Presentation matters. This is important in many aspects of life, but particularly in the professional sphere. It’s true of you, your employees, your office or business itself, and essentially anything that will be put in front of prospective customers as a representation of your brand and the products and services you provide. How you and your employees conduct and present yourself is a matter of fostering the company culture that you value, but how your storefront is being presented to those who visit is entirely about how it’s designed and, more importantly, how it’s maintained day in and day out. You’re the expert in your field, and that’s where your focus should be kept to prioritize the success of your business and increase your bottom-line. That’s why a Porter service can be of great value, so you can put your time and energy where it counts the most. So, what is a Porter service, and why would you need one?
A Day Porter is someone who comes in, monitors, and attends to anything related to the cleanliness and presentation of your business. Busy walkways? Porters quickly step in and freshen them up throughout the day so your entryway looks its best for each and every person who steps through the door. High traffic bathroom? Your Porter will monitor its cleanliness and respond to everything as it happens. If there’s a spill, your Day Porter will clean it before you or your customers know it. If problem areas have been neglected, your Day Porter will attend to those. You won’t have to worry about certain tasks being chronically neglected, spiraling into bigger issues, or worse, causing damage that costs avoidable repair dollars.
Day Porters are professionals – they know how to move quickly, quietly, avoid disturbing your customers and your staff, do what needs to be done, and do it before anyone else realizes it needed doing at all. They and their work may go unnoticed, but the positive impact it brings your business certainly will not. You’ll be able to go about your day every single day with the full confidence that you and your employees can keep your mental energy solely focused on the direct goals of your business, rather than getting distracted by the also important matters of cleanliness and presentation when it comes to your customers’ perception of your operations.
Hiring a Porter may feel like a luxury, but it can have an impact on your bottom-line that outweighs the cost of their service. In doing so, you reduce the labor dollars dedicated to your own employees becoming distracted by tasks outside their direct area of expertise, and can repurpose that time into direct efforts to boost business, as well as knowing you’re making the strongest impression that you can on your prospective customers. These things all add up to a more focused labor force, and a business that shines to everyone else just as much as it does to you. If you think a Porter service could improve your business’s operations, give us a call. We’re happy to explain the process, costs, and benefits so you can run your company with the confidence you deserve.