MODEX 2024: Navigating the Future of Supply Chain

MODEX 2024, scheduled to take place from March 11 to March 14 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, is shaping up to be an amazing gathering for manufacturing, supply chain, and transportation professionals. With a comprehensive agenda featuring 5 keynotes, 150 educational sessions, and over 1,000 leading solution providers, MODEX 2024 aims to address the […]

When to use Engineered Labor Standards vs. Reasonable Expectancies.

Executive summary: Utilizing labor standards is a critical part of a successful labor management program. Multi-determinant engineered labor standards provide a more accurate performance expectation as compared to reasonable expectancies. An LMS is instrumental in developing fair labor standards and managing performance. In an era of evolving labor demands including protecting employee welfare while still […]

Top Warehouse Labor Management System Trends for 2024

Executive Summary: Expanded use of mobile devices will enable supervisors to act on LMS insights in real time AI will bolster the data analytics capabilities of the LMS and provide actionable suggestions for improved labor management As automation increases, warehouse operators will see importance of an LMS in optimizing performance of remaining employees who work […]

How Labor Management System Software Solves Todays Biggest Labor Challenges

Defining Today’s biggest Labor Challenges Today’s warehouse operations face the challenge of unprecedented labor shortages, high turnover, increasing overtime, and/or low associate performance. All these lead to high labor costs and lower than desired customer service levels. Labor represents 65% or more of warehouse operating costs and labor issues are where managers spend up to […]

CH Robinson Case Study

The Customer Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson is an industry leader in Retail Consolidation in addition to many other supply chain optimization solutions. They specialize in helping retail customers fill case and pallet level orders from a total of five sites across the country. Order Consolidation is just one of many logistics problems that […]

The Value of Incentive Pay in Labor Management System

Executive Summary: Incentive pay programs can lead to higher productivity, better retention, and labor cost savings. A successful incentive program requires well-defined performance metrics and a labor management system (LMS) to track and manage engineered labor standards. Non-monetary incentives also play a crucial role in fostering a culture of high performance.   With the labor […]

Improving Company Culture with a Labor Management System System

Executive summary: A strong culture can help attract and retain top talent Creating a positive culture requires a strong labor management program A Labor Management System System (LMS) supports a good culture through real-time data and better engagement In today’s competitive labor market, businesses must look for ways to attract, retain and best utilize workers. […]

TZA Optimizing Automation and Labor with WMS and LMS

Executive Summary: Leverage WMS for automation and LMS for labor optimization Continuous learning and adaptation are essential to successful labor and automation management Cultivating a performance-based culture is crucial for labor optimization In today’s rapidly evolving supply chain landscape, where technology and automation continue to shape the way we operate, it’s essential for facilities to […]

TZA Developing Leadership Skills

Executive summary: New supervisors often lack the “soft skills” to manage teams effectively Give managers performance management training and tools An LMS provides real-time data and tools to guide a manager’s actions The success of an organization and its employees depends on the effectiveness of its leaders. Unfortunately, frontline managers often lack the leadership and […]