service firm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n service firm a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
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Usage

In literature:

In the military service of the United States, there is always room for firm and forthright friendship between officer and man.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
It is my firm intention to remain, for some time at least, entirely abstracted from active service.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I" by Sir John Ross
Next, he enlisted the services of a firm which made a speciality of protecting private houses against robberies.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Several of the firms who devoted themselves to the needs of naval aviation did excellent service as pioneers.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
In 1913, Sielcken admitted to partnership in his firm two employees of long service, John S. Sorenson and Thorlief S.B.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The other abides firm, and serviceable.
"Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666" by Various
Had he been a man of ability and firmness he could have rendered the people services of great value.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The firm offers its best thanks to all for good and faithful service.
"Skipper Worse" by Alexander Lange Kielland
Some years afterwards, a young clerk in the service of a German firm at Singapore, visited Sarawak on his holiday.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
To let Uncle Jasper suspect that he was not still in the service of the firm would of course be fatal.
"The Princess Galva" by David Whitelaw
The Marshal begged for service in the field, but the Emperor was firm; Davout alone had held to him and all others had the Bourbon taint.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison
It was his firm belief that society as well as the family stands in need of women's services.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
She had wormed herself into the services of this firm and that as an advertisement-adviser.
"A Crooked Mile" by Oliver Onions
The business of our firm did not exactly benefit by this public service of Sterne.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
What service would that be to you or to the firm?
"The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn" by Robert Machray
The watchman had been long in the service of the firm, and was a trusted man.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
All his past services to the firm were forgotten, he was cast off like an old shoe.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams
Between these two classes is an army of men who go into the railway service, into the offices of great English firms, into banks.
"The Amazing Argentine" by John Foster Fraser
They believed that their system of sacred services was without elasticity, firm and inexorable.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
They firmly believed that under "Old Carter" they could whip the best regiment in the rebel service.
"Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty" by J. W. de Forest
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In news:

Situs , a leading provider of global commercial real estate services and consulting solutions, today announced plans for a significant expansion of the firm's Houston headquarters.
Growth of US service firms accelerated last month.
PowerObjects, a Minneapolis-based consulting firm providing service, support, education and add-on s for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, has just released its newest add-on , PowerZapEvent.
Top Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba .com, plans to buy Vendio Services Inc, making its first major US acquisition to further its strategy of expanding its global footprint.
ATHENS — An Austin-based firm on Tuesday brought the Henderson County Commissioners Court a proposal for a property tax debt collection service that could bring an increase in revenue.
Is appointed to the Banking Committee where she'll have a say on issues dealing with big banks and financial services firms.
Bold Brand, New Rules for Branding and Marketing Your Professional Services Firm.
What do architecture, engineering, accounting, legal and other professional services firms have in common.
Klohn Crippen Berger, an international engineering and environmental services firm, has been named a finalist for the BC Export Awards.
LogicSource, a sourcing solutions firm, has entered into a multi-year agreement to provide advisory services and technologies to Burlington Coat Factory, which operates more than 477 stores in 44 states and Puerto Rico.
The report by financial services firm USAA and Military.com notes Cheyenne has relatively high employment opportunities and local access to medical care for veterans.
Mayer Brown partner Joseph Collins was convicted on Nov 16 of helping top executives at Refco conceal a $2.4 billion fraud from investors and purchasers of the financial services firm.
The firm, which is located near Buffalo, is what is commonly referred to as a "foreclosure mill" firm, meaning it represents banks and mortgage servicers as they attempt to foreclose on homeowners and evict them from their homes.
Last October took on the daunting task of restructuring American International Group Inc, the troubled financial services firm bailed out by the U.S. ForbesWoman is a new section for professional and executive women.
ParenteBeard is ranked among the top 25 accounting firms in the US The company is a leader in providing CPA and business advisory services to small businesses, middle market companies, nonprofits, and SEC registrants.
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In science:

The two desired objectives of improved service and inventory levels seem to be not achieved at the same time since traditional inventory theory tells us that to increase service level, the firm must increase inventory and therefore cost.
Efficient Inventory Optimization of Multi Product, Multiple Suppliers with Lead Time using PSO
The four large professional services firms based in the City of London support the statutory reporting and financial management of most of the UK’s larger companies. A larger number of smaller firms support the remaining large corporates and the next, smaller, tier of commerce.
The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London
There is extensive use of spreadsheet based financial and strategic modelling within all professional services firms largely for and on behalf of their large corporate and institutional clients.
The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London
Key and Critical spreadsheets developed internally by their large corporate clients do not appear to be subject to the same scrutiny as spreadsheets developed internally by the professional services firms themselves.
The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London
Shapovalov, The Foundations of Ordering and Self–Organization Theory (The Firm “ISPO-Service”, Moscow 2005) – in Russian language. 2. P.
Steady coexistence of the subjects of the market representing the private and state capital
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