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How to Save on FRC by Transitioning Away From Rental

This is the second in a five-part series exploring common examples of ineffective FRC practices that have real costs—and practical solutions. In our first post we reviewed common scenarios that signify opportunity for savings. In this post, we explore how to realize savings by transitioning out of rental or lease, and in our next posts we will examine three additional cost saving strategies: eliminating retail spend, streamlining procurement procedures, and spend avoidance.

As organizations look to reduce costs – either as part of an industry downturn, or simply to streamline procurement – transitioning out of rental/lease for flame resistant clothing (FRC) can help companies realize as much as 30-50% or more in direct cost savings! In fact, by transitioning from a rental program to a Tyndale managed direct purchase program, Stallion Oilfield Services cut spending by more than 50%!

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Frustrated with FRC Rental? Hybrid to the Rescue!

The problem:

Workers frustrated with industrial laundry no longer turn-in their garments each week — but you’re still paying the same weekly price for the service.  You still need industrial laundry because some workgroups are exposed to heavy soils or flammable contaminants that are difficult to remove in home laundry.

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A Choice Program: The Answer to Employee FRC Compliance

Struggling with employee compliance for your FRC Program? In many industries, like oil and gas or electric utilities, employee clothing is dictated by certain safety standards or workplace requirements the garments must meet. However, if your employees are uncomfortable in their flame resistant clothing (FRC), there is potential for garments to be worn incorrectly (rolling up sleeves, taking off protective layers, etc.), possibly resulting in a safety incident.

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Top 10 Reasons to Switch from Laundry Rental to a Purchase Program for FRC

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.

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The Ins and Outs of FRC Laundry Rental Contracts

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.

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What Pricing and Costs Will You Uncover in Your FRC Laundry Rental Program?

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.

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Home Laundering or Industrial Laundering: Which is Best for FR Clothing?

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.

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