Independent laundry supplier Clean has announced a new collaboration with Whitbread, which will see it provide linen to more than 15,000 bedrooms across 150 Premier Inn branded hotels.
The largest single contract win in the company's 131-year history is the outcome of an 18-month relationship that began as Whitbread launched a laundry service review across its Premier Inn portfolio.
Barry Edwards, procurement manager at Whitbread, commented: "Premier Inn selected Clean to provide laundry services because of its focus on quality, which will help create the best possible hotel experience for our customers. Its investment in new, modern laundry facilities will also support our future growth."
A large-scale installation project is now under way to ensure each hotel's laundry function is streamlined and the on-site teams are fully briefed with the initial phase of the installation project, due to be completed in the summer.
Jason Miller, CEO of Clean, added: "This is an exciting time for us as a business. We were chosen as Premier Inn's new laundry provider based on our quality proposition and the increased reliability in the service. The new partnership is testament to our integrity when it comes to being about quality of product, service and customer experience and not simply just cost.
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