Attracting Millennials to Your Warehouse Workforce

Baby boomers had a dramatic impact on the domestic economy, raising home ownership, consumer spending and employment rates to unprecedented heights. This was once the largest generation in America,...

Is Order Consolidation Hurting Your Fulfillment Efficiency?

Just as you open your beer and go to fire up the grill on a Friday night you realize the tank is empty – bummer. So you run to the store; there’s traffic, it’s crowded, the lines are long and an hour...

Flex Labor to Meet Peak Demand

Ask any warehouse manager to share what’s keeping them up at night, and they’ll tell you straight out: it’s really tough to find skilled, reliable employees.

Warehouse Slotting Strategies and Best Practices

You’ve been tasked with slotting your inventory. Your boss just signed you up for a marathon, and like it or not you’ve got to run it. All smart marathoners start with a training plan – several short...

The Golden Zone: Improving Warehouse Ergonomics with Automation

Are you breaking your back trying to pick parts every day? Or are you bogged down with workers comp claims for your employees with work related injuries? Stop the madness! Take a look at the...

VIDEO: Automated Material Handling vs Traditional Warehouse Shelving

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SKU Management Best Practices: SKU Profiling by Velocity

When it comes to managing inventory, there’s never a one size fits all solution. Putting all inventory into one material handling technology limits your ability to effectively manage inventory. For...

Automating Your Warehouse Kitting Process

Depending on your operation, a well-executed kitting process can save you labor or time… and in some cases both! Pre-assembling or combining a group of individual items into a ready to use kit prior...

Cross Picking: The Secret to Increasing Warehouse Picking Throughput

Operations managers have always been told “You want to pick orders faster – batch ‘em!” And if you’re already batch picking and you need even more throughput? “Better expand your order fulfillment...

New vs. Used Vertical Carousel or VLM: A Buyer's Checklist

You’ve probably already calculated exactly how much savings in space and productivity you can expect from putting a horizontal or vertical carousel or a vertical lift module (VLM) in your facility....