Consultant Spotlight: A Conversation with LogistiPoint Principal, Randy Moore

Q: When did you begin consulting? A: I’ve had the good fortune of being a consultant for awhile and can actually remember the pre-laptop days when engineers used graph paper,…

How to Make the Most of Your New DC in Year Two

Planning, building, and running a new distribution center takes a lot of thought, continuous investment, and hard work. Around here, we love new DCs because they bring with them a…

Consultant Spotlight: A Conversation with LogistiPoint Director, Seth Spofford

Q: How have performance management programs changed over the years? A: In general, I have seen LMS software become much more ubiquitous, but relatively few organizations are getting the value…

Preparing for Peak Season: How Well Do You Train New Hires?

‘Tis the season! The season of hiring, training, more hiring… and even more training! While your Operations and HR teams are striving to increase throughput capacity for this busy time…

Labor Standards: Why You Need Them + How to Build Them

As a leader in the retail and supply chain space, you’re probably familiar with the tension that exists between ensuring that your operation stays competitive in your industry while also…

Upgrade Your DC: Performance Management – The Key to Best in Class DCs

by Director, Seth Spofford Did you know that a distribution center only achieves about 60% of its labor productivity potential without a well-run performance management program? It’s an alarming metric…

Upgrade Your DC: Labor Management Systems — Do You Know Which One to Choose?

When improving and upgrading your distribution center and its operations, a couple of first thoughts that might come to mind are: Do I need new material handling equipment? Do I…

Upgrade Your DC: What’s Your Slotting Strategy?

by Consultant, Trey Taylor In the distribution and logistics space, there are countless ways for businesses to achieve their goals. Some solutions can include highly automated systems that challenge even…

Consultant Spotlight: A Conversation with LogistiPoint Principal, Torre Crupie

Q: What is the biggest pitfall that companies should avoid this upcoming peak shipping season? A: They should avoid looking at their distribution labor cost in terms of only minimizing…

Upgrade Your DC: Scanning

by Senior Consultant, Brian Skerry Your distribution center is a necessary means of doing business. But it’s a means that comes at a cost. No matter how well you serve…

On the DC Floor with LogistiPoint

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