Posts Tagged ‘outsourcing’

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...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Hiring An Outside Facility Auditor

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... ...Read More...

Outsourcing In FM Still Hot Topic Of Conversation

The Global Facility Management Association (Global FM) kicked off its series of International Workshops in 2012 with two successful workshops held in Dubai, U.A.E. and in Paris, France. Both examined the topic of facilities management outsourcing from two very different... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Gathering Info On Vendors

When investigating maintenance outsourcing companies, where do most facility managers... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Should You Outsource?

A facility manager is seeking outsourcing... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Contract Consolidation

When considering outsourcing, how do you determine which contractors can—or SHOULD—be consolidated (if... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

Ever toy with the idea of outsourcing certain facility management services? If so, which ones? What was the outcome? Share your thoughts... ...Read More...

Global FM Workshop Recap

Many questions were tackled at the 11th Global FM International Workshop held alongside the Th!nk FM conference earlier this month in Nottingham,... ...Read More...

Cloud-Based Outsourcing Solutions on the Rise

Outsourcing has expanded significantly as both a management practice and an industry over the past... ...Read More...