Monthly trade magazine provides news and information for owners and managers of companies that supply, launder, and maintain uniforms and linens, with special features including the quarterly Baird survey of senior executives at private uniform rental companies which provides insights on business conditions, emerging industry trends, and revenue growth expectations for the twelve months ahead.
Introductory section provides a summary overview of the textile rental services industry and includes information on sectors served (e.g., healthcare, hospitality, food and beverage, and industrial), items offered for rent (e.g., lab coats, gowns, and scrubs; bed sheets, towels, and wash cloths; tablecloths and napkins; industrial uniforms, shop cloths, gloves, floor mats, and mops), and laundering facilities.
Laundry Operations and Management
Comprehensive guide provides an overview of all aspects of laundry operations including production, sales, and service, and provides detailed information on each stage of the laundry process (e.g., soil sorting, washing, drying/finishing, pack out/inventory, delivery) and the procedures and technologies used to supply rental textiles to the food and beverage, healthcare, hospitality, and industrial sectors.
Consumer and Business to Business Survey
National survey provides insights and information on consumer and business perspectives regarding uniform and linen rentals, with topics covered in the report including promoting uniforms, reasons for renting uniforms and textiles, choosing service providers, potential uniform growth, potential provider vulnerabilities, healthcare sector, hospitality sector, food and beverages sector, and industrial sector.
Comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for these services in the U.S. and other countries, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., bed sheet and pillow covers, blankets, bed covers, and bathing and cleaning accessories), fabric (e.g., woven, nonwoven), and end-use (e.g., hospital, standalone clinic, and diagnostic center).
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the entrance floor mat market on a global and regional basis, with information provided including market size and forecast by product (e.g., scraper and wiper, anti-fatigue, logo, and specialty), utilization (e.g., indoor, outdoor), material (e.g., coconut fiber, cotton, nylon, polypropylene, rubber, and vinyl), and end-market (e.g., commercial, residential).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual performance survey lets users compare their company's productivity, efficiency, and financial performance with operators of similar volume, product mix, and markets (e.g., industrial, linen supply, and healthcare) and includes detailed statistics on revenue, expenses, and energy usage, as well as productivity per pound processed and financial performance (e.g., profit margin, asset turnover ratio).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as general manager, production supervisor, route sales representative, production worker, and route driver, with employers for which wage data is provided including Alsco Inc., Ameripride Services Inc., Aramark Corporation, Cintas Corporation, Continental Linen Services, Inc., and UniFirst Corporation.
Annual compensation survey provides base salary, hourly wage, incentives, and benefits information for exempt and nonexempt corporate and plant personnel, with data broken by line of business (e.g., food and beverage linen, industrial, retail medical care, hospital and nursing home healthcare, mixed rental operators), number of locations (e.g., single plant, multiple facilities), and annual sales volume.