A follower of this blog suggested that a useful topic would be the creation of effective Request for Proposals (RFPs). Seeing that we have also had multiple requests this past year for direction in preparing RFPs, I thought we would address it. At a high level, there is an extremely useful online program that can […]
Warning Signs & Advice: RFPs & Tendering from Elevator Maintenance & Modernizations Companies
by Rolly Mechler, Sales & Marketing Manager Last month’s blog was called Warning Signs & Advice: RFPs & Tendering – Elevator Construction Companies focused on construction tendering. I focused on the challenges that exist in a system which is set up to find the “lowest initial price”, but one which rarely ensures the greatest overall […]
Warning Signs & Advice: RFPs & Tendering – Elevator Construction Companies
by Rolly Mechler, Sales & Marketing Manager I have been involved in bidding tendered jobs for almost 30 years now, and I bid my first elevator tender about 20 years ago. I found the process fairly frustrating from the start, and as time has gone by I have only grown wearier of the whole process. […]
How Does Elevator One Compare to Other Elevator Repair Companies?
Elevator One A Typical Elevator Company Elevator One’s clients have the lowest level of unscheduled repairs of any other elevator repair company in Ontario (less than 1 repair per elevator per year) Breakdowns happen when you least expect it and the company is slow to respond (5 – 10 repairs per elevator per year) Highly […]
New Faces of Elevator One – Opening Doors – Elevator Maintenance
We were excited to see Gabby De Sousa and Samantha Pauze from our Elevator Maintenance Department featured in a recent Elevator World magazine article! After participating in an inaugural Ontario program which encouraged women to pursue a career as an Elevating Devices Mechanic (EDM), Gabby and Sam joined the Elevator One team as apprentices and […]
Reliable Elevator Act Passes Second Reading – But Is It Even Necessary?
The Reliable Elevator Act continues to make the news as various groups show their support for the goal of more reliable elevator service. The private members bill, introduced by MPP Han Dong on March 22, 2017, passed second reading unanimously on April 13, 2017. More recently there has even been talk of including this bill […]