As a uniform retailer, your Number 1 goal should always be to make your clients’ lives easier. And when those clients are large businesses with multitudes of employees, there are few better ways to make it easier for them than to save them from buying gear for each of their workers. One of the simplest and most effective ways to do this is to allow clients’ employees to select and purchase uniforms on their own. But clients don’t want their workers to spend company money with abandon, which means you must find a way to ensure responsible payments for such purchases. By deducting the cost from employees’ payrolls, you can maximize convenience for clients without putting their money at risk.
The Benefits of Payroll Deductions
Payroll deductions involve transferring money directly from employees’ payrolls to your accounts. This method has a number of advantages for uniform purchases, including:
As convenient as payroll deductions are, few clients will want to use them for all of their gear purchases. It is thus important for you to balance this form of payment with other ledgers. One convenient way to do this is to set up payroll deductions only for particular purchases, such as those that are highly expensive or irregular. Employees can use company money to buy ordinary, inexpensive gear, but must take money from their own payrolls to pay for costly or unusual items. Another option is to give employees a monthly, annual, or lifetime spending limit; any money they spend under that limit comes out of the client’s company budget, but they must use payroll deductions to cover spending over that limit.
No matter how you choose to organize client and employee purchases, UniformMarket provides the information you need to market and sell your gear successfully. For more information on managing client accounts, choosing payment ledgers, and all other uniform topics, visit our website today.