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Rise of ecommerce has companies trying to better the return process

Thanks to the rise of ecommerce shopping, warehouse managers are finding they need to think backwards in customer satisfaction. While returns used to make their way through a store back to the warehouse, more customers are now simply mailing them … Continue reading

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Warehouse demand grows as availability gets tighter

Warehousing space has become a hot commodity as companies are increasing their omnichannel presence and trying to fulfill both customer needs in store and online. However, this has caused the market to see a demand higher than anticipated, and a … Continue reading

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More managers are investing in material handling equipment

When working in the material handling industry, efficiency is key. On a global level, labor costs are on the rise, and there are certain areas that are really struggling to find qualified talent to join their ranks. As a result, … Continue reading

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Organization is key in a shifting retail world

Have you been adopting your warehouse to mimic the changing tides of retail? While having stockrooms in the back filled with inventory was once enough for brick-and-mortar operations, in order to stay competitive, there needs to be an e-commerce component … Continue reading

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Use material handling equipment to boost warehouse production

Working in a warehouse requires a lot of physical stamina in order to lift all the heavy inventory and keep things moving efficiently. However, this can also put employees at risk for injury, so it’s critical that everyone is trained … Continue reading

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Look to build a strong warehouse crew

Building out a material handling team takes a lot of strategy and hard work. You want to recruit talented individuals who are skilled in moving around inventory while still maintaining a level of efficiency that helps your bottom line. Material … Continue reading

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Be smart about video safety training

Using material handling equipment is a great way to keep your warehouse operations running smoothly and efficiently, as it helps you take more inventory at a time than a worker can do by his or herself. However, like with any … Continue reading

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Healthcare moves toward a retail model, opening the door for warehouses

The material handling industry has been particularly busy with wholesale, manufacturing and retail goods. As the economy improves, there’s a greater need for efficient material handling equipment to help businesses get their supplies out to customers in a timely manner. … Continue reading

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Regularly update your material handling equipment to keep employees safe

Keeping your warehouse a safe working environment should be a top priority as a manager. An injury on the job can not only be costly from a compensation perspective, but it can also reduce your overall productivity due to the … Continue reading

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Wholesale goods increase after revisions

Material handlers continue to experience growth as consumers feel more comfortable spending in the current economy. Workers are busy pushing material handling equipment filled with wholesale goods around through warehouses in order to go to other suppliers and consumers themselves. … Continue reading

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