Without change, history will repeat itself. This is especially true for the areas in your warehouse where accidents and mishaps commonly occur, or inventory is misplaced.
Improving forklift operator behavior and driving skill is one of the most effective strategies to reduce warehouse costs. Accidents, impacts, and injuries are costly mistakes that are often avoidable. But, the success of this strategy depends on the quality of data you receive from your forklift monitoring software.
The effects of a labor shortage is clearly being felt throughout the supply chain industry and warehouse and distributions centers are not impervious to its impact. Additional staff to manage periods of high demand is hard to find and it increases labor costs, so improving your training and staff utilization is a smart way to offset any labor shortage.
If you think you don’t need to offer faster delivery options, here are a few facts to consider. Across the United States, about half of all retailers have stepped up their game to offer same-day delivery options to their customers. They simply had to evolve to remain competitive in today’s marketplace where a growing number of consumers have come to expect these faster delivery options.