The field service industry has a perception problem. Unfortunately, according to a familiar stereotype, embedded in popular culture for decades, contractors are unreliable, untrustworthy and deceptive has been.
Use it to cultivate the image of the business and its owner as experts in the market. Potential customers view an article by a credible third party as more trustworthy than an ad. PR is a way to generate this kind of earned media exposure.
To understand direct benefits estoppel and how it may impact your agreements, you may want to consult an attorney. At the very least, read through contracts thoroughly as the plain, unambiguous language of the parties’ agreement is going to trump principles of equity in the law.
Prisoners are capable of more complex work than anecdotal license plate stamping. From what I have seen, motivated prisoners are up for the task. Look beyond the license plate stamp to an untapped resource.
Understanding the ins and outs of this legacy technology will make you more valuable and help set you apart from the pack. Despite advancements in our industry, it’s likely that hydraulic separation will be used more often on future projects.
Before we know it, much like seeing a new water main or sewer main going into a downtown city street, we will see geothermal main lines installed in our communities. The time is coming when energy companies will charge for BTUs exchanged rather than for fossil fuels combusted.
In the PHC industry, contractors sell the time it takes to perform tasks for consumers. Therefore, it is crucial to know how much one tech hour costs in your company to accurately determine your cost to perform a task. You then have a base point from which to add your profit to that cost.