The Laundromat business is an attractive investment for a number of reasons. From no franchise fees, to steady demand, to new technology that has automated much of the process, however running a laundromat can be simple or more involved. It all depends on the type of laundromat you want to run. A more involved version of this business would include daily monitoring of the laundromat, collecting money from customers, folding clothes for those who paid for full service, and managing the books. A key component in effective laundromat operation is to have tight control over the expenses and great customer service.
This business usually handles transactions in cash. However, new laundromats do offer the use of credit cards, and laundry cards. Cash-based transactions help to keep costs down for the customers and owner because there are no credit card fees. However, accepting credit cards and laundry cards increases convenience, potentially leading to more customers and more control.
How can you make your business more profitable?
One of the best ways to make your business more profitable is to have tight control over your cash and reduce the cost. You must know how much would cost to operate the laundry machines and full control on the cost of your operation.
What Is The Right Amount of Laundry Detergent to Use?
For example using too much or too little laundry soap usually leads to poor laundry outcomes. Irrespective of whether it is the washing machine you are using or perhaps the amount of laundry you would be washing, not all wash loads are equal.
TMS Laundromat Special Features
TMS has special features designed for laundromat operation. CSI POS is integrated with laundry card from card concepts, which manufactures and develops automated systems for the self-service laundromat industry.
The following is a summary of the features for laundromat operation:
- Integrated laundry card system
- Integrated credit card processing
- Interface with digital scales
- Washer & dryer machine costs module
- Laundry usage instructions printing feature
- Special function to Track individual washer & dryer costs and orders
- Customized reporting for wash & fold processes
- Laundry bag labels printing feature
- Loyalty Coupons feature
- Email or Text Message notification option.