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How much workwear do you really need? A question that we often get asked is how much clothing should be supplied to each member of the team. Whilst there's not a hard and fast answer to this, there are some things to take into consideration when deciding. The first thing to remember is that workwear is an investment for your business for many reasons. Good quality workwear that carries your brand gives a great impression to your customers and future clients. Providing your staff with the right clothing for their working environment will keep them comfortable and safe. It's important to consider the environment in which the garments are going to be worn. Will it be a clean office, a dirty workshop or subject to all sorts of weather outdoors? The latter two of these would likely mean that garments need to be washed more often, an important consideration if you want your staff to always have enough clean clothes available. You also need to consider how your chosen uniforms will be branded. Whilst printing is the least costly option, it's not particularly hard-wearing, and lot's of washing will eventually take its toll. The best solution for robust branding is to have your logo embroidered. So what might the ideal employee uniform quantities look like considering all of the above? Here we give a few suggestions for a number of employee profiles: The corporate field sales team 3 x Long sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Short sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 1 x High-quality softshell jacket with embroidered logo The shop worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Sweatshirts with embroidered logo 1 x Fleece jacket with embroidered logo The care worker 5 x Tunics with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 1 x Fleece with embroidered logo The hospitality worker 5 x Polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Apron with embroidered logo The outdoor worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Tradesman Trousers 2 x Hoodies with embroidered logo 1 x Body Warmer with embroidered logo 1 x Beanie hat with embroidered logo The above are very basic examples, of course, not all businesses are alike but these should give you an idea of the quantities you should be looking at. For expert workwear advice you can contact our team who will be happy to advise the best options to make your brand shine, your workforce happy and all at a range of costs to suit your budget.

How much workwear do you really need?

A question that we often get asked is how much clothing should be supplied to each member of the team. Whilst there’s not a hard and fast answer to this, there are some things to take into consideration when deciding.

The first thing to remember is that workwear is an investment for your business for many reasons. Good quality workwear that carries your brand gives a great impression to your customers and future clients. Providing your staff with the right clothing for their working environment will keep them comfortable and safe.

It’s important to consider the environment in which the garments are going to be worn. Will it be a clean office, a dirty workshop or subject to all sorts of weather outdoors? The latter two of these would likely mean that garments need to be washed more often, an important consideration if you want your staff to always have enough clean clothes available.

You also need to consider how your chosen uniforms will be branded. Whilst printing is the least costly option, it’s not particularly hard-wearing, and lot’s of washing will eventually take its toll. The best solution for robust branding is to have your logo embroidered.

Embroidery is the best option for workwear branding

So what might the ideal employee uniform quantities look like considering all of the above? Here we give a few suggestions for a number of employee profiles:

The corporate field sales team

  • 3 x Long sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo
  • 2 x Short sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo
  • 1 x High-quality softshell jacket with embroidered logo

The shop worker

  • 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 2 x Sweatshirts with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Gilet / Fleece jacket with embroidered logo

The care worker

  • 5 x Tunics with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 1 x Fleece with embroidered logo

The hospitality worker

  • 5 x Polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 2 x Aprons with embroidered logo

The outdoor worker

  • 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 2 x Tradesman Trousers
  • 2 x Hoodies with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Body Warmer with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Beanie hat with embroidered logo
How much workwear do you really need? A question that we often get asked is how much clothing should be supplied to each member of the team. Whilst there's not a hard and fast answer to this, there are some things to take into consideration when deciding. The first thing to remember is that workwear is an investment for your business for many reasons. Good quality workwear that carries your brand gives a great impression to your customers and future clients. Providing your staff with the right clothing for their working environment will keep them comfortable and safe. It's important to consider the environment in which the garments are going to be worn. Will it be a clean office, a dirty workshop or subject to all sorts of weather outdoors? The latter two of these would likely mean that garments need to be washed more often, an important consideration if you want your staff to always have enough clean clothes available. You also need to consider how your chosen uniforms will be branded. Whilst printing is the least costly option, it's not particularly hard-wearing, and lot's of washing will eventually take its toll. The best solution for robust branding is to have your logo embroidered. So what might the ideal employee uniform quantities look like considering all of the above? Here we give a few suggestions for a number of employee profiles: The corporate field sales team 3 x Long sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Short sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 1 x High-quality softshell jacket with embroidered logo The shop worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Sweatshirts with embroidered logo 1 x Fleece jacket with embroidered logo The care worker 5 x Tunics with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 1 x Fleece with embroidered logo The hospitality worker 5 x Polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Apron with embroidered logo The outdoor worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Tradesman Trousers 2 x Hoodies with embroidered logo 1 x Body Warmer with embroidered logo 1 x Beanie hat with embroidered logo The above are very basic examples, of course, not all businesses are alike but these should give you an idea of the quantities you should be looking at. For expert workwear advice you can contact our team who will be happy to advise the best options to make your brand shine, your workforce happy and all at a range of costs to suit your budget.

The above are very basic examples, of course, not all businesses are alike but these should give you an idea of the quantities you should be looking at.

For expert workwear advice you can contact our team who will be happy to advise the best options to make your brand shine, your workforce happy and all at a range of costs to suit your budget.

Workwear

Workwear to stay cool this summer

It’s getting hot outside, so take off . . . . . . .

No, you really shouldn’t do that, in the heat of summer it’s important to find the right workwear for the conditions.

Global warming is having an impact on the average temperatures in the UK, each year the met office are registering record temperatures. For those that work in the elements, the hot weather can make conditions tough and in some cases even dangerous.

The right type of clothing is key to managing comfort, and here we will show you some of the things to consider and the hot weather workwear options available. Everyone has probably heard that light coloured loose clothing is best, but it’s more complex than that.

Everything about your chosen workwear will affect your comfort in the heat, including choosing the right fabric, the construction and even the colour.

Fabrics:
Cotton and other natural fibres are generally considered best as moisture will evaporate quickly from this material allowing you to cool down quicker. Polyester and other man-made fabrics tend to collect moisture and don’t dry as quickly, causing discomfort to the wearer.

The weave:
The weave of your chosen fabric can have a big effect on comfort. The less-dense the weave the more cooling it will be when in contact with the skin. Many consider an oxford weave a good option for the summer months.

Oxford Shirts

The colour:
You would think that a light blue cotton shirt would be perfect for those sunny days, but think again! If you want to avoid unsightly sweat patches stick to white or darker colours. There have been lots of scientific debates about which colours absorb or reflect the most heat, the fact is that the colour makes little difference and it’s more important to choose something loose-fitting.

Performance clothing:
Performance wear has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years. With fabrics and garments designed to wick sweat away from the skin, be lightweight and cooling to the skin.

Performance clothing

Headwear:
Protecting your head, face and neck from the suns rays is important, especially during the hottest part of the day. Choose a hat that offers UV protection and offers shade for your face.

Protect from the sun with headwear

There’s no denying that the best thing to do is to stay out of the heat of the midday sun, but when that is not possible, GoCustom Clothing has a range of customisable clothing suitable for you and your team.

Getting the most out of print-on-demand

You sell our products customised with your designs, we’ll print and deliver them.

GoCustom Clothing provides a complete web-to-print dropshipping fulfilment service for custom printed garments. Our integrations connect your store directly with the GoCustom order fulfilment system.

So why should you use GoCustom for dropshipping?

  • We are experts in high- quality garment printing.
  • You don’t have to worry about inventory, packing or shipping. We do it all for you.
  • Easy to add new products from our ever-growing catalogue.
  • The choice of garments includes sustainable products.
  • Automatic processing of your customer orders.
  • White label shipping – no GoCustom branding seen by the customer.
  • Highly rated customer service.

Together we agree on the products you’ll sell from our extensive range, you add your custom designs and start selling! When your customer places an order we will pick the garment from our warehouse, use the best technology to print the chosen design, then pack the item in plain packaging and ship it directly to the customer with your delivery note.

How it works:

  • Install the free GoCustom Clothing Dropshipping connector.
  • We will discuss setting up your trade account with us.
  • We will agree together a range of ‘blank’ products which will then be available for you to customise.
  • You use our app to add your custom designs which are then added as products in your store.
  • Customer orders are transmitted automatically to our fulfilment centre.
  • Order status and shipment tracking information is updated automatically in the app.

About GoCustom

At GoCustom, our extensive range of garments allows us to provide the perfect canvas for your designs. We’re renowned for our exceptional customer service and our team are here to help you at any stage of your GoCustom journey. We are proud holders of BSI ISO9001 Quality Systems Standard and ISO14001 Environmental Management certifications.

GoCustom Clothing | Your Design. Our Passion.