-Years in the Making

It’s a new year, and we’re cautiously optimistic that 2023 will bring a more stable approach to business. What do we mean by that? 2020 and most of 2021 kept us knee-deep in changes due to the pandemic, and 2022 brought no less than nine interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, including price increases […]

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International Sweeper Summit – A Success in Tampa

International Sweeper Summit – A Success in Tampa

The International Sweeper Summit & Equipment Expo concluded October 28th at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa and was the largest attended event to date. This year’s event was open to all contractors, municipalities, and professionals in the sweeping industry. Schwarze Industries, the Title Sponsor for a third year as well as this year’s Title Sponsor […]

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9 Tips for Managing Workplace Conflict

9 Tips for Managing Workplace Conflict

A business risks a lot by allowing poor conflict resolution habits in the workplace. There are often extreme consequences to productivity and quality when workers are not able to communicate or cooperate due to unresolved conflicts. Customer satisfaction ultimately can suffer and profitability may be jeopardized. Fortunately, there is a lot of helpful information about […]

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Building a Resilient Business in a Recession

Building a Resilient Business in a Recession

According to a recent YouGov poll, three in five Americans think we’re currently in a recession. The U.S. Government has also announced that the economy had shrunk by 0.6% from April through June this year. This is the same as the previous quarter, which puts us into a recession by the general definition of two […]

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