You know that work uniforms enhance your business image, promote your business, and are a great benefit for employees… and you want to choose the best uniform company. But how do you know which is the top uniform supplier? Should you go with the largest uniform company? Or would a smaller, local uniform vendor be better to meet your employee workwear needs?
With UniFirst, you get the best of both worlds. We're a nationwide supplier with more than 225 locally operated service facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada. That means we're close by and ready to handle all your uniforming needs.
Here's a useful list of questions to consider when comparing uniform suppliers:
Is there language in the contract that allows you to cancel in the event of poor performance? And do they give you a Service Promise which spells out exactly what will be delivered… or you don't pay?
Are special value-added features built-in, like banded, stand-up collars on shirts and double-strength seams in pants?
Do they rely on skilled workers like UniFirst does at its company owned ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing plants?
Are you sure your clothing won't be processed at a remote facility hundreds of miles away?
Will you be welcomed on a personal tour to meet all the people who'll be working to ensure your service satisfaction?
Will everything be clear and understandable so you'll know immediately whether you're getting what you pay for?
Will all your shirts be individually pressed to give you that sharp, crisp look at no additional charge?
Can you be sure that unexpected charges won't creep in?
Will you be assured of “next delivery” outfitting of new employees in standard garments?
Is there an automatic mending system that ensures you don't have to constantly request repairs?
And will you be asked to actually rate the supplier on your level of satisfaction?
Can you be assured that Senior Executives will review your feedback, even the CEO if deemed necessary?
And will the supplier guarantee 24-hour action response?
Are service staff members empowered to take corrective action whenever necessary?
Does the average tenure of Route Sales Representatives exceed 9 years, showing a true professional commitment to service?
Are you offered hundreds of direct purchase clothing and accessory options to supplement your Uniform Rental Service Program?
Are they a technology leader in garment manufacturing, service systems and networks, wastewater systems, clothing tracking systems, garment monitoring systems, and more? Are you offered distinctive and proprietary clothing styles like UniWeave® lightweight shirts, Park Street® executive shirts, Breeze Weave® cool comfort shirts, SofTwill® uniform pants, and Armorex FR® protective garments?
If you're considering another uniform supplier and answered “NO” to any of these questions, you may want to consider UniFirst instead. Give us a call so we can help answer any questions you have. We'd love the opportunity to show you first-hand what the UniFirst Difference is all about.