Payroll costs for wages paid to hourly employees who handle linen, including laundry production, soiled sort, washroom, flatwork, ironing, tumble dry operation, etc.
Employees who handle linen inspection, linen control, janitorial services, machinery repairs and maintenance and internal linen distribution.
Includes payment of social security, workers compensation, holidays, one-or-two week vacations, state unemployment (varies), health insurance (varies), union contributions, etc.
All detergents, alkalis, bleach, sour, fabric softener, bacteriostatic agents, starch, etc.
Maintenance, Repair, and Parts Costs
Includes all machine repair parts, lubricants, drive belts, iron pads and covers, tools, boiler treatment and water softener salt.
Gas, electricity, fuel oil and water account for a large part of expenses.
Taxes, Licenses & Permits
Taxes, licenses and operating permits paid by the facility and allocated to laundry operations.
Equipment experiences wear every time it is operated. Replacement costs must be considered.
Insurance and Other Business Expenses
The cost of employee insurance and company liability insurance is soaring. By not having on-site laundry, it’s dangers, and the higher insurance rates that come with it, insurance costs and liabilities can be reduced by a significant amount.
Westport Linen is an exclusive healthcare laundry that has served Louisiana hospitals, clinics and longterm care facilities for over a decade.