Survey to Support Improved Supply Chain Management

10/22/2021

Several leading national and international scholars in business and economics are collaborating on research to advance the field of supply chain management. In the process, they are working with TRSA to examine the linen, uniform and facility services industry’s performance in this discipline, starting with a survey of member companies’ general managers and marketing/sales management the week of Oct. 25.

California Reopening Tour Pushes TRSA to Nearly 6,000 Miles

10/01/2021

TRSA’s three Reopening Tour legs have generated unprecedented information-sharing through personally reporting these meetings’ highlights to members at subsequent stops on each leg and generating social media posts for industry stakeholders to view everywhere as the trips proceeded. The legs consisted of two 2,500-mile-plus road trips with staff driving to meet members through 14 U.S. states and a fly/drive covering more than 600 miles in California.

Reopening Tour Meetings Increase Information Sharing

07/16/2021

TRSA’s first Reopening Tour legs – two 2,500-plus mile road trips with staff driving to meet members – have generated unprecedented information-sharing through personally reporting these meetings’ highlights to members at subsequent stops on each leg and generating social media posts for industry stakeholders to view everywhere as the trips proceeded.

Cintas’ Chief Weighs in on Company’s Growth, Culture

06/04/2021

After a 40-year tenure that has witnessed unprecedented innovation and meteoric growth in the uniform and industrial services sector and related markets, Cintas Corp. Chairman Scott Farmer now sees his company’s biggest long-term challenge in figuring out how to compete not only against other laundries, but with online companies such as Amazon and retailers such as Wal-Mart.

Ricci Pens Article on ‘Green’ Hotel Practices

05/21/2021

TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci recently wrote an article titled “How Linen and Laundry Choices Influence Hotel Sustainability” for Hotel Executive, a business publication for hotel owners and operators, including senior executives, directors, managers, investors and developers.

Women & Laundry Biz – The Good, the Bad and the Stressful

05/21/2021

As the owner’s daughter, she’d worked hard all her life. She had skills and ideas for growing the family business. She felt she’d earned a shot at the top job. Dad disagreed. He was convinced that a man – a son-in-law would do – should get the top job. Only when he passed away did the daughter get her chance to lead the company. She’s run the business successfully for years since then and never looked back. This was one of many stories that 25 female laundry operator and supplier partner executives shared during a two-hour TRSA Virtual Roundtable on May 19.

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