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…

Coming Soon: Upgrade Your DC Series!

The performance of your distribution center all comes together on the DC floor. Think about it: the success of your organization is based on well your processes, people, and facilities…

9 Questions to Ask When Planning a New Distribution Center

A house will stand the test of time if it is built on a solid foundation. But if the foundation is done poorly or support beams aren’t placed strategically, the…

6 Common Pitfalls in Starting a New DC

Success in bringing a new distribution center into operation requires a coordinated effort across a number of fronts, especially if the facility is a large, highly complex operation that is…

MODEX 2018 Conference

5 Tech Products To Watch from MODEX 2018

If you follow us on Twitter, you likely saw where our team attended last week’s 2018 MODEX conference. We got a firsthand look at the latest and greatest technology revolutionizing…

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