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Get Your Fix: Developing Efficient Cost Management and Containment Strategies

  When their facilities are experiencing an issue, most commercial business owners or managers simply hand off the work to the company in charge of managing the building. However, there’s a lot more work to these projects than meets the eye. For instance, how are these repair and maintenance projects priced? How do companies balance the need for high Read more

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Get Your Fix: Developing Efficient Cost Management and Containment Strategies
  When their facilities are experiencing an issue, most commercial business owners or managers simply hand off the work to the company in charge of managing the building. However, Read more
Building Management
Get Your Fix: Assembling a Strong Service Provider Network
Finding a service provider is never easy. Facilities need someone who will be a partner, will be on site when needed and won’t create any additional headaches. Vixxo not only works with Read more
Building Management
Brewing up Beverage Equipment Maintenance Solutions (Part 2 of 2)
Kelly Fitzroy, Director of Operations for Vixxo’s Coffee Brew & Grind Division, and Luc Poirier, Sr. Director of Enterprise Performance with Vixxo, continued their conversation on beverage Read more
Building Management
Brewing up Beverage Equipment Maintenance Solutions (Part 1 of 2)
There are many moving parts to a facilities maintenance program, and an integral piece of that puzzle is beverage equipment maintenance. Kelly Fitzroy, Director of Operations for Vixxo’s Read more
Food & Beverage
RFP Tips for Facilities Maintenance
Like all other areas of a business, facilities need to look at their options from time to time. And, with so many things happening today in the world of facilities maintenance and myriad vendor Read more
Food & Beverage
Tips and Tricks on the Facilities Side of The Convenience Store
Convenience stores, for the most part, have remained open during the pandemic. But with travel light and many working and learning remotely, sales are spiraling downward. Sumit Kar, Sr. Read more

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Get Your Fix: Developing Efficient Cost Management and Containment Strategies
February 26, 2021
  When their facilities are experiencing an issue, most commercial business owners or managers simply hand off the work to the company in charge of managing the building. However, there’s a lot more work to these projects than meets the eye. For instance, how are these repair and maintenance projects priced? How do companies balance the need for high Read more
Get Your Fix: Assembling a Strong Service Provider Network
February 12, 2021
Finding a service provider is never easy. Facilities need someone who will be a partner, will be on site when needed and won’t create any additional headaches. Vixxo not only works with top-class service providers but has assembled a quality service provider network in cities all over North America. Assembling that network requires a lot of vetting, plus Read more
Brewing up Beverage Equipment Maintenance Solutions (Part 2 of 2)
January 28, 2021
Kelly Fitzroy, Director of Operations for Vixxo’s Coffee Brew & Grind Division, and Luc Poirier, Sr. Director of Enterprise Performance with Vixxo, continued their conversation on beverage equipment maintenance as part of a holistic facilities maintenance program strategy. This episode is the second part of a two-part discussion. With facilities' budgets Read more
Brewing up Beverage Equipment Maintenance Solutions (Part 1 of 2)
January 28, 2021
There are many moving parts to a facilities maintenance program, and an integral piece of that puzzle is beverage equipment maintenance. Kelly Fitzroy, Director of Operations for Vixxo’s Coffee Brew & Grind Division, and Luc Poirier, Sr. Director of Enterprise Performance with Vixxo, brought their insights and experience to unpack which industries and Read more
RFP Tips for Facilities Maintenance
January 19, 2021
Like all other areas of a business, facilities need to look at their options from time to time. And, with so many things happening today in the world of facilities maintenance and myriad vendor options to explore, now may be the perfect time to take advantage of a request for proposal (RFP). But what should facilities management look for in terms of getting Read more
Tips and Tricks on the Facilities Side of The Convenience Store
December 16, 2020
Convenience stores, for the most part, have remained open during the pandemic. But with travel light and many working and learning remotely, sales are spiraling downward. Sumit Kar, Sr. Director of Operations, and Matt Wholley, Sr. Director of Client Relations at Vixxo, know managing facilities during this unprecedented time can be a maneuvering balancing Read more
How an Operational Partner Elevates OEM Efficiency
October 19, 2020
OEMs and manufacturers handling large product launches often struggle with operational efficiency and installation. Fortunately, an operational partner can ease that inefficiency. Vixxo Director of Construction Eric Warner and Vice President of Projects and Partner Development Ryan Baumgartner explored with host Daniel Litwin how a partner like Vixxo can Read more
How Facilities Management Can Navigate Disaster Challenges
October 1, 2020
Facilities managers always need a plan to deal with natural disasters, such as fires and hurricanes. But throw in a pandemic and add social unrest into the equation and, suddenly, what disaster preparedness looks like for a business’ facility manager is a whole lot different. Vixxo’s Penny Carter, Vice President of Operational Excellence, and Johannes Guese, Read more
Navigating Procurement Challenges During the COVID-19 Era
September 17, 2020
It’s no secret the pandemic’s brought many economic and logistic challenges to every single industry. On this installment of Get Your Fix, Vixxo’s Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing, Rick Upton, and the VP of Solutions Architecture, Michael Sutherland, focused their attention on four specific verticals (retail, restaurants, convenience, and grocery.) What Read more