Improving Worker Productivity in Warehousing

Improved Warehouse Productivity Staffing, delivery scheduling, dispatches, budgeting, equipment upkeep, floor safety, vendor relationships — the list runs on. Juggling the responsibilities of today’s plant and warehouse managers is a daily dance between exceeding productivity targets and directing practical, on-the-floor processes for real people in real time. Warehouse managers shouldn’t have to pick sides. Increased productivity and…

Preventing Workplace Injuries When Handling Heavy Materials

Constant pushing, pulling, bending and heavy lifting — it’s all just part of a day’s work, right? Industry stats certainly make it seem so. Material-handling workplace injuries account for nearly two-thirds of the 3 million employee injury cases filed on average each year, with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMD) landing near the top of that list. Of these WRMDS, more…