Six steps to on-premise
Six simple steps to moving your laundry on-site
1. Compare the costs
A cost comparison of on-site versus outsourced is vital so that you can explain to budget holders why this method is worth pursuing. This will give you all the necessary facts and figures at your fingertips. At Miele and through our official Partners we can work with you to provide detailed cost calculations based on your hotel size and guest capacity.
2. Calculate your machine requirements
Once you’ve proven the cost benefits and got the go-ahead you need to consider which appliances are right for you. Which features and functions do you require to meet your needs? Manufacturers like Miele and our Partners can advise you on the best match whether it be for speed, quality, volume or a mixture of all of these.
3. Consider the spaces you could use
Space is at a premium so consider what options you have. Is there a communal room that isn’t utilised? An unpopular bedroom? A cupboard or corner of the kitchen that’s not needed? Laundries can be fit into all sorts of spaces very flexibly.
4. Set quality targets and standards
If you’re moving from outsourced to on-site laundry provision you’re going to need to think about how this is managed and what performance indicators and efficiency benchmarks to introduce. These are important decisions to make to ensure smooth running and quality output.
5. Think about staffing and training
You’ve got a plan for how to run the laundry but you need to staff it too. Do you have existing people who could take on this role or will you need to hire new? What skills and experience are you looking for to ensure high quality and efficiency?
6. Consult an expert
Most of all, don’t feel that you need to go it alone. There is a wealth of expertise out there among trusted manufacturers such as Miele and our specialist commercial Partners. They can assist you right from beginning in determining if on-site is right for you, through to installing and maintaining the equipment.