Work Uniform Blog

Execution Management Tool Strengthens the Organization & Benefits Customers

While Roscoe, an independent, family owned uniform rental company, has benefited from strategic planning since 1982, we have driven implementation of those plans to new heights with its use of KeyneLink™.

Introduced to the tool by Bruce Hodes of CMI, a consultant with extensive experience in corporate planning and team building, the Roscoe uniform rental company has benefited from a substantial improvement in the execution of plans ranging from improved customer satisfaction and retention to profitable growth in targeted markets.

The KeyneLink execution management process is a holistic approach to strategy-driven execution management. Strategy-driven execution management is about managing …

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Safety Driving Tips for Fleet

With the volatility of the weather this winter it is no surprise that highway fatalities have increased. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were 1,082 more deaths in 2012 than in 2011, mostly involving motorcyclists and pedestrians. While highway deaths over the past five years continue to remain at historic lows there is always room to be safer and make improvements.

The Chicago uniform company has a significant fleet and we want to ensure they are as prepared as possible while they are out on the road.

All of our trucks are equipped with Venture GPS …

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Customer Perceptions of Uniforms in the Workplace

What is the first thing you notice when you walk into a place of business? The décor? Lighting? Music? Staff? How about the dress of the employees?

A J.D. Powers and Associates survey of about 1,000 respondents researched the association between consumer and business-to-business buyer preferences for uniforms on employees. We knew that present-ability can influence buyer behavior and user experience, but we didn’t have quantifiable data.

Here are the hard facts:

  • Approximately 60% of consumer and Business-to-Business respondents across the board prefer uniforms.
  • The more frequent customers, and therefore, the more valued (return) customers are more likely to prefer

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Chicago: The Innovation Capital of the World

Few are as proud to be a Chicagoan as the locals in this stunning metropolis; even when it’s coated in ice. Don’t believe us: check out these pictures.

Apparently, we have good reason according to the list compiled by Blue Sky Innovation of the 20 greatest innovations Chicago gave the world. Topping the list are nuclear reaction, the skyscraper, cellphone, open-heart surgery and balloon-frame construction. Our frozen Chicago hearts just grew ten sizes.

In honor of this list, the Chicago uniform company decided to generate its own list of innovations it has spearheaded for the industrial laundry industry. Since …

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