Facilities Management Resources
Facility Managers make C-Stores convenient.
For FMs providing the best service at the lowest possible cost is the key to cost management.
Database Asset Management
If you had a database asset management tracking system in place, you could use that information to help offset facility costs.
Deferred Maintenance: short term gain, long term cost?
Training Guide to allow you to better understand and manage the assets within your store and facility.
Maintenance Work Planning
A comprehensive maintenance work plan is the key to any successful, sustainable workflow initiative.
A simple strategy to lower maintenance repaint costs.
Project Management and Facility Maintenance
Using project management in conjuction with facility maintenance.
Project Management and Facility Maintenance
Keys to successfully managing roll out programs.
Solving Small Repair and Maintenance Problems
A large national retailer needed to educate its store managers in solving smaller repair and maintenance problems on their own. These smaller problems caused multiple vendor trips, wasting time and money.
Store Maintenance Expense Q&A
Retailers answer how their company manages maintenance expenses at the store level.
Enhancing the Value of Life Cycle Assessment
EXTERNAL RESOURCE (Deloitte Development, LLC): This paper outlines how LCA can be used to assess the end-to-end environmental impacts of a business decision on overall value creation. Companies should spend ample time up front engaging with cross-functional stakeholders to define their objectives, then leverage the appropriate LCA toolset to produce actionable results. (This link will take you to a new page outside of www.prsm.com)
PRSM Disaster Planning and Management Toolkit
Welcome to the PRSM Disaster Planning and Management Toolkit. The retail environment is constantly impacted by external factors, changes, and events – whether from natural disasters, such as tornadoes, earthquakes, storms, etc., or from the man-made variety. A Retail FM can find themselves monitoring the turbulence caused by an approaching tropical storm or hurricane one day, to dealing with an end of the summer wildfire the next, to dealing with the aftermath of a violent store incident the next.
2009 January/February Making a Splash!
2009 January/February According to Regulations
2009 January/February Bonding with Procurement: Why Should I Talk to Procurement?
2009 July/August A New Shade of Green
2009 July/August Reduce, Reuse, Retail!
2009 September/October Somebody, Turn On the Lights!
2009 SeptemberOctober Are You Certifiable?
2009 November/December Turning the Corner
2009 November/December PRSM's Response to the Economic Challenges
2009 November/December Oh, Canada!
2009 November/December Water Conservation, Walmart Style
2009 November/December Retailer Profile: Walgreens
2010 January/February Best Practices: Building Facilities Department Credibility
2010 January/February Grow Your Best Practices with Green Leadership
2010 January/February Put Your Best Practices Forward
2010 January/February Speaking Up For Facilities
2010 January/February Retailer Profile: Na Hoku
2010 March/April Rollout Rules
2010 March/April Fill 'Er Up!
2010 March/April Maintain You: Tips For Making Your Job Search Easier
2010 March/April Green Solutions: The Drivers of Sustainability
2010 May/June HVAC Strategies
2010 May/June To Defer, Or Not To Defer?
2010 May/June Clean Carpet Is Good Business
2010 May/June Operations: A Simple Strategy to Lower Maintenance Repaint Costs
2010 May/June Maintenance: Enhance & Maintain Your Signage to Create a Vibrant Image
2010 May/June Green Solutions: Sustainability through Vendor-Retailer Partnerships
2010 MayJune Retailer Profile Beauty Brands
2010 July/August Standards, Certifications and Legislation, Oh My!
2010 July/August What's Your Sustainability Strategy
2010 July/August The Greenest of the Green
2010 July/August Management: Preventative Maintenance for Sustainable Floors
Retailer Q&A: Keeping It Green
2010 September/October PRSM Celebrates 15 Years!
2010 September/October Look Like You're Made of Money Even If You're not
2010 September/October Promoting Your Credibility
2010 September/October Lead the Pack With Your RFMP Certification
2010 September/October Janitorial: Reduce Cleaning Costs and Improve Operations
2010 September/October Operations: Protect Your HVAC
2010 September/October Retailer Q&A: Justify Thyself
2010 November/December Talk It Out
2010 November/December Management: The Road to RFP Success
2010 November/December Retailer Profile: A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc.
2011 January/February Leading With Best Practices
2011 January/February Revelations in Lighting: LED Product Assessment
2011 March/April Disaster Planning: Surviving the Storm
2011 March/April How King of Prussia Mall and Merchants Handled a Flood of Problems
2011 March/April Disaster Planning: How to Stay Ahead of the Tempest
2011 March/April Develop a Big-Picture View
2011 March/April Fire Protection: Fire Safety Starts With Maintenance
2011March/April Don't Go At It Alone
2011 March/April Sustainable Solutions: Save Energy - Go Wireless
2011 March/April Management: Would You Want to Work for YOU?
2011 March/April Retailer Profile: Charming Shoppes
2011 May/June Defy Rising Energy Costs
2011 May/June Database Asset Management
2011 May/June Your Asset Management Fortune Cookie
2011 May/June Asset Management For Your Brand
2011 May/June Assessing Environmental Sustainability Opportunities
2011 May/June Management: It's the Culture!
2011 May/June Retailer Profile: Hot Topic
2011 July/August Every Drop Counts
2011 July/August Waste and Today's Retailer
2011 July/August Walmart's Zero Waste Goal
2011 July/August Dong More With Less - And Saving Money In The Process
2011 July/August Make the Switch to Reduce Carbon
2011 July/August Selling Enterprise Management to the C-Suite
2011 July/August Green Solutions: LEED For Retail Facility Maintenance Professionals
2011 July/August Operations: Greening In Place
2011 July/August Maintenance: Parking Lots Get A Green Facelift
2011 July/August Management: Before You Call A Facilities Manager
2011 September/October Lost in Translation: Managing Retail Facilities in Europe
2011 September/October Repair or Replace? Considering the Options in Air Conditioning Refrigerants
2011 September/October Energy Efficiency Cost Savings
2011 September/October Prepare Above and Beyond with PS-Prep
2011 September/October Snow Economics
2011 September/October Green Solutions: Green Certification for Retailers
2011 September/October Maintenance: How to Improve Your Vertical Transportation Systems
2011 September/Ocober Management: "I Don't Have Time" Is A Lie!
2011 November/December Leaks and Leases
2011 November/December Planning and Communication are Keys to Black Friday Success
2011 November/December JCPenney Sustainability Initiatives
2011 November/December Retail Facilities Sourcing
2011 November/December Bucking the Trend to Cut PMs
2011 November/December Maintenance: Better Cleaning For Less Money?
2011 November/December Best Practices: Forecasting a Maintenance and Repair Budget