Is New Equipment Facilitating or Hindering Growth?

Posted by Maeghan Hurley on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Investing in new equipment for your distribution center is exciting—and with the new developments in anything from forklifts to robotic cranes and picking devices, investments of this kind can increase production and get your distribution center operating at maximum efficiency. But how do you know when new equipment is a best for your hub? Here’s a guide to weigh the pros and cons.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Equipment, Distribution, Warehouse

Training for Employee Versatility

Posted by Maeghan Hurley on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 @ 10:15 AM
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Topics: Employee Retention, Distribution, Warehouse

Employee Retention VS Technology Investment

Posted by Maeghan Hurley on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 @ 06:51 PM

Here’s a riddle: do you invest in technology that will allow you to hire fewer employees, or do you spend that money on your employees and count on training and experience to make up the differential? A quick answer: both. Working in distribution, you have to determine if an investment in technology is going to benefit your employees or not. But that’s the key. To focus on your employees benefit rather than technology that’s trending.

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Topics: Technology, Employee Retention, Fulfillment, Distribution

What MKM Has Learned About Employee Retention

Posted by Maeghan Hurley on Tue, Sep 02, 2014 @ 11:30 AM
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Topics: 3PL, Employee Retention, Warehouse