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…

Is Your New DC Setup for Success?

Congratulations, you are now in your new distribution center! Turn the key, and it should start up just right. Or should it? In our experience, a successful startup of a…

Four Ways That Your Operation is On Fire

Dr. W. Edward Deming, one of the pioneering thinkers of continuous improvement, famously quipped, “It is not necessary to change. Survival is optional.” In a now classic example of this…

It’s Okay That Nobody Likes Change

… But you still need to do it anyway! In today’s competitive environment, it is imperative to build a flexible workforce that can respond to rapidly changing labor, technology, and…

Consultant Spotlight: A Conversation with LogistiPoint Principal, Glenn Hanley

Q: The “rise of automation” seems to be everywhere you look. How big of a role do you think automation will actually play within distribution within the next 5 years? …

How to Sustain Standard Operating Procedures in Your Distribution Center (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, we shared the first part of our series on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with a focus on how to create them. But now comes the part that really matters.…

Creating Standard Operating Procedures for Your Distribution Center

Whether this is year 1 of your new distribution center or year 15, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are of utmost importance to your buildings’ success, and even culture. If done…

4 Keys to Driving Improvement in Distribution Center Productivity

You have just been promoted to a position of senior leadership in your company’s logistics organization and have been charged with improving the operation and reducing your operating costs. Where…

What Does 100% Performance Mean?

Labor cost continues to be the largest variable cost in high volume, complex distribution centers.  And each year throughout most of the US, the availability of reliable, trained people to…

Strategy and Planning

The key differentiator that sets successful businesses apart from mediocre ones in any industry is that successful businesses employ strategic planning every step of the way. Successful businesses realize that…

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