Are your DC Managers a leading cause of turnover?

DC Managers

Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing content on hiring challenges and turnover issues. In this post, we’re going to cover one of the top reasons that employees leave a job and what you can do about it. Research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests there’s truth to the saying, “People leave managers,…

Utilizing LMS to Manage the 5 Generations in your DC

Managing The 5 Generations With LMS

For the first time in history, five generations are working side by side in today’s distribution centers. Whether this multi-generational workplace works – or doesn’t – is, in a large part, up to your managers and how they relate to employees of different age groups. The first step to ensuring success is to study the…

Freight rates are skyrocketing – here’s how Labor Management Software and Engineered Standards can boost driver performance and save you money

driver performance

The global supply chain disruptions of 2020 continue to create challenges in the freight marketplace. Surging e-commerce demand, ocean shipping volatility and motor freight capacity constraints are all factors driving manufacturers and distributors to search for new ways to improve productivity and reduce transportation costs. Both have long used Labor Management Software and Engineered Standards…

Moving Your Workforce from Good to Great

Build a high performing workforce in your distribution center

Essential Components for a High-Performance Workforce   What does it take to build a high-performance workforce? The answer varies, depending upon your business, but establishing a high-performance workforce generally relies upon careful planning, access to real-time data, appropriate training, and accurate performance expectations.  If you’re looking to improve your organization’s workforce performance, it helps to…

5 Keys to High-Performance Coaching

Using coaching to improve distribution center performance What is Performance Coaching? Performance coaching is an ongoing process which helps build and maintain effective employee and supervisory relationships. With performance coaching, supervisors and employees work collaboratively to develop the skills and abilities of every team member in your distribution center. Successful coaching programs boost performance in…

Coaching for Success with LMS

As companies start to recover, their focus will be on matching resource needs to increase post-pandemic volume changes. An emphasis on recruiting, on-boarding and coaching new employees to meet that demand is at the heart of this effort. In support of achieving “preferred employer” status, it is essential to create effective onboarding and formal coaching…

MHI Report Response: Technology in the Supply Chain

Spending on Technology is up Drastically The MHI report survey results suggest that investment in supply chain innovation is rising drastically, with a 95% increase in projected spending for 2019, contrary to previously declining budgets from 2015-2018. The report touches on several major factors pushing for digital implementation in the supply chain. Digitization and the…