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APRIL 2021 | VOLUME 16 | ISSUE 4

CONTENTS

F E AT U R E S 8

Payroll Dragging You Down? Here’s the Top 5 Payroll Platforms For You To Know

12 New Trend Alert: These Three New Technologies Can Change Your Business Dramatically 16 Building Your Team 18 Two New Programs Benefit 1-800-SWEEPER Partners! 18 In The News 22 Rising to Excellence: All Care Sweeping 34 Index of Advertisers/Classifieds CEO & PUBLISHER Gideon W. Smith

CREATIVE DIRECTOR Melissa Kennelly

SENIOR EDITOR Katherine Nolan

EDITORIAL MANAGER Heidi Karpinich

ADVERTISING Tracy Rodean

CIRCULATION Noah Aiden

Phoenix Global Media Inc. P.O. Box 235, Stockton New Jersey 08559 866-418-4400 phone 973-532-0319 fax sales@nasweeper.com North American Sweeper Magazine is published by Phoenix Global Media Inc. Copyright 2020 by Phoenix Global Media Inc. All rights reserved.

SUBSCRIPTIONS $15.00 per year, or by eligible request. POSTMASTER: Please send changes to North American Sweeper Magazine P.O. Box 235, Stockton New Jersey 08559

Opinions expressed in editorial submissions contributed to North American Sweeper Magazine are those of the individual authors exclusively and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of North American Sweeper Magazine, its staff, its advertisers, or its readership. North American Sweeper Magazine assumes no liability or responsibility toward independently contributed editorial submissions or any typographical errors, mistakes, misprints, or missing information within advertising copy.

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Financing a New or Used Sweeper Can Be a Challenge…

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BUSINESS CORNER

I N D U S T RY N E W S

PAYROLL DRAGGING YOU DOWN?

A S S O C I AT I O N I N S I D E R

SPOTLIGHT

S

Here's the Top 5 Payroll INDEX Platforms For You To Know

mall businesses tackle challenging

services from completing payroll forms,

tasks daily, but with 60.6 million

tracking employee hours and benefits,

U.S. workers employed by small

filing taxes to handling year-end forms.

businesses, effective management

Meanwhile, you recover valuable time

is essential to running a successful

for your work. When looking for your

operation. Employees rely on timely

ideal payroll service, consider user-

payments, and employers risk a costly

friendly software, customers’ reviews,

mistake if they misfile taxes. Payroll

pricing, and your own unique needs.

processing software through third-party

With that, here are the top 5 payroll

vendors assumes responsibility for

platforms that you should know.

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GUSTO Gusto works perfectly for small businesses looking for a

When looking for your ideal

helpful payroll service. They assist new clients in setting

payroll service, consider user-friendly

up the payroll process and have stellar customer service. Their four different plans allow you to choose based on your business’s size and goals. Highlighted features cover employee benefits management, time tracking,

software, customers’ reviews, pricing, and your own unique needs.

accessibility on devices, direct deposit, and, best of all, multi-state payroll capability. The top plan even gives you the advantage of Gusto’s Human Resource tools. For businesses that need a tried and true payroll software, Gusto offers a trustworthy and intuitive service.

rate then adds extra costs based on the number of employees working for your business. Not only do they cover employee benefits, tax filings, direct deposit, time tracking, paid time off management, and HR tools, but

ONPAY

OnPay efficiently processes payroll and lets you manage

As a payroll service, OnPay seems almost too good to

the process from your mobile device. OnPay also boasts

be true. Starting with its pricing, OnPay asks for a flat

strong customer support, and their support team trains continued on page 10

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IN D U Sthe TR Y N EPayroll W S Association, showing just through American

deposit, insurance services, and an efficient way to pay

how capable they are.

contractors. If you need human resource tools, you can

SUREPAYROLL

pay extra as part of ADP’s top-tier plans. The software

SurePayroll presents an easy solution to your payroll

works best for businesses already familiar with payroll

needs, and it works well with different companies in

software, but you can assess its suitability through the three-month trial period. ADP does

various fields. With intuitive

A S S O C I ATnot IO N I Nprices, S I D encouraging ER advertise

features, SurePayroll fulfills direct

Choosing the payroll

deposit, new-employee reporting,

processor that

time and attendance tracking, and tax reporting. You have two

complements your

plans from which to choose:

business takes effort

Self-Service and Full Service, the

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Slatter P O TofLwhich IGH T includes Human

up front, but the result

Resource tools and an advanced payroll time frame. The available

improves your business

mobile app and employee self-

and ensures the smooth

service option make SurePayroll

running of its operations.

an appealing option, though they

INTUIT QUICKBOOKS PAYROLL

directly to discuss plans, services, and prices. PUTTING YOUR PAYROLL IN SAFE HANDS

Choosing the payroll processor that complements your business takes effort up front, but the result improves your business and ensures the smooth running of its operations. According to the American Payroll Association, even just automating

do ask for an additional fee for end-of-year filings.

potential clients to contact them

the process helps businesses reduce payroll costs by up to 80%. Outsourcing payroll means more time focusing on your services and customers, and

Quickbooks are known for their accounting software, but

employees will have confidence in a business that treats

their well-rounded payroll service includes bookkeeping

their pay and benefits as a priority. Whether your business

integration, employee benefits, handling payroll taxes,

includes ten employees or you want to grow your brand,

direct deposit, and unlimited processing. They have tax

these vendors can simplify payroll and save you money in

penalty protection and will also integrate company tax

time and risk.

payments into Quickbooks accounting software. Yearend forms are a breeze since the company covers them in

Sources

the price of their plans. The service does have limitations

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regarding HR support, but it makes up for this with its other benefits. If you ever have issues, you can rest easy with Quickbooks’ reliable customer support.

RUN POWERED BY ADP ADP provides comprehensive payroll processing services in addition to other benefits in their four plans. The service automatically files all payroll taxes, and every plan includes employee benefits management, free direct

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New Trend Alert:

A S S O C I AT I O N I N S I D E R THESE THREE NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Can Change Your Business Dramatically EX S P O T L IIfGwe’ve H T learned anything over the past 12 monthsI N inDlockdown, it’s that we have to evolve to

survive. Many of our businesses look very different than they did a year ago. And those of us who will continue to thrive are consistently looking for ways to become more sophisticated with steady revenue and loyal customers. Technology has exploded in nearly every facet of our businesses since COVID-19 came onto the scene, but three trends have stood out more than others. 

Embrace the Expansion of E-commerce

supporting online appointment requests.

It’s been dubbed the digital transformation, where

by publishing e-books and white papers, and even

businesses move toward all things online and

including references on your website.

automated. The pandemic accelerated these plans, as having an online presence helped shield companies from lockdowns and shutdowns.  Forbes Magazine explains that investing in a strong online presence to push out from the ups and downs

A powerful online presence could also mean establishing your company as experts in your field,

You can also begin to connect with blogs sent out over email or on your website. The important thing is to focus on becoming a leading resource in your community, both geographically and within your industry.  Another consideration: all people everywhere

of the local economy, as you will have access to a much

have increased their screen time since lockdown

more extensive consumer base.

commenced. Take advantage of this trend by growing

In our industry, this could mean allowing for online communications -- both email and live chat -- and even

your online presence and reaching a new audience. Also, use extra care to retain the valuable existing continued on page 14

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a variety of everyday technologies like air purifiers, wireless

...you can now procure portable UV light cleaners...adding an

I N D U S T RY N E W S

additional point of disinfection.

customers you’ve already earned. Think about how your physical space can integrate with your web presence to potentially serve customers in a multi-dimensional way.  Experts predict the future of business is about maintaining and understanding your customers, especially those who have been loyal to you. 

Take a Look at Clean Tech

chargers, and even refrigerators. The new breed of multi-use contraptions is likely here to stay and offers practical ways to further protect your customers and colleagues.

Keep Employee Office Arrangements Flexible Sending our teams to work from home practically overnight has undoubtedly changed the way we will work forever. 

ASSO C I AT IO N I N workers S I D Ereport R wanting to However, about half of American

return to the office at least a few days a week. Many experts believe the future of the American includes hybrid, remote workspaces.

So far this year, we’ve seen thousands of cleaning gadgets

Collaboration tools like Slack, Microsoft Teams, and other

come onto the scene, from antimicrobial backpacks to truly

instant messaging programs are essential to keeping teams

you can now procure portable UV light cleaners for your cars

and mobile devices, along with migrating key business

and trucks, adding an additional point of disinfection.

applications to the cloud to allow for efficient remote access

SPOTLIGH T UV-light-emitting, air-purifying robots. As business leaders,

Furthermore, inventions just released this year include additional ways to zap germs, folding decontamination into

I N D Eand X productive. Investing in laptops, tablets, connected

are key to embracing this trend. LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we cannot predict the future. By embracing technological trends as they emerge, your business will certainly be better positioned for it. The early adopters have thrived during the past twelve months and our dependence on technological advances will be a critical piece of our future success. As business leaders in the service industry, we must stay in tune with what’s occurring in the business world, while continuing to offer convenient, reliable service to today’s customers and our future prospective customers. Leaning into an online presence, exploiting new cleaning technologies, and ensure our employees can work where they need to will be critical components to this year’s effective business plans. Sources https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2021/02/08/small-businesstrends-you-need-to-know-about-for-2021/?sh=43b4dcaad6d2 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/358558  https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/367305  https://www.wired.com/story/ces-2021-clean-tech/

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Replacement Brooms You Can Rely On.

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BUILDING

YOUR

TEAM E

veryone knows the success of your business is

hand them a stack of receipts, and ask “How much

directly related to the quality of your team. And

did I make?” Instead, they include these individuals in

every good team consists of players with a variety of

their monthly closeouts, quarterly budget discussions,

skills. At NiteHawk, we’re fortunate to have incredible

and annual strategic planning. They speak regularly

assemblers and welders in our production facility,

about the company’s progress, and they are constantly

skilled technicians in customer support, and tenacious

looking for ways to improve. Successful owners also

salespeople out on the road. But in business, there

meet with their insurance agents regularly to receive

is more to every team than the regular full-time

recommendations on policy improvement, reducing

employees.

premiums, and decreasing risk exposure. They have

As we work with our customers on fleet management,

relationships with bankers that understand their

new market growth, and operational efficiency, we have

business’s capital requirements. They have trusted

found a pattern among the most successful companies.

people both in and out of the industry with whom they

All the best conversations start something like this: “I

brainstorm; sometimes these are friends, sometimes

spoke to my accountant and she recommended…”

they’re colleagues, but all of them share an interest in

Owners of the most profitable companies do not meet with their finance professionals on April 14th,

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people with whom you can consult. To expand your

successes and in time, the effort and money spent will

team and meet new challenges, you need to assess

pay off.  

your current areas of weakness. Focus on finding that accountant, insurance broker, banker, or trustworthy

If you’re in the sweeper industry and you’re thinking to yourself, “Wow I really don’t have anyone like that I can trust…” Guess what?

friend that has a passion for your small business. Require that they get involved and become creative, like you, to look proactively at the future. As entrepreneurs, we are accustomed to figuring things out on our own, so it may take a bit of humility

To expand your team and meet new challenges, you need to assess your current areas of weakness.

You’re wrong. At NiteHawk we want to see every small business succeed, and we’re happy to share our experience to help you tackle those tough challenges. In the words of legendary scientist Claude Bernard:

to ask for help. But as you

“It is what we know already

develop relationships with

that often prevents us from

qualified people, and you let them get as excited about

learning.” Know what you don’t know and find someone

your business as you are, you will grow your network

to help. Then you’ll have an unbeatable team.

and increase profitability. Let others share in your

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TWO NEW PROGRAMS BENEFIT 1-800-SWEEPER PARTNERS! 1-800-SWEEPER has created two value-added

efforts and provides consistency throughout the

tools to its arsenal of marketing programs and

organization”, says Carolyn Bell, Director of Marketing

materials. A Marketing Toolkit is now available to

at 1-800-SWEEPER.

all 1-800-SWEEPER Partners via the 1-800-SWEEPER

Another new feature is the Educational Video Series. The Video Series

website. The toolkit is designed to offer brand guidelines

The Video Series is a collection

and standards as

of brief informative videos,

well as marketing program templates

hosted by 1-800-SWEEPER

and downloadable

Partners, that cover

logos in a variety of

all aspects of running

formats to ensure brand consistency. “Keeping

a sweeping business.

is a collection of brief informative videos, hosted by 1-800-SWEEPER Partners, that cover all aspects of running a sweeping business. The first series will feature Financial Fitness, presented by Bob Holdridge, Controller at Progressive Sweeping.

our logo consistent is

This series will focus on

important to our brand.

Accounts Receivable and

Providing our Partners, a toolkit with examples and

Accounts Payable procedures, credit card and bank

templates helps with their company’s co-branding

account review tips, cash forecasting and month-end

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review processes. These videos are designed to help

About 1-800-SWEEPER

Partners evolve their business’s internal procedures.

1-800-SWEEPER is a nationwide service network of

“Contractors in our group have always enjoyed sharing

independently owned power sweeping companies.

their thoughts and ideas with their peers. The Video

Our organization brings sweeping companies from

Series allows each of our Partners the opportunity to

coast to coast under a unified marketing and service

present to our whole network, the best practices they use in various aspects of their businesses,” says Ben Steyer, Executive Director of 1-800-SWEEPER. Videos will be emailed to all Partners weekly and stored in a video library available at 1800sweeper.com. Some of the other topics that are planned to be presented throughout the year are fleet maintenance, employee

structure. Participating 1-800-SWEEPER partner companies provide parking lot sweeping, street sweeping, and a variety of construction-related power sweeping services. Our reliable, value oriented power sweeping services a diverse customer base including nationwide and regional facility management customers as well as municipalities and local area building contractors.

retention, marketing and much more. For more information contact Cbell@1800sweeper.com

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A S S O C I AT I O N I N S I D E R A S S O C I AT I O N I N S I D E R

IN THE NEWS

INDEX SOAKMONT P O T L I G H T CAPITAL SERVICES GROWS INDEX SPOTLIGHT

OPERATIONS AND SALES TEAMS THREE EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS JOIN TEAM

WEST CHESTER, PA, MARCH 2021 – Oakmont Capital

duties, including interacting directly with customers to

Services (OCS) has further expanded its sales and

confirm insurance standing. She also manages the overall

operations teams. As an independent direct lender

insurance program, ensuring a smooth process for the

partnered with a bank, Oakmont is committed to offering

end customer.

customers low rates via a virtual, streamlined process.

“As our lending capabilities broaden through our bank partnership, we’re expanding

The three additions to the team enhance the company’s commitment to service: Aaron Dym, Controller, is a veteran corporate controller with past industry experiences in equipment leasing, wholesale

“As our lending capabilities broaden ... we’re expanding our team to better serve our customers,”

our team to better serve our customers,” said Joe Leonard, CLFP and CEO. “All three new team members are an integral part of keeping both operations and sales on course to positively impact our

distribution, employment

customers, their business, and

contract services, and the design-

Oakmont’s. We are excited to have

build industry. Dym’s core competencies include general

these experienced and dedicated professionals on board

financial management, banking & treasury management,

and welcome them to the team!”

strategic planning, benefits negotiation & management, and software & technology implementation. Tatum Noreen, CLFP, Inside Sales Representative, began her career in the equipment financing industry as a credit analyst 6 years ago. She then transitioned into a Client Relations role, becoming a team lead. In 2019, she obtained her CLFP designation. At Oakmont, Noreen works to strengthen the relationship with current customers and assists other finance professionals with account management responsibilities. Deborah Reber, Insurance Specialist, has worked in the equipment finance industry for 10 years. At

About Oakmont Capital Holdings Oakmont Capital Holdings, LLC d/b/a Oakmont Capital Services is headquartered in West Chester, PA, with an office in Albany, MN, and is a fast, affordable, reputable solution to equipment financing. Oakmont Capital Services is a direct, independent lender, providing commercial equipment financing and working capital throughout all 50 United States. The professional financing staff at Oakmont has combined experience of over 350 years in the industry and is the reliable choice for today’s financing needs. For more information, visit www.oakmontfinance.com.

Oakmont Capital Services, Reber handles various

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SPOTLIGHT

RISING TO EXCELLENCE: ALL CARE SWEEPING

With over 20 years of experience keeping parking lots clean in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, Charles Joseph has had his hands full building a solid sweeping company that has stood the test of time and will continue to see strong growth long into the future.

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SWEEPING GROWTH STRATEGIES

At the center of All Care Sweeping’s strategy for growing the business is a solid focus on people. By focusing on hiring, training, supporting, and retaining quality workers, the business has seen significant growth. However, unlike companies that provide only the tools needed to succeed in their work, Charles also notes that the company works outside the box to support their employees’ personal goals as well.

We believe that the challenges and dreams that employees have in their personal life impact their ability to be 100% engaged at work, so we try to provide benefits that help support them both at work and home.

LEADING FROM THE FRONT

Charles Joseph We believe that the challenges and dreams that

The president and owner of All Care Sweeping,

employees have in their personal life impact their

Charles jumped directly into the company from

ability to be 100% engaged at work, so we try to

corporate work.

provide benefits that help support them both at work

Chris Peters

and home. For instance, last year we implemented

Chris has worked in management for over 20 years,

an employee assistance program that provides

including several service-based companies.

employees with legal, financial and educational

Amy Kennedy

support with issues that impact their daily lives.

As the business manager for All Care, Amy helps keep

From the first time the customer contacts the

everything moving behind the scenes.

company, through the service, and into the follow-

EQUIPMENT MATTERS AND GOING GREEN

up, there’s a strong focus on exceptional customer

The All Care Sweeping team has partnered for many

service.

years with Nitehawk, using their Osprey and Raptor

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SPOTLIGHT

...the company added a Schwarze A4, which has proven to be a great truck to enter the market, with plans to purchase a second truck to service the growth available in this market segment. trucks to keep up with sweeping operations. Charles mentions that the trucks have been both easy to operate as well as easy to maintain over the years, making it easy for the company to keep operations going. As they’ve grown into the construction sweeping segment of the industry, the company added a

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SPOTLIGHT

Schwarze A4, which has proven to be a great truck to

service structure to gain numerous leads. Starting in

enter the market, with plans to purchase a second truck

2016, the company has seen growth from both inside

to service the growth available in this market segment.

and outside the Kansas City region which has helped fuel their revenue.

Environmental sustainability is also considered with four

All Care Sweeping has

propane-powered trucks added

met this challenge by

to the lineup in recent years and limits on how long technicians

investing more heavily into

can leave vehicles running while

their website as well as

not sweeping. THE ALL CARE APPROACH TO SALES AND MARKETING

As with many extremely

social media... Charles is definitely sold on the benefits

successful service businesses, the company sees its primary

of improving the website.

growth through referrals from property and construction managers. However, they’ve also partnered with 1-800-Sweeper’s marketing and

Many sweeper companies are facing the challenges of digitization, and All Care Sweeping has met this challenge by investing more heavily into their website as well as social media. Though the jury is still out on the benefits of social media marketing on Facebook for a primarily B2B business, Charles is definitely sold on the benefits of improving the website.

With our website updates, we’ve found that we’re easier for out-of-town customers to locate us, learn about continued on page 28

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SPOTLIGHT

INDEX

Inclusion and accountability are the themes of the day when it’s time for work at All Care. our company, and submit a request for information. The ROI from investing in our website is good. COMPANY CULTURE AND TRAINING AT ALL CARE

Inclusion and accountability are the themes of the day when it’s time for work at All Care. The worker in the field knows that their quality of work reflects directly on management and customer impressions, while management understands that their customer interactions impact the company’s ability to provide benefits to employees in the field. To support this process, All Care offers profit sharing, while an opencontinued on page 30

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SPOTLIGHT

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Monthly safety meetings keep current safety topics fresh, including weather-related illnesses, accident lessons learned, and more. door management policy welcomes feedback from everyone in the business. This is reinforced during the three-week training program that all new hires go through under shift managers or technicians. The training focuses on one-on-one education and oversight of new hire training, with a signoff every week by both parties acknowledging that the training is both received and understood. Monthly safety meetings keep current safety topics fresh, including weather-related illnesses, accident lessons learned, and more. continued on page 32

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INDEX

SPOTLIGHT

RISING TO THE CHALLENGE

During the COVID-19...the company made itself a contact point for new pandemic information and committed ...everyone was paid at least 40 hours every week.

Charles faced several personal challenges when starting the company, as he didn’t have experience in the industry, but rather came directly out of corporate America. He focuses on understanding his employees and customers to keep both himself and the company learning and growing. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company made itself a contact point for new pandemic information

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and committed that even when the hours wouldn’t bear it out, everyone was paid at least 40 hours every week. Also, the company provided personal protective equipment to employees at the beginning of every shift, allowing them to feel safe when doing their job and interacting with the public.

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