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Getting the Brand Together

Posted on:Thursday, March 28th, 2019 @ 12:30 am

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At Weiss Bros., our logo serves as a means of recognition and advertising- it’s a staple part of reaching a new audience. While we are delivering an order, our client will recognize us, but as we drive down the highway, there could be ten potential clients who connect with our brand. At Weiss Bros., part …

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Stopping Salt and Ice Melt Tracking in Its Tracks

Posted on:Monday, February 18th, 2019 @ 12:19 am

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As we encounter a regular shift in temperatures, the threat of adverse weather conditions brings with it many changes. While some may be perceived as complications, taking the proper proactive steps can reduce long-term property damage and other harmful side-effects from winter’s snow, ice, sleet, and rain. Maintaining a safe work environment for both your …

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Carpet Care for Winter Wear: Maintaining Your Floors

Posted on:Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 @ 1:45 pm

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Ice melt is very important for your facility, but it can wreak havoc on your carpeted floors. Ice melt can be abrasive to carpet fibers, causing your carpets to wear down faster. According to ISSA, most experts agree that cleaning carpets only when they appear soiled is ineffective because the damage to the carpet is …

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Matting Matters: The Benefits of Matting

Posted on:Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 @ 1:39 pm

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These boots were made for walkin’, and that’s just what they’ll do. As long as they step on a mat first. Matting can help protect your floors and keep dirt out of your facility. Less dirt means less labor used for cleaning, which will help your bottom line. It is estimated that the cost to …

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It’s Wise To Sanitize: The Truth About Sanitizer

Posted on:Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 1:51 pm

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Did you know that hands spread germs more quickly than a sneeze? More than 80% of all illnesses are transmitted by hands. What can you do? Sanitize! Sanitizer can help reduce the spread of germs in an office by 74%. However, it can be tough to get employees to regularly use sanitizer. Some may believe …

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Work Smart: Improving Warehouse Efficiency

Posted on:Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 @ 1:28 pm

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There is always room for improvement, even in the simplest things. Did you know that traditional tape heads can take up to 2 minutes to change? This process can cost up to $40,000 in lost productivity per year. Just think, if the small and simple process of changing a tape head can cost that much, …

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No Train, No Gain: Importance of Employee Training

Posted on:Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 1:50 pm

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Employee training is one of the most crucial parts of any business. 40% of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year. Poor training leads to poor job performance, and poor job performance leads to frustration from both employee and supervisor. When a supervisor is frustrated with their employees’ performance, …

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Floor Restore: Benefits of a Clean Floor

Posted on:Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 @ 2:14 pm

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A survey conducted by Harris Interactive asked 1,000 adults in the U.S. what factors would negatively impact their perceptions of a store. Surprisingly, 86% of those surveyed pointed to the floor. It may seem like a minor detail, but the floor is actually an important part of people’s first impression when they enter your business. …

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Nuts & Bolts: Maintaining Floor Equipment

Posted on:Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 @ 1:29 pm

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Over the lifetime of an unmaintained piece of equipment, you will buy that amount again in service. Maintained equipment will only cost 50% of that number and last on average 2 years longer. About 70% of companies overspend the repair budget due to lack of maintenance. Buying a piece of equipment is an investment, and …

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Safety First: Tips For Personal Safety

Posted on:Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 @ 1:28 pm

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Stitches can cost up to $2,000, mending a laceration can cost up to $10,000 and repairing a severed tendon can exceed $10,000. These are all injuries that can happen in the workplace, especially in a warehouse. However, they can possibly be prevented if employees know and follow the proper safety procedures. It is important to …

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