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Part Two, the up and coming innovation: RFID Technology
24 May

This week, we're picking back up on the rapidly emerging industry of RFID Technology. As I had mentioned in last month's blog post, the amount of advantages to using this technology is unbeatable. A sampling of these advantages include: Creating efficiencies in processing, managing losses, identifying item stockpiles at customer sites, improving quality and building trust and loyalty with customers. Below, I go in depth on each of these categories to provide a better understanding of just how important RFID Technology is within a laundry and rental system. 

The up and coming innovation: RFID Technology
12 Apr

The Commercial Laundry Business is tough and gets tougher every day.  Our customers are smarter through the ways that they conduct and run their business, while demanding a wider selection of products and services.  Competition continues to be a driving price pressure and controlling production and labor costs is an increasing challenge. Innovation is the key to success. Many laundries are turning to innovative applications of Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) as a way to deal with these challenges.

Laundry Challenges – Inventory control and securing textiles
09 Nov

In today’s environment when it comes to inventory control and securing textiles, suppliers and laundries walk a fine line on a daily basis.  As market conditions continue to change and become more competitive, it is important to maintain strong partnerships and solid communication with our off shore manufacturing partners.  

09 Dec

As the healthcare market continues to evolve and change on a daily basis, laundries must also be willing to change or alter the way they do business in order to thrive. A perfect example of this is how the care of our elderly and loved ones has changed.

19 Aug

As laundry operators today, we are very mindful of several key factors: keeping our labor costs in check, improving our production flow and of course keeping our workforce safe and happy.  Several key important lessons taught to me growing up in the textile and laundry business from both my father and father-in-law was; If you want to maximize the effort from your workforce while getting the best from them on a consistent basis, always look for ways to improve their working conditions and make their jobs more effortless while increasing their production.

Short Sleeve Lab Coats by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
24 Jun

In meeting with one of my laundry customers the other day, a hot topic was brought up in regards to a recent push from the Health Department to hospitals around the country - “Bare Below the Elbows”. The goal of the initiative is to improve the effectiveness of hand hygiene by healthcare providers.

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25 Jun

I’m in and out of the Lehigh Valley Airport in Allentown, PA so frequently that it seems like my car could drive itself. I’ve noticed that sometimes I don’t even remember anything from along the way. This happens a lot with frequent or familiar routines – we tend to focus on the end result or destination, without really focusing on the details.

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