The Supply Chain Crunch

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Ongoing issues with the supply chain has become a common talking point for many Americans. A system that used to work in the background without much thought from the consumer has turned into one of the largest issues for companies of all sizes. As Jeff Cross explains in his special report in the ISSA Magazine, […]

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National Cleaning Week

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Have you ever thought that the cleaning industry needed a little more recognition these days? Many would tend to agree, especially after helping millions of companies and individuals navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic over the last couple years. The ISSA has created the National Cleaning Week as a way to celebrate the value of clean, raise […]

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Choosing Between Cotton and Microfiber Mops

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On two different ends of the quality and performance spectrum for hard floor care lies the choice between using cotton or microfiber mops. When trying to find the right product for the job there are quite a few variables to consider. Microfiber does a better job of trapping and removing dirt and debris. According to […]

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What You Need to Know about Customer Service ‘in Times Like These’

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According to a Maintenance Sales News article “Finding success in difficult circumstances, such as today’s global pandemic, takes a willingness to revisit and improve on a company’s customer service focus. Certainly true for any type of business, service is vital for those in charge of cleaning facilities and distributing cleaning-related products.” More detail can be […]

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Year End Review

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2021 has been a year for the record books! The current economic condition in the United States has created more than a handful of challenges for business of all kinds. From employment problems, to supply chain snags, to inflation; no business has come out unscathed. Zephyr is, of course, no exception to these issues. This […]

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Sales in the Post Pandemic Economy

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Some may argue that we are not yet in the “post pandemic economy.” COVID-19 has caused issues in everything from supply chain to finding qualified employees. One section of our business we can continue to work on, no matter what else is happening, is our sales departments. As the economy starts to grow after the […]

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Office Space Hygiene

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As employees return to work in the office, they will hold companies to a new hygiene standard. They will expect COVID-19 era additions, such as hand sanitizer, hands-free restroom fixtures and higher-capacity paper towel dispensers, to become permanent fixtures. According to a survey conducted by Essity and reported in Maintenance Sales News July/August 2021 edition, […]

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Avoid Unhealthy Scenes on Floors

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One thing we keep hearing about in the jan/san industry is the need to clean and sanitize high-touch surfaces. This has always been important, but the urgency has been brought to the forefront with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a Cleaning & Maintenance Magazine article “One surface that is often overlooked, however, […]

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Quality Floor Care Program

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Floors play an important part in creating a first impression when an occupant first enters your building. If the floor is dirty, sticky, or looks bad, your customers may just assume the rest of the building is unsanitary. Implementing a quality floor care program can pay dividends if done the right way. In the article […]

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Spill Cleanup

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Spill cleanup is a common issue no matter what kind of facility you work in. Making sure that you clean up the spill quickly and efficiently can minimize the risk of a slip and fall accident. Most facilities have equipment for regular maintenance cleaning, but putting a system in place for spill cleanup is easy […]

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