Eric Frederick

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Eric Frederick served 44 years in laundry management before retiring and remains active in the industry as a laundry operations consultant. You can contact him by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 540-520-6288.

My Final Goodbye

ROANOKE, Va. — I started writing this monthly column for American Laundry...

Advice to Young Laundry Professionals

ROANOKE, Va. — I was very fortunate when I stumbled into the laundry...

Specialty Item Strategy

ROANOKE, Va. — I spent my entire career working in a healthcare linen...

Hard Things Are Worth Doing!

ROANOKE, Va. — Some of the best things I accomplished as a laundry manager...

Developing a Dedicated Crew

ROANOKE, Va. — In December, I told the staff of American Laundry News that...

Consistent Challenge: Effective Management

ROANOKE, Va. — Five years ago in late December, I retired from active...

Thankful, Engaged, Moving Forward

ROANOKE, Va. — As we approach the holidays and the end of the year...

Relieving Laundry Pressure with Humor

ROANOKE, Va. — Pressure can be found in every job. If they pay you to do a...

Changing Seasons, Changing Business

ROANOKE, Va. — As I sit down to write this article many schools are...

Solutions for Key Problem Employees

ROANOKE, Va. — We have all had to deal with problem employees. Clear...

Have a Vision, Make a Plan, Make It Happen

ROANOKE, Va. — I recently had a long talk with my oldest grandson. I asked...

The Ever-Learning Laundry Manager

ROANOKE, Va. — Many years ago when I was just starting in this industry, I...

Understanding Recent Legal Immigrants

ROANOKE, Va. — I worked in the laundry industry for 44 years and had the...

Employee Selection Process

ROANOKE, Va. — I have always referred to finding the right replacement...

Understanding Healthcare Linen Hoarding

ROANOKE, Va. — The great toilet paper shortage of 2020 started out as a...

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