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OUTSOURCING MODEL IN HOSPITALITY

Cleaning and maintenance is prime to any hotel property, as it not just impacts on the image but the very business foundation of the hotel. On an average, the staff intensive housekeeping department at any time in a hotel has ... Read More »

THE MAKING OF A CLEANING MACHINE

Cleaning machines are among the few that are subjected to uncompromising treatment even before they are put to use. Right from the time they are conceptualised, prototyped, manufactured and launched, the cleaning machines are put to stringent and scientific tests ... Read More »

Business with Distributors

A successful network of distributors is by far the most preferred model of marketing and sales opted globally by those in the cleaning business. How different is the distributor model when it comes to India? Mohana M discusses the international ... Read More »

Making better Purchase Managers

Procurement in hospitality, unlike in other industries, is simple yet complex in terms of making the right purchase as it directly impacts the image and business of the hotel. “We need professionals in purchase and procurement in the hospitality segment,” ... Read More »

Battling with Yorkers

In most housing societies, it is no surprise if the top floor uncle continues throwing kachra down even though the bottom floor aunty delivers a googly of choicest words each time something lands outside her balcony. The unending issues, woes ... Read More »

Professionalising the Localised Business

Foraying into Indian Market The idea took-off at a time when the Indian economy was still developing and finding a highly professional laundry service then was not easy. We purchased the all India rights in 2007, a well thought out ... Read More »

Tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

On October 2, 2005, when we distributed the first issue of Clean India Journal magazine, it was Dr Abdul Kalam who sent us his best wishes along with a note that “India needs this magazine”. We at Clean India deeply ... Read More »

A drive into the Car Wash Market

” Today, with changing preferences and growing incomes, a typical middle class or upper middle class Indian consumer moves around in a sedan or SUV. Several thousands Audis, Benz, BMWs, Volvos, Hyundais, Hondas, Mahindras… have hit the Indian roads in ... Read More »

Pulire Verona: Business Meets Made Easy

This year the visitors to Verona could plan their business meetings better than ever, thanks to the enhanced version of hi-tech digitalization Pulire 2.1 which was first introduced at the 2013 Show. Visitors could access the matchmaking system that allowed ... Read More »

Recycled Tissues

Recycling certainly saves on the precious raw material, especially when it comes to products related to paper. Tissues made out of recycled paper is process intensive, however, Celtex recycled tissue is unique, as it is manufactured out of the waste ... Read More »

Solutions for Indian Street Cleaning

“Our patented technology offer better sweeping solutions to meet Indian sweeping requirement,” say Cristiano Musi, General Manager,  International and Sumeet Khurana, MD-Dulevo India in a brief interview at Pulire Verona. India Operations We have presence in India since 2008. With ... Read More »

Innovation in Sweepers

Sweepers have remained an essential part of cleaning for many years and constantly being innovated, says Markus Asch, Vice-Chairman, Alfred Karcher GmbH & Co. KG., in a brief interview with Clean India Journal at Pulire Verona. Innovation  “The most critical ... Read More »

Redefining Innovation

Alfred Karcher GmhH has all along been bringing in innovations specially focusing either on high-end market or low-end market segments. However, this time Karcher won the ISSA Interclean Innovation Award at Amsterdam for designing a MopVac, manual tool with automation. ... Read More »

Effectively Realising Synergies in the Supply-Service Chain?

In the supply-service-serviced chain, identifying, quantifying, executing, and tracking synergies across the portfolio of deals and deeds among the three, increase the profitability of the companies involved. To provide industry players opportunities to learn best practices through effective synergies in successful models, Mohana M discusses the successful collaboration between equipment supplier & service provider and service provider & end user. Read More »

Taking Stock

Given the consumer patterns in a buyer’s market, Clean India Journal looks at the present scenario with its complexities and strategies for developing new market segments. A report… Read More »

Outsourcing Experience

Understanding the contractor, defining the contract and implementing the contractual terms are vital for the success of an outsourcing model. The right handling of the outsourced contractor is an evolving experience for any FM head of a facility. Here are a few points to ponder… Read More »

High Quality at low temperatures

Power consumption is one of the major concerns when it comes to running laundry machines. A whopping amount of energy just goes to heat the water for washing clothes! “But, high quality results can be maintained even at low temperatures,” says Abderrahim Cedrati, General Manager, Burnus General Trading LLC, Dubai. Read More »

Outsourcing Facility Services:Price, the Deciding Factor?

Cost, no doubt, determines the choice of a facility service provider. However, the influence of intrinsic bargaining, competitive rate offers and other elements have turned price into a deciding factor in finalising the service provider. Mohana M discusses this with Client Companies and FM Contractors who outsource maintenance services. Read More »