Posts Tagged ‘outsourcing’

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Johnson Controls | Selling Facilities Management Outsourcing Division

Johnson Controls announces its intention to divest its Global Workplace Solutions...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Anticipating Snow Removal

One facility management professional is looking for advice on the most cost effective way to handle snow...Read More...

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Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services Sector

Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon....Read More...

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DTZ Announces Facility Management Wins, Contract Extensions

The company now provides a range of facility management services to 17 organizations; represents more than 300 clients throughout the...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Labor Rate Calculations

One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living. . Rates vary with location as it pertains to cost of living.,...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Landscaping Hard Services

A facility management professional in the United Arab Emirates struggles to define hard service landscaping...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: “In Or Out?”

Tricks Of The Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom revisits the age old question about outsourcing and provides some pros and cons. From the May 2013...Read More...

When researching landscape service providers, facility managers (fms) should make sure a company’s bid accurately captures scope of work, includes a startup plan, and demonstrates the ability to offer multi-year plans with designs and budgets so fms can plan for the future. Photo: PLANET/Philippe Nobile Photography

Services & Maintenance: Grounds Check

Vetting landscape service providers ensures they add value to site maintenance plans. From the April 2013...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Service Line Contracts

When it comes to outsourcing facility management functions, is it true that the trend seems to be to look for ways to integrate service functions locally and across the portfolio of...Read More...