|[July 24, 2014]
GCA Education Services Awarded Blackfoot, ID School District #55's Custodial Services Contract
BLACKFOOT, Idaho --(Business Wire)--
GCA Education Services, a division of GCA Services Group, Inc., a
leading national provider of facility services, was recently awarded a
five-year contract by Blackfoot, ID School District #55 to provide
custodial services for its 15 facilities, which encompass over 780,000
square feet of space. The District serves 4,282 students.
After completing an extensive Request for Proposal (RFP) process,
Blackfoot School District #55 selected GCA, based on its outstanding
record of service to K-12 school districts throughout the United States.
"GCA provided the District with a comprehensive and realistic proposal
that specifically addressed and, quite frankly, exceeded our
expectations," said Brian Kress, Business Manager for Blackfoot School
District #55. "We were especially impressed with GCA's plan and
sensitivity in caring for our existing District custodial employees and
how thos employees will be transitioned to GCA's payroll," he added.
"GCA will be providing our custodial department with $108,000 of new
equipment, additional staffing, systems and employee training while
delivering net savings in excess of 12.9%. With GCA managing our
custodial department, it will allow us, as educators, to focus more of
our time and resources back into the classroom."
Bob Norton, Chairman, CEO, and President of GCA Services Group, said,
"We are honored to have been selected as Blackfoot School District #55's
custodial services provider. We are committed to providing the cleanest
buildings possible and delivering the savings that will, indeed, enable
the District to put more resources back into the classroom."
About GCA Services Group, Inc.
GCA Services Group, Inc. is a leading national provider of quality
facility services, including custodial services, facilities operations
and maintenance services, grounds and athletic field management
services, and more. With over 34,000 employees throughout the United
States and Puerto Rico, GCA serves over 225 K-12 school districts,
including over 2,000 schools; over 75 higher education institutions; and
the commercial facilities of over 600 clients in a variety of sectors,
including manufacturing, corporate office buildings, high-tech,
bio-pharmaceutical, nuclear power, defense, and others. For more
information, please visit www.gcaservices.com
or follow GCA on Twitter (News - Alert), @gcaservices.
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