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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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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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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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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