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Energy Case Study: Delivering Sustainable Energy Solutions

September 13, 2022

With 633 stores, fuel stations, offices and distribution centers, this supermarket retailer accounts for 0.3% of the UK’s total electricity consumption. Our collaborative approach to the design and delivery of sustainable facilities management actively supports their financial and sustainability goals. Together, we are reducing their costs, emissions and energy consumption. City have worked in partnership with the retailer for over…

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The Easiest Way for Grocers to Reduce Shrinkage

September 12, 2022

These days, grocery store owners are facing a slew of emerging challenges — like inflation, rising food prices, changing customer preferences, cyberthreats, new omnichannel competitors, and more. With so many factors impacting the bottom line, reducing product loss — also known as shrinkage — is increasingly important for grocers.  Read on to learn why inventory shrink harms grocery stores and…

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“Growing” Up the City Ladder

August 30, 2022

Are you looking for a place where your aspirations and career goals are nurtured? At City, we offer a wide range of development opportunities and supportive leadership that guides our team members along their journeys, no matter their level or department. In this edition of Tech Talk, we take a deeper look at our Exterior Services Team (EST). Exterior Services…

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City Introduces Case Cleaning Offering

August 25, 2022

City Facilities Management (FL) LLC has enhanced its self-delivery model with its newest offering, case cleaning. Alongside its comprehensive FM services, this additional service delivers proven energy and operational benefits by cleaning the equipment to allow proper airflow, ensuring refrigeration cases will run optimally for City’s partner. The creation of this new service began after a discussion with City’s grocer…

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City Facilities Management (US) LLC Partners with Discovery Sound Technology (DST) to Transform its Predictive Maintenance

August 16, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC, the self-delivery retail expert in integrated facilities maintenance, building and engineering and sustainability, has begun a long-term partnership with Discovery Sound Technology (DST), transforming preventative maintenance into predictive maintenance. The machine-learning ultrasound technology detects impending critical equipment failures, providing real-time data for City’s techs to find and repair equipment before it fails.   In addition, the…

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Plan, Protect & Recover: Hurricane Season Preparedness

July 19, 2022

Whether for snow season, hurricane season, or other natural disasters, having a proper emergency preparedness plan is important for any industry, any time of year. For both large and small businesses, the lack of a proper disaster plan could mean the loss of thousands of dollars in products on top of potential destruction of stores. However, by having the right…

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City US Awarded Best CEOs for Diversity

July 13, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC is honored to have received the Best CEOs for Diversity award from Comparably in Q2 of 2022. Comparably award winners were determined from over 15 million ratings left on Comparably over the last 12-month period (June 24, 2021 through June 24, 2022) and compared against 70,000 other qualified large-sized companies. Comparably’s Best CEOs for Diversity…

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City US Launches the City Divercity Council

June 21, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC, the nation’s largest privately-held integrated facilities maintenance company, recently announced the launch of the City Diver“city” Council. The Divercity Council is a cross-functional grouping of team members from varying partnerships and job titles across the US business. The Council was created in response to a desire to strengthen company culture and efforts to advance diversity,…

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Supporting Technician Wellbeing

June 14, 2022

There is no doubt that technicians in the field face all kinds of stressful situations in their day-to-day jobs, whether battling exhaustion, heat illness or any other number of risks. One of the most common issues technicians face is fatigue. Fatigue is the feeling of low energy and exhaustion that interferes with normal daily activities. The National Safety Council (NSC)…

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How City Invests in Technician Development

May 30, 2022

At City, we are proud to be able to offer our unique self-delivery model with the highest level of service and quality for our customers. What we are most proud of; however, is our teams and their diverse skillsets. We have made it our mission to provide continual development opportunities and resources for our team members so that the sky…

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Looking Ahead After the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 12, 2022

As the world passes the second anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, businesses are optimistic as they are starting to recover from the pandemic. While most regions have largely adjusted to living with, and now moving past, the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, disruptions continue to impact people and businesses in more ways than one. Like the majority of businesses, City…

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City US Announces Michelle Rodriguez as EVP of People

May 3, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC announced today that Michelle Rodriguez has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of People. Formerly serving in the role of SVP of Expansion Strategy & People Culture for City FL, Rodriguez is responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of people operations. Rodriguez, who joined City in April of 2018, reports…

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An Inside Look Into City’s World-Class Training Center

April 19, 2022

Many unique indicators make City stand apart from the rest. The unparalleled professionalism, quality, customer service and value we bring our partners around the globe are only a few of those indicators. Another is our world-class, on-site training center. For George Campbell, Head of Technical Services, starting a training center was no simple feat but was entirely worth it. Campbell,…

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City US Awarded Best Company Outlook and Best Operations Team

April 1, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC is honored to have received the Best Company Outlook and Best Operations Team Awards from Comparably in Q1 of 2022. Comparably award winners were determined from over 15 million ratings left on Comparably over a 12-month period (March 2021 – March 2022). City US was ranked in the top 50 and compared against 70,000 other…

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How City Tackles Your Snow Problem: The 2021-2022 Snow Season

March 29, 2022

Snowstorms can cause significant issues for stores, from widespread power outages to blocking entrances and exits to sheets of ice covering the parking lots. When sudden weather hits and stores are shut down behind inches of snow, it is up to the store’s maintenance team or vendor to help keep stores and their technology up and running. On average, the…

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City US Welcomes Senior Leaders

March 28, 2022

City Facilities Management (US) LLC is excited to recognize the following Senior Leaders. Read below how each team member will be playing a pivotal role in the growth & development of our organization as City expands its presence to the West Coast. Andrew Atkinson has joined the City US team as President of West Coast Operations reporting to Paul Smith,…

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City FL Welcomes Back Home Office Teams

March 25, 2022

This week, City Facilities Management (FL) LLC welcomed back our teams as they returned to the Jacksonville home office. As with a majority of medium and large-sized businesses, most home office team members transitioned to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the office has been occupied only by team members on an as-needed basis since March of 2020….

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Coming Together: City’s Year Beginning Meeting 2022

March 21, 2022

City Facilities Management (FL) LLC welcomed over 350 leadership and various other team members in-person (and virtually) for the first time in two years for our annual Year Beginning Meeting (YBM) in Jacksonville, Florida. Day one of YBM (March 8th, 2022) kicked off with presentations from City’s Senior Leaders. These presentations highlighted and recognized our teams’ largest accomplishments in 2021….

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City Celebrates 2021 LDP Graduates

March 10, 2022

City Facilities Management is proud to make significant investments in team member development. On January 26th, 2022, City congratulated 18 new graduates of the Leadership Development Program (LDP). Through this robust program, City strives to encourage strong leadership skills and endeavors. Selected from a pool of over 150 leaders, the 18 graduates demonstrated outstanding individual contributions as well as an…

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City US Named Best Company For Women

February 25, 2022

We’re thrilled to celebrate that City Facilities Management (US) LLC won its first Comparably Award for Best Company for Women in Q4 of 2021! Comparably considered over 70,000 companies for each of its 5th Annual Best Places to Work Awards. Comparably placed City Facilities Management (US) LLC on its large companies list (more than 500 employees) for Best Companies for Women. I…

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Finding Short – And Long – Term Solutions for Managing Energy Costs

January 2, 2022

Even successful supermarkets, with a steady stream of customers every day and a reliable source of cash flow, have to work hard to make ends meet financially. The market is competitive, and costs are always high, so it can be extraordinarily difficult to consistently make a profit. A typical 40,000-square foot grocery store in the United States can spend over…

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3 Steps For Developing An Improved Energy Efficiency Strategy

December 27, 2021

For just about any organization, energy efficiency should be a key goal. The beauty of focusing on more efficient energy is that it benefits everyone involved – businesses can improve their budgeting strategies by cutting down on wasted resources, and Mother Earth will be appreciative as well, as reducing pollution is always a key objective. Better energy policy is a…

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