Many nursing homes hand write their labels instead of using an ID label system. The reason is they are on a tight budget, and don’t think they can afford one. You may be surprised to know you can purchase a system while minimizing the discomfort and pain.
Today, renting, leasing and buying through financing are simply tools of the trade for many financial professionals. Unfortunately, when it comes to the question of whether a laundry should rent, lease or own the equipment used in its operations, few laundry owners or managers seem able to accept the fact that there is no one right answer that fits everyone or every situation.
When I begin working with a company, the first thing I want to do is go out on the routes. The client may have the most technologically advanced plant in the world, purchase the finest textiles or uniforms and have state of the art route accounting. But it’s not about processing data or textiles. It’s about service.
For more than three decades TRSA and UTSA have discussed merging their two associations. Can the third and most recent attempt work? A merger expert offers his counsel on why 75% of all mergers don’t work.
Nearly 75% of all association mergers fail. That’s a grim statistic, but framed in those terms, the on-again, off-again nature of merger talks between the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) and Uniform Textile Service Association (UTSA) seems pretty average.
ROANOKE, NC – When Halifax Linen Services (HLS) began facing problems keeping up with their growing laundry volume, they sought out equipment to hasten operations and cut back on the laborious finishing process.
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Sodexo Laundry Services Technology Recognized By CIO Magazine
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — An innovative use of computer technology that increases operational efficiency by providing key metrics for its commercial laundry operations and has saved more than $100,000 since its implementation has earned Sodexo, Inc. IDG’s CIO magazine’s 2010 CIO 100 Award. The award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Sodexo’s Laundries Dashboard is a central decision-support tool that combines information from multiple systems to monitor core processes in Laundry and Linen Services businesses.
The dashboard presents Sodexo leadership and field management with key metrics in a customized, easy to use presentation. The dashboard uses Pureshare® Active-Metrics® software to gather and display appropriate information in the form of metrics for each level of management; the metrics are used to make business decisions. Because the dashboard is web-based, it can be accessed from any computer or mobile device. It also sends realtime email alerts that enable management to resolve operational issues immediately. Sodexo’s Laundries Dashboard allows for the effective management of critical areas as well as providing detailed analysis and comparisons.