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Reducing Distribution Center Overtime Costs
Want the secret for reducing your distribution center's overtime costs? Check out these key strategies.

Unleashing the Value of Warehouse Management Systems
The value of a Warehouse Management System (WMS), and how to select the ideal solution for your organization.

8 Ways a Warehouse Management System Can Improve Backorder Fulfillment
You've done everything right regarding 3PL inventory management and upped your re-orders; but despite your best efforts, you're still selling through your stock. This is good news — you have a popular product that customers love. Either that, or it could be that there’s a problem with your warehouse management process.

32nd Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends: Navigating a shallow pool of resources
Logistics operations are facing a human capital crisis that poses a threat to both performance and competitiveness. In this year’s study, our authors explore how organizations can compete for talent in an increasingly limited talent pool; how organizations are competing in an increasingly dynamic business environment; and examine the technologies that shippers now need to use to stay ahead of the curve.

Logistics Labor: Increasing retention
To better manage through the constrained labor market, logistics operations are courting more women and other diverse job candidates; ramping up their training programs; investing in automation; and ensuring that positions offer the work-life balance that many new recruits are seeking.

Competing for the warehouse workforce of the future
Download our e-book to learn the four critical elements warehouse and DC operators need as part of their strategic plan to capture and retain the warehouse workforce of the future.

Labor Management: Technology + Methods = Progress
Technology like assistive picking mobile robots, intuitive mobile devices and LMS can help overcome labor management challenges. But it also takes best practices like structured goal setting, in-person communication and employee engagement to be best positioned to maximize labor resources.

A Dedicated Uniform Program Can Help Drive Your Company’s Success
Uniforms are a uniquely effective tool that help create brand awareness, build a sense of loyalty and confidence with your staff, and act as your company's promise of a great customer experience.

Materials Handling Salary Survey 2022: Higher salaries, more bonuses & better working conditions
Our annual salary survey examines the compensation, job and career history, job responsibilities and career satisfaction for materials handling professionals.

Association of American Railroads makes its case for rail labor deals to be ratified
As six of the 12 railroad labor unions have ratified new contracts with United States Class I freight railroads, the Washington, D.C.-based Association of American Railroads (AAR) continues to make its case for continued progress. AAR explained that these negotiations between the freight rail sector and its employees address quality of life issues, including historic pay raises and maintain premium healthcare plans, adding it has reiterated its support for rail employees and the Presidential Emergency Board’s (PEB) recommendations.

Will technology close the labor gap?
This month in Modern, we continue to track the evolution of robotics and IoT and the roles these technologies are playing to help the labor force respond to and interact with supply chains.

31st Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends: Meeting the need for talent
While the turbulent market has created headaches for shippers, carriers, and service providers, our study also focused on one of the most critical threats facing today’s logistics and supply chain leaders: people.

What Workplaces Aren’t Getting from Hourly Staffing Providers
To find new solutions, it's important for workplaces to understand why traditional staffing solutions no longer work. That's why Bluecrew published its latest eBook, What Workplaces Need and Aren’t Getting From Hourly Staffing Providers.

Survey: Warehouse workers see value in tech that helps them do their jobs
Lucas Systems' new ‘Voice of the Warehouse Worker’ study found that nearly 3 out of 4 (74%) on-floor workers said they would consider a pay cut at another company for an opportunity to use technology if it helps them in their job.


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Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...

Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.
20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
In this guide, we picked the brains of our supply chain engineers to find ways to improve warehouse and distribution center efficiency...
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
In these 2 'papers' Solochain WMS, we detail Manufacturing Execution System capabilities and Generix's portfolio of SCM solutions to manage all distribution logistics,...