The Integrated Workforce in the Warehouse

Work in the warehouse is changing rapidly. Fulfilling e-commerce demand direct to consumers, shipping smaller, more frequent orders to customers, and integrating robotics and advanced automation mean there is no more “business as usual.” Today, distribution managers don’t have time to create manual work schedules that are obsolete by the time they’re finished and result…

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Top Workforce Challenges Across Industries [Video]

Whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, distributor or third-party logistics provider, you are being challenged by workforce issues unique to today’s market. Intensifying user demand and e-commerce are blurring of the lines between industries. But there are bigger issues. Retailers must deal with mature workers who prefer predictable schedules and younger workers who value flexibility…

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The Importance of Organizing Warehouse Work and the Requirement to Utilize Real-Time Data to Optimize Warehouse Efficiency – Part 2 of 3

In part 1 of the blog series, “Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer,” we focused on organizational steps to be taken to improve workforce optimization. In addition to organizational steps, the way work is organized is also what drives efficiency and increases workers…

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2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

There’s no better time to be in the logistics service provider (LSP) industry than right now. This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Accelerating e-commerce growth, disruptive technologies and digitalization blend together to create opportunities that’ll pivot how LSPs will conduct and reinvent their business…

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