Is Poor Performance Acceptable in a Tight Labor Market?

Is Poor Performance Acceptable in a Tight Labor Market?   It’s not your imagination. Employees have more leverage in the job market than ever before, according to workplace experts. As University of Minnesota workplace researcher *Phyllis Moen notes, “This is the first time I’ve really seen the power shift to the employee.”   A recent “Talent…

Plan Today For The Labor Issues Coming To Your DC Tomorrow.

Effective workforce staffing practices can have a long-term impact on a company’s competitiveness and sustainability, especially in today’s market where labor shortage is more the norm than the exception. The issue is that planning usually is done by intra-day or weekly planning models. While very important to execution, to manage to staff optimally, you need…

Gain back pre-pandemic performance levels and more with a Tier 1 Labor Management System.

COVID-19 has drastically reduced the workforce by 4.5 million in November alone quitting their job. See  the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. E-commerce demand has significantly increased, resulting in a wider variety of SKUs combined with smaller order sizes that require more people to support logistics than ever before. Order-picking has…

Using gamification to promote employee engagement in your warehouse

gamification improves employee engagement

Today’s Labor Management Systems tie into sophisticated production boards allowing for real-time announcements, recognition, and competition. These production boards can be configured to include specific messaging and data per department or function within the building or be set up to be viewed by all associates in a central area. Production boards offer an effective way…