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Reflecting on Labor Day 2021

Reflecting on Labor Day 2021

With Americans back at work in 2021, this Labor Day was a well-earned holiday. Low staffing paired with increasingly high demands across all industries, especially within construction, has left many companies stretched thin and their...
30 Insane Construction Fails from Contractors to DIYers

30 Insane Construction Fails from Contractors to DIYers

For those of us in the industry, a good construction fail compilation presses that schadenfreude button. Schadenfrued: the pleasure we get from someone else’s misfortune. Because let’s be honest, a 2x4 to the groin is...
Starting Small and Growing Tall

Starting Small and Growing Tall

Author: GE&S President Rob Hall Editor: Leah Cooper This June, the General Equipment and Supply (GE&S) team and I hosted the Sulphur Summit: a road trip tour for our existing and new management members to...
Waste Not, Want Not: Optimizing through Reconditioning

Waste Not, Want Not: Optimizing through Reconditioning

Author: Leah Cooper The phrase “waste not, want not” is as much a part of American culture as apple pie and 24-hour Walmarts (who hasn’t made a midnight snack run?). Think of all the old...
Managing Inventory Management

Managing Inventory Management

Author: Leah Cooper Today was not your day: you woke up late for work, the creamer for your coffee spoiled overnight, and you are missing one of your socks. “Seriously, could today get any worse?”...
Staying Ahead of the Seasons with GES

Staying Ahead of the Seasons with GES

Take a trip to any major retailer: Walmart, Target, Costco: and you will notice backpacks and pencil cases are repopulating the shelves once again. School supplies seem to herald the return of the school year....
Used Office Furniture Near Me: The Best Way to Buy Affordable Office Furniture

Used Office Furniture Near Me: The Best Way to Buy Affordable Office Furniture

Author: Leah Cooper Where do you get your work done: the office, at home, the diner booth, the library? For today’s American workforce, employees and business owners find themselves increasingly working from home. Even after...
10 Affordable Hand Tools Industry Pros Say are Extremely Useful

10 Affordable Hand Tools Industry Pros Say are Extremely Useful

Author: Leah Cooper 10. Adjustable Wrench Opposable thumbs may be the height of human evolution, but rarely have your bare hands been able to surpass a simple tool when it comes to unscrewing that stuck-on...
Danger: Electricity at the Worksite

Danger: Electricity at the Worksite

Author: Leah Cooper Electrification has added convenience and greater power on the worksite. However, just like in every great superhero comic, with great power comes great responsibility. Electric-powered components can be especially dangerous and do...
From Hard Hats to Helmets

From Hard Hats to Helmets

Author: Leah Cooper Helmets are daily essentials on the worksite. Today helmets are so commonplace they are so often taken for granted by their wearers, it can be difficult to imagine a time when helmets...
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