Category: Operational Management Focus

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4 Ways to Cut Down Last Mile Delivery Costs in 2020

“Amazon has spent an amount on shipping in the last year that is more than the GDP of 100 countries in the world. It is unfathomable. They continue to do that because their stock price continues to hover near $2,000 and this questionable allocation of spend doesn’t seem to bring its stock price down,” Sucharita […]

5 Best Security Guard Scheduling Software Solutions in 2020

Creating an effective schedule for your security guard staff comes with many challenges. There are multiple job sites with their own unique shift times and rotations. So when assigning shifts, you have to account for all this along with ensuring the right employee is scheduled, sometimes a shift requires someone with certain skills. This information […]

Restaurant Payroll: Get the Basics Right

Managing a restaurant comes with its own sets of challenges and processing payroll is probably one of the most complexes. Not only because it needs to be properly explained to new employees to ensure compliance but also due to the many complex laws restaurant owners must adhere to avoid lawsuits and penalties.  In this blog, […]

6 Key Takeaways of the New Truck Driving Laws

Finally in August of 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), under the United States Department of Transportation, announced changes to its hours-of-service rules that will greatly increase the flexibility of truck drivers’ while they’re on duty. And this has been a long time coming for many truck drivers.  “FMCSA wants drivers and all […]

6 Expert Ways to Engage Seasonal Workers

‘Tis the season! Whether you need more drivers or cashiers during the holidays or servers during the summer months, you need your seasonal workers to be engaged. Engaged workers, as in individuals genuinely and emotionally invested in their employers and their job role, are far more productive, provide superior customer service, have less accidents and […]

The Complete Guide for Switching to Time Clock Software

Are you still using pen and paper timesheets to track attendance? It’s time to climb off your dinosaur and look around. It’s 2019, and the use of antiquated timesheets in your attendance management and payroll calculations is costing you money. It also has the potential of costing you much more if you don’t stay ahead […]

7 Must Have Apps for Carpet Cleaning Companies

When starting a carpet cleaning business there are a lot of things to consider. Should I franchise? How do I choose my location from which to operate? Which tools do I need to buy? How can I attract customers? All these are very valid concerns and you will no doubt encounter them more than once […]

7 Effective Management Tips for Hotel Management

You’ve probably heard the saying, “A hotel is only as good as its employees.” That’s why you need skilled employees who provide exceptional customer service, otherwise, even the best hotel won’t make it. As the manager, it’s up to you to make this happen and with our easy seven tips for hotel management, you’re well […]

These 3 Apps Will Help Retailers Benefit From Small Business Saturday

You probably already know what Small Business Saturday is but in case you’re a new small business owner or haven’t heard of this event for some reason, it’s one worth paying attention to. Why? Because last year US consumers spent about $15.4 billion on Small Business Saturday (SBS) at small and independent retailers and restaurants! […]

Digitize Incident Report Forms & Transform How You Handle Workplace Incidents

Whether you’re a small business or a large enterprise, you always want to avoid and stay ahead of workplace incidents like occupational injury and accidents, fatal or minor near misses, environmental cases, facility or work environment flaws. On top of that, you should encourage a good incident reporting culture to create a safer workplace and […]

Top 11 Apps for Security Guards

Security guards are on the go, which means that they can be (and feel) disconnected from their companies. However, technology means security guards can stay in touch with the office instead of being lone wolf operators. It may not provide the human touch, but mobile apps mean security guards don’t need to be on their […]

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