Archive for August, 2018
The school year is beginning again in many places across the country and it should come as no surprise that a number of students and their parents are focused on high school schedules that are full of Advanced Placement classes that will look great on a college application. And while you may not be surprised about the increased number of students thinking about a four year degree, you likely should be concerned about the decreased number of students who are looking at pursuing a career in the trades. In fact, this country needs more of the brightest and most talented and driven students to change their vision from a four year college degree which comes with lots of debt to a two year trade school certification that comes with immediate jobs and high salaries.
In a time when the nation continues to be focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers, it is es
Modular Construction: The New Way To Build
Modular construction companies now offer complete office solutions for small businesses, growing ones or those wanting to save money on overhead. Modular methods allow for speedier construction times while still maintaining quality. FMI’s 2013 Prefabrication and Modularization in Construction Survey found that 40% of contractors considered their prefab and modular construction capabilities to be part of their company’s strategic initiative.
Modular Construction Is The Future of Construction
Modular constructions reduce energy consumption during the building process by around 67% and reduce energy costs later on for occupants. A report by the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia estimates that going modular can reduce construction cost by 9% to 20%. According to the UK-based Waste and Resources Action Programme, modular construction can
The average consumer is exposed to 3,000 ads and promotional massages every single day and business will do whatever they can to get a customer’s attention. Everywhere you look, there are signs flashing, flickering and proclaiming, “Buy This,” “Try That” or “Come Check This Out!”
Of the thousands of ads seen every day, many are seen on metal display signs in stores. These displays can go a long way in convincing a customer to purchase a product or service, especially if they aren’t planning on buying more than what they originally came in for.
In today’s shopping market, it’s important for a business to get someone’s attention and fast. Consider for a moment the follow:
- A consumer decides within three to seven seconds whether or not they will stick with a brand or buy a competitor.
- 82 percent of purchase decisions are made in the store.
- 16 percent of unplanned purchases were made because customers noticed a display.
- 6 to 10 purchases in a stor
What’s the most difficult aspect of transportation today from a business standpoint?
If you mentioned keeping track of shipments and maintaining customer satisfaction, you’re already moving in the right direction. With e-commerce seeing a massive surge in popularity and businesses always on the hunt for more cost-effective methods of shipping cargo, learning about different types of transportation broker software can save you a lot of time. Even the most efficient business model still has room for improvement, after all, and the biggest benefit of freight management software is reducing the margin for human error.
Learn more about managing LTL shipments and the growth of e-commerce by reading below.
The LTL market is flourishing. Recent estimates have determined it’s reached $35 billion and is showing little sign of slowing down, particularly when it comes to the intersection of e-commerce and local businesses. Back in 2013 trucking transpor
Ice cream is a popular dessert loved by many. It has it’s own special day known as “National Vanilla Ice Day” celebrated on July 23rd and is one of the three foods most missed while astronauts are in space. It has come a long way since the 1970′s and 1980′s. Ice cream used to be made with raw eggs, causing many people to become ill after eating it, since then it no longer contains raw eggs. Traditional ice cream is not made using a soft serve machine or an ice cream machine. These machines, such as a Taylor soft serve ice cream machine, make dispensing ice cream easier, however they should be cleaned properly to avoid making people sick for reasons other than raw eggs. Read below to see some helpful tips for cleaning your Taylor 168 ice cream machine or any other soft serve ice cream machine.
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