Independent Tree Helps Keep Suffrage Alive

The Women’s Suffrage Movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. The effort finally succeeded with passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote in 1919. A group of Ohio women from the South Newbury Woman’s Suffrage and Political Club took part in […]

Carving a Path for Women in Tree Care

A standing-room-only workshop held in conjunction with TCI EXPO ’21 in Indianapolis this past November gave women in tree care an opportunity to connect with each other and learn about resources available to help them advance their careers. This sold-out pre-conference event, the Women in Tree Care (WITC) Workshop, was held November 3 and featured […]

How to Avoid Failing Roadside Inspections

TCI Magazine asked a few member companies how they manage adherence to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations in order to avoid failing roadside inspections. Among the points they seemed to agree on is that a broken lightbulb is enough to get a truck put out of service, and that the cost and effort it takes […]

Working With Insurance Companies on Storm-Damage Claims

Providing storm-damage cleanup is challenging work for tree-service companies. What can make it even more challenging is being properly paid for that work, particularly when insurance companies are involved, which they usually are. Determining a fair price for this challenging work can be open to interpretation, and sometimes the higher-than-usual fees are considered price gouging. […]

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