The mass exit of Baby Boomers from the workforce—including their long-held jobs in manufacturing and warehousing—has been well documented in both business and mainstream media. Combine this with the steady increase of supply chain and manufacturing jobs leaves employers struggling to find skilled and committed workers.
Enter the millennial generation - 73 million strong and not overly anxious to fill these vacant supply chain and manufacturing jobs. For most millennials warehouses are imagined as being dark and dusty; manufacturing as boring, repetitive and outdated. They’re also drawn to jobs that allow them to use their inherent comfort, familiarity and adeptness with technology.
To attract and sustain skilled and reliable millennial labor, many distribution centers and manufacturing facilities are modernizing their facilities and processes with semi-automated technologies – and millennials are noticing.
Learn more in this white paper about the ways in which automated technology can appeal to millennials.
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