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29 May 2017
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What is Janitorial Software Good For?

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Posted By Tabitha S.

Janitorial software is a cleaning and maintenance program that has been designed specifically to help businesses compete more vigorously and be able to address any arising opportunities that will enable them to enhance their profits.

As part of janitorial services in a company, one needs to manage the business well; improving their operations and enhancing profitability. This can range from managing the orders of the customers, scheduling their services for them as well as keeping a track on their payments and invoices among other operations. It is easy to use but powerful and is very effective in the managing of the everyday operations of a company. The main aim of this software is to organize the business operations.

Janitorial software is involved in the formation of schedules, accounting, time keeping as well as job estimating and has several important features towards each end. Other than managing the customer orders, it also has several reports that are useful permitting the company to analyze their cash flow, inspect their profits as well as their losses. It also has customizable dictionaries of business categories, which can be tuned to be in line with the needs of a particular company.

Categories such as customer, vendor, order, expense, service and many others are available in this software and can also be adjusted or edited to suit the needs of the company. The benefits of this software include an improvement in the motivation and performance of the employees, which enables the company to make more money, get other businesses and be able to build stronger relationships with customers.

However, the software alone is not the answer to improved performance as how the company utilizes it is also key.

Janitorial software also works hand in hand with CMMS which stands for computerized maintenance management system and helps business owners to manage the quality of their work, manage customer expectations, bill all the completed work and save money on work management.

It also helps one to automatically manage facility maintenance work and document it without any complications; dealing with preventive maintenance, management of employees, management of inventories, service requests such as automatically dispatching workers, recording the time of response as well as the duration of data.

It also involves quality inspections, which include live updates that show the overall performance or performance by site, building, equipment type or the employee. This may include trend analysis as well as graphic displays. This makes the job quite simple to manage and the employees much more productive.

It is important to maintain records of company activities to cover its assets. This involves much paperwork, which may consume time and hamper the company's productivity.

One of the best features of CMMS software is how it so significantly reduces the paperwork of the company, making it virtually paperless and providing an easy but powerful means of managing the business facilities. However, it can be also be said that it is not so much the features of the CMMS that impact on the success of the business but rather, how well this software is utilized.

Comments (3)

By Jenny A. on JUN 2 2017 @ 8:20PM

Could you use something like Quickbooks?

By Anita B. on JUN 2 2017 @ 8:16AM

Cleaning businesses are one of those that's relatively easy to get into. It's hard to get rich, but it it's not to hard to at least make a living.

By Natasha W. on JUN 1 2017 @ 1:06PM

Janitorial and software don't seem to belong in the same sentence, but if you really want to be competetive, you've gotta get with the tech.

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