Using Automation to Ease Labor Concerns (Part 1)
While robots aren’t here yet, today’s tech can make a big difference for dry cleaners
One of the major pain points of dry cleaners — and of most owners of small to mid-sized businesses in the country — is finding enough people for their workforce. While business has been steadily returning after the pandemic downturn, labor issues are keeping many cleaners from taking full advantage of their opportunities. This has made automation an increasingly attractive idea for these owners.
Using Automation to Ease Labor Concerns (Part 2)
Weighing the cost of automation now versus the benefits it can bring
While many dry cleaners have been thinking about using more automation in the processes for years, the recent drop in available labor has forced many to move their timetable up and take a leap earlier than they might have anticipated.
Using Automation to Ease Labor Concerns (Conclusion)
Planning for the future of dry cleaning, and fighting the fear of taking a leap
While automation is increasing in both its availability and capability in drycleaning plants, many cleaners are still reluctant to make the decision to add this equipment to their plant. With continuing labor shortages, however, some cleaners are fighting their fears and forging ahead.