Forbes reports that it’s common for analysts to suggest that manufacturing is on its last leg, but this is mostly due to the fact that employment continues to drop. However, with the increase in material handling equipment, smart technology and strategy-focused workers, there hasn’t been as much of a need for employment growth.
Additionally, those who are looking for skilled workers are having a hard time, as other industries have come into play to take some of the workforce that would normally go to manufacturing.
AZ Central reports keeping material handling equipment in working order and frequently checking to make sure it’s working at a full capacity can help with overall productivity. When you have a full fleet of machinery and equipment in working order, you’re able to move goods at a faster pace without injury.
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