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What Should You Look for When Picking a Wholesale Rental Tablecloth Vendor?
Part 4 - Size of Vendor’s Company
In the special event industry, image really does matter. The visual artistry and appealing look for any event is what will make your clients be amazed at what you have accomplished, and it also helps secure bookings with brand new clients. Reliable vendor relationships go a long way in helping someone ensure a strong business presence when you are dealing with the general public.
Having to change wholesale rental tablecloth vendors can cause headaches and confusion for not only your customers, but also for your employees if it not undertaken carefully.
This seven-part blog will address sourcing and attaining a wholesale rental tablecloth vendor, which is a very important task. This series will provide you with helpful tools and guidelines to make the best choice for your company. There are 7 key elements to address when you are working through your selection process. This post will focus on the very important element of vendor location.
SIZE OF COMPANY - When you research for a new vendor, you will want to make sure the size of the company is going to match your needs and be able to satisfy your customers. Someone too big might not be able to provide personalized customer service, which may be a big feature you are looking for. On the other hand, if the company is too small, it may become a hassle to deal with inventory issues. A small vendor may not have deep enough inventories to handle the volume or size of your special events.
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During your initial contact and consultation with the vendor, find out if they have a minimum order size that they require to facilitate your rental needs. By asking questions about potential orders or quantities you ask for on a regular basis, you can get a feel for their ability to provide a deep inventory to handle orders. You will want to know if they have the capacity to handle your volume if your facility is one of the bigger caterers or rental centers in your area. Make sure they will be able to fulfill your orders without causing issues for your linen needs.
Be sure to look for our next post which will be focusing on the SELECTION of your potential new vendor!