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Last mile delivery books are a hot item on the market due to the increasing advancements in fast shipping programs over the last several years. Last mile books are an excellent way to develop an insider’s knowledge on how the importance of last mile delivery has skyrocketed and how to implement an efficient system in your own business.  In the age of two-day shipping and same-day delivery, a company’s last mile delivery process is a…

One of the biggest perks about working in the delivery business is that there’s often a lot of time to listen– at least for drivers. This makes podcasts a popular option for anyone in the transportation industry.  But what if you wanted to improve your professional game and expand your delivery knowledge base while listening to entertaining, engaging media? That’s where delivery business podcasts come in. The following is our list of the top last…

As the new workforce comes of age, many worry that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation may eliminate jobs for human workers. However, those working in the skilled trades need not worry. While there may be an increase in the use of automation and AI, this technology will likely increase the number of jobs needed, not eliminate them. This is because humans have the upper hand when it comes to manual labor jobs: Robots currently do…

The average U.S. citizen produces about 4.4 pounds of trash per day — and that’s just looking at solid waste. Although this is a significant figure itself, physical trash isn’t the only source of waste produced by individuals on a day-to-day basis. We all produce waste indirectly, from the way we consume energy in the home to the emissions created driving our cars to work or the grocery store. The more you pay attention, the…

Business efficiency refers to how much output a business produces versus input. If a company can produce quality work for a small amount of money, time, and resources, then it is considered efficient. However, many factors can affect efficiency in the workplace, including unproductive employees and business growth. To keep efficiency a priority, many small business owners overwork themselves to make up for the lost time. One survey found that 25% of entrepreneurs work more…

Customer satisfaction — the extent to which a business succeeds at providing products and services to fulfill customer needs, inquiries, and expectations — should be a priority for any company for a variety of reasons.  One study observed that 92% of companies that have placed high importance on customer satisfaction and experience have reported an increase in customer loyalty, with 84% reporting an uplift in revenue and a cost savings of 79%. If you want…

In any manual service industry, being efficient is vital. You need to have the tools for success if you intend for your window cleaning business to be profitable. Here at WorkWave, we know exactly what cleaning service professionals need because we have been working extensively with them. We want to take the difficulty out of entering this industry by helping you learn what window cleaner tools you will need. First, we will tackle the basics…

As an arborist, being the best at what you do is not enough. Getting more people to patronize your business can be a challenging feat and requires a series of strategic steps. Fortunately, you don’t need to be — or pay — a marketing expert to get more traffic into your tree business. Here we give you some tips to help you develop and implement a marketing strategy. Photo by North Shore Rescue licensed under…

In the modern age, most homeowners and property managers find arborists through tree service websites. The best websites for tree care companies provide transparent information about services and easy ways to contact the company.  Below are WorkWave’s top 10 best websites for tree service businesses. We have done our best to include companies that provide an excellent example of professional tree care company websites. What to Look for in a Professional Arborist’s Website: A professional…

The tree service industry is extremely competitive, and it can be a challenge to make your own tree service business stand out from the rest. One of the best ways to help build your brand and make your business come through is with a comprehensive advertising strategy. There are so many different ways to advertise and numerous helpful tools out there, that it can be challenging to know where to start. If you’re new to…

Advertising is pretty easy these days, with social media platforms and search engines offering programs for creating ads. The best part is that you don’t have to shell out a lot of money to make a significant impact. You just need to know who to reach and how to reach them effectively. Today, we’ll cover how to advertise a handyman business both in print and digital. We’ll include a few handyman advertising ideas and handyman…

Technicians employ an impressive level of knowledge and skill when it comes to repairing and installing garage doors. And if they have the right tools for their job, they can become even more effective. In this article, we will cover some of the essential garage door tools that will help your team of technicians succeed. Locking Pliers Photo by Unknown author is licensed under CC BY 3.0 While there is a general list of tools…

Once you have established your pressure washing business, you will need to search for new business. There are many opportunities to find new clients; you just need to know where to look and how to reach them.  Along with the traditional method of physical advertising, having an online pressure washing advertising campaign is essential. A digital marketing strategy takes you further than the conventional way ever will, but both have their place of importance. Cultivating…

Pool service technicians trust in various tools because of the wide range of projects they face. They rely on specialty tools like lid wrenches, nets, and vacuum hoses. But there are a set of tools not geared for the pool industry, which make up a vital component of the toolkit. This article examines the most vital pool service technician tools to get the job done. You never know when the time is right to use…

When marketing your pool cleaning business, you may want to try different ways to promote your services to the public. While it may seem somewhat daunting to develop pool service marketing strategies, many outlets are available to expand your marketing presence. If you’re aiming to be the go-to pool service for the average pool owner’s cleaning needs, you’ll need to implement the most effective strategies to attract customers and keep them coming back. It’s not…

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal, and that goes for a home-made lunch, too. Preparing your meal is the best option for your health and your finances. You control your portions and your menu while also saving a big chunk of your paycheck from expensive restaurant bills.  Service contractors and construction industry workers need a lunch bag that holds up to rugged conditions on the job site. They’ll need a sturdy, insulated lunch bag to…

Construction is a professional field that requires skills and unique equipment because for the most part, the workplace is as rugged as it is dangerous. Contractors and construction workers already have it in their mind that choosing the right equipment is one of the most important considerations they need to take to work in construction; phone durability being one such consideration. Worksites create many challenges for phone operations. Along with the dust and dangerous equipment,…

The contractors of the world live and die by their trucks. With a reliable work truck, you’ll be able to make it to the job site in any road condition carrying all the tools, material, and personnel you’ll need to get the job done right. Every job and every workday begins and ends with a solid work truck, which means taking the time to research the best work vehicle for a contractor is of utmost…

The best rugged tablet for contractors is simply a tablet that can stand up to hard everyday use, even at a construction site. A good construction tablet will stand up to drops, temperature changes, heavy dust, potential moisture, and so much more. With that in mind, not every tablet will be a construction tablet, no matter how powerful it might be. We’ve rounded up the best rugged tablets available to help you make an informed…

The art of chimney sweeping requires extensive focus and a good pair of hands to ensure the job gets done properly and on time. Having the right chimney cleaning tools makes the process go by a lot smoother. With advancements in professional chimney sweeping tools, several options have hit the market, and we’re here to review the best of them for you. If you want to run a successful full-service chimney sweep business, you probably…