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How to Survive When You Lose Your Job (Part 1 of 3)

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — We hear about global financial problems every day. We...

Make Your Employees No. 1

Ken Tyler |

An AmericanLaundryNews.com exclusive. CHICAGO — A government manager...

Standard Operating Procedures Place You on Right Route

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — In discussions with my fellow laundry managers, no topic...

Lack of Skills Illustrates Need to Beef Up Educational Programs

Ken Tyler |

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — Based on discussions...

Providing Less Than Acceptable Service Is Disturbing Trend

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I have now been working in the laundry industry for more...

Cell-abrate Proper Phone Etiquette

Ken Tyler |

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — I continue to be...

Searching for the Ideal Productivity Monitoring System

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I spent a lot of time at the Clean Show looking at...

Promote Creativity, Prosper from Success

Ken Tyler |

An AmericanLaundryNews.com exclusive. CHICAGO — Several key factors...

Lessons from the Spring Storms

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Much has been said about having backup plans in case of...

Listen Up!

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — Do you ever get into a...

How to Reduce Linen-Replacement Costs (Part 2 of 2)

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The escalating cost of textile products is causing many...

How to Reduce Linen-Replacement Costs (Part 1 of 2)

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The escalating cost of textile products is causing many...

Design-Build a Laundry (Part 4): Space and Design Criteria

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — You could attempt to...

Want to Survive Hard Times? Focus on What You Can Control

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Are you tired of swimming upstream? Has the troubled...

Design-Build a Laundry (Part 3): Basic Minimum Standards

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — As we progress through the...

Design-Build a Laundry (Part 2): Finishing, Folding and More

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — My last column addressed...

Rising Cotton Prices: What is Their Impact?

Eric Frederick |

CHICAGO — Have you seen textile prices increase from 8.5% to 20%...

Relegating Patience to Bottom Drawer is Sure Way to Fail

Eric Frederick |

CHICAGO — In this fast-paced, got-to-get-it-done-today world, many...

Design-Build a Laundry? Yes, If You’re Willing to Think Outside the Box

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive Are you familiar with the design-...

Strengthen Communications, Praise Jobs Well Done to Lower Workplace Stress

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — In the environment we...

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