Your Guide to Creating a Comprehensive Scope of Work

Creating a Scope of Work (SOW) is one of the most important steps in beginning a new relationship between a vendor and a client. A SOW is the document that provides an in depth and detailed description of the work that will be performed by the vendor, such as snow removal or landscaping. Any question … Continue reading Your Guide to Creating a Comprehensive Scope of Work

Four Ways Associations Can Help You Build Your Business

Being new to an industry, one of the most important and valuable ways you can spend your time is getting involved in the appropriate associations. In addition to the obvious advantage of getting face time with your potential clients, there are a few other huge reasons why this is a good investment for your company – and for your career.

Four Best Invoicing Practices for Vendors

One of the most time consuming elements of any facility manager’s job is the management of invoices. Of course, there are two sides to billing: Accounts Payable – bills you must pay - and Accounts Receivable – bills you are being paid for. As a provider of services to clients, as well as a vendor … Continue reading Four Best Invoicing Practices for Vendors

How to Select a New Vendor: Four Top Criteria to Consider

Sourcing new vendor partners can be one of the most challenging parts of a property or facility manager’s role. Your company may go through this process every three years, every year, or on an as-needed basis, but the criteria for selecting a partner to complete your contract services remains the same. There are thousands of contractors available to do the work required – so how do you select the best one? It comes down to four main considerations...