Management Advice

Compact Laundries Squeeze in Productivity

Bruce Beggs |

ITHACA, N.Y. — The on-premise laundry at Kendal at Ithaca, a continuing...

Fear of Risk Can Hinder Managerial Effectiveness

Eric Frederick |

One of the hardest things for a manager to do is manage risk — the kind...

10 Things You Should Know and Understand about the Laundry Industry

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — 1. No matter how much...

When Seeking Production Equipment, Should You Buy New or Used? (Part 4 of 4)

“I'm looking to acquire a piece of production equipment for my laundry,...

When Seeking Production Equipment, Should You Buy New or Used? (Part 3 of 4)

“I'm looking to acquire a piece of production equipment for my laundry,...

When Seeking Production Equipment, Should You Buy New or Used? (Part 2 of 4)

“I'm looking to acquire a piece of production equipment for my laundry,...

When Seeking Production Equipment, Should You Buy New or Used? (Part 1 of 4)

“I'm looking to acquire a piece of production equipment for my laundry,...

Consider Energy Management Planning to Reduce Costs, Improve Throughput

Robert Hedrich |

CHICAGO — Textile service companies and managers are under increasing...

Cruise Ship Laundry Excels Despite Rough Seas, Language Barrier

Eric Frederick |

I’ve just completed my third seven-day cruise in the last three years,...

18 Months After Fire, KC Linen Supplier Going Strong

Bruce Beggs |

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At Superior Linen Supply Co., the Kartsonis family...

The ‘Elevator Speech’: Facilitating Communication with Senior Management

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — OK, Mr. or Ms. Manager...

Removing Clutter, Reorganizing Often Reclaims Wasted Production Space (Part 3 of 3)

“My laundry isn't all that large. I am always looking for tips and...

Removing Clutter, Reorganizing Often Reclaims Wasted Production Space (Part 2 of 3)

“My laundry isn't all that large. I am always looking for tips and...

Removing Clutter, Reorganizing Often Reclaims Wasted Production Space (Part 1 of 3)

“My laundry isn't all that large. I am always looking for tips and...

Mistakes Happen, But Go All Out to Make Things Right

Eric Frederick |

I’ve always believed that it’s easier to keep a customer than to find a...

Facing Facts About the Future: Quality, Upcoming Managers Are Scarce

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — For the last four...

Marketing of More Energy-Efficient Textiles Deserves Scrutiny

Eric Frederick |

Energy prices are going up, and everyone is looking for a way to reduce...

Failure to Keep Laundry Facility Clean Turns Customers Off, Threatens Quality (Part 4 of 4)

“Sometimes, we get so caught up in getting the work processed and to our...

Failure to Keep Laundry Facility Clean Turns Customers Off, Threatens Quality (Part 3 of 4)

“Sometimes, we get so caught up in getting the work processed and to our...

Failure to Keep Laundry Facility Clean Turns Customers Off, Threatens Quality (Part 2 of 4)

“Sometimes, we get so caught up in getting the work processed and to our...

Freedom to Manage: Play the Percentages

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — It’s estimated that in...

Failure to Keep Laundry Facility Clean Turns Customers Off, Threatens Quality (Part 1 of 4)

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive“Sometimes, we get so caught up in...

Family-Owned Prestige Laundry Upgrades with $3 Million Renovation

BAY SHORE, N.Y. – Prestige Laundry, a family-owned and -operated...

Set Aside Time for Task of Updating Job Descriptions

One of my tasks that always seems to fall through the cracks is updating...

How to Identify Linen Abuse and Stop It (Part 5 of 5)

In order for my customers to be responsible for linens and garments, I...

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