Managed Labor Staffing Success Stories

As an MBE Corporate Plus certified national provider, LACOSTA has put an end to labor shortages, increased plant production and replaced ineffective janitorial services for the last 40 years.

Read the managed labor staffing success stories below to learn how we saved almost $17 million across five of our customers.

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Tractor Manufacturer

The LACOSTA relationship began with this industrial manufacturer in 2002 at their production plant in Racine, Wisconsin. For eight years, LACOSTA provided general janitorial services and assisted for their maintenance department during shut downs and facility renovations.

In early 2011, the Racine plant was on track to become the largest revenue producing facility for this industrial manufacturer and new opportunities arose for LACOSTA to become a more strategic partner locally and across the country.

Total cost savings generated since inception of partnership: $375,000.

Managed Labor Provided
Facility Locations
Flex labor
Burlington, IA
Janitorial
Goodfield, IL
Central store/tool crib
Production labor
Painting
Grand Island, NE
PM projects
Racine, WI

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

LACOSTA began its partnership with this pharmaceutical company in Lafayette, Indiana providing janitorial services since 2004. After six years of showing sustained cost savings of 9% year over year in their janitorial expenses, LACOSTA expanded services into other areas of their operation. Over the past five years, LACOSTA has assumed responsibility for servicing another 14 key areas of service and operations with this customer.

“LACOSTA is fulfilling our requirements so well that we are actively working with them on a new initiative for them to help us with our laboratory operations. They learn what our goals are and not only exceed those but push us to do the things that we need to do to reach them as well. They give us alternatives that get the end in mind and are much more cost effective.” – Senior Procurement Manager

Total cost savings and efficiencies generated since inception of partnership: $3 million.

Managed Labor Provided
Administrative assistants
Light maintenance
Central stores
Process development
Conservation interns
Production support
Consulting
Purification
Fermentation
Raw material handling
Incineration operations
Utility crews
Janitorial services
Warehouse operations
Lab services

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Paper Consumer Goods Manufacturer

LACOSTA has an extremely successful partnership with this consumer goods Manufacturer for the past 15 years when LACOSTA first began providing janitorial services for one of their manufacturing facilities in LaGrange, Georgia. The partnership has grown over the years to where LACOSTA is now responsible for managing more than 30 distinct services across five of their manufacturing facilities.

Total cost savings generated since inception of partnership: $1.5 million.

Managed Labor Provided
Facility Locations
Administrative assistants
Corinth, MS
Central stores
LaGrange, GA
Janitorial
Loudon, TN
Lab tech
Owensboro, KY
Light maintenance
Material handling
PM projects
Production line
Reclaim
Rework
Shipping and receiving

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Industrial Manufacturer

This industrial manufacturer has been a customer of LACOSTA for over 20 years. During our partnership, LACOSTA has found many efficiencies and cost savings that directly impacted their bottom line. In 2007, LACOSTA was able to reduce their janitorial spend by almost half to help get them through the Great Recession. In 2014, LACOSTA obtained over 100 production positions and helped this customer to hit their financial goals in 2015 and every year since.

Total cost savings and efficiencies generated since inception of partnership: $5 million.

Managed Labor Provided
Assembling
Material handling
Janitorial
Packaging
Light maintenance
Production line

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Industrial Manufacturer

The LACOSTA Partnership with this Chicago-based industrial manufacturer started small with janitorial services. Throughout the years the relationship has grown to include almost every service line LACOSTA has to offer.

Total cost savings and efficiencies generated since inception of partnership: $7 million.

Managed Labor Provided
Facility Locations
Central stores
Bellwood, IL
Filter changing
Frankfort, IL
Janitorial
Light maintenance
Material handling
Painting
Production line
Wastewater treatment

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