Blog

Your Single Source for Workplace Information & Insights

Discover the info & insight your St. Louis workplace has been looking for to increase efficiency. Our site is filled with tips, tricks, comparisons & more!

Business Interiors | Problems & Solutions

By: Brett Baltz
September 1st, 2020

Building or remodeling an office can be overwhelming, especially when you're soliciting furniture bids from multiple dealers. Furniture bids may seem like an easy way to find office furniture and save money, but they can be more frustrating than helpful.  

Business Interiors | Problems & Solutions

By: Brett Baltz
July 30th, 2020

Everyone loves a good bargain, right? Well, of course – but if there’s one thing you should pay more money for, it’s office furniture.

Business Products | Restroom Dispensers | Problems & Solutions

By: Brett Baltz
March 28th, 2018

Have you ever stopped and thought what kind of message you are sending to your employees and guests when you provide prison-grade restroom paper products?

Business Interiors | Case Studies | Problems & Solutions

By: Kevin Baltz
February 27th, 2018

The Challenge Midwest Railcar Corporation, a rail car leasing and management company had outgrown their current space and was obtaining permits to construct a new building in Edwardsville, IL.  Midwest Railcar wanted private offices while still maintaining an open concept for their workplace culture.  Private offices along the outside of the building encased in dry wall were going to make the space feel smaller and not share as much natural light into the interior of the building.  Much of the actual day to day work in their office is heavily dependent on computers and integrating that technology into the space was an important aspect to ensure goals were met.  Not all of their work was individual based projects and they needed some meeting space for team projects.  Client wanted to maximize their space from a work flow perspective to fit more people in a smaller footprint while still maintaining privacy, positive attitudes and attracting top talent and clients to their business.

Business Products | Case Studies | Problems & Solutions

By: Alison Baltz
October 29th, 2017

The Challenge A banking customer with 15 locations was looking for a way to consolidate vendors and streamline their process across all offices. They wanted to use the buying power of all the banks to negotiate pricing rather than letting each office buy on their own. With multiple contacts at multiple vendors, the accounting department was cutting multiple checks for one category of business supplies. The spot buying of on-sale copy paper is causing prices to be inconsistent from month to month and the copy machines struggle with the inconsistency of quality leading to more technician calls leading to downtime of their machines.