Management Advice

When Linen Inventory Control is Lacking, Try an ‘Extreme Makeover’

Bruce Beggs |

LAS VEGAS — As operations manager of consultative services for Standard...

Position Yourself Now to Thrive When Economy Rebounds

Eric Frederick |

There are storm clouds on the economic horizon. The experts have finally...

Ethics Is Integral to Communicating with Others

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — As I have been a...

Don’t Let Tough Economic Times Sway You into Taking On Ill-Fitting Accounts (Part 2 of 2)

“With the economy in the shape that it’s in, we’re looking for new...

Don’t Let Tough Economic Times Sway You into Taking On Ill-Fitting Accounts (Part 1 of 2)

“With the economy in the shape that it’s in, we’re looking for new...

Bates Troy Opens Plant Expansion, Displays New Tunnel Washer System

Bruce Beggs |

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Services recently opened...

Respect for the Industry Has to Start with Us

Eric Frederick |

I was talking to an acquaintance recently when he asked if he could see...

Magazine Selects ‘Panel of Experts’ for 2009

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — American Laundry News has selected its “Panel of Experts” for...

Ironing Quality Depends on Proper Care, Feeding, More

Bruce Beggs |

Whether trying to express professionalism in the healthcare sector or...

Casino Royale Hotel Goes ‘All In’ on Laundry Room Redesign

LAS VEGAS — When Betsy Bracken, the director of marketing for the Casino...

Let Go of Details to Avoid Micromanaging

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — I’ve written 11 other...

Chemical-Related Injuries Can Be Avoided with Proper Training, Protection (Part 2 of 2)

“I’m concerned that we’re not doing all we can to handle our laundry...

Chemical-Related Injuries Can Be Avoided with Proper Training, Protection (Part 1 of 2)

“I’m concerned that we’re not doing all we can to handle our laundry...

Ergonomics: Preventing Those Pains in the Neck

Bruce Beggs |

The premise behind an ergonomics program is simple: Improving the fit...

New Technology: Can You Keep Up?

Eric Frederick |

I grew up in a generation that learned how to use a slide rule to speed...

Don’t Give Up the Ship As You Get Older

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — While some of you don’t...

Tracking, Control Are Keys to Merchandise Control (Part 2 of 2)

“Our facility’s linen and uniform losses are becoming a real issue, and...

Tracking, Control Are Keys to Merchandise Control (Part 1 of 2)

“Our facility’s linen and uniform losses are becoming a real issue, and...

Hilton Americas-Houston Laundry Keeps Coming Up Big

Bruce Beggs |

HOUSTON — An on-premise laundry can sometimes be put in as an...

Hospitality Trends: Luxury Bedding Packages, Push for Green Operations

Bruce Beggs |

Many laundry operators serving lodging customers, whether they are in-...

Signs Point to Textile Supply Issues, Price Increases

Eric Frederick |

Now that the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing have ended, it’s time to...

Study: Conformity Stronger Message than Conservation When Promoting Towel Reuse

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — People are more likely to reuse hotel towels if they know...

Good People Are the Best Managers

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — Recent studies have...

It’s Everywhere, but What Exactly Does That Buzzword ‘Green’ Mean? (Part 2 of 2)

“What ‘green’ laundry products are available for my operation? Are they...

It’s Everywhere, but What Exactly Does That Buzzword ‘Green’ Mean? (Part 1 of 2)

“What ‘green’ laundry products are available for my operation? Are they...

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