The Chinese New Year (CNY) should be familiar to you if you’ve been in an industry that touches any part of textiles. This holiday impacts the hospitality and healthcare industries even halfway around the world! In the spirit of the New Year season, let’s draw our attention to another significant New Year coming up!
There are typically two times during the life cycle of a project where there is a flurry of communication between the Drapery Manufacturer’s Project Manager and the purchasing agent or owner representative. The first is during the measurement & digestion of measures process. This portion involves setting up the measurement trip and then checking accuracy and possibly adjusting how the specifications match the reality on site. The second flurry comes as production comes to a close and installation begins.
Most of the hotels you work on are not in Dallas, TX which is where Quiltcraft is located, or Marietta, GA where Marietta Drapery is located, or the greater Boston, MA area where Contract Décor International is located. The idea is, at some point the product in the factories of the drapery manufacturer must be shipped to a different location for installation. Of course, I’m talking about Freight here. It is a vital part of the overall puzzle and therefore something that all parties should have at least a basic understanding of.
So how does a drape and its hardware make it from the factory to your hotel? That’s the basic question and here is the basic explanation…
If you have been in an industry that touches any part of textiles then you should be aware of Chinese New Year (CNY). The hospitality and healthcare industry can be largely affected by this Holiday halfway around the world. So in the spirit of the season, as we here wrap up our New Year celebrations we turn our attention to another very important New Year, just around the corner and I’m not talking about 2019.