Five Questions to Ask an Event Planner

Five Questions to Ask an Event Planner

When it comes to supplying portable restrooms for a special event, it’s important to ask the right questions. Whether your event is a pig roast in the park or a backyard wedding, the right questions will help you provide the right kind of support. And the answers to these questions just might get you extra [...]

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Getting A Grip On Strategic Functions

Getting A Grip On Strategic Functions

Strategic human resource planning is important to the success of any organization. It is the process of developing a long-term approach when developing HR programs that directly contribute to major long-term business objectives. But, when not fully understood, strategic planning can be just another one of those buzz phrases thrown around at HR association and [...]

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Keeping The Customers Educated

Keeping The Customers Educated

Whenever carnivals come to town, or when the local baseball league is sponsoring a tournament, or construction on a new building is in the works, or a large wedding reception and party is being planned in Danbury, CT, the name around town for all portable restroom needs is Berkshire Septic and Portable Toilet Service. The [...]

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Progress Tank Adds Carbon Steel Front Hoist And Full-Open Rear Door To Product Line

Progress Tank Adds Carbon Steel Front Hoist And Full-Open Rear Door To Product Line

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – March 13, 2015 – Progress Tank, a leading manufacturer and upfitter of truck-mounted tanks used for hauling refined fuel, heating oil, liquid waste, and propane in North America and part of Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), today announced the addition of the ASME 407/412 carbon steel front hoist and full-open rear [...]

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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) have become an area of great importance due to the rise in foodborne illnesses. In the world’s food supply, the most commonly known of these are salmonella and E. coli, but there are many others. Everyone has a shared interest in making sure these bacteria are not spread, and that’s where [...]

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How the Emerging Leaders Initiative Can Help Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

How the Emerging Leaders Initiative Can Help Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

If you are looking to expand and grow your small business in 2015, the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative may be for you. The SBA is once again looking for small businesses to participate in our successful Emerging Leaders executive-level training program that provides the tools to help small companies sustain and grow. The Emerging Leaders [...]

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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Steve Meeks’ business education began early. By nine, he began accompanying his dad on jobs. By 12, he spent his summers working with his dad. After high school, he went straight into the business. Even when he was at home his education continued. His mom would answer the business phone with one hand while cooking [...]

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Pump It Up

Pump It Up

Pumps and blowers are the heart of your machine. Whether you’re buying a pump or blower for your truck or jetter, getting one that does the job is critical to your business. “When buying a pump, one should look for efficiency, quality, and after-sales service,” says a representative from Chandler Equipment. “At Chandler Equipment, we [...]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go

Should I Stay or Should I Go

When is it time to call it quits in a business that feels stagnant? This is a question that causes some people complete frustration and never really seems to receive a satisfying answer. It is also a question that comes up for most businesses at least a dozen times within the first three years of [...]

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Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show

Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show

Where: Indiana Convention Center 100 South Capitol Ave,
 Indianapolis, IN 46225 (317) 262-3400 Dates: February 23: Education Day (Exhibit Hall Closed) February 24 – 26: Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall Hours: February 24: 9 am – 5 pm February 25: 9 am – 5 pm February 26: 9 am – 2 pm All times are [...]

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Reinvesting for Better ROI

Reinvesting for Better ROI

Investing in their company’s growth has paid off for Michael and Carol Messick, who started Michael J. Messick Plumbing & Heating in 1992. Since then, the company has produced three spin off companies: Amazon Heating & Cooling, Mr. Well Pump, and Stinky’s Septic Tank Pumping, resulting in more than 6,000 clients in their database. “We [...]

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Financing For You

Financing For You

If you are buying or maintaining a fleet of combination vacuum trucks, you know they can be a costly venture. Jack Doheny Companies vetted several banks and finance companies to offer different methods of financing which provide cash for other capital expenses and help with the challenges of depreciation and maintenance. Richard Hughes, vice president [...]

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PSAI 2015 Goals

PSAI 2015 Goals

Since becoming the executive director of Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) a year ago, Karleen Kos has set the association on a path of outreach and growth. We asked her about the direction of the association and her plans. What are your goals for PSAI? My goal is to be the best staff executive I [...]

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