In the fast-paced world of industrial operations in India, where time is of the essence and productivity is key, having a reliable catering partner is essential. The industrial catering business in India is not just about serving meals; it’s a fusion of culinary expertise, logistical precision, and understanding
23 November 2023
ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance, and it refers to the three key factors used to measure the sustainability and ethical impact of a company's operations. The food service industry, which includes restaurants, cafes, catering services, and food delivery companies
31 October 2023
Effective Facility Management is crucial for the smooth operation of any organization, whether it's a corporate office, a manufacturing plant, a healthcare facility, an educational institution or a residential complex.
26 October 2023
The automobile industry is a dynamic and fast-paced sector where precision, efficiency, and safety are of paramount importance. Over the past two decades, the automotive industry has undergone a significant transformation, embracing advanced technologies,
17 October 2023
When we think of hospitals, we often picture doctors, nurses, and cutting-edge medical technology. However, there's another critical aspect of healthcare that sometimes goes unnoticed but plays an equally vital role in patient recovery and the overall experience – quality food.
11 October 2023
In the fast-paced and competitive world of business, employee productivity is a cornerstone for any successful organization. Companies often invest in technology, training, process optimization, and facility management to pursue higher productivity levels.
26 September 2023
The oil and gas sector stands as one of the world's primary fuel sources, with an undeniable impact on the global economy. Yet, beneath its influential facade, dedicated workers face critical challenges.
19 September 2023
Employee retention refers to the practice of keeping talented and skilled employees within an organization for an extended period. It is a critical aspect of human resource management aimed at reducing turnover rates and preserving the workforce's stability.
12 September 2023
In the realm of pharmaceuticals, where human health and well-being are at stake, the importance of hygiene cannot be overstated. Pharmaceutical plants are tasked with the critical responsibility of producing medications that millions of people rely on to treat their ailments and improve their quality of life.
31 August 2023
Facilities management is crucial in maintaining the efficiency, safety, and functionality of buildings, facilities and infrastructure. Traditionally, this field has relied on manual processes and labour-intensive tasks, leading to potential inefficiencies and increased costs.
28 August 2023
In the fast-paced world of industrial operations, the wheels of progress never stop turning. To keep these wheels in motion, a well-fueled and energized workforce is essential.
24 August 2023
In today's rapidly evolving landscape of industrial and institutional catering services, the paramount importance of providing safe and nourishing meals to a large number of people cannot be overstated
28 July 2023
Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting and storing rainwater for various purposes, typically for future use during periods of water scarcity or as an alternative source of water. It involves the capture, diversion, and storage of rainwater from rooftops, surfaces, landscapes, or catchment areas, and its subsequent use for irrigation, non-potable purposes,
19 July 2023
Facility management plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of physical assets, infrastructure, and services within an organization. In recent years, India has witnessed a significant evolution in the field of facility management, driven by the need for cost optimization, sustainability,
06 July 2023
Schools, colleges and universities are more than passive structures providing education to students every single day. Along with the teaching and non-teaching faculty and staff, the quality of the surroundings,
21 June 2023
India being a tropical country has a heavy monsoon season from June to October. Although the monsoons bring much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it also brings risks related to safety, especially at industrial sites.
20 June 2023
The summer season brings warmer weather and longer days, and with that, challenges for facility managers as they transition from cool winter to summer's heat and humidity. As temperatures soar during the summer season,
18 May 2023
Food safety and hygiene are the foundation of our healthy living. It is a major determinant of good health, nutritional status and productivity of the population. It is, therefore, essential that the food we consume is wholesome and safe.
17 May 2023
Providing daily meals to thousands of workers three times a day is a complicated task. Apart from the execution and logistics of procurement,
05 May 2023
In large industrial establishments such as manufacturing plants or factories, the main concerns of employers and employee unions are critical aspects like providing safe working conditions, on-time wages, job security, shift management etc.
25 April 2023
Facility management and safety go hand in hand. No matter the industry, safety management is a top priority in every workplace. Efficient safety management is an integral part of facility management as it helps to protect everyone from potential hazards.
11 April 2023
With the growing negative impact of industrial belts on the environment, horticulture at industrial sites is becoming the need of the hour. Let us understand what horticulture is and its importance at industrial sites.
23 Feb 2023
Maintain a smudge-free atmosphere in your company's facility by keeping every surface, including your windows, clean and sparkling. We provide flawless window cleaning for commercial properties, allowing each space to truly shine.
22 Dec 2022
A well-defined preventive maintenance schedule is a key element to making your maintenance team more effective. Use these five steps to create a result-oriented preventive maintenance schedule to increase efficiency and save on unwanted overheads in your facility.
22 Nov 2022
Vinay Deshmukh, CEO, Forbes Facility Services takes us into the nitty-gritties of how budgeting depends on the duration of contract and how the diversity within the manufacturing segment makes diverse demands on service providers.
22 Nov 2022
For a few months now, the FM world has been abuzz with the announcement that SILA has acquired Forbes Facility Services. In an exclusive joint interview, Rushabh Vora, Co-Founder & CEO, SILA and Vinay Deshmukh, CEO, Forbes Facility Services spoke to Mrigank Warrier, Assistant Editor,
27 October 2022
Real estate platform SILA has acquired Forbes Facility Services from the Shapoorji Pallonji Group in an all-cash deal. With this acquisition, SILA’s Facilities Management services business will strengthen its presence in North India and widen its service offerings to include Catering.
20 june 2022
Using the automobile industry as an example, Vinay Deshmukh, Executive Director & CEO, FFServices explains how sustainability has become innate in FM contracts and how investing in it pays off even in the short term.
19 Oct 2022
If an SLA has been thoughtfully and carefully designed, there is very little scope for a service provider to incur losses, says Vinay Deshmukh, Executive Director & CEO, FFServices, where 60% of the contracts are SLA-based.
07 Oct 2022
In the wake of the changing scenario of the education system and work life, the student population in residential schools has been rapidly increasing.
26 Sep 2022
How can a site survey explore mechanisation at an industrial production plant and transform the facility management plan with an improvement in customer satisfaction?
22 Sep 2022
At FFS we are committed to using technology to enhance and advance our goal of being the most efficient and effective partner to our clients. We use technology in various ways, both within our own company and with external clients to ensure the best possible experience for everyone who works with us.
20 August 2022
Among the most important factors for successful administration of facility management is the training & development of the staff. The ideal working environment for any facility manager is a department that can handle any cleaning requirement on time, within budget
08 August 2022
As more and more organisations have started realising the impact of employees’ health on the companies’ overall performance, it's important to integrate different physical activities into our corporate wellness programs. Having long proven to provide many mental and physical benefits, Yoga is increasingly finding its way into the workplace at a global level.
21 June 2022
The 2019 outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus took the world by storm, resulting in an economic crisis that teetered on the edge of a full-blown recession. All around the globe, organisations were forced to re-invent the way they functioned, shuttering physical workspaces temporarily to make way for remote working.
The economic conditions and ravaged markets are a testament to the magnitude of the situation of COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on the facility management (FM) services, with a focus on cleaning, disinfection and sanitisation.
Most businesses have had to realign their strategies to address the effects of the pandemic. This black swan event has accelerated the adoption of technology, requiring companies to go digital a lot faster than anticipated.
Rushabh Vora, Co-Founder, SILA Group had a chat with Runal Dahiwade, CEO, Peppermint Robots, a leading Indian company that specialises in creating intelligent robots to automate floor cleaning, to discuss the future of housekeeping services in India and the need for automation in the integrated facilities management.
The issue of sustainability in facilities management has become a global concern over the last decade, with government and facility management companies alike striving for more environmentally and legislatively sustainable practices.