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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400When starting a moving company, there are definitely many factors to consider as you start your business. There is a lot of red tape and legal issues that movers have to comply with and it is very important to have all your bases covered so you legally comply with all of the Department of Transportation rules and regulations to ensure smooth sailing (or driving) for your business.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Businesses that are "going green" are becoming more and more commonplace. Regardless of your political beliefs or opinions regarding the "global warming" concept, few can argue that being environmentally aware will leave the world a better place. Whether a company is simply jumping on the green bandwagon, or are honestly sensitive about environmental issues is really irrelevant. Consumers like green businesses, and shaping your business to promote being "eco-friendly" makes sense from a public relations standpoint.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Are you working ON your business or IN it? What happens to your business if you aren't there? Create a system for your business so it can be duplicated and can flourish. Many small business owners may never get the opportunity to really understand that success requires a system. Most build off passion. Passion is my favorite! But without a system, passion has no consistent direction. Without a system, you are building a business that will not flourish without your presence.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Welding is one of the most resourceful activities in the world. Defined as a fabrication process that is used to join materials, welding often requires the melting of a material before joining it to another through the use of heat. The welding industry employs a large number of workers and, because it is a dangerous job, it requires specialized training and certification.
Mon, 05 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Time clocks are a necessity for any business with employees. They are used to keep track of time worked, overtime, payroll and more. There are a wide variety of time clocks available, ranging from manual punch clocks to electronic card-swipe time clocks. Some can be integrated into a computer network and export data to payroll software such as ADP, Paychex, QuickBooks, Excel, and more. The latest industry trend is biometric time clocks.
Sat, 03 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500One of the key ingredients for any businesses success is its ability to have in-depth knowledge of the company. This entails such factors as customers, products, employees, sales etc. Having this information in an organized and efficient manner will provide a company with all the information that it needs in order to make key business decisions.
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Most modern shrink wrap systems utilize some type of a heat tunnel. The heat is used to shrink film, either PVC or Polyolefin, for the packaging of DVDs, CDs, boxes, packages and more. A heat tunnel is the fastest way to complete the shrink wrap process, usually taking less than 5 seconds per item. This time is faster with many higher-end machines. The old way of shrinking film was by using a heat gun, which is still popular for low volume applications.
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Photo IDs are used almost everywhere. You need identification for employment, as a student, for driving, for getting into clubs and more. Photo IDs usually consist of a name, a picture, a birth date and other relevant information. Creating a photo ID, for legal purposes, is simple and easy. This guide includes step-by-step instructions on how to create a simple photo identification.
Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Theft is one of the main concerns of retail store owners. There are a few expensive ways to catch a thief including elaborate alarm systems and security surveillance. Many business owners, especially small business owners, are looking for more affordable ways to reduce the amount of theft that their store experiences. We have some tips and tricks to help deter thieves from even considering your store as their own personal thieving ground.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400A common practice today, the papermaking process was a revolutionary Chinese invention dating to about 105 AD and eventually spreading all over the world. Although highly technological equipment is now employed in papermaking, the underlying process continues to bear heavy resemblance to the primitive Chinese papermaking technique.
Mon, 12 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400Computer aided design, better known as CAD, deals with a huge range of computer related tools and applications. These tools are designed to be helpful to architects, computer and design professionals in their respective work and activities.
Fri, 28 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400Of course, protecting your investment in your inventory is an important priority. In a retail store, there can be lots of overlooked areas where theft can easily occur. Even your clothes hangers can make a difference.
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400I learned that not only vehicles and factories are the byproduct producing entity. Did you know that an object as little and as useless as a fluorescent lamp or light bulb (when disposed) emits harmful organisms such as mercury and lead? They do, as a matter of fact studies show that improper disposal of useless or dead fluorescent lamps have become hazardous.
Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400It's been another 12 hour day. Your other half is upset that you missed dinner - again. Your kids can't remember what you look like. You're exhausted and after the 942nd time your mastermind group has told you to hire some help you are finally ready. But now what?
Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Your Operations Manual is a crucial tool in your Internal Management tool kit. It contains all the information you need to run your business day-by-day, face crises calmly, and lets you to back fill in a hurry.
Wed, 07 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500This article contains information on the benefits of using different techniques to strap products and packages. Has your accounting department ever pointed out how much money your company spends on packaging? If not, it may be time someone asked the question. Sometimes the money needed just for the consumables can mount to a mind-numbing sum. But what are you going to do? No point in manufacturing your product if you don't take the next step and get it to market, right?
Tue, 06 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Operations Management is an area of business that is concerned with the production of goods and services, and involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient and effective.
Sun, 07 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Choosing a good point of sale system is one of the most important aspects of a new or existing business. A good point of sale system can help you serve your customers better and more effectively, helps with inventory and bookkeeping, can give you valuable reporting features and streamline the checkout process.Do you use credit cards? A POS system can integrate that as well and can totally eliminate the terminal fees you are used to paying for.
Mon, 16 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400This article provides information about different types of micro fibers, how they are manufactured, what are the exact weights of it and importance of it. The characteristics of these fibers are their extra durability, ultra softness and high absorbency power.
Fri, 08 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400Cold foiling presents significant cost advantages to printers who want to carry out their foiling in-house. A cold foil unit can be inserted into a rotary press to allow economic in-line cold foiling at printing speeds though there may be some compromise in quality.
Sun, 03 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400Latex allergy in the workplace can result in potentially serious health problems for workers, who are often unaware of the risk of latex exposure. Such health problems can be minimized or prevented by developing policies to train and educate employees and glove users on all aspects of glove use, safety and care, and procedures to prevent and react to latex allergies.
Thu, 17 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400Many of us growing up had all sorts of inventions rolling around inside our head to better our surroundings and the world we live in. For those of you that took your ideas into the production stage (not me) you probly already found out about climatic test chambers or had to use one to test your product. This article explores the basics of what climatic test chambers are and some of the common way's they are being used today.
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400The beam-steered marker can duplicate virtually any vector graphic image including variable line widths and images as small as 0.010 inch or less. Typical uses include serialization of ceramic and plastic products that require high-quality graphics such as company logos and/or significant amounts of additional alphanumeric text.
Sat, 24 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400With the use of IVR technology, AHU reduced administrative costs associated with Employee Safety Tracking and Response processes by over 80 per cent and track employee safety in real-time.
Fri, 09 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400You have only so many hours in a day to get your buildings cleaned. Did you know there is a way you can have cleaner buildings and higher employee morale? By implementing a work loading system you can streamline your cleaning operation and save money in the process.