If you consider all the current challenges that are impacting your supply chain, rising labor costs and employee turnover are probably some of the most painful. That’s why many high-performing businesses are turning to labor management solutions to help retain talent and increase worker productivity. But having labor management software by itself isn’t enough. Choosing a partner […]
There was a time when labor management systems (LMS) were primarily used to monitor the performance and the cost of labor, and larger organizations tended to be the ones deploying them. Today, an LMS is as necessary as a Warehouse Management System (WMS). According to Evan Danner, CEO at TZA, “When you have as much […]
What does it take to build a high-performance workforce? The answer might vary, depending upon your business strategy, but establishing a high-performance workforce generally relies upon a number of specific operating components including: careful labor planning, well-established standard operating procedures, accurate performance expectations, appropriate onboarding, continuous training, employee engagement, incentive pay programs, rewards and recognition, […]
Clearly defined expectations are essential to your workforce’s success. Multi-determinant labor standards are the cornerstone of having fair and accurate performance expectations for your team and, when used correctly, help your organization build a culture of high performance and positive employee morale. ENGINEERED LABOR STANDARDS DEFINED An engineered labor standard is a form of […]
Logistics Management editor Bridget McCrea says, “as the highest expense for any warehouse or distribution center (DC) operation, labor management is essential”. But in today’s fast-paced distribution environment, everything from the shortage of labor resources, evolving e-commerce demands, and seasonal sales fluctuations can make labor management particularly challenging. Today’s Labor Management System Systems solve three […]
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Utilizing overtime hours can be a cost-effective way to increase your distribution center’s capacity to meet unexpected surges in business or just to offset soaring turnover. However, if overused, overtime can increase your turnover, even more, decrease your productivity, and ultimately damage your bottom line. Typically, some portion of overtime hours is unnecessary. Unnecessary overtime […]
Particularly in an era of global uncertainty and volatility, change of any kind is difficult for most people to navigate. That includes the organizational changes needed to adapt to varying market conditions, enact process improvements, and implement labor management programs that can boost the bottom line. That’s why TZA’s approach to managing change is designed […]