How Commercial Cleaning Services may Benefit Warehouse and Distribution Center Operations

Warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers are designed to operate at maximum efficiency. Many factors contribute to their success, one being cleanliness. The cleanliness of a fulfillment center, distribution center, or warehouse affects not only facility operations as a whole, but also the health and morale of workers.

Keeping these large properties clean is no small feat. A commercial cleaning company can help maintain cleanliness throughout your facility, which can have multiple benefits for your workplace.

Keep floors in excellent condition.

Warehouse and fulfillment center floors can experience a lot of wear and tear throughout a busy day. Bumps, cracks, spills, and other damage can cause slowdowns by making it unsafe to transport machinery and cargo throughout the facility. Given the vital importance of productivity and efficiency in these environments, this sort of delay can be very costly.

A commercial cleaning company can keep warehouse floors in excellent condition through regular cleaning and maintenance. A commercial cleaning company may also provide specialty commercial floor cleaning services to prolong the life of heavy-duty flooring.

Minimize dust buildup.

At its best, dust buildup in a warehouse environment is irritating. At its worst, it can accumulate on equipment and cause premature wear—or even malfunction. Dust may also affect worker health. Airborne particles can cause health problems.

With so many surfaces where dust can accumulate, it’s essential to take a proactive approach to keeping the buildup at bay. A commercial cleaning company can leverage a variety of effective tactics to minimize dust throughout your warehouse, distribution center, or fulfillment center.

Boost employee morale.

A warehouse environment may not sound as glamorous as a downtown high-rise or a plush corporate office. But a commercial cleaning company can keep breakrooms, bathrooms, and other employee areas looking fresh, and create the same welcoming environment as those other workplaces. Having a clean and comfortable place to relax and take a break may be beneficial for employee morale, which in turn may boost productivity.

A commercial cleaning company may also be able to source and stock paper products, such as toilet tissue, paper towels, and soap, to keep these important items available for your employees and visitors.

With so much square footage to cover, finding a commercial cleaning company that can handle large properties is vital. Your local Vanguard Cleaning Systems® area franchise office may connect you with a Vanguard® independent janitorial franchise business with experience cleaning properties just like yours. A Vanguard® independent janitorial franchise business can also work with you to determine a customized cleaning schedule that doesn’t disrupt operations.

Learn more about commercial cleaning services for warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers provided by your local Vanguard® janitorial franchise business here, or request a complimentary consultation.


About the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Brand
Founded in 1984, the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® organization is built upon over 2,500 independently owned and operated franchised commercial cleaning businesses, which are licensed and supported by an Area Franchise network of more than 50 independent regional offices throughout North America. Vanguard® franchised commercial cleaning businesses service over 15,000 businesses, healthcare companies, educational facilities, and non-profit organizations.

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