Thursday, July 06, 2017
Over the next several weeks, Roscoe's route service representatives (RSRs) will begin wearing high visibility uniforms, including pants, shirts, shorts, and jackets.
Our RSRs spend a lot of time in potentially-hazardous environments like parking lots, loading docks and roadways. Although visibility uniforms are not required by law for the work and exposure that our RSRs are subject to, we at Roscoe would rather be safe than sorry when it comes to our team members. In addition to employee safety, an accident caused due to low visibility and not taking precautionary measures leaves your company open to OSHA fines and increased insurance premiums. Additionally, an accident that could have possibly been prevented can also affect employee morale.text
Friday, June 23, 2017
This year's Clean Show was the 40th and biggest yet, attracting over 12,000 attendees to the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 5-8, 2017.
According to American Laundry News, the exhibit space was sold out to 481 vendors of all types of products for laundry and linen service providers, covering 227,006 square feet of convention center space – the largest booth space sales since the show was held in Las Vegas 10 years ago.
Six members of the Roscoe Team attended Clean Show 2017. Below are the highlights of what we saw and learned, as well as a word about the show itself.text
Friday, June 09, 2017
The following guest blog was written by Julia Buik, who recently joined Roscoe as a 4th generation Buik family member. Julia is a graduate of Marquette University's College of Business Administration with majors in Accounting, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. Her previous work experience includes Tandem HR in Westchester, IL, as well as working as an intern for Roscoe from 2004 through 2010. Julia became a full time team member of Roscoe in November 2016.
This spring I had the opportunity to attend the Textile Rental Service Association's (TRSA) 2017 Leadership & Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. As the national trade association for the textile services industry, a component of TRSA's mission is public and government advocacy.
Conference attendees had the option to register for Congressional visits. Those attendees were put into small groups by the TRSA staff, who worked diligently to schedule meetings with local Congressional staff on our behalf.text
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
While we take pride in the quality of our laundering processes and the cleanliness of our work uniform rentals, we've embraced the concept of hygienically clean – not just for the medical, food processing, food service, and hospitality industries, but hygienically clean for all.
By the end of 2017, we expect to be Hygienically Clean Certified by the TRSA and we are now almost fully complete with our implementation.text
Friday, May 05, 2017
Sustainability pays dividends to the environment, but it can also have a positive impact on the bottom line. Many organizations understand the benefits associated with work uniform rentals but reusable shop towels (rags), dust mops, wet mops, and floor mats processed weekly or every other week are also more sustainable and less expensive than disposable products. Having these products available, and in clean condition, reduces overall building maintenance and cleaning costs.text