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When it comes to routing and logistics, there’s a common misunderstanding about what the term “route planning” encompasses. This is doubly true when the term “route optimization” comes into the equation. While these two are sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably, the truth is that they couldn’t be more different. So what do you need to know when it comes to the difference between route planning and route optimization? We’re here to walk you through the differences…

Morris-Jenkins, founded in 1958 by Luther Morris with just a pick-up truck and a tool shed, is now one of the largest providers of air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services in the nation. In the past 62 years, the company has seen major growth, including several new office locations and a complete brand makeover. Through all of these changes, they still maintain their small town approach and live by the core values established by the…

Holmdel, NJ – January 7, 2020 – WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s lifecycle, today announces that WorkWave PestPac, its industry-leading pest control software solution, has been awarded Silver in this year’s Best in Biz Awards for Enterprise Product of the Year. WorkWave PestPac has also been named a finalist in this year’s Cloud Awards for Best Software as a Service in the U.S. WorkWave PestPac…

Pest control is more than a way to earn a paycheck. It’s a rewarding career where you have the opportunity to help people reclaim their homes from pest infestations. Unfortunately, unwanted creepy crawlies will always try to invade our living spaces, but that means steady business for the pest control business owner! You may be thinking “What do I need to start my own pest control business?” If you’re interested in starting your own pest…

Breaking into the pest control industry can be challenging. No matter where you are in America, there’s likely already a pest control company in place. In addition to nearly 20,000 locally-owned pest control services, there are also large companies like Orkin, Terminix, Rentokil, and EcoLab. As a new business owner, your challenge is figuring out how to convey to your customers that you can offer more value than the competitors, whether it be through your…

Holmdel, NJ – December 3, 2019 – WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, today announces that David F. Giannetto has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of WorkWave. Giannetto has spent the past eight months serving as WorkWave’s Chief Operating Officer, where he has spearheaded key initiatives across product, marketing, engineering, sales, services, and support – including the launch of WorkWave Payments, a first…

As the owner of a new pest control company, one of the things you may be struggling with figuring out is how much to charge for your services to remain competitive. If you charge too little, you won’t make enough profits, and you won’t be able to grow your company. Additionally, some owners believe that up-charging customers and inflating prices is an effective strategy because it gives the appearance of legitimacy and quality. However, studies…

Are you interested in starting a carpet cleaning business? There is ample opportunity in the carpet cleaning industry. Research shows that the annual revenue in the United States for janitorial and carpet cleaning services is $45 billion. From routine cleanings to damage from floods, there will always be a need for carpet cleaners.  If you’ve identified a need for carpet cleaning services in your area, you may be wondering how to get started. In this…

As an HVAC owner, you are likely concerned about your primary expenses, like equipment. Too often, owners neglect their HVAC websites. Websites for HVAC are especially critical because there is so much competition in the industry. Prospective customers will likely look through a few pages quickly to try to find the group that best fits their needs. According to the Nielsen Norman Group, “users often leave Web pages in 10-20 seconds, but pages with a…

If you are a small business owner who provides a service to customers, one of the things that you may struggle with the most is last minute cancellations. Customers cancelling appointments last minute handcuff you significantly, as it’s likely too late for you to fill the slot with somebody else. You end up losing money without there being much that you can do about it. Last minute cancellations are nothing new. And it’s something that…