CAM South: Doing It Right

Prior to purchasing Alabama-based CAM South in 2014, Andy Coolidge had spent 20 years in the operations management of properties, including parking lots. Coolidge has remade CAM South into a fast-growing, full service provider of exterior property services, going from the ‘one-and-a-half sweepers’ included in the purchase agreement to an organization that deploys 30 people every day. That makes this is a rare opportunity for our contractor readers to hear what steps Coolidge took in order to have CAM South become so successful.

Tracking and Communication Keys to Sweeping Contractor Profitability

Long-time sweeping information specialists, Gale Holsman of American Sweeping, Inc., and WSA Director, Ranger Kidwell-Ross, team up to provide information to a sweeping contractor struggling with lack of profitability in spite of increased level of business. Includes both a podcast and an edited transcript of the audio recording.

C & J Sweeping’s Ray Confer Integral to Community

Ray Confer, owner of C & J Parking Lot Sweeping, has been an active member of his local Lions Club for many years. In this interview, Ray discusses how his volunteerism has gone hand-in-hand with growing his business.

Baton Rouge’s Clean Sweep Survives 1000-Year Flood

In August of 2016, Baton Rouge-based Clean Sweep, Inc. experienced a ‘1,000 year flood.’ This article catalogs what occurred and also provides ideas and insights regarding how to minimize difficulties in such a situation.

Super Sweep Bringing Super Quality to Metro Vancouver Sweeping Market

Snapshot of a multi-faceted sweeping company located in Vancouver, BC, on its anniversary of being in business one full year.

Australia’s Cleansweep Aims to Improve Industry Professionalism by Example

Cleansweep is located in Perth, Australia. In addition to being one of Australia’s largest contractors, Cleansweep also has a manufacturing arm, which does business as SweepVac Australia. Sweepvac Australia is responsible for manufacturing parts and brooms for sale in the Australian marketplace.

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