You don’t know what you have until it's gone. However, if you're one of the lucky few, or should I say, the perceptive few, you'll realize the value of onsitetalent keeping your company rolling.
The weather is warming up and flowers are blooming! This means it’s time for you to clean up the exterior parts of your property and make sure all outdoor equipment is being well maintained. This laundry list of things to check includes everything from landscaping to gutters and downspouts.
Natural disasters don’t care about supply chain issues, but your group purchasing organization (GPO) does. Being prepared and working with your GPO can help you avoid delays and ensure you have what you need, when you need it.
Selecting the right purchasing structure is crucial for optimizing your process throughout your properties. Depending on your size and property spread, it may not be an easy, quick decision. There are pros and cons to any structure so it’s important to weigh each option. You may even decide that a hybrid structure is best for your needs.
Just as landscapes need pruning to thrive, consolidating suppliers can focus growth in the right direction. Multifamily housing professionals gain efficiency when they pare down underperforming suppliers and focus on a core of high performers.
In the multifamily housing industry, nine times out of ten, you don’t have a dedicated purchasing department like other types of organizations have. Regardless of the departmental makeup of your company, the goods and services STILL have to be purchased.Without team members dedicated to optimizingsupply chain and purchasing, you may be missing out on savings and ways to streamline the process.
As the holiday season is approaching, multifamily housing properties may see an influx of safety risks and increased traffic from resident guests. While the holidays are an exciting time for all, it is important to keep your properties safe and secure for the sake of all residents, staff, and guests.
Imagine you're sitting at your desk with a mound of work to do and then BAM-an email hits your inbox about an upcoming property inspection. What do you do first? Do you know what steps you need to take to be prepared?
Multifamily housing owners and operators are managing millions of dollars across numerous categories and often with limited procurement resources. With a growing to-do list, the team responsible for purchasing is tasked with delivering reliable products and services on quickly and at the best possible price.
Having proper safety measures in place for your residents and properties is a critical component of not only preventing injury but also attracting and retaining great residents. There’s an increasing number of demands that must be met in the health and safety realm, giving multifamily housing owners and operators a heightened awareness in anticipating and solving community issues.