First things first Volunteers. The foundation of any team or association. Without them, you would not be able to run everything smoothly and efficiently. Their roles and responsibilities range from organizing team events such as tournaments, outings, fundraising nights etc to equipment managing and timekeeping. In between all of these, uniform ordering should not be a […]
Team uniforms unite team members and supporters, yet for many sports associations, they’re a drain on finances and manpower – when the uniform and teamwear ordering process can be a huge benefit to your organization. Your volunteers and parents likely see ordering uniforms as a necessary evil. Never mind what the treasurer is saying about […]
I can see you laughing and smiling. That is not what this post is about, but I am pleased to see I got your attention. This is about keeping something else that’s important to you, in your pocket…..your money. How much of your association’s money is tied up in uniform and teamwear? If you immediately […]
Summer is coming to a close and championship season is upon us. Your players have had an amazing year and they’re preparing to play in the Provincial Championships in a few weeks. The players are excited to bring the trophy and bragging rights home. Team supporters are gearing up for what’s sure to be a […]
There’s nothing like watching kids on the field or ice, being great team players, having fun, showing off their skills and making you proud. Whether you’re a parent, coach or volunteer, it is ALL about the children! Teams and leagues in all sports have expenses that most people aren’t aware of. It takes a lot […]
As a parent, the thought of having to outfit my son for each rep football season always felt like so much work! The team volunteers always tried to help, but I could see their frustration in having to say: “we don’t have that size” “its on backorder” “his name was spelt wrong, it’s being redone” […]
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to cheer on the Ironman competitors in Whistler. The week before the event I watched all the volunteers in Whistler Village doing what they do best – keeping the event running smoothly. With their walkie talkies, tablets and laptops the volunteers clad in bright yellow t-shirts were […]
You’ve got it all – your brand, merchandise, packaging, fulfillment and your reputation. You’ve also got errors – lots of them. Errors cost you time, money and lost sleep. Every problem that needs to be fixed takes away from the face-to-face time you can be spending with customers and leads. You’ve put systems in place […]
If you’re like most team dealers your day is constantly interrupted by administrative inquiries that need to be dealt with. Wouldn’t it be great if the majority of coach and parent inquiries could be dealt with automagically?
Team uniform dealers are using technology to help increase productivity and reduce errors – see how.