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5 Essential Steps

To Improve Your Payroll System

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Before payday arrives, thinking about how you handle your business’s payroll process comes with dread, especially when there is room for improvement. Y our payroll system involves several crucial touchpoints, from papers and electronic procedures in collecting employee time and data to accurately and timely distributing wages.

Follow these steps to optimize your payroll system, account for all your work better and improve how you manage your business’s time.

1. AUTOMATE MORE PROCESSES

Performing processes manually consumes time and makes them more susceptible to human error. For example, in payroll, manual processes include:

4 Tracking employee time with handwritten logbooks

4 Data entry into spreadsheets

4 Using cards to track hours

With digital recording, you can verify timestamps and increase the efficiency of tracking work hours. Automating your payroll process makes it easier to handle government contracts by proving

professionalism, logging in several work periods without manual input and giving reports that provide insights into your workflows.

2. TRACK YOUR PAYROLL PROCESS

Typically, processing your payroll involves significant steps for each cycle. Such steps include registering employee hours, verifying timestamps and distributing wages. With each payroll cycle, these steps are repeated, resulting in a payroll system.

Tracking each of the crucial steps in your payroll system can help you highlight areas prone to errors or cause delays in the process. When the system has problems, you can quickly look into these areas to pinpoint what you need to solve and address them immediately.

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More clarity about your payroll system helps you gain your employees’ trust, and by working on the significant error-prone areas, you can improve your construction payroll system over time.

3. GO MOBILE

In cases where your employees work from different locations, using mobile time tracking software enables you to save payroll processing time. From project managers to field supervisors, time tracking for employees in the field can have delays that result in problems for your payroll system.

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Mobile time tracking software helps your employees to record work hours instantly and share this data with your central enterprise resource planning system in real time. Mobile software usually includes web tools and online features in a connected platform that all employees can conveniently access to log their labor hours.

4. DIRECT DEPOSIT

Convenience is crucial for a better payroll process.

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Mobile time tracking software helps your employees to record work hours instantly and share this data with your central enterprise resource planning system in real time.
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The payroll system should be easy for you and your employees to understand, use and implement. The wages distribution aspect of the payroll process usually has problems from paying later than the due dates to the form of payment, whether through cash or cheque.

Direct deposit helps you reduce the processing time and have digital evidence that you can make the transaction. For better convenience, you can accommodate more payment options, such as distributing wages directly to employees’ debit cards or their preferred payment processing platforms and setting automatic payments on due dates.

5. CONSIDER OUTSOURCING YOUR PAYROLL PROCESS

Some companies focus on processing payroll for other businesses. Delegating the management of your construction payroll system to these professionals helps you focus on other areas of your business, like securing better contracts and driving growth.

Typically, payroll companies’ contacts state they will bear the cost of errors in the process, including penalties and interest, so you don't bear the brunt of any mistakes. These companies also provide more accuracy and exclusive features because they focus

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on payroll processes. Such features include job-cost accounting and wage distribution to multiple direct deposit accounts.

ORGANIZE YOUR CONSTRUCTION PAYROLL SYSTEM BETTER

Planning enables you to proactively address any issues that can arise when processing your next payroll period. You can prepare by looking at previous periods and spotting where went wrong and moves you can make

to tackle them this time. This reflection also gives you financial oversight to estimate your subsequent payroll expenses.

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While it can be challenging to keep a handle on tracking your employees’ hours, making adjustments and correcting the wrong log-in periods, implementing these steps will help you reduce errors. A more straightforward payroll system enables you to limit risks and positively drive your business’s growth with more satisfied employees that improve your retention rate.

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https://www.constructionexec.com/article/five-payroll-tips-forconstruction https://blog.accuchex.com/understanding-certified-payroll-services-for-construction-companies?hsLang=en-us https://www.viewpoint.com/en-gb/blog/how-to-untangle-your-construction-payroll-processes?redirected=y https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/accounting/hiring-construction-payroll-service

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Big List of Fuel Savings Tips

Fuel cost is a primary budget factor for all liquid waste-handling businesses. With today’s extreme fuel prices, fortunately, there are many ways operators can cut vehicle fuel waste and costs substantially.

Below is a list of great ways to help reduce fuel costs for your business. These recommendations are provided by various experts in industrial vehicle operation.

MANAGING THE PROBLEM OF HIGH FUEL COSTS

The general complaint about fuel costs is one we’ve seen discussed in online industry forum pages and expressed in interviews with national service business leaders:

Fuel bills have increased to staggering rates during recent operating periods. Unfortunately, it

can be a conundrum trying to find appreciable savings upfront, since the majority of fuel providers are similarly priced. At best, you can reasonably expect to save just a few pennies per gallon. The biggest reduction in the fuel bill was from tighter controls on purchases. For example, using fleet fuel purchase cards and having managers check receipts daily, more efficient route planning, and increased driver fuel waste awareness training. Some routes cover many miles per day. So, educating drivers on how much can be saved from reducing speed from 70 to 65 mph can make a big difference in fuel consumption, wear on vehicles, and safety.

GENERAL FUEL SAVINGS TIPS

Here are some obvious and some less apparent fuel savings tips to help you manage operating costs in  your portable restroom rental or other sewage-hauling business: When Route Planning Optimize Routes: Improve route efficiency by ensuring that each driver is taking the shortest and least congested driving route. Ideally, choose routes that are also the least interrupted by traffic stops, school zones, construction work areas, other

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slow speed zones, etc. Routinely ask your drivers for current input. Reducing service route driving time can cut up to 20 minutes daily average per vehicle.

Make Sure GPS Matches Routes: Monitor GPS systems carefully, and ensure all drivers are actually using the routes you have designated. This is to prevent some workers from attempting to lengthen their work hours by using longer or slower routes to and from customer sites.

Choose Best Urban Drive Times: Travel at the least busy times for the areas the driver needs to pass through.

Reduce Engine RPMs: Remind all drivers frequently to use the overdrive option for highway driving. Lower RPMs means less fuel waste.

Control Driving Speeds: Emphasize using cruise control in vehicles that have that feature.

Monitor Driver Habits: Require good driving behaviors. Use monitoring technology to automatically flag excessive acceleration, idle times, and much more for auto-reporting.

Use Good Routing Tech: There is even technology that designs routes to avoid as many left turns as possible! That cuts idle time. In larger fleets, this can yield worthwhile fuel savings.

When Fueling

Top-Off the Tank: Keeping fuel topped off leaves less space in the tank for ambient air, which means minimal space for the buildup of water condensation. (This can be a worse problem in the Southeast and South Midwest than in the arid Southwest desert region.)

Use the Right Fueling Station: Be smart with where you tell your drivers/operators/mechanics to fuel up. At a few cents here and there all year long in a big fleet can add up to major fuel cost savings over time.

Assign the Right Equipment: For example, don’t send heavier vehicles out in the field for a repair call or an offsite customer meeting if you have a pickup truck that can serve the purpose.

Reduce Weight in Tanks: For longer driving distances, try to use the nearest liquid waste dumping facility to the pickup destination, instead of bringing it all the way back to more familiar locations.

Turn Off Engine When Parked: Cut down fuel-wasting idle time by turning off engines while fueling, waiting in line, servicing toilet units, eating lunch, making phone calls, etc. Use Cardlock for Fueling: Monitor your Cardlock system carefully and use alerts to notify you when drivers are fueling. Watch for theft.

Convert to Propane: Propane is typically spectacularly cheap per gallon compared to gasoline or diesel after installation rebates, and the fuel mileage is similar to gasoline. Investing in an engine conversion may seem financially risky, but for driving routes hundreds of miles per day between several service vehicles and sewage water hauling trucks, the ROI may make this a good option for you.

When Performing  Maintenance

Inspect All Moving Parts: Check all moving engine and external operational parts on each vehicle on a routine fleet inspection schedule.

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Maintain Correct Tire Pressure: Keep the air pressure in all tires at the manufacturer’s specifications. Driving on low tires causes drag, and that cuts your miles per gallon.

Change Oil: As part of your scheduled fleet maintenance, change engine oil and oil filters on all service vehicles at the manufacturer’s recommended intervals.

Maintain Clean Radiator Clean: All vehicle radiators should be kept clean as a priority. When an engine runs at hotter temperatures, it burns fuel less efficiently.

Change Spark Plugs: Changing spark plugs on schedule. Letting bad spark plugs wait for replacement can increase fuel waste by as much as 30%!

Track Current Conditions: Track the current vehicle, road, weather, and traffic conditions, and any other factors that can affect your budgeted daily fuel consumption.

Change Air and Oil Filters: Fuel filters and air filters per the vehicle manufacturer’s prescribed maintenance instructions to avoid clogging that reduces the engine’s performance. Regularly changing fuel filters will also lengthen the life of the fuel injectors.

Maintain Fuel Injectors: Compare performance between trucks to help identify those that are consuming fuel

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disproportionately. Check the fuel injectors and have faulty units serviced.

Check for Fuel Leaks: trucks routinely and make repairs promptly.  When Buying Vehicle Parts

Choose the Appropriate Tires: Install proper tires for urban street and highway driving, vs. heavily treaded tires for rough terrain.

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PORTA POTTY LLC

A1 Porta Potty LLC is one of the newest companies of its kind we've ever seen, especially considering their well-filled out list of services. But that's not all that's unusual about them. They are a porta potty rental company whose services revolve around porta potties and they offer septic pumping and street sweeping service on the side.

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The usual formula for a small septic company, especially in an area like Louisville, KY is to start strong with septic services and build out from there. In reality, this is what they are, but it's not apparent at a cursory glance- and the reasons for this are interesting.

BECOMING A LOCAL LEADER IN PORTABLE TOILET RENTALS

Having gotten its start fairly recently in 2015, A1 Porta Potty made its bones in the usual fashion. They did it by delivering fast and reliable septic service to an area with a relatively high water table that desperately needed it. But as we will see, A1 Porta Potty is something of a case study in a strong trend that you're going to see again and again with companies like it.

it's the fact that the thing people need most when they have septic trouble is relief, and they are grateful when a company like A1 delivers. continued on page 22

That trend is a tendency to slowly become more about portable toilet rentals than septic service. There's a reason for that, and it's slightly difficult to talk about it without seeming crass. But, it's the fact that the thing people need most when they have septic trouble is relief, and they are grateful when a company like A1 delivers. What's interesting about A1 Porta Potty is the fact that they developed in the usual way into a porta-potty-

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heavy organization, but they did it in just a few years. This seems to suggest that their leadership is especially strong in business foresight.

WHY PORTA POTTIES ARE THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE

When you look through their online presence, you find some artifacts that suggest they entered the septic

business as a septic pumping service. The team will tell you the same thing. But there is a powerful biological driver behind how septic companies grow and evolve, and porta potties are always at the cutting edge of business development.

A1 Porta Potty anticipated this optimal trajectory and they leaned into it at an early stage. Today, they are a porta-potty rental company with septic service as a follow-up. When you look at as many small to mediumsized septic companies as we do, you begin to realize there is a touch of genius in the way they have positioned themselves as leaders in their field in Louisville, KY. They saw early on that there is a fundamental principle at play in the septic service industry. They also saw that the way to get the most customer satisfaction is to allay the customer's most immediate concerns.

A1 Porta Potty serves the one key need behind the entire septic industry by focusing on the core

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human pain point involved and providing the service that satisfies the fastest.

Once the customer's most pressing need is taken care of, A1 Porta Potty brings in the septic pumping truck and delivers a lasting solution. All you have to do is look at their many glowing customer reviews and it's clear A1 Porta Potty has homed in on a core human need like a laser and provided a solution that people appreciate.

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PORTA POTTY RENTALS & SERVICE LIST

Of course, delivering portable toilets to residential customers with a pressing need is just one aspect of a successful porta-potty service. A1 Porta Potty also serves construction sites with a complete list of construction rental services. These include:

Construction grade porta potties

As you might have noticed, they also home in on some significant pain points for construction contractors that few similar companies do. That is, they deliver street sweeping

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and site fencing. That is an unusual flourish, and we think it's more evidence of their acute understanding of the industry.

One thing that plagues construction companies is the need for apparent cleanliness on the street level. More and more, customers are becoming intolerant of the messy appearance construction jobs tend to exhibit. Many renovations and additions are done in close proximity to the hub of a growing business. Those businesses lose customers when the streets are littered with debris.

This is a pain point that A1 Porta Potty has zeroed in on. To serve this need, they provide fencing and street sweeping services. In so doing, they keep the perimeters of construction sites looking clean and tidy. They take it a step further by providing dumpsters and site containers.

In short, they are serving a need that contractors have struggled with for years. They are the first company we have

ever reported on that combines the need of contractors to look tidier than their competition with portable toilets and septic service to boot.

In the final analysis, A1 Porta Potty has proven its ability to zero in on the core unmet needs of its customers and to serve them with a level of speed and accuracy that shows why they are one of the fastest growing companies in their area.

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Orlando, FL - (December 2022) FMC Advisors, LLC , a leading Mergers & Acquisition advisory firm in the portable sanitation and solid waste industry is pleased to announce the expansion of their executive leadership team.

FMC welcomes Andy Pridgeon , to the position of Vice President of Business Development.

Andy brings to FMC critical skills in process development and implementation as well as sales and operation planning.  He has built systems and processes around customer

support and acquisition, scaling and management of organizational growth, as well as forecasting and customer success programs.

"Andy has been pivotal in directing organizations by growing teams who provide superior service and are committed to raising the bar to create truly outstanding outcomes for their customers Andy has the ability to significantly impact our organization by combining his experience and delivering best in-class service to support our industry." stated Damon Powell, Founder and President.

"I am very excited to be joining an extremely talented and dedicated FMC team.  I am eager to focus on serving our client’s needs, creating new opportunities and developing strategic initiatives as we continue to ensure FMC provides our clients exceptional service." stated Andy Pridgeon.

About FMC Advisors, LLC

With a combined 70 years in the Solid Waste and Portable Sanitation industries, the FMC Advisors team has completed over 150 transactions with a combined value over $800 million.  However, they aren't just "deal guys" as they have owned their own businesses, held executive level positions in Sales, Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate so they know the solid waste and sanitation business inside and out. Working directly with you, they create a plan that meets your specific exit strategy and ensures you receive the highest value for your business.  Their experience allows them to meet the unique needs of every client, large or small. After preparing your business to sell, they use their vast network of industry contacts to identify the most suitable buyers. Learn more at www.fmcadvisors.com.

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RIDGID® CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY WITH YEAR-LONG CELEBRATION HONORING TRADES.

Events will also recognize the company’s commitment to the future of tool innovation.

ELYRIA, OHIO – January 5, 2023

RIDGID® , a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, is celebrating a major milestone this year: 100 years of designing and building innovative tools trusted on jobsites around the world and handed down from generation to generation. To commemorate the occasion, RIDGID will spend the year 2023 celebrating the trades, their impact on our world, and the brand’s legacy.

“A lot has changed over the past century, but one thing that has remained constant is the dedication of the skilled trades to build a stronger tomorrow.

RIDGID is honored to be by their side every step of the way,” said Heather McLin, vice-president of marketing, professional tools for Emerson. “From our iconic pipe wrench that started it all to our newest tool solutions, every product we make is designed to help trade professionals get jobs done easier and more efficiently. That’s a legacy that will never change.”

WHERE IT ALL STARTED – THE RIDGID WRENCH

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The RIDGID commitment to quality has never wavered, RIDGID’s signature red heavy-duty straight pipe wrench

The RIDGID commitment to quality has never wavered, RIDGID’s signature red heavy-duty straight pipe wrench bodies are still cast at its ductile iron factory in Erie, PA...

bodies are still cast at its ductile iron factory in Erie, PA, assembled at its headquarters in Elyria, OH, and then shipped from its distribution facility in Cambridge, OH. Along with these locations, RIDGID has grown over the past century with global facilities that help keep up with demand from around the world. The company’s product line has also grown. RIDGID launched power threading solutions in 1948; drain cleaning equipment in 1967; press tools in 1999 and most recently, pipe patching last year as it continues its proud tradition of innovation. Now, more than 100 patents and 100 years later, RIDGID continues to deliver purpose-built tools that are known around the world for their ability to complete jobs more quickly and reliably. They currently offer more than 300 tools for the plumbing, mechanical and HVAC professional.

TRUSTED BY THE TRADES

From specialty pipe wrenches and drain cleaning equipment to pipe inspection and press solutions,

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each tool that carries the RIDGID name is designed and crafted for strength, effectiveness and legacy.

Whether it is used for clearing a drain line at someone’s home, keeping a hospital up-and-running by repairing a pipe with a press tool, or installing pipe for a new commercial build, trade professionals rely on RIDGID tools to help them build and maintain infrastructure around the world.

Looking to the future, RIDGID remains dedicated to the trades and to building the tools of performance skilled trade work demands.

“Our first hundred years is just the beginning,” said Becky Brotherton, director of engagement marketing, RIDGID for Emerson. “From day one, RIDGID has had a dedicated team that strives for best in quality, product innovations, technical support and customer service. We are committed to the professionals using our tools

as well as the future of the trades. There’s a reason why RIDGID has been trusted by the trades for 100 years and why they will be for the next 100 years too.”

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The company recently introduced a pipe patching kit, a new product category for the brand, and are also set to introduce additional new tools this year. Each reflect the forward thinking of the brand and their commitment to meeting the needs of current and future customers.

RIDGID is also involved in extensive efforts across several workforce development initiatives. They offer continuing education and hands-on training for plumbers, along with supporting scholarships and apprenticeships with several national organizations including SkillsUSA, The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.

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In recognition of its milestone anniversary, RIDGID will be holding giveaways of commemorative anniversary wrenches and other brand swag throughout the year. Early this year they will also be launching “RIDGID Wrenched 100,” a specialty beer developed in collaboration with Unplugged Brewing Company located less than a mile away from RIDGID headquarters in Elyria. In addition, the company will host commemorative events at major trade shows.

To learn more, individuals are invited to visit RIDGID. com/100 or their social channels - @RIDGIDTools on Facebook, @RIDGIDTools on Instagram, and @ RIDGIDTools on TikTok.

Emerson’s professional tools business, which includes RIDGID as well as the Greenlee® and Klauke® brands, provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical

About RIDGID

For 100 years, RIDGID has been providing certainty and efficiency to the professional trades by delivering innovative plumbing, mechanical and HVAC tools. Inventing the modern pipe wrench in 1923, RIDGID today has more than 100 patents and 300 products that continue to deliver purposebuilt tools to help the skilled trades work with more ease and efficiency. Learn more, visit RIDGID.com/100.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and software company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. A leader in industrial automation, Emerson helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers optimize operations, protect personnel, reduce emissions and achieve their sustainability goals through its Automation Solutions and AspenTech businesses. Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information, visit Emerson.com.

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SPOTLIGHT INDEX

SUPER PRODUCTS CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONE, ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2023.

MUKWONAGO, Wis., January 2, 2023 – Super Products LLC , a leading manufacturer of vacuum trucks in the United States, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Over the past 50 years, Super Products has grown from a small manufacturing company to a nationally recognized supplier of vacuum trucks.

While Super Products was founded at the end of 1972 by Lionel Moore, Charles O’Bryan and Tom Flynn, the first Supersucker® Industrial Vacuum Loader was manufactured in1973, followed by the Camel® Combination Sewer Cleaner in 1976. The company quickly gained a solid reputation for developing innovative and efficient equipment and recognition through municipal and industrial markets. In 1981, Super Products was sold to Inductotherm, followed by Specialized Industries LP in 2005, before being acquired by Alamo Group in 2014. Today, the company produces five different vacuum truck product lines and employs over 180 hardworking men and women across the country. Super Products is currently headquartered in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and has a broad network of sales representatives supporting contractors, dealers supporting municipalities and, after expanding into the rental market in 2011, nine rental facilities

supporting short- and long-term rentals, parts and service.

"We have achieved this major milestone through hard work and dedication. For the past 50 years, we have continued to dedicate ourselves to product innovation and manufacturing efficiencies to provide our customers with high quality equipment and customer service. We are excited to celebrate our proud history and promising future this year,” remarked Randy Buening, President.

About Super Products LLC Super Products, an Alamo Group Company, is at the cutting edge of vacuum truck development featuring advanced technology and customized solutions driven by customer needs. All units are engineered for a wide variety of applications and designed with the operator in mind while being recognized for high quality, durability and ease of operation. Super Products gives contractors and municipalities access to the industry’s most efficient and progressive vacuum excavators, combination sewer cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders, truck-mounted jetters and liquid vacuum trucks on the market today. For more information, visit www.superproducts.com.

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