April 16, 2013: DeSantis Landscapes, Salem, Oregon
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Is your reason for staying in business to get better?
The six areas described below will be the focus of the DeSantis face-to-face event. You and a small group of your peers will spend the morning examining each of these areas, talking with a leader from the DeSantis team, and later discuss the opportunities and challenges companies may face with each.
SALES & MARKETING: Learn to develop ideas and create action plans that tell a compelling story and effectively capture a customer’s attention. Discover ways to secure more business in less time.
HR & ACCOUNTING: Engage in open discussion on topics ranging from how to address the health care issues in the year ahead to increasing communication around financial management throughout the company.
FLEET MANAGEMENT: Take an insider’s look at how DeSantis manages their fleet from being efficient in supporting the operations team as they serve the customer to being cost effective to improve bottom line results for the company.
YARD EFFICIENCY: Learn how the DeSantis team has intentionally made improvements to the yard that greatly improved their morning start-up times, and then together point out areas that everyone attending can apply to their own companies.
OPERATION SYSTEMS: The better the systems, the more opportunity for a company to deliver quality in an efficient way; retaining customers and improving profits. Discover how DeSantis commits to continuous improvement in this area.
AN OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE: DeSantis Landscapes is a second-generation family business built on the foundation of the past in order to create a culture that leads into the future. This does not just happen; it is created. Your input and discussions will help frame the purpose behind your company and collectively you will find the answers that will help build a stronger future.
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