A Reliable Work Uniform Program is No Small Thing on a Dirty Job

There might be dirtier jobs than the repair of hydraulic cylinders and hoses used on heavy equipment and machinery, but there aren't too many of them. "I'm sure there are worse, but we've got to be up there," says Robert Lawson, owner of Fluid Tech Hydraulic Services (https://fthydraulics.com/) in Pomona. "On a scale of 1 to 10, we're a 7 o ...

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A High Quality Work Uniform Company Built on Teamwork

Our quarterly training meetings are a company tradition. They're attended by the sales team, the route service representatives and our department heads. The focus, like pretty much everything we do at Budget Uniform, is customer service. What are we hearing in the field? What could we be doing better? Everyone participates. There are vi ...

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Our CEO Does Some of His Best Work On the Road

When you're running a local business that has been in your family for three generations, you can't measure your success just by looking at a balance sheet. You've got a reputation to live up to. Your customers are part of your community. With all of that riding on his shoulders, it's no wonder that Budget Uniform CEO Steve Shrager occasiona ...

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Plumbers Awash in Well-Deserved Perks

It's not a glamorous job. The perks, on the other hand, are starting to look pretty sweet. A labor shortage, along with the never-ending demand for their services, has created a job market for plumbers (https://www.wsj.com/articles/perks-for-plumbers-hawaiian-vacations-craft-beer-and-a-lot-of-zen-1527087328) in which companies are offering  ...

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