Posts Tagged ‘outsourcing’

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

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.... [...]

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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.,... [...]

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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... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

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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... [...]

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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... [...]

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... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Gathering Info On Vendors

When investigating maintenance outsourcing companies, where do most facility managers... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Should You Outsource?

A facility manager is seeking outsourcing... [...]