April 10, 2018
Timely delivery of services in the landscaping business requires you to spend a substantial amount of time on the road transporting your workers, equipment, and materials. Some of the challenges you will face while on the move include unexpected traffic jams, road closures and in-experienced drivers using the wrong routes.
March 29, 2018
As a landscape business owner, you are responsible for pretty much everything. Landscapers must manage the schedules of on-going maintenance, seasonal specialty care, and design services for new clients.
March 20, 2018
No landscaper opens a business so he can sit behind a desk all day, Unfortunately, that is exactly what happens to the more successful ones. Instead of being outdoors doing what they love – that is, getting their hands dirty – they end up doing paperwork.
February 22, 2018
The best landscape management software or LMS will give you the tools you need to run your business efficiently while empowering you to maximize the LMS features. While looking for an LMS provider, you need to find someone who offers a full-service system, customizable to your needs, with additional services such as team training for […]
February 8, 2018
When an entrepreneur first starts their landscape company, there is not a whole lot of material management necessary, in fact, the owner of the company probably just goes out and buys what he needs for that particular day. As the company grows, however, that day-to-day approach is simply not practical.
January 31, 2018
A growing landscaping business relies a lot on planning and organization as much as it does on the physical labor. Everything that goes on behind the scenes depends on the smooth running of the landscape management software.
January 19, 2018
Almost by definition, a landscape company is always “on the go.” This fact means multiple trucks and work crews at various destinations around town and an owner who often needs to be in two places at once.
December 21, 2017
In a growing landscape business, you need to start looking at your employees as human capital: everyone on your team provides economic value to the company through their abilities, skills, and knowledge. In most cases, you will find that 50 to 70 percent of your expenses go to your employees. Reframing your approach to labor […]
December 14, 2017
Once you decide to invest in management software for your landscaping business, you will come across different options in the market. Some developers will offer a general Customer Relationship Management, or CRM you can customize to your needs while others will offer an industry-specific Landscape Management Software (LMS). While both software offer services and solution […]
November 17, 2017
Owning a landscape business can be more efficient when you join a cloud service that caters to the landscape industry. A Software-as-a-Service platform can help you organize your business in one centralized place. Here are three important questions to ask before deciding on a landscape business management system.