Warehouse employees who feel valued and appreciated can be a major asset to your overall logistics operation. Investing in their happiness should be as central to your job as ensuring that customers receive their freight on time. The two are not mutually exclusive, because happy employees are productive and provide the foundation to a smooth running operation.
Of the many challenges for property managers in the multifamily space, resident engagement remains a top priority. That's because engagement is important to both retaining and attracting new residents. With summer almost here and the weather warming up, residents will be looking for things to do outside. That means it's time to get your community's summer events calendar planned out to keep residents engaged with each other and the community. But we know how busy property managers can be, making it difficult to find the time to brainstorm ideas. Here are eight activities that will keep residents engaged and help attract new tenants.
The need for consistency is pervasive in both our personal and professional lives. It's what helps us cope with the complexities of the world around us and become more efficient versions of ourselves. The same holds true for organizations. In order to outperform your competition, your company needs to achieve maximum efficiency. One way to accomplish this is through consistent frameworks and processes, be it with an IT service or a facilities maintenance plan. Or, in this case, a national vending program.
For a long time, vending machines were just about the only way to provide snacks and beverages for employees. But times have changed, and employers are putting more effort into developing break rooms that offer more than a stiff metal chair and the rattling of the air conditioner in the ceiling. Micro-markets and pantries have become increasingly popular as they help increase efficiency and convenience for employees. But which option is best for you?
If you have vending machines in your office, it's inevitable that there will be a service problem every so often. Most times, the issues are minor and can be resolved quickly. When calling your vending company to report a problem, it's important to be as specific as possible when describing the issues. Here are three tips for reporting service issues with your vending machines.
Like every industry, there's always something changing in vending. New products, technology, and strategies are always being tried and tested. Here are five noteworthy stories from the vending industry.
Poor vending machine service is an unfortunate reality for some businesses. From bad equipment to empty slots to rude associates, service problems like these can leave you frustrated and wanting to find a replacement, or do away with vending services altogether. That very well might be the outcome for a small handful of customers. But more often then not you can take certain measures to improve the service you're receiving.
Vending machines are the ideal way to provide beverages and snacks for employees, especially if they're full-service. The vending operator bears all responsibility and will stock and service the machines regularly. All you have to do is select the items you want. But there are certain specifications that your office must meet in order to get a vending machine installed.
When companies first decide to inquire about finding a nationwide vending machine program, they often want to know what it looks like and how it works. Especially if they've never worked with a vending management company before. Common questions include:
Being a property manager can be very demanding. Whether it's a tenant, maintenance issues, or an owner, there's always someone or something that unexpectedly needs your attention. Vending machines are no different. And, if you're like most people, you've never given much thought to them (unless one stole your money).