There’s no question that in the digital age, data is king. For years now, economists have said data is worth more than gold or oil. But what is it worth to your mulch production operation? Many colored mulch producers rely on a few key performance indicators (KPIs) but struggle to capture data in a way that makes sense for their needs. That’s because their mulch coloring equipment doesn’t give them the ability to track production in real time or view data at a granular level. Thankfully, there are now better alternatives that can help mulch producers get a better handle on costs and optimize production rates. Here’s how a technology upgrade that yields more actionable data could lead to better financial performance for your business.
To combat the effects of climate change, landscapers across the country are increasingly looking for ways to make their designs more sustainable. Along with trying to avoid soil erosion and installing plants that are attractive to pollinators, these sustainability efforts are largely aimed at water conservation. This is good news for mulch producers because mulch has a unique capacity for reducing water usage in landscaping designs. Here’s a look at how mulch helps conserve water and how mulch producers can use this knowledge to grow their business.Read More