The Edge:  Stay Sharp

The Edge is your definitive source for solutions, tips, insights, ideas and best practices that can make you more efficient, profitable and safer on the job. Every post is by an expert and innovator who has operated machines and plows from the same cabs where you make your living. We get the work you do. More to the point, we’ll help you keep your edge over the competition.
Pack Leader Profile: LCC Landscapes
April 1, 2019

Pack Leader Profile: LCC Landscapes

QuattroPlow — The Missing Mathematical Component The Caggiano family business hits on the right equation for efficiency and profitability for...

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The Season’s Winding Down — It’s Time to Get Organized
March 23, 2019

The Season’s Winding Down — It’s Time to Get Organized

For some of you, you still have a month or more to go before you clean off your equipment and...

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How to Keep Your Cool While Plowing Snow
January 23, 2019

How to Keep Your Cool While Plowing Snow

You hear about road rage on the news. People are losing control over themselves to prove a point. Unfortunately, this...

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10 Tips for New Snow Contractors
January 16, 2019

10 Tips for New Snow Contractors

Snow removal can be a fantastic way to keep seasonal workers busy and keep your company name fresh in the...

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Pack Leader Profile – Seasonal Property Services
January 8, 2019

Pack Leader Profile – Seasonal Property Services

Cutting-Edge Downtime Equals Less Seat Time for Seasonal Property Services David Kooiman is always looking for ways to make life easier...

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Bidding on Low Snow Tolerance Facilities? Here’s What You Need to Know
November 21, 2018

Bidding on Low Snow Tolerance Facilities? Here’s What You Need to Know

Snow and ice management on medical facilities can be lucrative. However, you need to understand the details that go into...

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Maximize Your Plowing Efficiency While Lowering Your Salt Dependency
November 13, 2018

Maximize Your Plowing Efficiency While Lowering Your Salt Dependency

By now, you know that there is a shortage of salt. The snow and ice management industry has stayed on...

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10 Tips for Hiring the Right Snow Subcontractor this Winter
November 5, 2018

10 Tips for Hiring the Right Snow Subcontractor this Winter

Snow and ice removal is a risky business. You need to nail down properties to plow, hire subcontractors and get...

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New Game-Changer in Snow Removal Profitability
October 31, 2018

New Game-Changer in Snow Removal Profitability

Edge Down, Profit Up  What’s the standard for profitability in snow removal? Efficiency, or clearing more snow faster with less...

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14 Smart Ways to Use Social Media in Your Snow Removal Business
October 24, 2018

14 Smart Ways to Use Social Media in Your Snow Removal Business

There’s no way around it. To do business today, you need a social media footprint—even as a snow and ice...

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