As we covered earlier this month, one of the most important factors for FR clothing is that garments remain clean and usable so that your employees can stay safe and protected while on the job. Below are our top 10 reasons to switch from using an industrial launderer to participating in a program that allows your employees to purchase and launder their own garments at home.
How do you know if you’re getting the best deal from your FR clothing program? Unfortunately, if you have signed a contract with a laundry rental company, you won’t know until you’re well into the contract period. Once you start seeing ancillary charges popping up and running into the pitfalls of a laundry program’s loopholes and requirements, you will soon know how to answer this question.
What is Flash Fire?
Among the many dangers oil and gas workers face, flash fires pose one of the most threatening risks. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) defines flash fire as, “A fire that spreads rapidly through a diffuse fuel, such as dust, gas or the vapors of an ignitable liquid, without production of damaging pressure (1).”
Tyndale is excited to announce the opening of our Factory Store and Service Center in Midland, Texas. The Midland store is Tyndale’s second Factory Direct location after successfully opening our first brick-and-mortar location in South Williamsport, PA. The Midland store carries Tyndale’s own line of Made in USA FR clothing, as well as other top brands, including: Carhartt, Bulwark, Wrangler, Polartec and many more. Customers will also have exclusive access to Rangewear FRC, a line of professional grade coveralls.
This is the sixth post in our series looking at the benefits of managed apparel options, specifically evaluating purchase programs and laundry rental for your FR clothing.
Unlike a purchase program where it is easy to calculate your fixed budget, with laundry rental programs, laundry costs are just the beginning. Average costs of $10-$15 per person, per week, plus hidden costs translate to higher total contract cost than in a purchase plan – and this expense can’t be budgeted or verified. While a rental program might seem better up-front, maybe because of a lower first year contract cost, overall costs for the life of the average three year rental contract tend to be significantly higher.
This is the fifth post in a six-part series looking at the benefits of managed apparel options, specifically evaluating purchase programs and laundry rental for your FRC.
One of the most important factors for FR clothing is that garments remain clean and usable. FRC will not meet industry regulations or company standards if it is stained or soiled with foreign substances. Home laundering is a safe, cost-effective alternative to industrial laundering and can help preserve the useful life and protective qualities of FR clothing.
This is the fourth post in a six-part series looking at the benefits of managed apparel options, specifically evaluating purchase programs and laundry rental for your FR clothing.
Part of the cost of choosing a laundry rental program comes in the form of what you don’t get compared to a managed clothing purchase program.
Most rental uniform sites have over 2,500 customers and each route rep individually services 120 customers, on average. Delivery drivers begin their route at 6am and don’t return back to the office sometimes until after 4pm.