Benefits of Outsourcing: Education Edition

Benefits of Outsourcing: Education Edition

Corporate America, HealthCare, and Government have been outsourcing for years. These industries and others recognized this was best separated from their core business years ago. With all the issues going on in the education system (declining enrollments, tuition...

Courtesy: The Cure for COVID

Courtesy: The Cure for COVID

Summer – Are we safe yet? City life has returned with new hope and wonder. Curfews and social distancing mandates have been lifted resurrecting economic life to restaurants, gyms, and other brick and mortar. Beaches and parks are welcoming visitors, and pools are...

Deadly Virus Doesn’t Die Easily

Deadly Virus Doesn’t Die Easily

Virus Death Toll on the Rise On March 24th, 2020, the United States saw its deadliest day thus far during the COVID-19 pandemic with over 163 deaths. As of Wednesday morning, at least 728 people in the U.S. have died of the coronavirus as the country's confirmed cases...

Preventing the Spread of Viruses: The CCS Way

Preventing the Spread of Viruses: The CCS Way

A SPOON FULL OF VIRUS Cold and Flu Viruses have the potential of being quite serious, in fact, they can be fatal. The CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 32 million flu illnesses resulting in 18,000 deaths. Influenza and other viruses, like...

CIMS: 365 Days-and Counting

CIMS: 365 Days-and Counting

When smart, forward-thinking leaders want to “step up” their impact, they often start with a 360-assessment, an accounting of both their strengths and challenges from different members of their company. That same type of holistic diagnostic holds true for...

Government Contracting: Is It the Right Fit For You?

Government Contracting: Is It the Right Fit For You?

As far back as the late 1600s, red tape (or ribbons) were used to bind official documents. The “red tape” phrase has since taken on a different meaning—one that conjures up unnecessary hoops and onerous bureaucracy. The proverbial red tape in government contracting...

Happy National Healthcare EVS & Housekeepers Week

Happy National Healthcare EVS & Housekeepers Week

CCS cannot be more thrilled to celebrate the hard working men and women that make our company so great. The dedication and skills that they show are profound and appreciated. Please join us this week in celebrating and letting your CCS team know that you appreciate...

Honoring Two Outstanding CCS Employees

Honoring Two Outstanding CCS Employees

In continued celebration of our employees and how proud we are to have such amazing people on our team, we want to specifically honor two spectacular CCS employees for their outstanding integrity and character. A couple weeks ago we received an email from a customer...

Clear Goals, Focused Execution Is the Best Way to LEED

Clear Goals, Focused Execution Is the Best Way to LEED

The 700-mile quest to be the first to reach the South Pole just over a century ago offers the perfect lens for companies with their eye on a different, more modern-day prize: LEED certification. Two men—Roald Amundsen (the winner) and Robert Falcon Scott...

A Career in Janitorial Services?  Who Would Have Thought!

A Career in Janitorial Services? Who Would Have Thought!

In The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life author Steven Pressfield creates an emotional scenario where young Hardy Greaves is embarrassed to be seen speaking with his father, a janitor. The setting was the Great Depression, and Hardy’s pop...

New LEED/ISSA Certifications

New LEED/ISSA Certifications

Special recognition to Don Buffoni and Daniel Lowery for their recent achievements. 2017-2018, Don and Daniel led CCS through a year-long transformation securing the company the prestigious CIMS GB with Honors Award. In addition to this proud achievement, both Don and...

CCS Recieves CIMS Certification with Honors

CCS Recieves CIMS Certification with Honors

Why Report Cards Matter Commercial Cleaning Systems Earns Top Honors with CIMS Certification Early in life, report cards mattered. Whether we liked it or realized it, grades served as an outside measuring stick of our performance and, even more importantly, provided...

Meet the Janitor – It’s an Investment Worth Making

Meet the Janitor – It’s an Investment Worth Making

Millions of Americans arrive at their workplace and begin their wok without giving a single thought to the individuals who just hours before cleaned the space. A clean workplace has become an expectation—a basic that’s a must for health and safety reasons,...

Silver Oak Services Partners Leads Recapitalization of CCS

Silver Oak Services Partners Leads Recapitalization of CCS

Evanston, IL – January 12, 2016 Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC (“Silver Oak”), a lower middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on service businesses, announced it has led the recapitalization of Commercial Cleaning Systems, LLC (“CCS” or the...